Monthly Archives: December 2015

The Feelers Tour 2015 : 18 Dec 2015 – 3 Jan 2016

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THE FEELERS

SUPERSYSTEM

No matter which metric you use, The Feelers debut album SUPERSYSTEM can only be described as a stone cold Kiwi classic.  Unleashed in August ’98, SUPERSYSTEM rushed the charts, debuting at number two before taking down the prized number one spot a week later. Remarkably it stuck around in the Top 10 for 28 weeks, sold 83,000+ copies and went 5 x platinum thanks to the continued release of cracking singles and an epic live show that continually won over new fans every time the band took the stage.  It’s little wonder that SUPERSYSTEM was awardedthe highest honour of being 1999s ‘Album of the Year’ at the New Zealand Music Awards

Now, the album is being reissued. Thanks to a new re-master it sounds bigger and better than before. Releasing on October 30 the reissue of SUPERSYSTEM will be available on CD and Digital formats and, for the first time ever, will also come out on Double LP Vinyl. All formats also include an additional four bonus tracks from The Feelers vaults.

“We’d wanted to do the reissue for a little while now,” says frontman James Reid. “As it’s now 20 years on from the original demos, it felt like it was the right time. I love the concept of SUPERSYSTEM being on vinyl as well. I’m stoked about that.”

With the release of SUPERSYSTEM in 1998 The Feelers’ live shows quickly became legendary, with their summer tours becoming an anticipated fixture on the calendars of their dedicated fanbase. In honour of the reissue of this iconic classic they’ll be hitting the road again to celebrate.

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Jessica Pratt @ The Tuning Fork : 17 Dec 2015

JESSICAPRATT_250X100Following the release of her spectacular second album On Your Own Love Again (Drag City/Spunk), California native Jessica Pratt is making a welcome return to our shores.

Here last January for an intimate solo show, Jessica is this time bringing her guitarist Cyrus Gengras along for the ride, to ensure her ever-growing audience can witness the perfect version of her entrancing show.

Channeling the sounds of sad ghosts and lost-in-time transmissions, Jessica’s other-worldly folk songs draw you nearer with every note and word. Fans and newcomers alike were nothing short of transfixed at her first Auckland show, and with a years worth of touring the world under her belt, you’d do well to come and experience first-hand what all the fuss is about.

Truly an original and extraordinary talent, don’t miss the folk-magic of Jessica Pratt,  Thursday the 17th of December at The Tuning Fork (by Vector Arena) in Auckland.

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Rudimental @ The Powerstation : 12 Dec 2015

RudimentalThe Rudimental DJ’s play a one off set at POWERSTATION on Sat 12th December. This show comes at the conclusion of a huge tour with Ed Sheeran spanning North America, Australia and New Zealand where they play the final date in Auckland with a sold out show at Mt Smart Stadium. After finishing up at Mt Smart Rudimental will head to the Powerstation to deliver their own DJ set.

 

 

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Avalanche City @ The Tuning Fork: 9 Dec 2015

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iHeartRadio New Zealand is presenting the concert thanks to 2degrees at the Tuning Fork on Wednesday December 9.

The big-selling band led by singer-songwriter Dave Baxter recently opened for Robbie Williams on his New Zealand tour.

Avalanche City broke through with runaway hit single Love, Love, Love in 2011 and released second album We Are For The Wild Places earlier this year. They’ve recently unveiled a new video to track Keep Finding A Way.

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