Slowly it pulls you in: sounds like a mystic fog. Until after one minute a siren call of saxophones cuts through the fog. A groping, sometimes highly melodic, sometimes dissonant creaking play, guiding you through the song, first song from the debut album of Tuxedomoon.
1980 “Half-Mute” has been released. An impressive hour of birth of a band did kann Both at once: Avant-garde pop and post-punk. One Could notice the latest when “Nazca” goes over to “59 To 1”, a creaking, monotonous, cold composition, Which makes blood run cold. An up and down did one has to get used to if you want to hear “Half-Mute” completely. This adaptability Brought good reviews for the album. By this time the band from San Francisco has been active for 36 years, has Played hundred of shows, has released dozens of great albums. Nevertheless They are proud of Their debut. For this reason
Tuxedomoon are going on tour presenting “Half-Mute” in May 2016 and perform it completely Call: First with “Nazca” up to eleven-minute graduation of “KM / Seeding The Clouds”. The band members originally Steven Brown, Peter Principle and Blaine Reininger are still there and are Accompanied By Luc van Lieshout and Bruce patiently. On 20th of May 2016 Tuxedomoon plays in Astra Kulturhaus in Berlin and it is not over done that this show with thesis songs and this history will be hardly Witnessed up close again.
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Friday, 20 May 2016 | 19:00 CET
Astra Kulturhaus | Revaler Str 99th | 10245 Berlin / Friedrichshain