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Tex La Homa are...
On record - Matt Shaw plays and records most things with contributions from members of the live band and other friends.
Matt is joined by...
- Griff - Moog
- Dave Purse - Bass
- Rich Chasemore - Guitar
- Richard Jenkins - drums.
Sometimes the drums are played by Scott Wallis, sometimes the bass is played by Richard Moore or Gary Hudspith.
Brief Band History
Tex La Homa started recording in May 2000. The first live gig was at the Water Rats theatre Oct.2000 supporting Bright Eyes and Her Space Holiday. Tex La Homa is the studio based recording project of songwriter/producer Matt Shaw, who after two ep’s on two record labels in two years, is preparing to release his first full length collection of songs in the UK (Already available in Japan on Painted Sky Discs)
"Good News For The Dead" ep released July 2000 on Kamikaze records.
"You The Listener" ep released April 2001 on Superglider Records.
"Here With You" ep released January 2002 on Superglider records.
"Dazzle Me With Transience" (Japanese version of the album) released January 2002 on Painted sky discs.
"Dazzle me with transience" (album) to be released on 19th August on Superglider records.
"Fallen leaves" appeared on the Superglider records compilation cd released april 2001
"Those scars" appeared on The Big Dog charity cd released by The Dorset Animal Workers group sept. 2001
"Wish" appeared on the Painted sky discs compilation "To meet you..." released in Japan Jan. 2001
"Feel tied down" appeared on the Melodic records compilation "A room full of tuneful" May 2002
Life Changing Albums:
"Protection" - Massive Attack
"Scenes From The Second Storey" and everything else recorded by The God Machine and Sophia.
"Giant Steps" - The Boo Radleys.
"Let Love In" - Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds.
The forthcoming album release on Superglider records. Gigs supporting Miss Black America and a tour with Liverpool band The Moonies. A recording and remix of Miss Black America, the song's called "All i want is out".
"scarily lovely and the only tunes released this week with the power to stop time". - NME
"tex la homa stealing the show with a combination of shoe gazing lyricisms and reversed electronica. Like listening to radio waves from space". - Kingsley Marshall from "A room full of tuneful" review in Touch Magazine
"It's a radiant glowing thing of minimal beauty - Lo-fi Euphoria" - The Organ
"Tex La Homa has made a beautiful, thoughtful album that envelopes you in sound" - Splendidezine
"Blissfull electronic based pop here that floats you up, and doesn't let you down" - Slide the Needle