Pete Kember

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Pete Kember
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English musician & record producer born 19 November 1965, better known by his stage name Sonic Boom (2). He was a founding member, vocalist, guitarist and keyboardist of alternative rock band Spacemen 3, lasting from 1982 until the band's dissolution in 1991. He is now based in Sintra, Portugal. He provided the production on MGMT - Congratulations (2009), Panda Bear - Tomboy (2011), Panda Bear - Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper (2014), and Beach House - 7 (2018). As a solo artist, Kember has recorded as Spectrum (4) and Experimental Audio Research (E.A.R.), parallel musical projects with recordings under both names occasionally only featuring Kember. He has occasionally performed live under both monikers. Kember has also played and collaborated with (a.o.) The Field Trip, Cloudland Canyon, Magnétophone, Stereolab, Yo La Tengo and with the Italian band Julie's Haircut.
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Remix

BCD 4062 Pete Kember - Soulweed album art Alpha Stone You're Not Foolin' Me Alpha Stone - Soulweed(CD, Album) BOMP! BCD 4062 US 1997 Sell This Version

Vocals

BCD 4047 Pete Kember - Taking Drugs To Make Music To Take Drugs To album art Spacemen 3 Spacemen 3 - Taking Drugs To Make Music To Take Drugs To(CD, Comp, P/Unofficial) BOMP! BCD 4047 US 1994 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

BCD 4047 Pete Kember - Taking Drugs To Make Music To Take Drugs To album art Spacemen 3 Spacemen 3 - Taking Drugs To Make Music To Take Drugs To(CD, Comp, P/Unofficial) BOMP! BCD 4047 US 1994 Sell This Version
SFRSCD111 Pete Kember - ABC Music .. Stereolab Radio 1 Sessions album art Stereolab Stereolab - ABC Music .. Stereolab Radio 1 Sessions (Comp) Strange Fruit SFRSCD111 UK 2002 Sell This Version
SFIRE 016CD Pete Kember - The Perfect Prescription album art Spacemen 3 Spacemen 3 - The Perfect Prescription(CD, Album, RE) Fire Records SFIRE 016CD UK 2003 Sell This Version
rec2040 Pete Kember - After Dark, My Sweet album art Julie's Haircut Julie's Haircut - After Dark, My Sweet (Album) Homesleep rec2040 Italy 2006 Sell This Version
ASP15 Pete Kember - N-Waves / U-Waves album art Julie's Haircut & Sonic Boom (2) Julie's Haircut & Sonic Boom (2) - N-Waves / U-Waves (EP) A Silent Place ASP15 Italy 2007 Sell This Version
MONO-TONE 029, MT 029 Pete Kember - therealangelcorpuschristi album art Angel Corpus Christi Femme Fatale Angel Corpus Christi - therealangelcorpuschristi(LP, Comp) Mono-Tone Records, Mono-Tone Records MONO-TONE 029, MT 029 France 2018 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

GLALP 019 Pete Kember - 50,000 Glass Fans Can't Be Wrong - A Glass Records Selection album art Various 2:35 (as Kember) Various - 50,000 Glass Fans Can't Be Wrong - A Glass Records Selection(LP, Ltd, Cle) Glass Records (2) GLALP 019 UK 1986 Sell This Version
GLAEP 105 Pete Kember - Walkin' With Jesus album art Spacemen 3 Feel So Good (as Kember) and 1 more… Spacemen 3 - Walkin' With Jesus (EP, Single) Glass Records (2) GLAEP 105 UK 1986 Sell This Version
GLALP 018 Pete Kember - Sound Of Confusion album art Spacemen 3 Spacemen 3 - Sound Of Confusion (Album) Glass Records (2) GLALP 018 UK 1986 Sell This Version
GLAEP 108 Pete Kember - Transparent Radiation album art Spacemen 3 Things 'll Never Be The Same (as Kember) and 4 more… Spacemen 3 - Transparent Radiation (EP, Maxi) Glass Records (2) GLAEP 108 UK 1987 Sell This Version
TFOSR 7001 Pete Kember - The Munster Dance Hall Favorites! Vol.1 album art Various Take Me To The Other Side (as K) Various - The Munster Dance Hall Favorites! Vol.1 (Comp, EP) Teenager From Outer Space Records TFOSR 7001 Spain 1987 Sell This Version
GLAMC 026 Pete Kember - The Perfect Prescription album art Spacemen 3 Transparent Radiation (Flashback) (as Kember) Spacemen 3 - The Perfect Prescription (Album) Glass Records (2) GLAMC 026 UK 1987 Sell This Version
GLALP 030 Pete Kember - Performance album art Spacemen 3 Things'll Never Be The Same (as Kember) and 2 more… Spacemen 3 - Performance (Album) Glass Records (2) GLALP 030 UK 1988 Sell This Version
BLAZE 29CD Pete Kember - Revolution album art Spacemen 3 Che (as Kember) and 1 more… Spacemen 3 - Revolution (Single) Fire Records BLAZE 29CD UK 1988 Sell This Version
GLASS 12054 Pete Kember - Take Me To The Other Side album art Spacemen 3 Spacemen 3 - Take Me To The Other Side (EP) Glass Records (2) GLASS 12054 UK 1988 Sell This Version
FE-017, fe-017 Pete Kember - Transparent Radiation (demo) / Honey (demo) album art Spacemen 3 Honey (as Kember) Spacemen 3 - Transparent Radiation (demo) / Honey (demo) Forced Exposure, Forced Exposure FE-017, fe-017 US 1989 Sell This Version
GR 0070 Pete Kember - This Gift album art Mudhoney Revolution (as Kember) Mudhoney - This Gift(12", Maxi, TP) Glitterhouse Records GR 0070 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
FIRE MC19 Pete Kember - 15 Flaming Groovies album art Various Revolution (as P. Kember) Various - 15 Flaming Groovies (Comp) Fire Records FIRE MC19 UK 1989 Sell This Version
ORE T11 Pete Kember - Angel album art Sonic Boom (2) Sonic Boom (2) - Angel (Single) Silvertone Records ORE T11 UK 1989 Sell This Version
TT06CD Pete Kember - Indie Top 20 Vol. VI - Pride Of Independents album art Various Revolution (as Kember) Various - Indie Top 20 Vol. VI - Pride Of Independents (Comp) Beechwood Music TT06CD UK 1989 Sell This Version
Threebie 3 Pete Kember - Threebie 3 album art Spacemen 3 Starship (Live) (as Kember) and 4 more… Spacemen 3 - Threebie 3 Fire Records Threebie 3 UK 1989 Sell This Version
BLAZE 36T Pete Kember - Hypnotized / Just To See You Smile album art Spacemen 3 Just To See You Smile (Honey Pt. 2) (as Kember) and 1 more… Spacemen 3 - Hypnotized / Just To See You Smile (Single) Fire Records BLAZE 36T UK 1989 Sell This Version
RTD 107, L1-275 Pete Kember - Playing With Fire album art Spacemen 3 Spacemen 3 - Playing With Fire (Album) Fire Records RTD 107, L1-275 Germany 1989 Sell This Version