An Albatross is a psychedelic sonic orgasm; a barrage of mechanical, jerky and discombobulated time signatures eclipsed by hectic Farfisa organ/synthesizer melodies. The music is unquestionably attention-span friendly for an ADD-diagnosed society: unbelievably short, complex, infectious bursts of polyrhythms and spirit.

In the last couple of years, stimulated by the current line-up and several recent releases, the band set forth on an unbelievably rigorous tour schedule criss-crossing the US multiple times and making two transatlantic pilgrimages that amassed over 600 performances. The most noteworthy of these dates included a lot on the July '04 French Eurockeennes Festival, a March '05 BBC session – initiated by the late John Peel – and a support slot for the East Coast leg of the legendary Melt Banana's 2005 Spring tour.

The band's performances have now acquired a quasi-legendary status surpassing the traditional concert schema by facilitating a complete fusion of band and audience. Check them out when they return to our shores:

UK Tour Dates:

Saturday 27th May – Leeds, Brundenell (w/Lightning Bolt)
Sunday 28th May – Nottingham, Dot-To-Dot-Festival @ Rock City Basement (5 pm)
Sunday 28th May – London, Luminaire (w/Lightning Bolt)
Monday 29th May – Manchester, Satan's Hollow
Wednesday 31st May – Belfast, Bunker Bar
Thursday 1st June – Dublin, Lower Deck
Friday 2nd June – Aberdeen, Moshulu
Saturday 3rd June – Glasgow, TBA
Sunday 4th June – London, Upstairs @ The Garage
Monday 5th June -Birmingham, The Actress & Bishop

New album, Blassphemey (of the Peace-Beast Feastgiver and the Bear-Warp Kumite) will be released this Summer on Ace Fu Records.

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