The Kings Arms

An Auckland institution: live music venue, heritage pub, affordable eatery

The Kings Arms is a bar, an authentic rock music venue, an affordable eatery and an unpretentious no fuss pub experience with a sun-drenched beer garden smack bang in the centre of town.

Shlohmo - Wedidit Tour

BBE & Madcap present

WEDIDIT TOUR FT SHLOHMO (LIVE), Purple (Live), D33J and Nick Melons

BBE and Madcap are proud to present the first ever WEDIDIT Tour of New Zealand in July 2015, featuring SHLOHMO (with full live band), Purple (Live), D33J, Nick Melons and special guests! The tour is in support of Shlohmos mesmerizing new album Dark Red (out now on True Panther) featuring the inimitable Beams and the breathtaking Emerge From Smoke.” After a sell out solo tour last September this is going to be one big party!

Tour dates/cities:

Thursday 23 July - Kings Arms, Auckland
Friday 24 July - Bodega, Wellington

A STATEMENT FROM SHLOHMO:

When I started working on Dark Red about two and a half years ago, I had just moved back to LA and built a small studio in my apartment mostly with my dad’s old gear from the 80s. Things were kind of weird in my life at the time. I had just lost some people close to me and was dealing with another loved ones health issues. I was all over the place mentally, and I think it reflects in this record whether I like it or not. The only thing I did know going into it, was that I wanted this one to be loud, and not just loud but really really f***ing loud. I wanted the sound of the thing to be devastating and violent. Recordings that force you to feel something even if that something isn’t good. I’m proud to have made something polarizing, a record thats strong and undeniable even in it’s moments of pure anxiety and confusion. It’s tragic and painful at times, but that’s all part of it and I want that to be heard and felt. You don’t have to like it, just listen to it. “

Tickets available from Undertheradar.co.nz, Good As Gold & usual outlets

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