Neil Arthur and Jez Bernholz are NEAR FUTURE, a new project featuring the BLANCMANGE front man and the Brighton based musician, sculptor, film-maker and co-founder of the Anti Ghost Moon Ray art collective that also spawned GAZELLE TWIN. They released their debut (digital only) single, ‘Ideal Home’ on 22 April, 2016. It’s available on iTunes, Amazon etc and also the band’s own Bandcamp page.
Visit the Near Future Bandcamp page here
Listen to ‘Ideal Home (Radio Edit)’ here
Read an interview here
Near Future Facebook
We’re excited to announce a new Blancmange album and tour in March 2016.
The new Blancmange album, Commuter 23 will be released by Blanc Check Records on Friday 11 March, 2016.
The album is a forward-looking mixture of songs and more experimental electronic instrumentals. Tracks include ‘Jack Knife’, ‘Red Shift (Blame Thrower)’ and ‘Last Night (I Dreamt I Had A Job)’.
The confirmed tour dates so far are:
MARCH 2016 – Blancmange + Special Guest, Bernholz
Thurs 17 Southampton Brook http://www.the-brook.com/?p=10033
Sat 19 Brighton Concorde 2 https://www.concorde2.co.uk/events/blancmange-2
Mon 21 Milton Keynes Stables http://www.stables.org/Whats_on/Event/Blancmange_20160321
Wed 23 Glasgow Audio http://www.musicglue.com/audioglasgow/events/23-mar-16-blancmange-audio/
Thurs 24 Darwen Library Theatre http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/event/1F004F72E26EBAE9
Friday 25 Hebden Bridge Trades Club http://thetradesclub.com/events/blancmange
Sat 26 Club Academy Manchester http://www.manchesteracademy.net/blancmange#bio
VIP tickets for all these shows are available from the Official Blancmange Store: http://blancmange.tmstor.es/cart/product.php?id=27079