Stereolab discography

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

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

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
UK
[5][6]
IRL
[7]
NOR
[8]
US
[9]
US
Heat.

[9]
US
Indie

[9]
Peng!
Transient Random-Noise Bursts with Announcements
  • Released: 10 August 1993
  • Label: Too Pure, American
  • Format: LP, CD, cassette
62
Mars Audiac Quintet 16
Emperor Tomato Ketchup
  • Released: 16 March 1996
  • Label: Duophonic, Elektra
  • Format: LP, CD, cassette
27
Dots and Loops
  • Released: 22 September 1997
  • Label: Duophonic, Elektra
  • Format: LP, CD, cassette
19 38 111
Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night
  • Released: 21 September 1999
  • Label: Duophonic, Elektra
  • Format: LP, CD
92 154
Sound-Dust
  • Released: 28 August 2001
  • Label: Duophonic, Elektra
  • Format: LP, CD
117 178
Margerine Eclipse
  • Released: 27 January 2004
  • Label: Duophonic, Elektra
  • Format: LP, CD
108 174 6
Chemical Chords 102 69 170 7 24
Not Music
  • Released: 16 November 2010
  • Label: Duophonic, Drag City
  • Format: LP, CD
20

Mini-LPs[edit]

Title Album details Peak
chart
positions
UK
[5]
The Groop Played "Space Age Bachelor Pad Music"
  • Released: 22 March 1993
  • Label: Too Pure, American
  • Format: LP, CD
Music for the Amorphous Body Study Center
  • Released: 17 April 1995
  • Label: Duophonic
  • Format: LP, CD
59
The First of the Microbe Hunters
  • Released: 16 May 2000
  • Label: Duophonic, Elektra
  • Format: LP, CD

Compilations[edit]

Title Album details Peak
chart
positions
UK
[5][6]
US
Heat.

[9]
US
Indie

[9]
Switched On
Refried Ectoplasm (Switched On Volume 2)
  • Released: July 1995
  • Label: Duophonic, Drag City
  • Format: LP, CD, cassette
30
Aluminum Tunes (Switched On Volume 3)
  • Released: 20 October 1998
  • Label: Duophonic, Drag City
  • Format: LP, CD
109
ABC Music: The Radio 1 Sessions
Oscillons from the Anti-Sun
  • Released: 25 April 2005
  • Label: Duophonic, Too Pure
  • Format: CD
45 39
Fab Four Suture
  • Released: 6 March 2006
  • Label: Duophonic, Too Pure
  • Format: LP, CD
177 28 35
Serene Velocity: A Stereolab Anthology
  • Released: 29 August 2006
  • Label: Duophonic, Elektra
  • Format: LP, CD

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 October - Crumb Duck Clawfist/United Dairies - - -
1993 December 27 Jenny Ondioline Duophonic Elektra - 75
1994 July 18 Ping Pong Duophonic Elektra - 45
1994 October 31 Wow and Flutter Duophonic - - 70
1996 February 19 Cybele's Reverie Duophonic - - 62
1996 November 18 Fluorescences Duophonic - - 78
1997 September 1 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[11] "Lo Boob Oscilator/Tempter" Sub Pop "Oscilator" is an accidental misspelling; spelt "Oscillator" on Refried Ectoplasm and the High Fidelity soundtrack.
1996 December 2 "Metronomic Underground" Duophonic 12", remixed by Wagon Christ
1997 - - "Iron Man/The Incredible He Woman" Duophonic
1999 August 9 "Calimero/Cache Cache" Duophonic "Caliméro" by Stereolab and Brigitte Fontaine.
"Cache Cache" by Monade.
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]

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  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 "STEREOLAB - Official Chart History". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2017-03-20. 
  6. ^ a b Zobbel (2007-06-16). "Chart Log UK". Zobbel. Retrieved 2008-08-26. 
  7. ^ "irishcharts.com - Discography Stereolab". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2017-03-20. 
  8. ^ "norwegiancharts.com - Discography Stereolab". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2017-03-20. 
  9. ^ a b c d e "Artist Chart History – Stereolab". Billboard.com. Nielsen Company. Retrieved 2017-03-20. 
  10. ^ Slumberland Records: Stereolab - Switched On
  11. ^ SubPop Releases: Stereolab - Lo Boob Oscillator/Tempter