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OriginManchester, England
Years active2000–present
LabelsGrand Central Records
Ninja Tune (US)
Associated actsRae & Christian
Peter Parker
Cavetroll Drury

Fingathing are an English electronic music group, comprising classically trained double bass player Simon 'Sneaky' Houghton, DJ/turntablist Dan 'Peter Parker' Baxter and Visual Artist Chris Cavetroll Drury.


Peter Parker was a finalist at the UK DMC DJ Championship, where Mark Rae was on the judging panel. Parker later met Rae at the Fat City Records store in Manchester and was asked to audition for the Rae & Christian live backing band.

Parker performed along with Sneaky for Rae & Christian, before teaming up as a pair. The band were signed to Rae's Grand Central Records in the UK (sub-contracted to Ninja Tune in the US), and have released three studio albums plus a best of compilation.

The band's album and single sleeves contain distinctive cartoon drawings by Chris Cavetroll Drury. Cavetroll also creates the animated visuals for the band when playing live.

Fingathing albums[edit]

Solo releases[edit]

  • Peter Parker released a limited edition DJ mix CD called Life After Death Mix.
  • Sneaky has also released two limited edition mix CDs entitled Biscuit Mix and Bloody Axe Mix.
  • Sneaky - Feel Like A King EP (4 January 2008)
  • Sneaky - "Feel Like A King...Pluck A String" album (June 2009) Big Chill Label


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