14 May 2011
Jez Kerr forthcoming live dates 
Jez Kerr has a string of upcoming dates:

Sat 28 May - The Trip Festival, Bangor, North Wales
Sun 12 June - SUDEP Awareness @ De Bees, Winsford
Sat 18 June - The Bay, Glasgow
Sat 25 June - North Bar, Blackburn

Meanwhile, the new single Rip You Right Back is out on 23 May with the debut album Numb Mouth Eat Waste out in September via Higuera Records.

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Biting Tongues

In the grey days of late 1970s post-punk Manchester, youth culture was a serious affair: every musical performance was measured mostly by the conviction of its delivery. The term 'New Wave' opened up free vistas where acquired skills could once again be exercised after punk's monochrome blur. It could be applied to anything from a James 'Blood' Ulmer record to the latest Throbbing Gristle release, Magazine to Swell Maps. Move outside that terrain into Sun Ra, Parliament, Frank Sinatra and Martin Denny, and your options were suddenly without limit...

Then came Tony Wilson's Factory Club (at the Russell Club in Hulme) offering an open invitation to experiment that was taken up when Ken Hollings, Howard Walmsley, Eddie Sherwood and a few others decided to make some noise to accompany their 16mm silent epic Biting Tongues. A further performance followed a few weeks later, when Colin Seddon and Graham Massey disbanded their Post Natals project and joined up. The film itself, a flashing series of negative images, became a memory; the name remained.

- extract from the LTM Biting Tongues biography

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