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Eat Your Own Ears Announce Gigs In The Dark
The Quietus , April 14th, 2011 06:38

Who's playing? Top secret!

Eat Your Own Ears and former Late Of The Pier man Sam Potter are teaming up for an interesting series of gigs called Blackout. These will take place in total darkness - you won't know who is playing before going along, and while there the room will be pitch black. This idea, say the organisers, is thus: "The audiences are kept in the dark in all senses of the phrase. Live performances by exciting acts will take place in complete darkness, and the bands' identities are never revealed. For Blackout audiences, the sensory distortion of total darkness forces a complete focus on the subtleties of sound. For the artists, absolute anonymity creates an opportunity to perform and experiment free from expectations and preconceptions." These events will take place at The Apiary Gallery on Hackney Road, where once they pickled pickles, and the first one takes place on Thursday, May 12th 2011. You can buy tickets here and here. We can't tell you who is playing, of course, but needless to say it is a very exciting group indeed.

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