Fat Freddys Drop

  • Fat Freddy’s Drop Talk Spontaneity Being Key And New Album ‘Bays’
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    Fat Freddy’s Drop Talk Spontaneity Being Key And New Album ‘Bays’

    It doesn’t feel like the party has ever ended for Fat Freddy’s Drop. For over a decade now the Kiwi supergroup has been touring the world, including multiple visits to Australian shores, plying their signature hybrid of dub, soul, techno, r’n’b, reggae and whatever else tickles their fancy, for hordes of rapturous fans. And as

  • Fat Freddy’s Drop Unveil Angsty New Single ‘Razor’
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    Fat Freddy’s Drop Unveil Angsty New Single ‘Razor’

    New Zealand seven-piece Fat Freddy’s Drop have, uh, dropped yet another track from their upcoming fourth studio album Bays in the form of angsty new single Razor. Speaking about the new track, Fat Freddy’s Drop beatmaster DJ Fitchie says the work of keyboardist Iain “Dobie Blaze” Gordon is Razor‘s spacey backbone. “There’s no fucking around

  • Fat Freddy’s Drop Announce Australian Tour
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    Fat Freddy’s Drop Announce Australian Tour

    Soul shakers Fat Freddy’s Drop are on the cusp of releasing their new album and today have announced they’ll be bringing it around Australia on their biggest headline tour ever, kicking off in February 2016. Following sold out shows at the Sydney Opera House earlier this year, Fat Freddy’s Drop will embark on a nation-wide

  • Golden Plains 2014 – Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre
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    Golden Plains 2014 – Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre

    For many, Golden Plains is more than just a music festival. It’s the sister festival to Meredith Festival and although younger in age it’s often referred to as the more mature sibling. A smaller ticket allocation makes for a more intimate experience. Some of this year’s headliners, including Public Enemy, and LA-based beat making extraordinaire

  • WOMADelaide 2014 Final Lineup Announced
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    WOMADelaide 2014 Final Lineup Announced

    Adelaide’s biggest music, art and dance celebration has just gotten bigger, with WOMADelaide 2014 dropping a mammoth final lineup announcement that includes the likes of Femi Kuti & the Positive Force, Washington, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Hanggai and Hiatus Kaiyote, just to name a few. They’re joining the already confirmed names like Billy Bragg, Neko Case,

  • Melbourne Zoo Twilights 2014 Program Announced
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    Melbourne Zoo Twilights 2014 Program Announced

    The sublime Melbourne Zoo Twilights programme returns in 2014, with a lineup of international and local artists spanning pop to rock to soul, set to make it the program’s biggest year yet. In 2014 the Zoo will play host to the likes of Neko Case, Xavier Rudd, Josh Pyke and more! The fourteen shows will

  • Fat Freddy’s Drop Australian Tour November 2012
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    Fat Freddy’s Drop Australian Tour November 2012

    Fat Freddy’s Drop have today unveiled a series of dates throughout NSW and QLD. Capping the tour off with their performance at Golden Days festival in Coolum, the band will also be bringing with them one of the most elaborate visual displays we’ve ever seen from the gang. Kicking things off at the Sydney Opera

  • Fat Freddys Drop Cancel Coachella
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    Fat Freddys Drop Cancel Coachella

    Fat Freddys Drop have just announced on their facebook page the band will not be able to play at Coachella this year. Due to the band being an independent and funding their own tours, the $60 thousand needed to get the FFD over to California to play was an amount too large for the band

  • Good Vibrations Festival Sydney – 12/02/2011
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    Good Vibrations Festival Sydney – 12/02/2011

    The morning of the Good Vibrations festival the sun didn’t so much as peek its face out – you’d be rightly mistaken if you thought we were in the middle of autumn and not smack bang in the second week of February. Considering gum boots which I wore at Parklife in late 2010, I decided

  • Fat Freddy’s Drop – Their Way
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    Fat Freddy’s Drop – Their Way

    It’s often rare these days for any band to endure a decade in the music industry without either breaking up, making drastic line-up changes or going on hiatus. In an industry that has become so venal, where music has become a case of mass production rather than creation and even bands free from the major

  • Fat Freddy’s Dropping In Again
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    Fat Freddy’s Dropping In Again

    Fat Freddy’s Drop are one of those bands I heard about long before I ever actually heard them, and it’s easy to see why. Their live show is what set tongues wagging across the world all those years ago and since then the band have played shows the world over

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