30 Nov 2005
Twenty Four Hours live at Kings Arms, Salford, 11 December 2005 
Twenty Four Hours, which started out as the solo project of Jez Kerr from A Certain Ratio, will celebrate their new record deal with Heart and Soul Recordings with a special one-off Christmas gig at the Kings Arms in Salford on Sunday 11 December.

A single and album are scheduled for release in the New Year but in the meantime check out the official website at twentyfourhoursmusic.com for a free download of 'I Feel So Good'

Twenty Four Hours
Kings Arms
11 Bloom St
Lancashire M3 6AN

Support: local beatbox sensation Folded Remediez
Doors: 7.30pm
Admission: 5.00 GBP



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A Certain Ratio

"Manchester, 1978. In the beginning there were four: Jez Kerr (bass), Martin Moscrop (guitar/trumpet), Peter Terrel (guitar/effects) and Simon Topping (vocals/trumpet). Four thin boys with a name borrowed from a Brian Eno record, the intense, drummerless quartet initially drew influence from Wire, Eno, the Velvets and Kraftwerk, and gained a manager in Anthony Wilson of Factory Records.

"May 1979 saw the release of their first ACR single, the dark All Night Party, although the sound and musicianship of the band would be transformed by the arrival of funky drummer Donald Johnson (DoJo) in August. Over the next few months the band gigged widely, often with Joy Division as part of Factory packages, and recorded demos with producer Martin Hannett as well as a Peel session. Their support slot with Talking Heads on their UK tour in December 1979 set David Byrne on a new course, and provided the compelling live half of their chic cassette package The Graveyard and the Ballroom. Post-punk, ACR now reflected the influence of Funkadelic, George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, The Bar Kays and James Brown."

- intro to ACR Biography by James Nice (LTM)

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