is an electronica collaboration from Kingston upon Hull
in North-East England. Formed by Steve Cobby
& Sim Lister.
J*S*T*A*R*S formed in 2002. Their debut release was a 12" vinyl 'Tripping The Light Fantastic / Ickey Plush' on the electronica label Twentythree Records also based in Hull/Sheffield.
Their first album, Put Me On A Planet Steel Tiger Records was named "One of the surprise hits of 2006" by Matt Anniss in the December 2006 issue of International DJ Magazine / I-DJ.
Steve Cobby & Sim Lister are also founders of Steel Tiger Records and co-founders of Twentythree Records.
Television advertising using J*S*T*A*R*S's music
J*S*T*A*R*S's track "Loose Nuke Threat", from Put me on a Planet
, featured in television/cinema advertisements
for the John Lewis Partnership
spring campaigns for 2004 and 2005.
Other artists with releases on Steel Tiger Records
- The Cutler – Stiletto
- Peacecorps – Bushfarmer
- J J Fuchs – Stick it in't Middle