@peace and the Plutonian Noise Symphony, the debut album from @peace, to be released on deluxe double LP through HHV.DEin Europe and through Rhythm Method in New Zealand
This October, @peace will tour the country to celebrate the release of their most hated album on an outdated musical format nobody cares about. Joining them on the road, with his first album in eight years PGT/GRR hot of the press, is New Plymouth’s favourite son after Dandruff Dicky, Louie Knuxx. To commemorate traipsing up and down the majestic nation of Aotearoa, @peace have written a song about the positives of living on a desolate pacific island at the bottom of the world, which is available below. @ PEACE AND THE PLUTONIAN NOISE SYMPHONY VINYL RELEASE TOUR W/ SUPPORT FROM LOUIE KNUXXFriday 3rd October - Great Job, Palmerston North Saturday 4th October - The Mayfair, New PlymouthFriday 10th October - Altitude, HamiltonSunday 12th October - Leigh Sawmill, LeighThursday 16th October - Chick's Hotel, DunedinFriday 17th October - Sky Bar, QueenstownSaturday 18th October - Christchurch. TBCFriday 24th October - Meow, WellingtonSaturday 25th October - Galatos, Auckland Tickets available Wednesday 3rd of September from undertheradar.co.nz
Released last year to great acclaim, their third album AUTOMATIC was recorded between Detroit’s legendary Studio and Revolver Studios in Waiuku. It was hailed by the NZ Herald in a breathless five-star review as a ‘sonic stunner’, and even professional curmudgeon Simon Sweetman declared it “the record of her career”..”slinky and groovy and - sonically - it’s a joy”. It debuted at number three on the national charts and featured on many end-of-year ‘best of’ lists.
This year has seen the band make their dubut tour of Brazil, and they are about to embark on a comprehensive tour of Europe and, for the first time, the US. Their mid-winter tour of NZ is something of a victory lap for Ladi, Parks, Brandon Haru and Julien Dyne - a band who have always let the music speak for itself.
In support are hotly-tipped Auckland hip-hop collective Team Dynamite. Their laid-back, jazz influenced style has invited comparisons to A Tribe Called Quest, Outkast and De La Soul, albeit with a distinctively NZ Flavour. Their latest release, the album Shepherd’s Delight features guest appearances from members of Hombrew, @peace and Che Fu and was highly praised by reviewers for its “great mix of sharp flow, clever lines and warm production, evoking the DIY East Coast sound of ’90s. [Team Dynamite] navigate easily between social commentary, quirky metaphors and retrospect.” (NZ Musician).