Tara Key, was born in Louisville, Kentucky, shortly before Sputnik’s launch, and transplanted to New York City in the days of Mookie, Darryl, Dwight, and Keith. She has played guitar for the rock band Antietam since its formation on Kentucky Derby Day, 1984. Antietam will release its ninth album in late spring 2011 on Carrot Top Records. Key also plays and records with Rick Rizzo of the band Eleventh Dream Day, and the Rizzo/Key duo will release their second album of instrumental music, Double Star, in February 2011 on Thrill Jockey Records. Key is a visual artist, as well, and will present her first solo show of paintings and photographs in early summer 2011, in Chicago, Illinois.