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Medicine is an alternative noise-pop/rock band from Los Angeles, USA. They were formed in 1991 by guitarist Brad Laner and signed to Rick Rubin's American Recordings label the following year. Medicine was/is considered the American response to such shoegazing bands such as My Bloody Valentine, Ride and Chapterhouse. With a signature guitar tone, created by running guitarist's Brad Laner's guitar through a Yamaha 8-track recorder, Medicine's music managed to distinguish itself from some of the more noisier and ambiguous endeavours of the shoegazing movement.
Medicine made a brief appearance as themselves in the film The Crow.
1990s lineup *Brad Laner: Guitars, Vocals, Keyboards, Bass, Noise. *Beth Thompson: Vocals *Jim Goodall: Drums *Eddie Ruscha: Bass on Shot Forth Self Living *Justin Meldal-Johnson: Bass on Her Highness
2000s lineup *Brad Laner: Guitars, Programming *Shannon Lee: Vocals