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Eddy Current Suppression Ring

Eddy Current Suppression Ring

(from wikipedia)

Eddy Current Suppression Ring formed in 2003 in Melbourne when two brothers "Danny Current" (Daniel Gordon Young)[2][3] on drums and Mikey aka "Eddy Current" (Michael David Young)[2][3] on guitar and keyboard, started jamming at the Christmas party at the Corduroy Records vinyl pressing plant where Mikey worked. They encouraged now-lead singer "Brendan Suppression" (Brendan Huntley)[2][3] who also worked there, to ad-lib vocals into a tape recorder. The subsequent tape prompted the band's first recording, which produced a 7-inch single with A-side Get Up Morning.[4] They were joined by "Rob Solid" (Brad Raymond Barry)[2][3] on bass guitar.

The band's name derived from members recalling another employee at the pressing plant stating he had to fix the eddy current suppression ring - a copper ring around a transformer which subdues eddy currents.[4]

The band's sound is said to have been influenced by bands such as The Troggs, The Standells, X and The Pagans.[5] Reference has also been made to the band's Australian delivery.[6]