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Flat Duo Jets

Flat Duo Jets was a rockabilly band from Carrboro and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. They were a major influence on several bands of the 1990sand 2000s, including The White Stripes. In interviews, Jack White (the White Stripes' lead singer and guitarist) has often acknowledged DexterRomweber's influence.[1] Their first album, Flat Duo Jets, was recorded direct to two tracks in a garage in the late 1980s but not released untilearly 1990. Also in early 1990 the band opened for The Cramps on a national tour.[2] Jim Dickinson produced their second LP, Go Go HarlemBaby. [3] Their ninth and last s ...read more

Flat Duo Jets was a rockabilly band from Carrboro and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. They were a major influence on several bands of the 1990sand 2000s, including The White Stripes. In interviews, Jack White (the White Stripes' lead singer and guitarist) has often acknowledged DexterRomweber's influence.[1] Their first album, Flat Duo Jets, was recorded direct to two tracks in a garage in the late 1980s but not released untilearly 1990. Also in early 1990 the band opened for The Cramps on a national tour.[2] Jim Dickinson produced their second LP, Go Go HarlemBaby. [3] Their ninth and last studio album, Lucky Eye, was their first major label release (Outpost Records), and was produced by Scott Litt,best known as a producer of R.E.M..Singer/guitarist Dexter Romweber has pursued a solo career since the 1999 breakup of the Flat Duo Jets and has toured with Cat Power,Squirrel Nut Zippers, Neko Case and others. His older sister, Sara Romweber (who is a founding member of Snatches of Pink), plays drums withher brother as the Dexter Romweber Duo.Flat Duo Jets' drummer Crow Smith resurfaced in 2005 with a debut solo album of his own. Bassist Tone Mayer, who joined the duo around1988, departed circa 1990 to join The Chicken Wire Gang.Nearly ten years after the band's demise a live soundtrack to "Two Headed Cow", a documentary film about Dexter and the Flat Duo Jets, wasreleased in 2008. (thanks to Wikipedia) « hide

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Two Headed Cow
2008

3.6
4 Votes
Flat Duo Jets
1989

3.5
1 Votes

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