2017.3.16 (Thu) – Baltimore @ Baltimore Soundstage
2017.3.17 (Fri) - Philadelphia @ Boot & Saddle
2017.3.18 (Sat) - New York @ (le) poisson rouge
2017.3.19 (Sun) - Boston @ The Sinclair
Purchase tickets here: tpshlf.co/litemotk
About LITE & Mouse On The Keys:
LITE is a four-piece instrumental rock band formed in Japan in 2003. The band is known for their thrilling and emotional compositions, progressive, edgy riffs and complex rhythms. Their explosive live show and tireless touring in the US, Europe and Asia along with worldwide album releases have brought acclaim from all quarters. The band has released 3 albums, 3 mini albums and 2 Eps including "Illuminate" (2010 recorded by John McEntire) and 2012's "Past Present Future" which featured Caroline from Mice Parade. The latest album “Installation” was released from Topshelf Records in US in 2014 as their first US release. They have played at Fuji Rock Festival and ArcTanGent Festival in UK as a headliner. The band is widely regarded as one of the most exciting to emerge from Japan in the last decade.
Mouse on the Keys is a blend of minimal phrased piano and dynamic drumming. The pursuit of a live experience composed of visual and audio expression. Formed in 2006, with elements of jazz, funk, post‐rock and electronic music, Mouse on the Keys fits into a genre of their own. The trio consists of two former members of the influential Japanese underground band Nine Days Wonder, Akira Kawasaki and Atsushi Kiyota. They teamed up with Daisuke Niitome, who has played drums as well as composed music for countless jazz‐funk and hip hop bands. Their unique sound, comprising two pianos, two keyboards and drums, continue to stand at the forefront of the Japanese music scene.
LITE Official Website: http://lite-web.com/news/
Mouse On the Keys Official Website: http://mouseonthekeys.net/