Stephen Wright

Stephen Wright

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British guitarist, singer, sound engineer, producer, writer, painter, and radio broadcaster (1959-3 May 2014)

Just as his first band Bim went down the dumper, Steve Wright was picked as Kevin Armstrong's replacement in The Passions. He formed Mute Drivers, and worked with Wire as their soundman. He later worked as sound engineer for the likes of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Liars, Slint, Caribou, Mogwai, Knife, and many others.

In 2009 Stephen Wright came out as transgender and began the transition to become Julia Brightly.

She died on 3 May 2014 from sudden, aggressive cancer. On 29 July 2014 a benefit concert to celebrate Julia Brightly was held at the Koko in Camden, London featuring Mogwai, The Twilight Sad and Fuck Buttons.
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Stephen Wright Discography

Vocals

Mute Drivers Mute Drivers - Twenty Thousand Millionaires (EP) Irradiated Records UK 1988 Sell This Version
MD3, md3, md 3 Mute Drivers Mute Drivers - Stop Or I'll Scream(LP, Album) Irradiated Records, Irradiated Records, Irradiated Records MD3, md3, md 3 UK 1988 Sell This Version
Mute Drivers Mute Drivers - Impossibilities (Single) Irradiated Records UK 1989 Sell This Version
RAD003 Core! Core! - Melting(12") Irradiated Records RAD003 UK 1991 Sell This Version
OPR 90 San Serac San Serac - Tyrant(12") Output OPR 90 UK 2006 Sell This Version
SK185CD Various Tyrant (Alternate Version) Various - Computer Incarnations For World Peace II(CD, Comp) Sonar Kollektiv SK185CD Germany 2008 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

MD1 Mute Drivers Mute Drivers - Lighten Up Volume One(LP, Album) Irradiated Records MD1 UK 1987 Sell This Version
MD3, md3, md 3 Mute Drivers Mute Drivers - Stop Or I'll Scream(LP, Album) Irradiated Records, Irradiated Records, Irradiated Records MD3, md3, md 3 UK 1988 Sell This Version
Mute Drivers Mute Drivers - Twenty Thousand Millionaires (EP) Irradiated Records UK 1988 Sell This Version
Mute Drivers Mute Drivers - Impossibilities (Single) Irradiated Records UK 1989 Sell This Version
Mute Drivers Mute Drivers - Waiting For World War Three (Album) Irradiated Records UK 1989 Sell This Version
Antler 112, ANT 112 Niki Mono Niki Mono - Contradictions Are A Luxury(LP, Album) Antler Records, Antler Records Antler 112, ANT 112 Belgium 1989 Sell This Version
A. C. Marias* Vicious (as Steve Wright) A. C. Marias* - One Of Our Girls Has Gone Missing (Single) Mute UK 1989 Sell This Version
Mute Drivers Mute Drivers - Everyone (Album) Brave Records UK 1990 Sell This Version
RAD003 Core! Core! - Melting(12") Irradiated Records RAD003 UK 1991 Sell This Version
FMJ 26 Misty Roses Misty Roses - Villainess(CD, Album) Frog Man Jake FMJ 26 US 2009 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

MD1 Mute Drivers Suspects (as Steve Wright) and 5 more… Mute Drivers - Lighten Up Volume One(LP, Album) Irradiated Records MD1 UK 1987 Sell This Version
MD3, md3, md 3 Mute Drivers Mute Drivers - Stop Or I'll Scream(LP, Album) Irradiated Records, Irradiated Records, Irradiated Records MD3, md3, md 3 UK 1988 Sell This Version
12RAD1, 12 RAD 1 Mute Drivers Mute Drivers - Boomtown(12", Ltd) Irradiated Records, Irradiated Records 12RAD1, 12 RAD 1 UK 1988 Sell This Version
md 2 Mute Drivers Mute Drivers - Twenty Thousand Millionaires(12", EP) Irradiated Records md 2 UK 1988 Sell This Version
002/1988 Various It Won't Go Away (as Steve Wright) Various - Provoke N° 2(Cass, Comp, Ltd) Provoke Compact Magazine, IMC 002/1988 Benelux 1988 Sell This Version
12RAD2 Mute Drivers It All Comes Down (as s. wright) and 1 more… Mute Drivers - Impossibilities(12", Single) Irradiated Records 12RAD2 UK 1989 Sell This Version
Mute Drivers Hey Mikhail (as S. Wright) and 4 more… Mute Drivers - Everyone (Album) Brave Records UK 1990 Sell This Version
Core! Core! - Melting Irradiated Records UK 1991 Sell This Version
none Loretta (8) The Wonder That You Are Loretta (8) - Find A Way(CD, Album) Vaziva Music none France 2014 Sell This Version