supporting Lydia Lunch
Corsica Studios, London, 4th May 2008.
The entire night was filmed by Meerak Meinohg from the foot of the stage, resulting in a suitably fucked-up fidelity. This was a memorable night of attraction and repulsion in the concrete warehouse surrounds of Corsica Studios. Lydia put on an incredibly divisive show, forcing a visible split - the straight guys either retreated to the bar or left the venue, leaving the queers and femmes transfixed at the front, kissing her feet!
HTRK's typically dimly lit show rendered the film footage totally unwatchable, but the audio stands alone and is here deemed worthy of release by the band. The sound, by turns, is shadowy, tough and twisted, with the trio high as kites. If you know the songs, you will love this set.