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This is the time-line of Elastica's activities over the years. It doesn't include all of the gigs, since they're already featured in the events section. It does however include some of the more important gigs, those are marked in green. Record releases are marked in red.

May 12
Elastica do an Xfm Hi-Jack on Xfm radio.
March 10
The set from Toronto Guvernment gig (29 September 2000) was broadcast on CBC Radio Two Radiosonic show.
February 4
Elastica's UK label Deceptive Records dissolves

December 19
Justine Frischmann's on BBC Radio 1 John Peel Show
December 18
Trash X-mas party, The End, West Central Street, London Justine Frischmann's DJ night
December 18
Justine Frischmann's on BBC Radio 1 Steve Lamacq's Lamacq Live
Recording new material
October 7
Last Elastica gig ever: Karma, Boston, MA, US
October 7
Elastica play Generator and Your Arse My Place at NBC's 'Late Night with Conan O'Brien.
September 20
First Elastica Mk. 3 US gig: The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA, US
September 2
Uncle Bob's Wedding Reception, London, UK - Justine and Mew's DJ-ing debut at a monthly club night
Demoing new material (demos of Bitch Don't Work, No Good and two more songs recorded)
August 27
Cancelled due to Justine loosing her voice: Leeds Festival, UK
August 26
Debut of The Bitch Don't Work and No Good: Reading Festival, UK
August 22
The Menace released in the US (CD/MC)
July 2
In the third week on charts Mad Dog is out of all official UK charts
June 25
In the second week on charts Mad Dog is at Number 18 in the indie singles chart, and is no longer in the UK singles chart
June 18
Mad Dog enters UK singles chart at Number 44, indie singles chart at Number 12
June 14
Elastica do a webchat at NME.com.
June 12
Mad Dog released in the UK (ltd. CD1/ltd. CD2/ltd. 7")
June 9
Elastica plays on TFI Friday (Channel 4 TV show)
June 1
Justine's on Steve Lamacq's BBC Radio 1 Session Obssession on Evening Session
Elastica signs a worldwide deal with Warner Music Group's Atlantic Records
May 9
Elastica plays 'Mad Dog' on The Priory (Channel 4 TV show)
April 30
In the fourth week on charts The Menace is out of all official UK charts.
April 23
In the third week on charts The Menace> is at Number 20 in the indie albums chart, and is no longer in the UK albums chart
April 19
Justine co-hosts the BBC Radio 1 Evening Session with Steve Lamacq
April 19
Elastica appeared on the cover of the Melody Maker magazine
April 16
In the second week on charts The Menace is at Number 55 in the UK albums chart, and at Number 13 in the indie albums chart
April 13
Donna Matthews joins Elastica on stage: The Forum, London, UK - Donna Matthews rejoined Elastica onstage for a rendition of 'Connection'. Justine: "It was unrehearsed. I'd heard she was coming and I said that we should get her to do a song. I asked to see if she was up for it and then she appeared at the side of the stage. I'm glad we did it."
April 9
The Menace enters UK albums chart at Number 24, indie albums chart at Number 3
April 8
Start of first Elastica Mk. 3 tour: Cockpit, Leeds, UK
April 5
Justine Frischmann's on Jo Whiley's TV show together with Pete Whiley and Roisin from Moloko.
April 5
Justine Frischmann's on Virgin Radio TFI Nightly with Harriet Scott.
April 3
Justine Frischmann's on BBC Radio 1 Jo Whiley Show.
April 3
The Menace released in the UK (CD/ltd. 12"/MC).
March 2
John Peel Session (9 November 1999) repeated on BBC Radio 1.
An online campaign to promote The Menace starts.
February 28
'The Elastica Story', BBC Radio 1 documentary, broadcast on Lamacq Live.
February 14
The set from London Astoria gig (29 January 2000) was broadcast on BBC Radio 1 Lamacq Live.
January 30
London Astoria gig (29 January 2000) webcast by NME.com at VirtueTV.

December 22
Justine Frischmann appears in NME x-mas edition photo. She is dressed as Jackie Kennedy.
December 4
Elastica appear on BBC 2's Later with Jools Holland. They perform Generator, Human and Your Arse My Place.
November 11
Geffen drops Elastica. In the time since Elastica signed with Geffen, the label has been swallowed up by the Universal group. Many of the personnel who worked with Elastica at the label have either gone or been redeployed elsewhere in the company.
November 9
Five new tracks were recorded and broadcast on BBC Radio 1 John Peel Session. The tracks were: Mad Dog, KB, Da Da Da, Generator and Your Arse My Place which was written especially for the session.
October 4
The set from Reading Festival (27 August 1999) was broadcast on BBC Radio 1 Lamacq Live.
The Menace is rerecorded in six weeks following the Reading gig at the Fortress complex in Clerkenwell, London
August 25
NME interview
August 23
Elastica 6 track EP released in the UK (CD/12")
August 21
First Elastica Mk. 3 gig: Club Zone, Dingwall, UK. Secret pub show in the Scottish Highlands.
April 27
BBC Radio 1 Evening Session interview
April 26
The band officially announce the Reading Festival appearance and line-up changes
Mew joins the band
Annie Holland re-joins the band, the band start rehearsing and recording at the Fortress complex in Clerkenwell, London

Paul Jones joins the band
Donna Matthews leaves the band
August 4
Human is released as part of Dead Man On Campus soundtrack

March 25
In The City is released as part of Nowhere soundtrack
February 4
Unheard Music is released as part of Suburbia soundtrack

December 28
A Love Like Ours is released as part of Volume 17.
November 6
Justine Frischmann plays in Susan Stenger's supergroup The Brood at the American Independents Festival at London's South Bank.
Finally start recording the second album...
October 24
The band take time out to do an on-line chat at the NME.
August 18
Last Elastica Mk. 2 gig: Second Stage, V96, Victoria Park, Warrington.
August 15
Secret fan gig: The Garage, Highbury, London. Supported by The Delgados and Guernica.
August 12
Sheila Chipperfield's first ever gig: King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow. First of four V96 warm-up dates. Supported by The Delgados.
August 5
Hanging Around released in the UK. Justin's collaboration with Alex James and Stephen Duffy.
August 5
New session for Radio 1's Evening Session broadcast over four days, starting today. Tracks aired are I Want You, Human, Love Like Ours and The Other Side.
July 22
Sheila Chipperfield is officially revealed as Elastica's new permanent bass player.
May 19
Justin Welch joins the Pulp team for a music industry six-a-side football tournament at London's Mile End stadium. Meanwhile Justine Frischmann is in Cannes for the screening of Trainspotting.
Line Up released in Australia (CD).
April 10
Justin Welch plays drums with Pulp on the David Letterman Show show while Nick Banks is at home getting ready for his wedding.
Start demoing new material. Dave Bush joins up as the new keyboard player. The band also spend time in France writing some new songs.
February 10
Justine Frischmann presents BBC 1's Top Of The Pops.
January 10
Nominated in the Best Newcomer section for the 1996 Brit Awards. The award is eventually won by Supergrass.
Elastica released in Australia (double CD)..
Car Song released in Australia (CD)

September 24
Justin Welch plays in the Pulp side at the Shelter celebrity six-a-side challenge at London's Mile End stadium.
August 9
Abby Travis joins the band as their temporary bass player: Lollapalooza, Southpark Meadows, Austin, Texas, USA.
August 6
Annie Holland's last gig with Elastica Mk. 1: Feile Festival '95, Pairc Ui Chaoimh, County Cork, Ireland.
July 23
Start of Lollapalooza tour: Lollapalooza, Barrie, Ontario, Canada.
July 19
Stutter released in Europe and Australia (7"/12"/CD).
July 6
Charity concert in aid of the homeless: Helter Shelter '95, The Forum, London. Also playing, S*M*A*S*H, Lush, The Boo Radleys and Gene.
July 4
Stutter released as part of the Sub Pop 'Helter Shelter '95' limited edition box set.
May 26
David Letterman Show, New York, USA.
March 19
Elastica enters UK chart at number 1 and becomes the fastest selling debut album ever, breaking the record held by Definitely Maybe.
March 13
Elastica released in the UK and worldwide (LP/MC/CD).
February 21
Connection released in the USA (CD).
February 14
First North American gig: The Whiskey, Los Angeles, USA.
February 13
Waking Up released in Europe (CD).
February 2
Waking Up released in the UK (7"/12"/CD).

December 9
Xmas Peel session recorded at BBC, Maida Vale with Tim Durham. Tracks recorded are Gloria, I wanna be a King of Orient-ah, Blue and Father Christmas.
November 9
Justin Welch throws excellent party to celebrate moving into a house with Steve Pulp.
November 7
At the BBC to record "Later with Jools Holland". Tracks recorded are Connection, Vaseline and Car Song.
October 24
Connection released in Europe (CD).
October 19
Record Top Of The Pops, Connection enters chart at number 17.
October 10
Connection released in the UK (7"/12"/CD/MC).
September 20
Stutter released in the USA (10"/CD).
August 23
Stutter Sub Pop released in the USA (7").
Start recording album at Konk studios in Crouch End.
June 14
Second Peel session recorded at BBC Maida Vale with Mike Robinson. Tracks recorded are Never Here, Car Song, Hold Me Now and Ba Ba Ba.
May 24
Sign deal with Geffen.
March 31
First overseas gig: Black Session, Lille, France.
March 16
Record session for Radio 1's Evening Session. Tracks recorded are Waking Up, 2:1, In The City and Connection.
February 9
Record first appearance on Top of the Pops. Line Up has entered the charts at number 20.
February 4
Start of first headline tour: King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow. Supported by Silver, Baby Chaos, Blubber and 60ft Dolls.
January 31
Line Up released in the UK (7"/12"/CD/MC).
January 24
Receive readers' award for best new band at NME "Brat" awards. Also voted best new band in Melody Maker end of year polls.
January 14
First TV appearance on Channel 4's "The Word" playing Line Up.
January 8
First NME front cover.

November 1
Stutter released in the UK (7").
October 28
Start of first tour: The Junction, Cambridge. Supporting Kingmaker.
September 19
Record S.O.F.T. with Phil Vinall for Volume Magazine.
August 21
First interview in the NME.
August 17
Handshake deal with Deceptive Records at the legendary Good Mixer pub in Camden.
August 14
Publishing deal signed on Primrose Hill at midnight, to avoid signing on Friday 13th!
August 12
First Peel Session recorded at BBC, Maida Vale with Nick Gomm. Tracks recorded are Line Up, Annie, Spastica, Brighton Rock, Rockunroll and Vaseline.
July 16
First headline gig: Powerhaus, Islington, London. Supported by Summerhill.
June 30
More demos at EMI. Tracks recorded: Stutter and Pussycat. These versions later appear as a single.
June 19
Steve Lamacq sees the band for the first time: Camden Falcon, London. Supporting Compulsion.
June 12
John Mulvey reviews gig for NME: Buzz Club, Aldershot. Supporting Kinky Machine.
May 12
First gig under the name Elastica: The White Horse, Hampstead. Supporting Orange Deluxe.
May 7
First gig: Old Trout, Widsor. Supporting Truman's Water. The band play a fifteen minute, seven song set under the name of Onk.
March 10
Further demos at EMI.
January 9
Donna Matthews moves into a flat in Royal College Street, Camden, with Jane Oliver. This house becomes Elastica HQ.

November 30
The band record three tracks in three days in 16 track room with in-house engineer Marc Waterman. Tracks are Line Up, Vaseline and Spastica. This version of Line Up is later released as a single.
The band rehearses, under the name Vaseline. Mike Smith from EMI Publishing offers the band three days demo time at EMI demo studio in Rathbone Place.
September 29
Donna Matthews joins band.
September 15
Donna Matthews moves to London and answers advert.
Melody Maker ad appears: Guitarist wanted, influences the Fall, the Stranglers, Wire.
The band rehearse as a three piece, but gradually decide to try to find a fourth member to play guitar.
June 23
Annie Holland borrows a mate's bass and arrives for an audition.
Justin Welch and Justine Frischmann begin jamming together at the Premises Rehearsal Studio on the Hackney Road. Damon Albarn comes along to play the bass guitar.