Sarah Corina

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Sarah Corina
Born Corbridge
Origin English
Genres Alternative, Experimental, Post-punk, Alternative rock, New Wave, Electronic
Occupations Musician, Producer and Recording Engineer
Instruments Bass guitar, Ukulele, Mandolin, Synth, Voice
Labels Bloodshot, Quarterstick, Tummy Touch, Artlos, Normal, Workers Playtime, Abstract, Koi Records
Associated acts Mekons, Striplight, Die Cheerleader, The Bomb Party

Sarah Corina is a bass guitarist and music producer. She started playing bass at the age of 14 in Leicester, playing in local bands before joining The Bomb Party[1] as an original member. The Bomb Party enjoyed an amount of critical success[2] appearing in Sounds (magazine), Melody Maker and the NME. They regularly toured the UK and Germany, including supporting The Fall and Stiff Little Fingers at the 'WDR1 Rocknacht'[3] in 1989. After recording their first album, 'Drugs', they moved to London where they released three further studio LPs before disbanding in 1990.

Main article: The Bomb Party

After the demise of The Bomb Party, Corina became a founding member of 'Die Cheerleader',[4] where she helped to create their sound and co-wrote their songs, before she left to join the Mekons.

Sarah joined the Mekons in 1991, touring extensively across America and Europe and recording albums.[5]

In 2004, with Alex Mitchell (Curve) she formed a new band, 'Striplight'.[6] With Mitchell on guitar, Liz Tumber on vocals and Mark Woodgate on drums, Striplight released two singles on Tim 'Love' Lee's label, Tummy Touch Records,[7] and one on KOI Records.[8]'impressively tight, angular rock'[9] act.

Currently writing and recording solo tracks under the name Tobora [10]

Selected discography[edit]

Mekons[11]

Further information: Mekons § Discography

Striplight[12]

  • "Still Beating/8 Inches", 7" Vinyl, STRIP001, 2005
  • "Hold It Down, Electrified, Sugar Coated, No Search/No Entry", 12" Vinyl EP, Tummy Touch Records, TUCH129ST, 2006
  • "EP2 - The Remixes", 12" Vinyl EP, Tummy Touch Records, TUCH129STX, 2006
  • "EP1 & EP2 - The Originals & The Remixes", CD, Tummy Touch Records, TUCH-129stCD, 2006
  • "Shoes / Triangles", 7" Vinyl, KOI Records, KOI-024, 2009

The Bomb Party[13]

Further information: The Bomb Party § Discography

References[edit]

  1. ^ {http://www.last.fm/music/The+Bomb+Party } last.fm: The Bomb Party
  2. ^ 'Sugar Sugar', Single Of The Week, Sounds, pg. 37, 19 Nov 1988
  3. ^ 'WDR1 Rocknacht', Duussledorf, Germany, 29 Nov 1989
  4. ^ {http://www.diecheerleader.net/band-members/ } Die Cheerleader website
  5. ^ The Mekons Official fan-run website
  6. ^ {http://www.last.fm/music/Striplight } last.fm: Striplight
  7. ^ {http://tummytouch.greedbag.com/striplight/ } Tummy Touch Records: Striplight
  8. ^ {http://www.koirecords.com/releases.html } KOI Records: Releases
  9. ^ 'Impressively tight, angular rock ...', subba-culture.com
  10. ^ [1]
  11. ^ {http://www.discogs.com/artist/Mekons%2C+The?anv=Mekons } Discogs.com: Mekons
  12. ^ {http://www.discogs.com/artist/Striplight } Discogs.com: Striplight
  13. ^ {http://www.discogs.com/artist/Bomb+Party%2C+The } Discogs.com: The Bomb Party

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