Lacking the funds for cassettes, they raided the bins of a record store and found discarded copies of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles albums that served as their early tape stock. Paddy Free: Engineer for Killervision producer for Inside the Dubplates, Co producer for One Drop East and Freak Controller contributing writer and performer on Feel The Seasons Change, performer for Freak Controller. Freak Local is an anthem to the New Zealand individuals who refuse to conform. In April we had Whirimako come down here to Kaikoura running youth programs, song writing and conducting workshops. Yeah totally, everything reinvents itself eventually, things rise and fall.
Drum engineering on One Drop East. Outa Control features four unreleased tracks written with the guest artists during the Freak Controller recording period. The third chapter moves into the contemporary world. Bungle Fun — Featuring the Mighty Asterix. New Zealand Dub has defiantly defined itself. Totally, but it was never about being a commercial venture for me, festivals rise and fall, it was about creating a model and I think we achieved that and there was nothing else we could do with it.
Reggae ska single Freak Local - which could just as well be more like freak loco - is one of the band's catchiest songs since Love Your Ways , although because of its jaunty bounce, it's a little more annoying; and on a more fiery level there's the rock'n'roll drum'n'bass of Walk Into Your Mind. Freak Local was released back in June — the recording process for the new album started in November in Kaikoura, we trialled some of the material on our tour with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and toured with Whirimako Black and The Mighty Asterix. Simon Kay: Live trumpet and flugelhorn. I think things get too big and fall over and then start again, a bit like geography really, we get an earthquake and an ice age and everything is gone and then starts to reemerge. So start filming something crazy today, and from the 29th July 2009 go to and start uploading so you can be in to win! The hardest thing about Aotearoa as a starting point, and the best thing, is that we are isolated from the industry, we are at the ass end of the universe and it costs so much to get it out there. Tiki is obviously double booked with the Concord Dawn lads but Rudeboy Savage is ably abetting on the microphone. Band member and manager Andrew Penman said the band should not have to pay for their partners to attend - and with 11 people in the Salmonella stage line-up these days, six passes just won't cut it.
Freak Controller will be released with an exclusive limited run premium disc called Outa Control. . Because of the way you started out, Sal Dub has actually laid a bit of a blue print for electronic, dub and dance music here in Aotearoa. Obviously if it is a release tour then a lot of the new stuff. Since 2003 the band have played over 300 shows across ten countries. It is four years since Salmonella Dub released their last album proper, the multi platinum selling One Drop East.
Freak Local radio cut 2. The collaboration was graced with three special guests: acclaimed te reo singer Whirimako Black, taonga puoro expert Richard Nunns, and leading electronic musician Paddy Free of Pitch Black; all woven together by noted Christchurch arranger and composer Tom Rainey and conductor Hamish Mckeich. In July, Salmonella Dub will play sell-out shows on their 30th tour of Australia where they will road test new material before returning to the studio to finish work on their next album, due for release in October. Available in Stores Monday 10th May Online Orders will be shipped 10th May Salmonella Dubs auspicious 7th studio album the incredibly dynamic Freak Controller is finally with us! In February this year Salmonella Dub, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and guests collaborated for the Feel The Seasons Change tour of New Zealand. Stage performer and extra vocals acoustic gat and samples Killervision, Inside the Dubplates and One Drop East, engineer on tracks for Inside the Dubplates. The band took film maker Bret Nichols on a guerilla style video shoot, Taniwha hunting through the Nelson lakes and on down to Kaikoura to their base camp and studio.
Mana Retimana: Extra vocals on Freak Controller Michelle Harrison: Alto Sax on Feel the Season Change and Untangling Freak Controller. With such an extensive back catalogue how do you decide what tracks to play, on tour? Co-producer for One drop East. This tour will now be immortalised through the release of a live album in September. The amplified blues of Untangling features a soulful duet with the Mighty Asterix and Whirimako Black. The Ipswich-based Sativa Records crew reworks Longtime. Producer and vocals on Same Home Town Paul Buchanan: Stage guest since 2005 vocals on Freak Controller.
In 2009 the band released the successful single Freak Local featuring The Mighty Asterix and Whirimako Black. Freak Controller is a medley of roots, rock and electronica dance styles featuring an exciting line up of guest vocalists and collaborative writing processes. Conrad Frankland keyboards on debut album. I had just got back from nine hours of work on a building site and was still in my overalls and Andrew was walking the coastline of Kaikoura sipping on a gin and tonic! Facing an unexpectedly hefty tax bill in 2003, the band returned to the studio to quickly record their fifth album, , to pay it off. If you are already a member, please do so. Feel The Seasons Change is more than just a live album - it is an historic document showcasing the coming of age of a distinctive contemporary Aotearoa musical voice. Australia Tour Dates: Prince Of Wales - March 5 Universal Playground, Adelaide - March 6 Eathcore Party, Sidney Myre Music Bowl, Melbourne - March 8 Shade muzic.
They have recently celebrated their 12th birthday and have planned this next tour around smaller venues and smaller towns, effectively taking the band and you, their audience, back to their roots. Bungle Fun - Featuring the Mighty Asterix. Then Salmonella Dub head to Europe for a summer tour, starting off with a gig in Bristol at the Croft on June 17th. I particularly liked what we came up with in the Up and Running track. Paddy Free took over the production duties in July building the beds for the top layers overseeing the final arrangements and mixes on a bulk of the tracks. Dope Funk Manoova Wa O Mua - Featuring Whirimako Black.
Well thanks for your time and good luck for the tour. Freak Local track listing: 1. Did you catch it on camera? Today we head out the door for the second leg of our Australian tour to play our first show in Hobart. Dub Tune Barry wasteful - with guest vocals from Whirimako Black. But Salmonella are at their best here when space, echo and beats converge on the likes of the beautifully brassy and smooth Wisdom By Default and Rhythm and Pattern , and the ambient dub trip of last track Deep In Southland. For me personally the vibe we created at Kairoura Roots was all about creating a community in a short space of time. If you are already a member, please do so.