LITE (the Japanese instrumental band)

I’m a big fan. I know @TVDenimChap is but in fact the site’s searching facility is a real pain to search for LITE on because even if you search for " LITE " or "LITE " you get loads of random uses outside of the band :smiley:

Anyway, just listening to their new album

which I like but it’s a shame it’s so ‘bitty’. 25 tracks over 40 minutes. Maybe it’s some kind of strange off-cuts. Because I don’t speak Japanese I can’t really find out any information about it either. It’s not on their Bandcamp or in their Wikipedia page.

Anyway, if you like LITE enjoy? Chat? Something?

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Okay you can’t select text in Spotify but I was able to select this via posting it here and now I can Google and then translate to English:

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(You’ll have to turn on the subtitles in YouTube) The music used here is nothing like LITE though.

i got into this EP 10 years ago when i was having a big math rock phase. good EP but never listened to much else by them

i heard about them as bands like The Redneck Manifesto and Adebisi Shank would go and tour Japan with them

they played here 2 or 3 years ago, i think playing one of their old albums in full, considered going but didn’t. after a year of no gigs i’d absolutely love to go and see them now.

i was going to say from the artwork this one you’ve linked looks like a soundtrack or something

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I reckon 2008’s Phantasia is their best work really but it’s possibly a bit front-loaded so that might be why I feel most strongly about it.

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Phantasia’s my favourite too! The title track is beastly.

Enjoyed this EP too, especially the first track

Hope they make it back over to the UK soon, they were really fun live

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Yeah I loved that EP as well

I like LITE, went to a one-day festival in London years back specifically because they were playing.

Haven’t thought of them in a long time though, will check some of this out.

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Ooh, didn’t know they were still going. They were absolutely blinding. Remember them at the medicine bar in brum being a math delight.

Filmlets and Illuminate were the jams if i recall.

Good shout Theo! WIll have these on today.

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