Astrid Plane and I were both in bands playing around LA. Her manager asked me to meet with her about replacing the front man in her band. We hit it off and formed Animotion.
We noticed that music of the 80s was having a resurgence of interest. A radio station in Portland, Oregon made us an offer we couldn't refuse to perform. After that we got a booking agent and started doing shows with Berlin, Missing Persons, The Knack and others. It's been so much fun.
I love living in Portland. Great music, great food, Music Millennium independent record store and Powell's Bookstore — and you can't beat the atmosphere. Clean air, lush forests and majestic mountains.
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