Release yourself and Catacomb present Golden Teacher (Optimo Music)

 20 May
 Hifi Club Leeds
 2 Central Road - LS1 6DE - Leeds - United Kingdom
 Kellie Adams
Golden Teacher w/ Galaxians & Bambooman! 20th May 19.30 - 22.30. Those who witnessed Golden Teacher's set at the Brudenell Social Club last year will testify to their power as a live dance act, and to their ability to create a hypnotic fervour with their often-improvised, highly immersive dance ritual. Simply put, they are one of the best live acts you will ever see. GT's music is the result of a collaboration between members of Glasgow acts Ultimate Thrush and Silk Cut. Their two EPs on Optimo Music show their approach to music as an organic, instinctive, collective workout. / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / “When you find a band that absolutely destroys a room, it's a revelation… Golden Teacher are one of those bands. Basically, go see Golden Teacher live. Trust me on this one.” - VICE MAGAZINE “Golden Teacher channel disco, noise and Afrobeat into ecstatic real-time club music” -THE WIRE “Trance-inducing, intoxicating stuff… Utterly hype-deserving, this hi-energy sixsome’s frenzied disco / world / techno beats, paired with ludicrously good, improvised stage workouts confirm Golden Teacher hands-down as Glasgow, nope, Scotland’s best live band of 2014.” - THE LIST "What a fucking beautiful racket... The only comparison that can makes any sense really is Gang Gang Dance for their exotic rhythmic attack and Happy Mondays at their most badass epic warehouse-sized mess… It only takes a minute to fall in love – I'm totally addicted.” - THE QUIETUS “A six-piece live band renowned for their energetic performances and love of improvisation, they feel like the product of post-disco, post-punk era New York rather than 21st century Glasgow. Their sound is intense and intoxicating, densely mixing up African rhythms, throbbing techno, soundsystem dub, post-punk attitude, wonky electronics and Arthur Russell style leftfield disco… It’s an astonishing performance – one of the most memorable and invigorating I’ve seen for some time.” - JUNO / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / Our support acts need no introduction at this stage and have been smashing it Leeds side and way beyond for a while now. GALAXIANS // UK & European Tour // May 20 - June 8 £7 adv Ticket Arena £8 adv Crash / Jumbo / Ticket Arena £9 o.t.d

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