Laptop is the new wave/electronic/pop project of musician/filmmaker Jesse Hartman from New York City. He was previously in the lo-fi indie rock group Sammy with Luke Wood.

"After Sammy broke-up, I knew I wanted to continue making music. I knew I needed to basically go at it alone. I knew it had to be something completely different...I wanted to explore artifice and a kind of musical theater of the absurd, get away from the guitar rock I had grown up with, be mean and honest, be funny, use samples, include cinematic elements...I knew I never wanted to be lumped in with bands like Pavement. I knew I didn't want it to be a band....I think Laptop accomplished all that — accidentally/consciously." — Jesse Hartman (interviewed by

Laptop Discography


TMR005 Laptop The Old Me Vs. The New You(CD, Album) Trust Me Records TMR005 Norway 2001 Sell This Version
TMR 001 Laptop Opening Credits(CD, Album) Trust Me Records TMR 001 Norway 2003 Sell This Version
GMN2107 Laptop Don't Try This At Home(CD, Album) Gammon Records GMN2107 US 2003 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

NOIR 005CDX Laptop End Credits(CD, EP) God Bless Records NOIR 005CDX UK 1997 Sell This Version
NING 62 Laptop · Solex Laptop · Solex - Whole Wide World · You're So Square (Single) Fierce Panda NING 62 UK 1998 Sell This Version
REX 001CD Laptop Gimme The Nite (Single) God Bless Records REX 001CD UK 1998 Sell This Version
none Laptop I'm So Happy You Failed (Single, Comp) Island Records, Island Records none UK 1999 Sell This Version
12 IS 744 Laptop Nothing To Declare (Single) Island Records, Island Records 12 IS 744 UK & Europe 1999 Sell This Version
TMR003 Laptop The New You (Single) Trust Me Records TMR003 UK 2000 Sell This Version
TMR004 Laptop Back Together(CD, Single) Trust Me Records TMR004 USA & Canada 2001 Sell This Version
TMR 002 Laptop End Credits (The Sequel)(CD, Single, Car) Trust Me TMR 002 Norway 2001 Sell This Version
TMR010 Laptop Don't Try This At Home(CD, Single) Trust Me Records TMR010 UK 2002 Sell This Version
GMN 2108 LAPTOP Ratso Rizzo(12") Gammon Records GMN 2108 US 2003 Sell This Version


088 155 622-2 Laptop User's Guide(CD, EP, Comp, Enh, Ltd) MCA Records 088 155 622-2 US 1999 Sell This Version

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