Neon Neon have just announced new dates in Italy and the West Coast. Performing in association with Cymru Yn Fenis (Wales in Venice) & The Arts Council of Wales, they will be at the 2013 Venice Biennale, before heading over to Dublin for Forbidden Fruit Festival. Catch them in a cemetery in Hollywood later in June and at Slims in LA the day after. Full list of tour dates below.
Lex travelled to Cardiff on Saturday night to see Neon Neon’s live performance of Praxis Makes Perfect. Part theatre performance, part gig – the story was given an interactive structure by playwright Tim Price and director Wils Wilson and held in a warehouse just behind Cardiff station.
Gruff talked to the Today Programme about the project and Feltrinelli’s enduring legacy on Radio4 this weekend – listen back here : http://goo.gl/exL4K
Jneiro Jarel and Khujo Goodie’s critically acclaimed 2009 album Willie Isz sees a very limited deluxe vinyl release for record Store Day 2013.
For the first time since its release in 2009, Jneiro Jarel and Khujo Goodies’s seminal hip hop recordGeorgiavania comes as a deluxe vinyl release.
The 2 x 180gm vinyl are house inside photographic sleeves that form a snapshot of Jneiro and Khujo. These are then encased in a 4 panel, large scale fold out card poster with an expansive artwork by James Jarvis (Amos Toys).
Willie Isz is also available to stream in full on the Lex Youtube.
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Lex artists will be at a number of stages at this years Latitude Festival from the 18th – 21st July.
Neon Neon will be showcasing their National Theatre Wales production of Praxis Makes Perfect in Theatre and Dance. Alan Moore & Mitch Jenkins headline the Artists area with an In Conversation as well as screening their short films – Act of Faith and Jimmy’s End. Crook & Flail (Doseone & Andrew Broder) will be performing in Film and Music – expect to hear live versions of their soundtrack to Moore & Jenkins’ short films and more.
DOOM & Ghostface Killah play the 100 Club in association with Converse on the 18th April. Tickets are free and will be picked at random but you need to register via the Converse website from 9am on Thursday 21st March.
Gruff Rhys and Boom Bip unveiled the first track from their new Neon Neon album, Praxis Makes Perfect via the Guardian. They have also announced a new run of London dates at Village Underground in association with the Barbican.