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When:

Fri 15 Aug 2008, 9:00pm–4:30am

Where: The Gluepot, 25 Tay St, Invercargill, Southland

Ticket Information:

  • Adult: $5.00

Listed by: Blair Asplin

Biff Merchants
Residing in the bowels of Dunedin, Biff Merchants aim to whenever possible, provide a multi-sensory experience for people who like to get "disorientated". With their inspiration coming mostly from their own malnourishment, we can only guess at where Biff Merchants are going to go next.

Tono
Tono is a songwriter for a new generation. Born in 1986, the year after Roger Douglas floated the dollar and sailed New Zealand into the free market, Tono grew up at a time when New Zealanders were trading in their tattered old social consciences for the sexy promises of neo-liberal economics.

Too impatient to make it as an historian, and seeing there was no market for protest songs, Tono decided to embrace the world around him, and write pop songs about relationships in a free market world.

Tono's debut EP, ‘Love and Economics,’ is a witty, playful take on a deadly serious subject – the effect of the invisible hand on the heart. With insightful, character-based lyrics, twisting key changes and tightly crafted song structures, all wrapped up in efficient, beatle-esque pop arrangements, this five-song experience will have you running to Wikipedia to look up ‘opportunity cost.’ Love & Economics hits stores on 2 June.

Tono and his Finance Company (Matt Bodman, Chris Miller, Andy Straight) recorded the EP in Dunedin with Stu Harwood of The Tweeks. It was mastered by local wizard, Dale Cotton, and now Jody Lloyd’s She’ll Be Right Records is proudly releasing it.

If you would like to talk economics with Tono (or anything else for that matter), you can get in touch through the following channels:
Phone - (027) 362 3064
email - tonoandthefinancecompany@gmail.com
www.tono.co.nz
www.shellberightrecords.co.nz

Sector 7G
Voted Southland's most promising band at the Southland Entertainer of the year awards 2007. Sector 7G. A band with poor grammer, great shoes and sound 2 b reckoned with. weve been around for just over a year now and have been making a name for ourselves in the Invercargill music scene. plans for 2008 include venturing out of the damp and bogan filled Invercargill.