Shapeshifter (DJ Set) and the Upbeats NZ Tour

Thursday 21 August 2014

Shapeshifter (DJ Set) and the Upbeats NZ Tour
Shapeshifter are heading out on tour around New Zealand with The Upbeats to celebrate their new collaboration..

The two groups have teamed up to release an EP - SSXUB EP, featuring the first single 'Bloodstream'.

Each show will see Shapeshifter behind the decks with a DJ set, with PDigsss on vocals, then The Upbeats will take to the stage, with their recently released Rituals EP sure to be among the highlights of their set. MC Tiki will also be performing at all five dates.

Shapeshifter (DJ Set) and the Upbeats with MC Tiki
Christchurch - The Bedford at CPSA, Friday 26th September
Dunedin - Sammy's, Saturday 27th September
Queenstown - Loco, Sunday 28th September
Auckland - Powerstation, Friday 3rd October
Wellington - James Cabaret, Saturday 4th October

Tickets are on sale now.

PRESS RELEASE:

This September New Zealand will shake when two of the mightiest powers in New Zealand dance music combine for an EP and national tour. Shapeshifter and The Upbeats have forged a partnership stretching back years – now they’re preparing to take their mutual admiration to another level with the release of an epic collaborative recording, the SSXUB EP. It’s released on September 12th, and the two acts will celebrate by hitting the road together for and unmissable event tour at the month’s end.

While the EP’s arrival alone will be a huge deal amongst New Zealand’s bassheads, the tour will be the ultimate expression of the collaboration. It will feature a scorching DJ set from Shapeshifter, boosted by live elements from PDigsss on vocals. Come their turn, The Upbeats will bring their customary full noise live experience, with tracks from their acclaimed Rituals EP from May sure to be among the highlights. As if two members of Aotearoa’s dance music royalty sharing a stage wasn’t enough, they’ll be joined by MC Tiki across all five dates. It’s a dynamite lineup, a historic collaboration and sure to be an unforgettable tour.

Tickets on sale now!