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Taffy announce UK tour dates


Story by Jack Foley

JAPANESE four-piece Taffy return to the UK tihs July to tour they’re new record debut Lixiviate, which is released on Club AC30 this summer.

The tour kicks off with two dates opening for the prestigious The Wedding Present.

Taffy’s intoxicating, well-crafted bubblegum pop, shoegaze and psych combo, are known for their catchy indie songs akin to Shonen’s Knife, The Apples In Stereo and Kenickie.

Known for their upbeat and energetic live shows, last year saw their first UK tour. Taffy have already headlined Madame JoJo’s ‘White Heat’ and are fast becoming a favourite on the indie scene.

Other performances include a headline slot at the Play Time festival in Mongolia and a plethora of sell-out gigs in Tokyo.

Taffy are Iris on vocals and guitar, Koichin on bass, Asano on lead guitar and Ken on drums.

The live dates are (all July 2013):

12 – Bridport Electric Palace*
13 – Scarborough Spa Complex*
14 – Doncaster The Leopard
15 – Newcastle Think Tank
17 – London Camden Black Heart – Club AC30 night
18 – Bristol Thunderbolt
19 – York The Basement
20 – Glasgow, King Tuts

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