Mogwai (Scottish post-rock band)

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Mogwai (/ˈmɒɡwaɪ/) are a Scottish post-rock band, formed in 1995 in Glasgow. The band consists of Stuart Braithwaite (guitar, vocals), John Cummings (guitar, vocals), Barry Burns (guitar, piano, synthesizer, vocals), Dominic Aitchison (bass guitar), and Martin Bulloch (drums). The band typically compose lengthy guitar-based instrumental pieces that feature dynamic contrast, melodic bass guitar lines, and heavy use of distortion and effects. The band were for several years signed to renowned Glasgow indie label Chemikal Underground, and have been distributed by different labels such as Matador in the US and Play It Again Sam in the UK, but now use their own label Rock Action Records in the UK, and Sub Pop in North America. The band were frequently championed by John Peel from their early days, and recorded no fewer than seven Peel Sessions between 1996 and 2004. Peel also recorded a brief introduction for the compilation Government Commissions: BBC Sessions 1996–2003.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2001 Tribute to Spacemen 3 Various Artists 2
2002 As If to Nothing Craig Armstrong 3
2005 Tsunami Relief Scotland Various Artists 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1998 A Campingflight to Lowlands Paradise 1998 Various Artists 1
1999 Kid Loco Presents Jesus Life for Children Under 12 Inches Kid Loco 3
1999 Everything Is Nice: The Matador Records 10th Anniversary Anthology Various Artists 1
1999 Fabulous Shit Various Artists 1
1999 The Carve Up Various Artists 1
2001 Rock Sound: Music With Attitude, Volume 24 Various Artists 1
2001 Intended Play (Spring 2001) Various Artists 1
2002 Livid 2002: Livid Superstars of 2002 & Life Members 2001-1989 Various Artists 1
2003 Out of Our Heads on Skelp Various Artists 1
2003 Rock Action Presents, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
2003 Bitter Sweet Melodies Various Artists 1
2003 Festivalguide CD 2003 Various Artists 1
2003 HVY.16.Sumosonic Various Artists 1
2004 Matador at Fifteen Various Artists 1
2004 One-In-Four Various Artists 1
2005 duyster. Various Artists 1
2005 15 Aniversario PopStock! - Everlasting Various Artists 1
2006 Rock Open 2006 Various Artists 1
2006 CHEM087CD Various Artists 1
2006 Music From Time and Space, Volume 18 Various Artists 1
2007 Dig for Fire: A Tribute to Pixies Various Artists 2
2008 Intended Play (Fall 2008) Various Artists 1
2010 Matador at 21 Various Artists 5 1
2011 23 This Year: The Sub Pop Amazon Sampler Various Artists 2
2011 Benefit Compilation for Japan Various Artists 1
2012 Rough Trade Shops: Green Man '12 Various Artists 1
2012 Occupy This Album Various Artists 1
2014 Uncut 2015.01: The Best of 2014 Various Artists 1
Indie #3: 1988-1997 Various Artists 1
Woon Y Tunes, Volume 1 Various Artists 1

Album + Compilation + DJ-mix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2003 Ministry of Sound: Breaks 03 Kid Kenobi 1
2010 DJ-Kicks: James Holden James Holden 1

Album + Compilation + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2012 Live at KEXP, Volume Eight Various Artists 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 The Trip: The Original Soundtrack From the Channel 4 Series Various Artists 1
2004 The Football Factory Various Artists 1
2004 Wicker Park Various Artists 5 1
2004 Le conseguenze dell'amore Pasquale Catalano 1
2006 Miami Vice Various Artists 1
2007 Ex Drummer Various Artists 1

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