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Europa 51

A supergroup/side project involving members of Stereolab, the High Llamas, and Laika, Europa 51 features Stereolab’s drummer/percussionist Andy Ramsay and bassist Simon Johns (also of Imitation Electric Piano), as well as composer/multi-instrumentalist Steve Russell.

Multi-instrumentalist Marcus Holdaway, percussionist Dominic Murcott, and guitarist John Bennett of the High Llamas and Stereolab’s Dominic Jeffery and the late Mary Hansen also appear on their debut record, Abstractions, which was mixed by Laika’s Guy Fixsen.

The album was released in summer 2003.