News

Update

Lite 2007 Tour

LITE have another date in Manchester on their tour, September 17th at The Star & Garter. Tickets now availabe online for the London show at The Fly. More dates by The Arm, The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock and Z added to the schedule page.

Update

LITE have added a date at Nottingham Bar None on September 19th. Tickets are available online for the Colchester and Brighton gigs. Check the schedule page for more details. Also check out the video for Contemporary Disease.

The Arm have also announced two upcoming shows in Birmingham and Leeds.

Psychedelic Irish folksters The Spook Of The Thirteenth Lock have joined the Transduction fold, watch out for more details of their forthcoming debut album soon.

Z debuted new material for the next album at a show with LITE last week in Tokyo.

Funanori/LITE split CD, LITE tour

We’re delighted to announce the forthcoming release of a split CD from LITE and Funanori called “A Tiny Twofer”. The CD will feature three brand new songs each. Funanori is a new project from Kaori505 (The Go! Team, Yumi Yumi) and Mike Watt (Minutemen, fiREHOSE, The Stooges). More details soon…

Meanwhile LITE have been added to this year’s Fuji Rock Festival in Japan and will return to Ireland & the UK for a string of dates in September.

Sept 5 – An Brog, Cork
Sept 6 – Roisin Dubh, Galway
Sept 7 – Baker Place, Limerick
Sept 8 – Ballroom of Romance, Dublin
Sept 9 – The Limelight, Belfast
Sept 11 – Custard Factory, Birmingham
Sept 13 – Arts Centre, Colchester
Sept 14 – The Hope, Brighton
Sept 15 – The Fly, London
Sept 18 – Royal Park Cellars, Leeds

Shop update

New releases by Sequence Pulse and As Meias added to the shop.

Update

Lots more press reviews added for “Filmlets” and “Mikabe”. The Z track “Mugen” is streaming at Paper Thin Walls. The band will play their first gig of 2007 after a long break in Tokyo on May 6th. Also check out a great Z article at New Noise. The Arm will play The King Edward Inn in Birmingham (formerly Chapter Eleven) on March 31st with Mills & Boon and have been added to the bill for the Wheaton Aston Music Festival on May 19th.

Catune

Added section for the Japanese label Catune to the shop. You can now order items from the Catune catalogue including albums by Boris, Toe and Nine Day Wonder.

Update

“Filmlets” and “Mikabe” will be in stores on February 26th via Cargo but are available now by mail order from our web shop. The beautifully packaged LP+DVD edition of “Mikabe” is only available on mail order from Transduction.

LITE will release a limited edition EP “Live in Limerick” on February 19th, only available at shows in Japan and recorded at the Boat Club (RIP) last September. “Contemporary Disease” is featured on a new compilation in Japan titled “Article of Parade”.

Check out LITE on YouTube.

Brothers Jun and Ayumu Nemoto from Z are also members of the awesome Henry Cow influenced Hununhum and are playing sporadically around Tokyo at the moment.

Read a review of “Mikabe” at Keikaku.net