Tusk launch their debut release "Before The End / As You Begin" at The Tyne Bar on 14th August with special guests Metamusic and Bob Fischer. The gig is free. TUSK www.facebook.com/wearetuskwww.wearetusk.co.uk “Unpretentious melancholic indie rock, the likes of which you just don’t hear enough of these days. Their music manages to combine a sort of ruggedly intoxicated sound with a well crafted musical prowess, a balance that is hard to tread.” Music Junkie For fans of Pavement, Interpol and Radiohead. Tusk’s debut release, “Before The End / As You Begin” is out on 15th August as digital download and limited CD. Advance copies will be for sale at the gig! _____________________________ METAMUSIC www.facebook.com/metamizzle “Sublime harmonious guitar and keyboard melodies juxtaposed with jerky angular interjections”. NARC Guitar driven alt-rock from Manchester for fans of The Dismemberment Plan, Minus The Bear and Death Cab For Cutie. Their debut EP, “World to Come” is available to buy on Superstar Destroyer Records atwww.superstardestroyer.bandcamp.com/album/world-to-come _____________________________ BOB FISCHER www.soundcloud.com/bobfischer BBC Tees DJ has a night off from talking about other people’s music and comes to Newcastle to play some of his own. Expect funny but heartfelt and bittersweet lyrics. For fans of George Formby and John Otway.
1. a) Beyond; transcending; more comprehensive. b) At a higher state of development
2. Having undergone metamorphosis.
Music [myoo-zik] -noun
1. An art of sound that expresses ideas and emotions in significant forms through elements of rhythm, melody, harmony and colour.
2. An aesthetically pleasing or harmonious sound or combination of sounds.
There was not a great deal to be done in our County of Durham, besides chasing shadows and playing music in Church halls, at least not for us. Music was always important to us. Neil was made to sit at a piano as soon as he was able; Chris tried his hand at almost every instrument, and Phil and Johnny loved to perform at any given moment. Our influences vary but are rooted in the instrumental and being able to describe without words. I think you can tell a lot about us from the music that we listen to. Bored of living in the shadow of our culturally parched platform Metamusic opted to find the much promised greener grass and graze pastures new. Manchester the epicentre of northern music became our home in October 2008. Turns out it rains a lot...