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The Go! Team used Detroit as the spot for its sonic hijinks

For some reason, Ian Parton's parents had been out of town during the week, some 15 years ago. "Maybe they were on holiday," he recalls. "I had the whole place."

Their absence was fortuitous. Parton recorded the first album by his band, the Go! Team, in his family's Swansea, Wales, kitchen, and engineered it mostly in his garage. He was also fortunate that his older brother, Gareth, happened to be an experienced studio professional. "I think I used the kitchen for the drums and the

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