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Masakichi Flutter Into The Lexington!!
13th August 2015
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** Masakichi Release ‘Hummingbird’ Mini-Album on September 18th **
** New ‘Hummingbird’ Single Out Now **
** Headline Show Occurring At London Lexington On September 23rd **

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The Act: MASAKICHI

The Release: ‘HUMMINGBIRD’

The Formats: DIGITAL & COMPACT DISC MINI-ALBUM

The Release Date: SEPTEMBER 18TH 2015

The Tracklisting:
1. Paper Cuts
2. Spring
3. Hummingbird
4. Bulletproof
5. Without Arrows
6. The Smallest Light
7. Spring (Alt-J Remix)

The Truth: Combining the expansiveness of post-rock and shoegaze with fuzzed up indie rock structures and dance-orientated grooves, London’s Masakichi have crafted a sublime soundscape of a debut mini album in the form of ‘Hummingbird’. The release will be out on 18th September via fierce panda records and the trio will be launching the release with a headline show – including your chance to buy an album / gig ticket bundle - like this.

SEPTEMBER 23RD 2015 LONDON KINGS CROSS LEXINGTON MASAKICHI
+ guests ALMA + Broken DC

Advance Tickets: £5.00 / Album & Ticket Bundle: £9.00 from
We Got Tickets

The first track to be streamed from the record, the darkly epic ‘Spring’, is all about defiance and you can see the epically dark video for it HERE

As vocalist Hannah Cartwright elaborates, “It is intended as a rallying cry. It is meant to give hope because no matter what life throws at you, or how hard it gets, you will still always have the capacity to love.”< ‘Spring’ appears in two different forms on ‘Hummingbird’ as it’s also received the Alt-J remix treatment.

The second track to creep from the mini-album chaos is the mesmeric title track 'Hummingbird', which is released as part of fierce panda's rejuvenated singles 'club' on download and beermat (beermat!!!) on July 24th with a suitably terse cover of Biffy Clyro's 'Machines' on the b-side. You can buy that from The Panda Shop right now.

Sounds exotic right? Not half. Masakichi instigator and guitarist Reuben Gotto has spent the past few years travelling the world with bands such as Foals, Maccabees and Alt-J, immersing himself in the sonics and inspirations of a nomadic musical lifestyle and returning home with a mammoth catalogue of tracks recorded in hotel rooms, dressing rooms and on long haul flights. Finding kindred spirits vocalist Hannah Cartwright (Snow Ghosts) and bassist Hattie Williams (Telegraphs) in London, the trio began to transform Reuben’s tracks into fully formed songs. Enlisting Reuben's old band mate Ben Calvert (Killing Joke, Calvin Harris) on drums, the band laid down the six core songs that comprise ‘Hummingbird’ at the end of last year with Rich Wilkinson (Kaiser Chiefs, Adele) and Larry Hibbitt (Marmozets), and have been throwing themselves into the London live scene since.

Masakichi is the name of a character from Reuben's favourite Murakami book 'After the Quake'. Masakichi was also an artist in the 1800's who made a statue of himself for the woman he was in love with, finishing it off with his own hair, finger nails and teeth. A great story of passion turning to insanity? Welcome to Masakichi's massively mad world...

www.masakichiband.com
www.facebook.com/masakichiband
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