1) New Zealander Alastair Galbraith's first band was The Rip, which he formed with Robbie Muir, and Mathew Ransome and later Jeff Harford (of Bored Games). They released two EPs on the Flying Nun label. For more information on The Rip and Alastair Galbraith, visit http://www.emperorjones.com/galbraith.html
2) One is a shoegaze/psychedelic/noise-pop band from Cornwall, UK. For more information on The Rip in the UK, visit www.myspace.com/theriponline
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