It’s been a long time coming, but will a feeling of pomp and fanfare we are thrilled that the release date for the new album, It’s All Over, is upon us.
Saturday 5 December, at Moon 1 in Newtown, Wellington we crack a bottle against to bow of this Chanel-clad beasty.
And man are we thrilled with the friends we have sharing the stage with us:
Sendam Rawkustra – that most amazing percussive, free-spirited and redemptive unit from the heart, and is the heart, of Newtown.
Gold Medal Famous– delightful, unafraid, sonic cliffs, squalls and cackles wrestle with the bowels of a disemboweled R2D2 to make you grove.
Antlergram – Barely conventional in a conventional framework, sliding-lines to make you smile, a rambling rumble of wonderfulness.
And DJ’s Kedron and Axelotl, seen on Radio Active Global Roots radio show, with the BEST music from inbetween!
Sendam will kick the event of sharp at 8.30 [don’t be late].
Entry: $10 through the door, $20 through the door with a CD
And here is one last teaser, the title track to the album It’s All Over, an anthem to and for the protesters at the front-line of the climate crisis; for Black Lives Matter, for Refugees are Welcome, for No one is Illegal; for resistance, for persistence; for workers struggling to obtain a living wage, decent conditions, a dignified workplace; Occupy, Anonymous, BDS, frontline communities; the opposers of the corporate wars, the oil wars, the water wars, the cyber wars; those fighting for transparency, equity, liberation; old folk connecting with young folk in affinity; for those fighting for potential and hope in health, education, housing; for fighting for freedom of expression from medieval thinking; for the radicals, for the first-timers; for us, for It All, for Everywhere, for freedom, for life!
To commence the release of the new cd we are taking a jaunt north. The ‘official’ release is next week but this album is like a dollar burning a hole in your pocket, got to get the bugger out. So we head north with a small quantity. Help ease us of our burden.
Friday 27 November at the Wine Cellar with The Biscuits and Bonehead. Totally stocked to be playing woth Biscuits, they werw recently in wellington and played a blinder, fantastic. And the last time I saw Bonehead was when he won a award from Arts Access Aotearoa in the halls of Parliament, he then had the opportunity to present a piece of work…sonic anarchy.
Saturday 28 Nov at The Audio Foundation 2pm. Were gonna chat about stuff, maybe the process and thinking behind the cd and artwork???maybe something else? We are open to distraction.
Saturday 28 November 8pm at UFO with Mucus Kids on their home turf. After doing a bunch of shows with Mucus this year it’ll will be cool to see them in their most familiar environment.
Other big things happening this weekend is the civic mobilisation around the country in response to our precipitous man made changing environment.
And a lively show at the Audio Foundation in auckland on sunday for our goid friend Pumice to release his 19th album…gutted to missed this one.
A years worth of planning, preparation, working and reworking comes to completion. We welcome our new album It’s All Over.
The task at hand now is to kick them out of home now, to help them make their way into others homes.
This little gem was recorded, mixed and mastered by Mike Gibson ar Munki Studios. We think he captured us well. Have a listen:
About 70 people also need extra thanks for committing to our crowd funding project earlier in the year. The funds raised were used to produce the beaut packaging, mtistly heavy duttg card with full colour printing, minimal plastic, and a pretty colour booklet of lyrics and text. We have started to send out the gifts that each pledged on. We hope you are happy with what you get.
The offical release date is December 5. To mark this we are hosting a show at Moon 1 in Newtown, Wellington. We are very exciting to have some very exciting friends coming along to play as welk. The Glorious Sendam Rawkustra, Antlergram and Gold Medal Famous.
The CD will be available for $20 from shows and our Bandcamp page.