Stereolab discography

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Stereolab discography
Releases
Studio albums 13
Compilation albums 7
EPs 15
Singles 16
Rarities 23

Discography of the English-based post-rock band Stereolab. Release dates listed are earliest worldwide.[1][2][3][4]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Month Day Title Label (UK) Label (US) Billboard 200 Top Heatseekers UK
1992 - - Peng! Too Pure American - - -
1993 March 22 Space Age Bachelor Pad Music (mini) Too Pure American - - -
1993 August - Transient Random-Noise Bursts with Announcements Duophonic Elektra - - -
1994 August 9 Mars Audiac Quintet Duophonic Elektra - - 16[5]
1995 April - Music for the Amorphous Body Study Center (mini) Duophonic - - 59
1996 April - Emperor Tomato Ketchup Duophonic Elektra - 27 27[5]
1997 September 23 Dots and Loops Duophonic Elektra 111 2 19[5]
2000 May 16 The First of the Microbe Hunters (mini) Duophonic Elektra - 24 -
1999 September 21 Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night Duophonic Elektra 154 8 92[5]
2001 August 28 Sound-Dust Duophonic Elektra 178 11 117[5]
2004 January 27 Margerine Eclipse Duophonic Elektra 174 6 108[5]
2008 August 18 Chemical Chords Duophonic 4AD 170 7 102[6]
2010 November 15 Not Music Duophonic Drag City - - -

Compilations[edit]

Year Month Day Title Label (UK) Label (US) Top Heatseekers Top Independent Albums UK Albums Chart
1992 October[7] - Switched On Too Pure Slumberland - - -
1995 July - Refried Ectoplasm: Switched On, Vol. 2 Duophonic Drag City - - 30
1998 October 20 Aluminum Tunes: Switched On, Vol. 3 Duophonic Drag City - - 109
2002 October 8 ABC Music: The Radio 1 Sessions Strange Fruit Koch - - -
2005 April 25 Oscillons from the Anti-Sun Duophonic Too Pure 45 39 -
2006 March 6 Fab Four Suture Duophonic Too Pure - 28 177[5]
2006 August 29 Serene Velocity: A Stereolab Anthology Duophonic Elektra/Rhino - - -

EPs[edit]

Year Month Day Title Label (UK) Label (US) Top Heatseekers UK Singles chart
1991 May - Super 45 Duophonic - - -
1991 September - Super-Electric Duophonic - - -
1992 September - Low Fi Too Pure - - -
1993 - - Jenny Ondioline Duophonic Elektra - 75
1993 October - Crumb Duck Clawfist/United Dairies - - -
1994 July - Ping Pong Duophonic Elektra - 45
1994 - - Wow and Flutter Duophonic - - 70
1996 February 19 Cybele's Reverie Duophonic - - 62
1996 November - Fluorescences Duophonic - - 78
1997 September - Miss Modular Duophonic - - 60
1997 - - Simple Headphone Mind Duophonic - - -
1999 September 6 The Free Design Duophonic - - 157
2001 July 30 Captain Easychord Duophonic - - -
2003 October 7 Instant 0 in the Universe Duophonic Elektra - -
2008 November 10 Chemical Chords EP 4AD 4AD - -

The UK chart position for "The Free Design" represents sales on 7" only. Because chart rules at the time limited singles to three tracks, the CD and 12" formats were considered an album for chart purposes and reached #6 on the Budget Albums chart.

Singles[edit]

Year Month Day Title Label Notes
1991 - - "Stunning Debut Album" Duophonic 1185 7" copies
1992 - - "Harmonium/Farfisa" Duophonic 1306 7" copies
1992 - - "The Light That Will Cease to Fail" Big Money Incorporated First US release, 7"
1992 - - "John Cage Bubblegum/Eloge d'Eros" Slumberland 1400 7" copies, some with bubble gum
1993 August 31[8] "Lo Boob Oscillator/Tempter" Sub Pop
1996 December 2 "Metronomic Underground" Duophonic
1997 - - "Iron Man/The Incredible He Woman" Duophonic
1999 August 9 "Calimero/Cache Cache" Duophonic
2001 August 31 "Free Witch and No-Bra Queen" Duophonic Tour single ("Sound-Dust")
2004 August 2 "Rose, My Rocket-Brain!" Duophonic Tour single ("Margerine Eclipse")
2005 September 12 "Interlock/Visionary Road Maps" Too Pure
2005 September 12 "Kyberneticka Babicka" Too Pure
2005 September 12 "Plastic Mile/I Was a Sunny Rainphase" Too Pure
2006 March 6 "Excursions into Oh A-Oh" Too Pure
2006 March 6 "Eye of the Volcano" Too Pure
2006 March 6 "Whisper Pitch" Too Pure
2006 "Solar Throw-Away" Duophonic Tour single
2008 "Explosante Fixe" Duophonic Tour single

Rarities[edit]

Year Month Day Title Label (UK) Label (US) Format Notes
1992 - - Ronco Symphony Spacewatch - Flexidisc single split (w/ Submariner)
1993 - - French Disko Duophonic - 7"/CD single 1500 7", 1000 CD
1993 - - High Expectations Tea Time Fanzine - Flexidisc single split (w/ Guitare Boy), came with issue #6
1993 - - Shimmies in Super Eight Duophonic - 7" EP multi-split, 800 copies
1993 - - Mountain - Teenbeat 7" single split (w/ Unrest), 2000 copies
1994 - - I'm Going Out Of My Way - Radiopaque 7" single split (w/ Scrawl), 1400 copies
1995 - - The Long Hair of Death Duophonic - 7" single split (w/ Yo La Tengo), 3000 copies
1995 - - The Eclipse Wurlitzer Jukebox - Flexidisc single split (w/ Cat's Miaow), 1000 copies
1996 - - Laminations Elektra - CD EP promo
1996 - - Noises - - -
1996 - - Percolations Uberschall - 7" single split (w/ Foetus and Faust), 2000 copies
1996 - - You Used To Call Me Sadness Lissy's - 7" single split (w/ Fuxa), 1900 copies
1996 - - Tone Burst Silvertone - 7" single split (w/ Spectrum), 25 copies
1996 - - Speedy Car Duophonic - 7" single split (w/ Tortoise), 3000 copies
1997 - - Cadriopo Groovy Moogy Recordings - 7" single split (w/ Fugu)
1997 - - The Noise Of Carpet Elektra - CD EP promo
1997 - - Miss Modular Remix Elektra - 12" EP 2000 copies
1998 - - Refractions in the Plastic Pulse Duophonic - 12" single two-track remix
1998 - - Stereolab Sampler East West Japan - CD promo
1998 - - Symbolic Logic Of Now! Luke Warm Music - 7" single split (w/ Soi-Disant)
1999 April - The In Sound Independent Project Records - 7" single 2500 copies
1999 - - The Underground Is Coming Duophonic - 7" EP
2001 October 18 Fires Duophonic Bingo - collab with Ui, UK release 1998 as 'Uilab'

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Discography". Stereolab. All Media Guide/All Music. Retrieved 2007-05-03. 
  2. ^ "Discography". Stereolab Official Site. Stereolab. Retrieved 2007-05-03. 
  3. ^ "Ui Discography". Ui Discography. Southern Records. Retrieved 2007-08-20. 
  4. ^ "Discography". Discography. Duophonic Super 45s. Retrieved 2007-08-20. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g Zobbel (2007-06-16). "Chart Log UK". Zobbel. Retrieved 2009-04-22. 
  6. ^ "The Official UK Albums Chart for the week ending 30 August 2008". ChartsPlus (Milton Keynes: IQ Ware Ltd) (366): 5–8. 
  7. ^ Slumberland Records: Stereolab - Switched On
  8. ^ SubPop Releases: Stereolab - Lo Boob Oscillator/Tempter