Trans Am (US post-rock/indie rock band)

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Trans Am is a three-piece band which originated in Bethesda, Maryland that was one of the originators of "post-rock" in the mid 90s. Their work centers on a cerebrally robotic, usually instrumental, semi-danceable, minimalistic format, with influences including Krautrock, heavy metal, hardcore punk, synthpop, electronic music, and folk music. They are known for constant touring (with bands such as Tortoise, Pan Sonic, The Fucking Champs, and Tool), cryptic album artwork, and continual thematic re-invention.

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Year Title RatingReleases
1996 Trans Am 2
1997 Surrender to the Night 5
1998 The Surveillance 2
1999 Futureworld 3
2000 Red Line 3
2002 TA 3
2004 Liberation 2
2007 Sex Change 2
2010 Thing 1
2014 Volume X 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
2000 You Can Always Get What You Want 1

Album + Live

Year Title RatingReleases
2009 What Day Is It Tonight? 2


Year Title RatingReleases
1999 Who Do We Think You Are? 1
2002 Extremixxx EP 1

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