A Primary Industry

Before they were the downtempo duo Ultramarine, Ian Cooper and Paul Hammond were in an ethereal indie rock group called A Primary Industry. Their one and only album, Ultramarine, feels like two records spun together in the washer; it's part ethereal Cocteau Twins and This Mortal Coil post-punk, spiky and barbed, part foamy, gentle ambient.

Their first single is interesting, too. It's a sort of jazz-funk boogie that feels like a Certain Ratio B-side.