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Asian Dub Foundation Live

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New live soundtrack to George Lucas’s 1971 visionary cult movie THX 1138.

Liverpool Philharmonic, 20 October 2015.

Background

Band announce 10 date October tour performing their live score to George Lucas’ THX 1138 following Barbican premiere on Friday 19th June. Musical innovators Asian Dub Foundation will perform their latest live soundtrack to George Lucas’ 1971 visionary cult sci-fi classic THX 1138 at ten venues nationwide this October, following its UK premiere at the Barbican on 19th June.

OCTOBER

17th Usher Hall Edinburgh www.usherhall.co.uk
18th Sage Gateshead www.sagegateshead.com
19th Bridgewater Hall Manchester www.bridgewater-hall.co.uk
20th Philharmonic Hall Liverpool www.liverpoolphil.com
21st  Colston Hall Bristol www.colstonhall.org
23rd Corn Exchange Cambridge

www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/cornex
24th The Anvil Basingstoke www.anvilarts.org.uk
26th Royal Concert Hall Nottingham www.trch.co.uk
27th Brighton Dome Brighton www.brightondome.org
28th Warwick Arts Centre Coventry www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

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Retaining much of Lalo Schiffrin’s distinctive score and soundtrack, Asian Dub Foundation’s sparse and beautiful new interpretation creates a memorable live experience to Lucas’ chilling, stylistic dystopian fantasy where mood-stabilising drugs are mandatory, sex is prohibited, and a young Robert Duval rages against the system. Talking about the project for the Barbican podcast, Steve Savale of ADF says, “after the success of Battle of Algiers and La Haine I wanted to find a film that’s technically possible to rescore so that audiences can actually watch the film and experience the music live… it was very important to respect the avant-garde, classical, discordant soundtrack that’s there – by one of my great all-time heroes Lalo Schifrin – where the only melodic instrument is the flute – so Nathan “Flutebox” Lee’s interpretation of those discordant strings is very relevant to the film – it represents the emotion.”

About the film, Savale is struck by its prescience: “it’s got religious fundamentalism, mad out of control consumerism and a totalitarian centralised computerised system of domination – I think all of those things exist now”.

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Meanwhile the new ADF album ‘More Signal More Noise’ is released via Believe Recordings on Friday 10th July 2015 on LP/CD/DL. ‘More Signal More Noise’ showcases a band shot-through with a new found sense of positive energy, militancy and purpose. Recorded in just three days straight to tape by a thoroughly tour drilled band, and mixed in another three, its urgency and pure joyousness shine through on the finished record.

The story of ADF’s rejuvenation begins in 2012 when the band agreed to Secret Cinema’s subversive request to re-stage their live soundtrack to Mathieu Kassovitz’s ‘La Haine’ (originally performed at the Barbican in 2001) at London’s notorious Broadwater Farm Housing Estate – a fitting setting for a film about urban dislocation, given that it was on the spot of one of the UK’s most infamous riots. The white heat of that show acted as a catalyst to cement the line-up that made this record – founding guitarist Steve Savale re-joined by original members Dr Das (bass) and Rocky Singh (drums), and former vocalist Ghetto Priest returning to the line-up for the first time in a decade. Alongside Aktarv8r and new recruit Nathan ‘Flutebox’ Lee, the band has once again become a force.

I think we sound more alive here than on our previous records,” says Savale. “We’re uniting stuff that are not often united, radical creativity with a raw primitivism, the primitive experimentalism of the best leftfield rock’n’roll, the best dirty, up-front bass music.”

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