Topshelf Records will release “Installation”, the most recent full-length from Japan’s LITE on vinyl on September 9th.
The band will make an appearance in the U.S. with a supporting stint on Mike Watt’s upcoming fall tour. See dates below.
Check out the music video for the track “Bond” belowÂ and a live video for the song “Contemporary Disease” here.
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LITE are a four-piece instrumental rock outfit formed in Japan in 2003. The band are known for their thrilling and emotional compositions, progressive, edgy riffs and complex rhythms. Their explosive live show and tireless touring in the US, Europe and Asia along with worldwide album releases have brought acclaim from all quarters. LITE have released three full length albums and several EPs including “Illuminate” (2010 recorded by John McEntire) and 2012’s “Past Present Future” which featured Caroline from Mice Parade and have made appearances at Fuji Rock Festival and SummerSonic. The band are widely regarded as one of the most exciting to emerge from Japan in the last decade.
Tour Dates (with Mike Watt)
September 10th – Sandiego, THE CASBAH
September 11th – Los Angeles, THE ECHO
September 12th – San Francisco, BOTTOM OF THE HILL
September 13th – Santa Cruz, THE CATALYST ATRIUM
September 14th – Santa Barbara, VELVET JONES
September 15th – Fresno, STRUMMER’S
September 16th – Sacramento, THE BLUE LAMP
September 17th – Eugene, WOW HALL
September 18th – Portland, DOUG FIR LOUNGE
September 19th – Olympia, CAPITAL THEATER
September 20th – Seattle, TRACTOR TAVERN