Formed in January 1995, Turnstyle use Casio keyboards alongside guitar, bass and drums. Their first release was a self titled cassette released in September 1995. The next release was Itcheekneesonchee, they initially pressed 100 copies but ended up having to press more due to high sales and finally ended up making approx. 300-350 copies. In November 1997 the band released their first EP, Seasides, which sold nearly one thousand copies in Perth. Turnstyle toured nationally with Jebediah and The Living End. In May 1999, they released the single, "Spray Water on the Stereo", and also toured the Eastern states with Gerling and Trans Am. "Spray Water on the Stereo" made No. 16 on the ARIA singles charts and made it to No. 94 on Triple J's Hottest 100 in 1999. "Im a Bus" received airplay on Triple J. Turnstyle's debut album Turnstyle Country was Hype magazines album of the year in 1999, a feature album on Triple J and reached the ARIA Top 50 (Top 10, Perth). The band picked up six West Australian Music Industry (WAMi) Awards. In 2000 the band released a compilation album of early recordings (1996 2000) and B-sides, Geek Party, which was followed by their second studio album, Turnstyle Corporation in October 2001. They supported many acts including Teenage Fanclub, Guided by Voices, Trans Am, They Might be Giants, Yo La Tengo, Ben Lee, Stereolab, Bikini Kill, Regurgitator, Custard and Jebediah. In 2015 they released the album Time Equals Function mixed in London by Andy Ramsay (Stereolab). A follow-up album Happy Factories was released late in 2018.