Prior to becoming one of the most significant names on the DFA label, John MacLean was a member of Sub Pop band Six Finger Satellite. Initially, Six Finger Satellite fit in with the remainder of the Sub Pop roster, but after one EP, they took a sharp turn into herky-jerky post-punk inspired by Devo, Big Black, and Suicide.
Marcus Lambkin (AKA Shit Robot) began to DJ in 1992 after moving to NYC from Dublin where he met with some friends to play dance music on a Sunday night at the now-famous Brownies rock scene after learning the ropes at Brownies Marcus made a mix tape and handed out to three seats in the hopes of getting some work he had three plays that went on to become two dwellings of which one was the now legendary Save The Robots, where Marcus was resident for 2 years during this time met with Marcus fellow Irishman Dominique Keegan and formed Plant Records Plant Saturdays and Plant Bar, the latter continued to be called the “coolest and loudest bar in New York City”.
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