Rock-o-Tronic rec. Germany
Influenced by American bands like Nirvana, R.E.M. and Galaxie 500, german indie rockers Tocotronic started in Hamburg in 1993 when drummer Arne Zank and bassist Jan Müller, who had previously played together, added singer and guitarist Dirk Von Lowtzow to cornplete their lineup. Taking their moniker from the German name for the Nintendo-in ade precursor to Game Boy.