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Acid Box & Boom For Real: The Telescopes + Has A Shadow + Special Guest

Acid Box Promotions & Boom For Real Promotions present the legendary noise makers... The Telescopes (Official)

Thursday 26th October
Sticky Mike's Frog Bar
£7adv / £9otd /
Coming soon to Resident Brighton

The Telescopes (Official)
The Telescopes are back with their ninth album, 'As Light Return'. Founded by Lawrie in 1987, the band has been through various phases and a long list of different members and associates. This time he is joined once again by members of the band St Deluxe, tracking the album at the esteemed Riverside Music Complex in Glasgow. The only constant member of The Telescopes, however, is Stephen Lawrie himself. The variable constellation has become part of the concept. "It varies from live performance to live performance and on almost every record. I’m working on an album at the moment where I am doing everything myself. I play a lot of live shows with the drummer and bassist from The Koolaid Electric Company, we have a revolving selection of guitarists that play with us, ranging from one to as many as eight sometimes.

"Evolving oscillations of guitar feedback screech and howl through thick layers of distortion. Overtones shift and drift and combine on a carpet of white noise. In the eye of the storm, the voice of Stephen Lawrie remains calm, almost detached."

Has a Shadow
"Dark, motorik post-punk may not have the deepest providence, but these south american’s bring a particular sonic signature to their jams for theFuzz Club label that make them stand out from the crowd. for touchstones, imagine a dirty mix of suicide, joy division, bauhaus and the soft moon, laced with a haunting, mesmeric quality. this is music equally alluring as a soundtrack for moody winter headphone urban walks, or gothy dance parties in grimy basements." Resident Brighton

They have toured with the likes of LA Witch, Tau and Lorelle Meets the Obsolete with appearances at Corona Capital and House of Vans, LEVITATION, Altar Psych Rock Fest, Milwaukee Psych Fest and Liverpool Psych Fest.

+ Special Guest

Earlier Event: October 25
Ghold + Chalk Hands + Yuxa + Aerosol Jesus
Later Event: October 27
Count Kujo + Goldaka + Riah