1. An alternative rock/shoegaze band from Melbourne, Australia. They released two albums, "Filterfeed" in 1990 on Polyester Records and "The Plastic Hassle" in 1993 on Beggars Banquet. They split up shortly after "The Plastic Hassle". Two of the members, Mark Murphy and Katie Dixon, formed a new band, Moondriven. In 2006, Mark and Katie reformed under the Ripe name with some additional members. They released an EP, "Galaxies And Stars", on Timberyard Records and did some touring. However they disbanded again in 2007.