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Hampson performing in 2010
|Genres||Drone, ambient, post-rock, experimental|
|Years active||1991 – present|
|Labels||Situation Two, Beggars Banquet Records, Sub Rosa, K-Raa-K, Staalplaat|
|Associated acts||Loop, Robert Hampson, The Hair and Skin Trading Company|
|Members|| Robert Hampson |
|Past members||Scott Dowson|
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