plaid Plaid Music London Making electronic music since 1988 Official Store | plaid.warp.net Bookings | email@example.com US Bookings | firstname.lastname@example.org UK Press | email@example.com US Press | firstname.lastname@example.org Plaid (pronounced \ˈplad\) are the London based electronic music duo Andy Turner & Ed Handley. They are two of the founding members of The Black Dog, releasing their first EP in 1989 and signing to Warp Records in 1991. They have used many other pseudonyms including; Atypic, Repeats and Balil, but have focusing on Plaid since 1995. They have released 11 studio albums as Plaid, from 1991's 'Mbuki Mvuki', to 2022's 'Feorm Falorx'. Various sources claim they took their name “Plaid” from the Welsh word for “Party”.