CASIOTONE FOR THE PAINFULLY ALONE CALLS IT QUITS
US-based Lo-fi synth-pop type Casiotone For The Painfully Alone, aka Owen Ashworth, has called time on the project after thirteen years. He'll head out on one final world tour, which will hit the UK and Europe in October and November. Ashworth stresses this is does not mean he's turning his back on music altogether, however.
In a statement on his website, he wrote: "I'd just like to clarify that this doesn't mean that I'm quitting music. I love writing and recording songs, and I hope to make lots more records in my lifetime. But, after nearly thirteen years of being the dude from Casiotone For The Painfully Alone, I'm ready for a fresh start and a new challenge