Artist Biography Available in: Laika is a band founded in 1993 by vocalist/lyricist Margaret Fiedler and producer/engineer Guy Fixsen. Fiedler was previously a member of the Too Pure band Moonshake. Fixsen had worked as a producer and engineer for that band, and also legendary bands such as My Bloody Valentine and The Breeders. Fielder has been the guitarist for legendary British post-punk band Wire since 2008.
The band was named after the Russian dog Laika, the first animal to orbit the earth.