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  • 01/13/2014

Soft Metals Plots European Tour, Shares New Remix from Silent Servant

LA-based synth-pop duo Soft Metals (a.k.a. Ian Hicks and Patricia Hall) is continuing to tour off the back of its sophomore album Lenses from last year, with a series of European dates (and one in Mexico City) set for the spring. The '80s-indebted outfit has also announced a new remix LP which will see a vinyl release via Mecanica in March. Limited to 450 copies on white-and-black splatter vinyl, the eight-song Lenses Remixes will feature contributions from Tying Tiffany, Jesse Ruins, L-Sedition, and more. Los Angeles techno veteran Silent Servant crafted a grim edit of "Tell Me" for the remix album, transforming the original song's synth-heavy bliss into a steely acid workout and hollowing out Hall's vocals until they hang like ambient gauze. Lenses Remixes—out digitally on February 3 and on vinyl on March 3—can be preordered here. The full stream of Silent Servant's remix, along with Soft Metals' live schedule, can be found below.

March 29 - Mexico City - Necro
April 22 - Madrid - Charada
April 24 - Paris - Le Batofar
April 25 - Luzern - Südpol
April 27 - Carpi - Mattatoio
April 29 - Genova - Garage 1517
May 1 - Rome - Teatro Lo Spazio
May 2 - Brescia - Lio Bar
May 3 - Zagreb - Močvara
May 5 - Vienna - Rhiz
May 6 - Budapest - Toldi
May 7 - Prague - TBA
May 8 - Leipzig - Goldhorn
May 9 - Berlin - Berghain Kantine
May 14 - Stockholm - Lilla Hotelbarren
May 16 - Växjö - TBA
May 17 - Hamburg - Übel & Gefährlich
May 18 - Bielefeld - Bunker Ulmenwald*
May 22 - Amsterdam - OT301*
May 23 - Cologne - Tsunami*
May 24 - Brussels - T.A.G.*
May 27 - London - Shacklewell Arms
May 28 - Glasgow - Nice N Sleazy
May 29 - Dublin - Whelans
May 30 - Cork - TDC Triskel Arts Centre

* w/ Sally Dige

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