The Telescopes were formed in 1987 by Stephen Lawrie and could best be described as a noise/space rock band - the Jesus and Mary Chain, My Bloody Valentine and Spacemen 3 being influences and contemporaries.

The Telescopes - Taste - 1989 (Re-released in March 2006 on Rev-Ola (CR REV 152) with bonus live tracks: There Is No Floor, Sadness Pale, Threadbare and Suicide)