Topshelf Records Releasing “Installation”, Latest Full-Length From Japan’s LITE on Vinyl on September 9; Band To Tour U.S. with Mike Watt September 10-20


Topshelf Records will release “Installation”, the most recent full-length from Japan’s LITE on vinyl on September 9th.

The band will make an appearance in the U.S. with a supporting stint on Mike Watt’s upcoming fall tour. See dates below.

Check out the music video for the track “Bond” here and a live video for the song “Contemporary Disease” here.

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LITE are a four-piece instrumental rock outfit formed in Japan in 2003. The band are 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. LITE have released three full length albums and several EPs including “Illuminate” (2010 recorded by John McEntire) and 2012’s “Past Present Future” which featured Caroline from Mice Parade and have made appearances at Fuji Rock Festival and SummerSonic. The band are widely regarded as one of the most exciting to emerge from Japan in the last decade.

Tour Dates (with Mike Watt)

September 10th – Sandiego, THE CASBAH

September 11th – Los Angeles, THE ECHO

September 12th – San Francisco, BOTTOM OF THE HILL

September 13th – Santa Cruz, THE CATALYST ATRIUM

September 14th – Santa Barbara, VELVET JONES

September 15th – Fresno, STRUMMER’S

September 16th – Sacramento, THE BLUE LAMP

September 17th – Eugene, WOW HALL

September 18th – Portland, DOUG FIR LOUNGE

September 19th – Olympia, CAPITAL THEATER

September 20th – Seattle, TRACTOR TAVERN


“Installation” Track Listing:

Side A

01.Starry Morning



04.Alter Ego

05.Between Us

Side B


02.Fog Up

03.Starry Night



06.Pleiades (Bonus Track)


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