Highly regarded for his various mix CDs and releases on labels like Hospital, Tru Playaz and Renegade Hardware. One of his biggest tracks was the "Back To Your Roots Remix" on Shogun Audio in 2007. 3.) Friction was an early 90's Midwest post-hardcore/indie rock band based out of Illinois from 1991 to 1994. 4.) Friction are an electronic/ambient band from London, UK. In the year 2000 they started to release tracks on the well respected Undiscovered Ibiza label (volumes 2 to 5 plus "The Best of Undiscovered Ibiza"). In 2005 Friction contributed a track called "Looking Down" to the Cafe Del Mar Volume 12 compilation.
In 2008 Friction released their debut album "Return To Calm". Their brand new album is called "Medication". While keeping their signature chilled out, ambient and electronic sound, this time round Friction have added a rich multi layered texture of vocal harmonies and acoustic guitars. www.myspace.com/frictionofficial www.frictionproductions.co.uk 5.) Friction was an underground rock band based in Cleveland, Ohio, circa 1976.
Fronted by ex-Rocket From the Tombs and Pere Ubu guitarist Peter Laughner, Friction served as Laughner’s first band following his departure from Pere Ubu. The group, which took its name from the song by New York City’s Television (Laughner had befriended Television during his time in New York City), also featured Anton Smith (later of the Golden Palominos) on drums, Debbie Smith on bass, and Sue Schmidt on guitar and violin. As with many of Laughner’s other bands, Friction performed a mixture of originals and covers, often featuring Laughner’s unique brand of guitar pyrotechnics. Handsome Productions recently released a live recording of Friction’s November 2, 1976 set at the Pirate's Cove in Cleveland. The Pirates Cove set features what may be the “definitive” Friction song, Laughner’s “Dear Richard” (this version also appeared on the 1994 Laughner compilation, Take The Guitar Player For A Ride, as well as on the rarities disc in Pere Ubu’s 1996 boxed set, Datapanik In The Year Zero). There was also an early UK punk band called The Friction.
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