Shop update

New releases from Catune added to the shop:

9dw – s/t (album)
9dw – s/t (ep)
Up and Coming – “White Album”
Mirror – “On, Then, In”
The Shuwa – “Inevitable Accident”

Back in stock:

Toe – “The Book About My Idle Plot On A Vague Anxiety”

LITE "Phantasia" + live CDR

You can now order LITE’s “Phantasia” album on digipack CD and vinyl LP exclusively through the Transduction shop. The first 100 copies come with a free seven track live CDR recorded at Shelter, Shimokitazawa in Tokyo on 31 August, 2007. This offer is only available from the Transduction shop. CDs will ship on 29 May while the LP will ship on 5 June.

Bass Magazine

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Jun from LITE and Mike Watt are interviewed together in this month’s Bass Magazine in Japan, full scans available at Mike Watt’s Hoot Page. The interview took place during the Brother’s Sister’s Daughter Japan Tiny Tour in February.

LITE will team up again with Watt’s Brother’s Sister’s Daughter for a one off gig at Marz in Shinjuku, Tokyo on May 15th. This time the BSD line up will be: Mike Watt (bass), Hirotaka Shimizu (guitar), Jim O’Rourke (guitar) and Samm Bennett (drums).

Spook on Phantom

The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock will appear on Phantom FM‘s Access All Areas show on Thursday morning from 11am. Listen at 105.2 FM or online. The band plays the Roisin Dubh, Galway tomorrow and The Boom Boom Room, Dublin on Friday for the album launch. On Saturday (April 19th), they will play an acoustic set at Road Records in Dublin, check the Road site for times.