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Tiny Blue Biosphere' Launch Party

Tiny Blue Biosphere' Launch Party

'Tiny Blue Bioshpere' is the long awaited second album from Rhian Sheehan.

The launch party (and instore date) is this Friday April 23 at INDIGO BAR.

For the launch party Rhian has gathered together a collection of talented individuals to keep him company on the stage including a string quartet, vocalist Jess Chambers, Gramsci, Kirsten Johnstone on flute and Module on keys.

Also playing live is: MODULE PADDY FREE from Pitch Black ANTIX (first time in Wellington) with visuals by world famous VJ HINGE and THE LOOP SOUND-SYSTEM

Tickets $20 from The CD Store Cuba Mall and Chelsea Records .


'Tiny Blue Biosphere' is the sequel to 'Paradigm Shift' and the continuation of Rhian Sheehan's intimate musical vision: a vision that melds live musical compositions with soulful electronic soundscapes.

Rhian Sheehan's first album 'Paradigm Shift' was named NZ album of the year by critic Colin Morris & is regarded as a landmark in NZ electronica. Since his debut Rhian has become internationally recognised, appearing on 7 international compilations including Café del Mar volumes 10 & 11...

On 'Tiny Blue Biosphere' Rhian introduces the outstanding vocals of Jess Chambers, & collaborates with well known names such as Gramsci, Anika Moa, Bevan Smith, Hummel, flute player Kirsten Johnstone, & he incorporates his own scores played by a 16 piece string orchestra.

"Tiny Blue Biosphere is an album many will treasure. Repeated playing will reveal an exceptional album from an exceptional artist." - Colin Morris (The Dominion Post)

'Tiny Blue Bioshpere' is in stores nationwide this Friday April 23.

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