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Ten Mouth Electron EP Launch Show
Laurie Tuffrey , August 20th, 2014 17:11

Release of Brite Lites/Cut Up Technique marked with gig The Castle Hotel in Manchester this Friday, ahead of Minor Characters event next week

Manchester four-piece Ten Mouth Electron will be playing a launch show for their new EP, Brite Lites/Cut Up Technique, this Friday, August 22, at The Castle Hotel. The record, shifting from the shoegaze-flecked title track to 'Hate Week At The Coven (Olde English Mixe)'s jagged post-punk, was produced by tQ contributor and recording engineer John Tatlock and is out now. Says lead singer Bob Clowrey of the record: "We lost tempo by recording 'Brite Lites' and 'Hate Week...' last year, before they were ready and ended up putting out stuff we weren't happy with. 'Hate Week...' was overlong, flabby and 'Brite Lites' ended up released in reverse as 'Lite Slit'. Lesson learned. Now there's no flab, everything's the right way round and we've managed – I hope - to capture a decent range of the disparate sounds and textures that make TME what is." Play it in full below, and get hold of it over at TME's Bandcamp.

The group will be joined by The Bear Around Your Neck, Three Dimensional Tanx and Second Shepherds on Friday. Following that show, they'll be playing the Minor Characters project, being put on by the Liverpool International Music Festival, the Arts Council and tQ on August 29 at The Kazimier in Liverpool. Commissioned to produce an original composition based around one of literature's supporting cast, TME will be unveiling their contribution, 'Lux Mundi'. Stay tuned to their Facebook for updates.

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