Veterans of the West Midlands music scene, the three members of Electric Shed have been playing together in various line-ups of various styles for twenty years, including blues, folk, indie, rock and psychedelic. The band consists of Pete Holder (lead vocals/guitar/mandolin), Ian Rushbury (lead vocals/bass/guitar) and Paul Miller (viola/backing vocals). They first came together in blues band T's Basement before splintering off to form/join such diverse bands as Little Red Schoolhouse, Prussian Blue, Bleeding Hearts, Druidspear and The Valuable Fools before eventually reconvening as 57 varieties covers band, Anorakula and simultaneously an early version of Electric Shed.
The band's sound incorporates elements of country (alt and trad), British folk, the blues and powerpop and their influences include Neil Young, Richard Thompson, The Band, Nick Drake, Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, The Beatles, 10CC and Wilco.
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