Mouse On Mars are turning 21, and they’re celebrating their birthday with a two day festival and box set release. The box set 21 Again will be produced in an edition of 500 records, containing, among other things, collaborations with and contributions from Tortoise, Modeselektor, Atom TM, Laetitia Sadier, Junior Boys, Yoshimi, Machinedrum, Herbert, Oval, Mark E Smith, A Hawk And A Hacksaw, Prefuse 73 and more. The album will also contain several ‘interludes’, including one by Mark E Smith.
Taking place between 31 October–1 November at Berlin's Hebbel Am Ufer, Mouse On Mars’s 21 Again festival will feature performances by Kathy Alberici, DJ Scotch Egg vs Mouse On Mars, Cavern Of Anti-Matter, Laetitia Sadier, Oval and Errorsmith among others, plus installations and interventions by Susan Philipsz and Rosa Barba and more.
21 Again will be released 31 October (during the festival) by Monkeytown Records.