You may have heard of the Japanese group Tenniscoats. They're essentially a wife and husband duo, Saya Source and Ueno Takashi, plus guests. Before Tenniscoats, though, there was Puka Puka Brians. Well, I'm assuming so, since the first PPB release came two years before the first from TCs ('94 vs '96).
Puka Puka Brians released this 7" EP and five albums:
- Puka Puka Brians
- A Sad Sound a Velvet Sound and a Happy Sound
- Love Warrior
- Pet Cemetary Sounds
Consider all of the above highly recommended.
Ueno also releases solo albums of guitar improvisation under his own name as well as under the alias Veno Tagashi.
Oh, and allegedly, "puka puka" is Japanese slang for floating, and "Brians" refers to Brian Jones, the Rolling Stone who drowned. Oh, my