Host of acts to play a special series of gigs

The Breeders and TV On The Radio are set to celebrate 25 years of the record label 4AD.

Kicking off on November 17, there will be a series of live performances spread over ten nights also featuring Kristin Hersh, Minotaur Shock, Blonde Redhead, Mark Kozelek performing the songs of Red House Painters and Mojave 3 under the banner of ‘1980 Forward’.

To coincide with the shows, 4AD will also be releasing a compilation celebrating their 25-year history which will be available in mid-November.

Other upcoming releases include a deluxe Cocteau Twins 4-CD box set and an album by 4AD’s founder Ivo Watts-Russell, operating under the name of Hope Blister.

The ‘1980 Forward’ shows run:

London Scala – TV On The Radio (November 17)

London The Luminaire – Minotaur Shock, Magnétophone (18)

London Blackheath Halls – The Breeders (19-20)

London Scala – Kristin Hersh (21-22)

London Bush Hall – The Mountain Goats (23)

London Water Rats – Celebration (24)

London Conway Hall – Mojave 3, Mark Kozelek (25)

London Scala – Blonde Redhead, Johann Johannsson (27)

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