Published 21 October, 2016 by THD
The Comet Is Coming. Planet Earth has completed 56% of its regular journey around the Sun since Channel The Spirits was released. Its stated mission to save humanity has been partially successful, with believers swelling in number every day. The mission is not yet complete. There is still discord. There are still non-believers. Warriors of the electronic age LV have now retooled ‘Journey Through The Asteroid Belt’, for the good of all mankind. It is released today on Bandcamp and other terrestrial and celestial music services.
True believers spread the word.
Melt Yourself Down - new mixtape
Published 21 October, 2016 by TM
Ahead of MYD's UK tour, which starts tomorrow in Bristol, Pete Wareham has revealed his first mixtape in almost three years. Predictably unpredictable, the 40-minute mix mashes up hip-hop, heavyweight electronics, psych rock and more.
Matthew Bourne - moogmemory plus
Published 29 September, 2016 by DM
You can never have enough Moog in your life. Good news! Matthew Bourne is back with more. moogmemory plus is a companion EP to his 2016 moogmemory album, an ode to his friends, influences and synthesiser.
If you witnessed the incredible live shows Bourne undertook with visual artist Michael England earlier this year, you will already be somewhat familiar with the first three tracks on the EP. Spontaneous improvisations in response to England’s work evolved into integral parts of their audio-visual extravaganza. You’ll also be pleased to learn it includes a gnarled cover of Phil Collins’ ‘Sussudio’ and a fitting tribute to synth icon Keith Emerson.
Get your fix with the beautiful video for ‘Keighley’ (directed by Michael England) before the EP is released on November 4th. ‘Keighley’ is also on all music services now. Pre-order the digital only EP here.
Matthew Bourne will be performing at Belgrave Music Hall on November 9th as part of the Leeds International Film Festival. The show will feature a solo performance by Bourne and a synthesiser collaboration with producer Richard Formby, before a rare screening of the classic documentary exploring electronic music, Same Trade As Mozart. Tickets and details here.
Melt Yourself Down tour
Published 22 September, 2016 by DM
The mighty Melt Yourself Down will be embarking on a brief UK tour in October, including what promises to be a sweaty affair at new London venue Omeara on November 30th. With front man Kushal Gaya the wild-eyed centre of the MYD storm, they have the power to unite: a warts and all celebration of humanity, a cathartic release of fury against the establishment. Watch this space for new material to coincide with the tour…
Another all action year has seen MYD’s Last Evenings On Earth nominated in the Best ‘Difficult’ Second Album category at the recent AIM Awards, with Drowned in Sound, The Quietus and Norman Records all championing the album in their alternative Mercury Prize selections. MYD followed the album with standalone single ‘Another Weapon’, which was recorded and mixed by Dan Carey at breakneck speed and released on his Speedy Wunderground label on limited edition 7” vinyl.
Wed 28 Sep - L'Aéronef, Lille, FRANCE
Thu 29 Sep - Détonation Festival, Besançon, FRANCE
Fri 30 Sep - La Bobine, Grenoble, FRANCE
Sat 1 Oct - Festival de la Bohème, Muret, FRANCE
Sat 22 Oct - The Exchange, Bristol, UK
Sun 23 Oct - SWN Festival, Cardiff, UK
Fri 28 Oct - The Wardrobe, Leeds, UK
Sat 29 Oct - Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
Tue 29 Nov - The Haunt, Brighton, UK
Wed 30 Nov - Omeara, London, UK
Fri 9 Dec - State-X New Forms, The Hague, NETHERLANDS
- The Comet Is Coming - Journey Through The Asteroid Belt (LV Remix)
- Melt Yourself Down - new mixtape
- Matthew Bourne - moogmemory plus
- Melt Yourself Down tour
- Matthew Bourne videos
- Jherek Bischoff - Cistern video
- The Comet Is Coming - Special "Hyperdrive" edition
- The Comet Is Coming - Mercury Music Prize
- AIM Independent Music Awards 2016 nominations
- Jherek Bischoff at the BBC David Bowie Prom
- Independent Label Market, London
- The Comet Is Coming to XOYO
- Jherek Bischoff - Automatism video + Midnight Moment
- Jherek Bischoff - Cistern album stream
- Melt Yourself Down - Another Weapon
moogmemory plus EP
Melt Yourself Down
Last Evenings On Earth
The Comet Is Coming
Channel The Spirits
Melt Yourself Down
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