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Acid Mothers Temple on Thursday 10th October 2019
The sprawling universe of that is Acid Mothers Temple was formed in 1995 by Kawabata Makoto. Originally titled the Acid Mothers Temple Soul-Collective and encompassing musicians, dancers, artists, farmers, channellers, ex-yakuza, mermaid researchers and professional vagrants, the collective has always had at its core a dedication to improvised music.
Now with a history of over two decades, and a discography of over one hundred releases, which is not to mention the numerous solo and side-project releases which encompass everything from drone, acid-folk, acapella, to minimalist composition, the group show no signs of relenting in the pace of their creative energy.
In December 2017 Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso UFO welcomed new vocalist Jyonson Tsu, and performed an initial show together in Tokyo at the Annual Acid Mothers Temple Festival. Sadly this era also marked the departure from the band of long-standing member Mitsuru Tabata. This new incarnation of the AMT collective, featuring founders Kawabata and Higashi, at the helm, plus the recently recruited rhythm section of Sakamoto and Uchidawho joined the group in 2015. The band toured Europe in this new incarnation for the first time last autumn.
Plus special guests TIRIKILATOPS
Tirikilatops! Born of a fossilised egg discovered on a Korean mountainside during a heavy thunderstorm! Tirikilatops mash up de place with a combination of kimchi beats, offbeat lyrics, dayglo colours, hacked keyboards, rice wine, halloween attitudes and earworm melodies. Tirikilatops!
Featured on BBC Radio 6's BBC Introducing Mixtape, BBC Radio Lancashire's 'best of 2015 BBC Introducing' & airplay on BBC Radio 1 Huw Stephensshow. 2016 saw them playing Zandari Festival South Korea, Other Worlds Festival, Uk, Sounds from the Other City Festival Uk, Beatherder Festival Uk, BBC Introducing live & more. Boogie down Seoul central!
Catch ACID MOTHERS TEMPLE and special guests TIRIKILATOPS on Thursday 10th October 2019!
Music Genres: Alternative, Psy/GoaTrance, Rock, Rock & Roll
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