Fridge (UK post rock band)

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Fridge are a UK post-rock band, comprising school friends Kieran Hebden, Adem Ilhan, and Sam Jeffers. Initially Hebden played guitar, Ilhan bass, and Jeffers drums, but Hebden and Ilhan soon adopted a variety of other instruments, and by 1999's Eph the sampler was playing an increasingly important role in the group's music. Hebden, Ilhan and Jeffers all attended Elliott School in Putney, which has become regarded as a hotbed for musical talent; other notable alumni including Hot Chip, Burial and The xx - all of which members of Fridge have worked with.

Hebden began a solo career in the late 1990s under the name Four Tet while the other two members attended college. Ilhan has also released three solo albums, Homesongs (2004), Love and Other Planets (2006), and Takes (2008) under the name Adem. The band's fifth album (and first in six years), The Sun, was released in June 2007.

The three musicians have also worked on occasion as the backing band for Badly Drawn Boy, and remixed his single Another Pearl.

Fridge also played their first public gig in six years, at Bardens Boudoir in Dalston, London on 9 August 2007. They followed this up with a performance at the 2007 Field Day festival in Victoria Park, London.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1997 Ceefax Fridge 1
1998 Semaphore Fridge 1
1999 Eph Fridge 2
2000 Happiness Fridge 4
2007 The Sun Fridge 3

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1998 Sevens and Twelves Fridge 1
2009 Early Output: 1996-1998 Fridge 1

Single

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1997 Lojen Fridge 1
1997 Demon Seed / Asthma Add N to (X) / Fridge 1
1998 Lign Fridge 2
1998 Orko Fridge 1
1998 Deadly Cube / Hydro-electric Fridge / Portal 1
1999 Kinoshita Terasaka Fridge 1

EP

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1997 Anglepoised Fridge 1
1999 Of EP Fridge 1

Remix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 pluxusvsfridgevspluxus Pluxus / Fridge 2

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