Tugboat 1) 8-bit chiptune producer and performing artist. 2) Australian indie pop band. 3) Norwegian indie-rock band. 4) Canadian indie pop band. 5) An American alternative rock band. 1) Tugboat is one of the performing names of Jesse Novak (aka J-no), used for songs composed in 8-bit style and for live shows where he plays along to these compositions on the drums. Website: http://www.myspace.com/tugboat 2) Tugboat are a three-piece indie pop band from Melbourne, Australia. The members are Jim Dean (vocals & guitar), Bek Varcoe (vocals & drums) and Jeremy Smith (bass & electronics). They formed in 1999 and have released two albums and two EPs. Website: http://www.tugboatonline.com/ 3) Tugboat were a lo-fi indie-rock outfit from Trondheim, Norway. They released a split EP with Attack (From The Vault, 1998), a split 7" with Null$katte$nylterne (Shake Hands And Be Friends With Prudence, 1999) and two albums (Tugboat, 2000 and Royal Flux, 2002). 4) Tugboat was formed by Cameron Gray of Change of Seasons fame, in 1991 in Toronto, Canada. A few songs appear on compilation LP's and cassettes, most notably on Egg Records "Souvenirs from Egg Records". 5) Tugboat were an obscure alternative rock band from the early nineties featuring Phil Elverum of Mount Eerie fame. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.