Bitch Magnet was a post-hardcore band during the late 1980s and early 1990s who formed at Oberlin College in Ohio and later moved to North Carolina. They released their first record in 1988 and all of the band's full-length albums were released on Communion Records. Lead singer Sooyoung Park and Lexi Mitchell later joined Mac McCaughan of Superchunk fame to form the band Seam. David Grubbs, who was a founding member of Squirrel Bait, left the band and started Bastro. Orestes Morfin went on to drum for Walt Mink.