MUTE are pleased to unveil plans to celebrate the Love Record Stores Event on Saturday 20 June 2020.
As part of the event’s 24-hour “online instore”, Mute Short Circuit (at Home) is an hour-long transmission, bringing together Mute artists from across the globe. Introduced by Daniel Miller and taking inspiration from the 2011 Short Circuit event at London’s Roundhouse, artists will invite viewers into their homes and studios for music and chat. Mute Short Circuit (at Home) will stream from 5pm BST / 12pm EDT / 6pm DST on Saturday 20 June at www.loverecordstores.com
Artists taking part: A Certain Ratio, Alessandro Cortini, Chris Liebing, Daniel Blumberg, Daniel Miller, Erasure, Ladan, Lee Ranaldo & Raül Refree, Liars, Maps, Mark Stewart & Mika Vainio, Stephen Morris (New Order), Nicolas Bougaïeff, Nonpareils, Simon Fisher Turner and Yann Tiersen.
Then, at midnight (BST), HAAi will deliver an hour-long DJ set ahead of Daniel Miller’s 4am (BST) set, heralding the sunrise.
The event, which aims to encourage fans to shop online at their favourite shops, will see exclusive Mute releases available across the 130+ shops taking part. From 9am BST on Saturday 20 June, the following vinyl releases will be onsale:
The Normal – Warm Leatherette Re-covered – Limited to 1000 copies worldwide.
12” tan coloured vinyl in leatherette textured sleeve, featuring Mute’s debut release, Warm Leatherette, alongside covers by Laibach, NON, Terence Fixmer and Chicks on Speed.
A Certain Ratio – Friends Around Us Part 1 and 2 – Limited to 500 copies worldwide.
White 7” vinyl, with brand new track. Part 2 debuted on Tim’s Twitter Listening Party – available here for the first time
Pole – 1, 2 and 3 – Limited to 500 copies worldwide.
Blue, red and yellow vinyl releases of the individual albums from the recent sold out box set.
New Order – Music Complete – Limited to 1000 copies worldwide.
Mute Orange vinyl edition.
In addition, a charity t-shirt will be available with proceeds going to #SaveOurVenues.
The full programme of events is available here: https://www.loverecordstores.com/programme. Viewing is free of charge with donations encouraged to Black Lives Matter, Coronavirus Relief Fund and Save Our Venues.
Find links to the artists on Mute Short Circuit (at Home) here:
A Certain Ratio
Ladan (Cold Specks)
Lee Ranaldo & Raül Refree
Simon Fisher Turner
Stephen Morris (New Order)