“Sure, ‘Based On A True Story’ is better looking. And ‘Bays’ has the best song. But you, you’re the complete package.”
Fat Freddys Drop
“TURN IT UP!”
Feat. Tash Sultana, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Little Dragon and more.
Officially their biggest Australian headline tour to date!
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
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
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
New Zealand dub, soul, jazz act Fat Freddy’s Drop have announced a national tour for 2015. Having recently visited as part of Golden Plains 2014, the 7-piece fusion band will return next year to treat fans to new music from their yet-to-be titled upcoming fourth studio album, due out sometime in 2015. If January is
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
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,
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
Aunty Meredith is giving you Public Enemy, You Am I, Flying Lotus, Yo La Tengo, and more!
The first in our Splendour 2013 interview series!
Providers of funky, soulful goodness Fat Freddy’s Drop have announced they will be including Australia in their international celebration inspired by their forthcoming album, Blackbird, which will arrive Down Under on Friday, 21st June giving it enough time to find it’s footing before the band rock up for the tour kicking off late August. Aussie
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 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
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
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 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
Shaking loose with sophomore album Dr Boondigga & The Big BW, soul kings Fat Freddy’s Drop are back for two quick Aussie stops this October.