Man Made TV Broke

Man Made TV BrokeManchester trio Man Made have announced their debut album TV Broke My Brain, which will be released on Soul Kitchen on April 15th 2016.

TV Broke My Brain’s common theme is the state of technology and its role in life, and whilst the Man Made aren’t against technology. They wanted to ask the questions about our relationships with technology, with Nile Marr explaining “For me, the most valuable experiences in my life have been face-to-face, real, analogue interactions.” 

The album was produced by Ray Man and mixed by Nick Launay (Kate Bush, Lou Reed, Arcade Fire), and recorded at the bands shared house. If ever a song changed when the band played live, they would re-record it with the aim of the record being “the menu of the live experience.” In Nile’s own words “It shouldn’t be ‘we have an album, let us play it for you’. It’s ‘we are a band and we have recorded us playing for you’.”

In essence TV Broke My Brain should capture the frenetic energy of the bands electrifying live performance, as they channel their vast mount of influences into a concise package.

Man Made will also tour the UK extensively, see below for dates: 

March 7 – Oxford, Bullingdon
March 8 – London, Birthdays
March 10 – Birmingham, The Oobleck
March 11 – Leicester, The Cookie
March 12 – North Shields, Surf Cafe
March 14 – York, The Duchess
March 15 – Hull, Aldelphi
March 16 – Leeds, Oporto
March 17 – Derby, The Venue
March 18 – Sheffield, The Rocking Chair
March 20 – St Alban’s, The Horn
March 21 – Southampton, the Joiners
March 22 – Bristol, The Crofters Rights
March 23 – Norwich, The Waterfront Studio
March 24 – Manchester, Aatma
April 12 – Cardiff, The Moon Club
April 13 – Nottingham, Bodega Red Room
April 14 – Reading, Oakford Social Club
April 15 – Bedford, Esquires
April 16 – Manchester, Gullivers
April 22 – Barnsley, Opium
April 23 – Edinburgh, Cabaret Voltaire
April 24 – Inverness, Mad Hatters
April 25 – Aberdeen, The Tunnels
April 26 – Irvine, Harbour Arts Centre

Check out Raining In My Head from TV Broke My Brain below:

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Man Made can be found online here manmadeband.com. They’re also on Facebook and tweet as @ManMadeBand_.

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