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Aussie math rockers SEIMS announce Australian and Japan tour dates

SEIMS

Australian instrumental math rockers SEIMS have announced tour dates for Australia and Japan for May.

The band, the brainchild of bassist and synth player Simon Bartholomew, the band have just released a new EP, 3.1, on Birds Robe Records. You can check out their new video for Translucence from the EP below.

SEIMS have bolstered their core line-up of Bartholomew and drummer Chris Allison for the tour, with the addition of Sam Sheumack (SEIMS' original guitarist) and Simon Dawes (guitar) and Kat Hunter (Lack the Low) is joining the band on synth and violin.

3.1 is SEIMS' fourth musical instalment and was recorded and mixed by Tim Carr (Matt Corby, We Lost The Sea) at One Flight Up Studios and at Harry's Sunbeam and mastered by Jeff Lipton and Maria Rice at Peerless Mastering (Battles, Lightning Bolt, City & Colour). 

SEIMS will play:

Sydney Lazybones - May 2
Brisbane Betty's Espresso - 3
Melbourne Bar Open - 4
Shinjuku Live Freak - 10
Tachikawa Babel Rock - 11
Nagoya JAMMIN - 12
Shibuya Lush - 13
Kyoto Gattaca - 16
Osaka Sengoku - 17
Naru Neverland - 18
Kobe Arthouse - 19

Ticket details can be found at SEIMS' website.

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.