This January, Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, Blonde Redhead and Deerhunter are confirmed to play on the same bill in two cities, Osaka and Tokyo.
Saturday 22nd January 2011
Osaka, Shinsaibashi, JANUS
Monday 24th January 2011
Tokyo, Shibuya, O-EAST
Ticket details will be announced soon on the Contrarede website - here
To coincide, a free label sampler CD is available now exclusively from Tower Records in Japan. It collects 4AD favourites as selected by current artists and staff and the tracklisting is below. To get one, you must purchase two 4AD album releases from a Tower store before November 7th.
4AD Label Sampler (Japan)
1. Atlas Sound (with Noah Lennox) ‘Walkabout’
2. M/A/R/R/S ‘Pump Up The Volume’
3. The Breeders ‘Divine Hammer’
4. Cocteau Twins ‘Heaven Or Las Vegas’
5. Lush ‘Desire Lines’
6. The Amps ‘Bragging Party’
7. The Big Pink ‘Velvet’
8. TV On The Radio ‘Staring At The Sun’
9. The Pixies ‘The Happening’
10. Xmal Deutschland ‘Orient’
11. Unrest ‘Yes She Is My Skinhead Girl’
12. Cocteau Twins ‘Garlands’
13. Stereolab ‘Neon Beanbag’
14. Clan Of Xymox ‘Stranger’
15. St Vincent ‘The Strangers’
Tracks chosen by Ariel Pink (Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti), Bradford Cox (Atlas Sound / Deerhunter), Kazu Makino (Blonde Redhead), Scott Devendorf (The National), Milo Cordell (The Big Pink) and by 4AD staffers Simon Halliday and Ed Horrox. Artwork by v23.
More information here.