Tiger Trap

Tiger Trap was a US all-female indiepop foursome composed of high school friends Angie Loy and Rose Melberg, with Heather Dunn and Jen Braun. The group recorded for K Records. The name "Tiger Trap" comes from the very first Calvin and Hobbes cartoon. Formed in Sacramento, California in 1992, they managed to garner something of a cult following before disbanding only a year later in 1993. Along with Beat Happening, Lois Maffeo, Tullycraft, and Black Tambourine they are considered to be one of the most influential bands of the American twee pop movement. Melberg went on to become a solo artist as well as playing with the bands The Softies, Go Sailor, and Gaze.

Discography
"Words and Smiles" from a split 7" with Bratmobile (Four Letter Words Records, 1992)
"Supercrush" b/w "You and Me"; "Hiding" [released as volume 36 of the International Pop Underground series]
Tiger Trap (K Records, 1993)
Sour Grass EP (K Records, 1993)
"Baby Blue", from Julep (Another Yoyo Studio Compilation) (Yoyo Recordings, 1993)
"Hiding" re-released on the International Hip Swing compilation [assembled of songs from the International Pop Underground singles series] (K Records, 1993)
"Extreme Nothing", from the "Stars Kill Rock" compilation (Kill Rock Stars, 1993?)
"Alien Space Song" from split single with Henry’s Dress (Slumberland Records, 1994)

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Tiger Trap Albums

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Released on
March 1, 1993
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