Based in Sacramento, California, USA, Game Theory made its recording debut in 1982.
Although loosely associated with the ‘paisley underground’ movement the band’s progress was determined by their guitarist’s infatuation with classic American pop and melody, rather than temporary fashion.
The group survived several personnel changes – including Miller’s own temporary defection – without losing its sense of direction.
Miller’s fusion of 60s and 80s styles was expertly captured on Lolita Nation (1988), a fruitful partnership with R.E.M./dB’s producer Mitch Easter, and Two Steps From The Middle Ages (1988), which placed Game Theory on a pop/rock pantheon with the equally accomplished and underrated band, The Shoes.
Vocals, guitar, synthesizer