TEX TAIWAN are a Belgian Antwerp-based duo that formed in the spring of 2008 playing infectious indie dance-floor bleep-core.
With a vibe at times not dissimilar to the somewhat underrated and slower-paced 1990’s ‘Adult’, to the more recent stylings of Kap Bambino, You Love Her Coz She’s Dead (Remixing ‘Labyrinth’ for the release)
& Crystal Castles.
The duo also draw upon influences such as the Pixies, Sonic Youth, Schwefelgelb and Three Cheers For Dirty, resulting in a 10-track offering in ‘Damaged Hearts’ that sets them apart.
With that “no-nonsense punk-rock attitude” from the 80’s and 90’s
alternative rock scene, the duo are creating the straight-forward sound Tex Taiwan stands for – Such as their song ‘Magnify’ which fast achieved pre-label airplay.
TEX TAIWAN have toured Europe including some great show such as Buzz On Your Lips (Brussels) and La Java (Paris) courtesy of Renardo Crew. They shared the stage with Schwefelgelb, 3 Cheers For Dirty, Kania Tieffer, Marc Nostromo, playing for some very enthusiastic
Glasstone Records released their full length digipack album, ‘Damaged Hearts’ on the 21st June 2010 pre-empted by two single releases, ‘Labyrinth’ (plus YOU LOVE HER COZ SHE’S DEAD remix released on the 10th May 2010) & ‘Haphazard’ including remix by AEROTRONIC on the 31st May 2010.
‘Damaged Hearts’ is still available on Glasstone Records on CD & Digital.