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Formed: 1994 in Düsseldorf, Germany
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Genre: Other, Pop/Rock
Group Members: Jan St. Werner, Markus Popp
Biography: Microstoria is a side project of Oval's Markus Popp and Jan St. Werner of Mouse on Mars. Combining Oval's fetish for CD scarification with MoM's odd instrumentation and breezy, subtlely inchoate arrangements, the pair's combined efforts come off much as one might expect. The group debuted with a pair ...Read full biography
Model 3, Step 2
Released: 2000
Label: Thrill Jockey Records
Critics' Rating:
Though Microstoria did not change their sound significantly for their third studio album, Model 3, Step 2 is perhaps the project's most interesting artifact. Once again, the duo of Jan St. Werner (who ...Read full review
Released: 1997
Label: Thrill Jockey Records
Critics' Rating:
Although Microstoria began as something of a low-budget distraction, the Oval/Mouse on Mars side project has steadily become one of the Mille Plateaux label's highest profile groups (thanks also in part ...Read full review
More Microstoria albums: Main Albums (6), Singles & EPs (5)
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