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Organikismness, Soulware & Jb Naste MC


Fri 31 Aug 2012, 10:00pm–4:00am

Where: Copa Bar, 324b George St, Dunedin, Otago

Restrictions: R18

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Listed by: Copa

Organik _ Audio & Copa bar proudly present a full spectrum bass music experience featuring some of NZ's finest:

Organikismness (NZ)

Organik _ Audio | Optimus Gryme Recordings | Protogen (EU) | Delicious Music Mindteck | Extent (UK) | Empathy | Bassweight | Bee | Betamorph | Convoyunltd Circles | Dub Conspiracy

“One of New Zealand's most diverse and prolific producers to date” - Knowledge magazine (UK)

“Whatever Bretherton and his colleagues are on I want some ” - Sunday star times (NZ)

Nominated from best electronic album at the 2012 NZ music awards

In the past few years Organiksimness has toured with Pendulum Live, Spor. Klute, Kryptic Minds, Datsik, Diesel Boy, Andy C , Opiuo, Tiki Taane, Pitch Black the Mad Professor and Stacks of other top international acts coming to NZ, never failing to deliver the trademark all original sound that is Organikismness, standing next the world's finest but in a world of its own.

Organikismness’s music has been released around the world on a host of labels alongside the likes of Black Sun Empire, Phace, Kemal and Rob Data (Konflict), Antiserum, Dubfx, The Upbeats and many more, Organikismness has collaborated with artists such as Dubfx, Optimus Gryme, Truth, Lost Sequence, Grouch and Soulware (his live band) .

Also Harry's more subtle musical talents have recently been sought out by American movie and performing arts studio’s for his ear for sound scape and design. This and his newly formed label Organik _ Audio and new album “The Skyscraper Delusion“ plus numerous other releases both here and overseas are set to launch Organikismness to the forefront of the world’s bass music scene, don't miss out on Organikismness’s world tour in this coming year.

The dub music collective from New Zealand's deep south take a very unique approach to today's "bass music" offering a refreshing breath of life to a world of disposable beats. The Soulware live shows and upcoming album combine elements of dubstep, drum and bass, dub electonica, trip hop, blues and rock that will submerge the listener into a depth of sonic sound scape and rhythm that will move your body and soul.

Soulware's first release came in May 2010 with a breathtaking remix of Organikismness's " My Resting " featuring Ras Judah. This is where it all began, What first started as a side/solo project (by Organikismness) soon evolved into a collaborative motion involving people from Bluff (NZ) to Manchester (UK).

"Vertigo" and "Te Ao Marama" were the first 2 tracks recorded that really captured the essence of Soulware's now familiar 5 piece arrangement of

- Vocals and native instruments - Jono Leask
- Trumpet and percussion - Nick Garraway
- Clarinet, FX, percussion - Donelle Manihera
- Keys, acoustic bass, soundboy - Thomas Mcgrath
- DJ and production, MPD sampler, Kaos, flute, melodica, keys, - Harry Bretherton

Soon following was "Images," released in late 2010 on Optimus Grymes' legendary Aotearoa Dubstep Allstars compilation and received massive DJ support from the likes of Optimus Gryme, Organikismness, Mary Ann Hobbs (BBC) Truth, Dov, Scuba, Vishnu, Ylem and many others. Soulware have since played through out NZ and Australia and enjoyed an incredibly receptive summer festival circuit in NZ.

In little over a year since their inception, Soulware are very proud to present the LP: Return to The Source. As well as the familiar 5 piece arrangement Return to The Source features a host of others. This album is a timeless collection of the band's evolution, featuring some studio work as well as some live recordings.

The Soulware sound was quoted as "some of the most visionary work of our time," but you can be the judge of that for real music speaks a thousand words.

When this music hits you, you wont feel pain. You'll just want more.

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