Mark Gardener and Andy Bell of Ride are to make an appearance at a week of events organised by War Child next year. Passport Back To The Bars is scheduled to take place the same week as the Brit Awards (the last week in February) therefore making it likely to be their first live appearance together since the Ride reunion was announced last month.
Almost 20 years since their last gig together, Ride have announced a string of dates for next spring. The band will play nine dates including two festivals.
‘Memoirs Of A Shoegazing Gentleman’ was originally published as a spoof column in NME between October 26, 1991 and February 1, 1992, written by writer and broadcaster David Quantick in the guise of Lord Tarquin.
Mark Gardener (Ride), Rachel Goswell and Mojave 3 (Slowdive) all feature on the long-awaited remix album by Ulrich Schnauss.
This is not one of your normal remix albums as he gives each track his own unqiue sound. Those of you who are unfamiliar with his work should definitely check this out. Currently playing keyboards for The Engineers, Ulrich is due to release his forth album later this year following 2007’s ‘Goodbye’ album.
Tracklisting is as follows:
1. Howling Bells – Setting Sun
2. A Sunny Day in Glasgow – Ghost in the Graveyard
3. Katharina Franck – Faithful Friend
4. Madrid – Out to Sea
5. Asobi Seksu – Strawberries
6. Dragons – Remembrance
7. Aus – Halo
8. Mahogany – Supervitesse
9. Lunz (Roedelius & Tim Story) – Lunz
10. Rachel Goswell – Coastline
11. High Violets – Chinese Letter
12. Mark Gardener – Story of the Eye
13. I’m Not A Gun – Make Sense and Loose
14. Mojave 3 – Bluebird of Happiness
You can order the album by clicking here.