THE THE‰۪s busy 2017 gathers pace with the announcement of the Radio Cineola: Trilogy box set, a run of screenings for The Inertia Variations documentary at the ICA in London and Home in Manchester, Watershed in Bristol and Showroom in Sheffield and their first live dates in 16 years. Released on Friday 20th October on Cineola, Radio Cineola: Trilogy will be available in three formats: a collector‰۪s 3 x LP deluxe limited edition vinyl box set, a limited edition deluxe 3 x CD box set and a standard CD set. RADIO CINEOLA TRILOGY: A BROADCAST BY THE THE The three albums are based upon 12- or 24-hour time-cycles and as interlinked as Borromean rings. THE END OF THE DAY songs / interpretations / performances THE INERTIA VARIATIONS poetry / soundscapes / spoken word MIDNIGHT TO MIDNIGHT electronic scores / political commentaries / broadcasts.
The Trilogy features contributions from JG Thirwell, Thomas Leer, Johnny Marr, James Eller, Meja, Anna Domino, Zeke Manyika, Colin Lloyd Tucker, John Tottenham, Thomas Feiner, Liz Horsman, Charlotte Etc. Tom Bright, Gillian Glover, Willis, Johanna St Michaels, Jacob Sahlqvist, Kate Wilkins, Gerald Jenkins, William Engdahl, Neil Clark, David Edwards / Media Lens, Marian St Laurent, Lucinda Rogers, Neil Sanders, Abdi Assadi, Zoe Hepden, Eric Schermerhorn. Polly Maberly, Niall Greig Fulton and others across the discs.
The vinyl edition contains heavyweight 180g pressings and a 48-page bound book of lyrics, poetry, exclusive photographs and guest commentaries about the project while the Deluxe CD box includes 3 x 68-page hardback books of similar material. The standard CD set also includes an exclusive booklet.