Sub Pop


Beat Happening

MEMBERS:
Calvin Johnson – vocals
Brett Lunsford – guitar
Heather Lewis – drums

WHERE FROM:
Olympia, Washington

WHERE NOW:
Calvin Johnson is the head of K Records and in Dub Narcotic Sound System with a rotating cast of musicians. Brett plays with D+ and KNOW-YR-OWN, a label collective in Anacortes, Wash. Heather recorded with Land of the Loops for their album, “Bundle of Joy.”

DATE FORMED:
1985

HOW FORMED:
Brett checked out Calvin and Heather playing a show in the Smithfield Cafe in Arizona and was blown away. He recalled, “They changed the way I thought about music.” A few months later, Calvin and Brett met and decided to form a band.

HIGHLIGHT:
The band that begot Olympia’s cultural empire.