Since their 1998 album, the more downbeat Sleazy Listening, former member Philip Pinsky has become a successful composer for theatre, with the current line up of fellow originals Davie Miller and John Vick now formally known as FiniTribe with A Finiflex Production in a nod to their old studio base.
Since returning, the new incarnation of FiniTribe have played with fellow clubland auteurs 808 State, and are slowly but surely becoming key players in an underground scene personified both by Glasgow's Poetry Club, where they play next week, and by Edinburgh's live mixed media night Neu! Reekie! At the latter they share a bill with Young Fathers and Andrew Weatherall a few days after the Poetry Club show. Like Weatherall, Miller and Vick are constantly reinventing themselves to remain a vital pan-generational force of experimental beats produced to seduce to.
FiniTribe with A Finiflex Production, Hausfrau and DJ Moggieboy, Poetry Club, Glasgow, June 5th. FiniTribe will also appear with Young Fathers and Andrew Weatherall at Neu! Reekie!'s #UntitledLive, Central Hall, Edinburgh, June 9th.