Spook feature in R2

The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock interviewed in this month’s R2 magazine:

Spook R2

LITE “Illuminate”

LITE - Illuminate

The new album from LITE will be released on August 16th. The album was recorded during two sessions – five tracks recorded and mixed by John McEntire of Tortoise at Soma Electronic Music Studios in Chicago and a further three tracks done with J Robbins (Jawbox) at Magpie Cage in Baltimore.

Track listing is:

1. Drops
2. Image Game
3. On The Mountain Path
4. Andromeda
5. 100 Million Rainbows
6. The Sun Sank
7. Tomato
8. Vermillion

Check out the video for “Image Game”:

LITE live in Los Angeles webcast

LITE will be broadcasting their gig at the Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles on their Ustream site, kicking off at 10pm local time (6am GMT) tomorrow. The band have just finished recording songs for their next album at Soma Studios in Chicago with John McEntire.

LITE US Tour 2010

LITE will tour the US west coast with Mike Watt & The Missingmen in March. Dates confirmed are:

Mar 4 Phoenix, AZ – Rhythm Room
Mar 5 Los Angeles, CA – Bootleg Theater
Mar 6 San Diego, CA – The Casbah
Mar 7 Golata, CA – Mercury Lounge
Mar 8 Sacramento, CA – The Blue Lamp
Mar 9 San Francisco, CA – Bottom Of The Hill
Mar 11 Portland, OR – Dante’s
Mar 12 Seattle, WA – Chop Suey

New Spook gigs

The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock have two Dublin gigs lined up, headlining the Ballroom of Romance at The Lower Deck on January 22nd and then at Whelan’s for a Haiti Earthquake benefit with Andy Irvine, Mumblin Deaf Ro and more on February 14th.

Haiti benefit gig update:

tickets on sale now at and WAV box office [1890 200 078 – opens 4pm on Saturdays] at €15 (including booking fee) and WAV have both agreed to donate the full booking fee (minus VISA charges) to the charity we’re collaborating with.

more info on the agency to follow