The ever-incestuous Washington D.C. scene was the fertile ground that gave birth to Leslie— a one-off project boasting members of Shudder to Think, Jawbox, and Edsel. Avant-pop for the international set or tricked out rock-n-roll for our outerspace mailorder customers. Whichever it is, Smashing Pumpkins guitarist James Iha offered to produce a full-length album for the trio, and whatever you think of him, we still think that was pretty cool. (Also available as part of Jade Tree’s retrospective CD, The First Five Years [JT1050])
Where Are They Now?
Went on to move to New York City and join Shudder To Think. With Shudder, he helped score the soundtrack to "First Love, Last Rites"; as a solo composer, Larson scored the soundtrack to the critically acclaimed "Boys Don't Cry." Currently awaiting the release of his debut solo record for Artemis and is enjoying the marital bliss with Cardigans lead vocalist Nina Perrson.
The man behind the live sound for Sunny Day Real Estate and Fugazi, Nick lives in Washington D.C., and manages to fit in time as a member of New Wet Kojak.
Currently a Los Angeles resident, Wade did time in both Shudder To Think and Sweet 75, featuring Nirvana's Krist Novoselic. In recent months, he's been a drum tech for Sunny Day Real Estate and is currently playing drums for The Lapse.