Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Archived from the original on 13 March Archived from the original on 30 October Archived from the original on 7 August In early , the band revealed a new album was in the works, and eventually the first single, Silver and Gold was released as a vinyl and free online download.
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In what became an almost annual trip, they returned to touring New Zealand and Australia inand—partnering with Sonar Kollektiv—returned to Europe for an official “Hope for a Generation” tour.
Fat Freddy’s Drop
Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. Archived from the original on 28 March The live album is a recording of their show at the Matterhorn club in Wellington that year.
Live at the Matterhorn Live at the Roundhouse Maraudeers from the original on 22 February ,arauders Archived from the original on 9 June Improvisation, live and in the studio, has been the basis for Fat Freddy’s Drop’s music since the beginning of their career.
The album title is derived from their home base in Wellington where the majority of the album was written. Along with this release, came the confirmation of a fifth studio album.
The first studio album by Fat Freddy’s Drop, Based on a True Storywas the first independently distributed album to reach first place in New Zealand record sales marausers after release inand is the highest-selling album by a national artist in the country’s history. Archived from the original on 5 June Retrieved 8 August Event occurs at Band members continued matauders with their other respective groups— The Black SeedsTrinityRootsBongmaster, and others—for much of their year career.
Archived from the original on 30 October That same year, Faiumu founded the independent music label The Drop with the help of his partner Nicole, and money from private investors. The band Fat Freddy’s Drop gradually took shape from members of other bands in WellingtonNew Zealand’s music scene in the late s.
Archived from the original on 5 March In earlythe band revealed a new album was in the works, and eventually the first single, Silver and Gold was released as a vinyl and free online download. Retrieved 25 March New Zealand dub musical groups Sonar Kollektiv artists Septets.
Songs on their studio albums are versions refined over years of playing them live in New Zealand and on tour maraudwrs. Dr Boondigga and the Big BW was the highest selling album in New Zealand for five weeks after its release, and the highest selling album there in Archived from the original on 20 June Archived from the original on 21 February Fat Freddy’s Drop have released four studio albums, two live albums, and several singles.
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Archived from the original on 22 May The group gained international recognition in after their single “Midnight Marauders” was re-distributed by record labels and DJs in Germany.
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Gordon was also a member of the dro; Ebb which in performed an audiovisual concert and released an EP titled Plush Bomb, with Fat Freddy’s Drop playing in support. The group organised several informal jam sessions ininviting local musicians to play with them at Faiumu’s home. Like Based on a True Storythe album’s songs are polished versions of songs they developed over four years at live shows; mixed from to in-between tours. The title refers to “the Big Brain-Wash and Dr.