|Birth name||Timothy John Gane|
12 July 1964 |
Ilford, Essex, England
|Associated acts||McCarthy, Stereolab|
Gane began his musical career as a purveyor of harsh noise in the early 1980s under the alias Unkommuniti releasing self-financed cassettes on Black Dwarf Wreckordings along with fellow Unkommuniti members Kallous Boys and other noise projects. Tim was a key member of McCarthy from 1985-1990. Turn On, Gane's side project with occasional Stereolab contributor and member of The High Llamas, Sean O'Hagan, released their self-titled debut in 1997.
Gane and Laetitia Sadier were romantically involved throughout most of Stereolab's duration but separated in 2004. They have one child.
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