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Dub Fx and Opiou to Co-Headline Wellington Show

Robin Fernando in association with Convoy Unlimited & Konkrete Agency are pleased to announce worldwide loop station artist Dubfx and fun fuelled electro music genius Opiuo will be co-headlining a show in Wellington in March this year.

After seven years of performing in clubs, festivals and street corners all over the globe Dubfx has released a new album "Theory Of Harmony" Designed to take listeners on an eclectic journey through conscious, soulful bass music and drawing on inspiration from his endless performances worldwide the album stays true to the unique dub FX live sound. Incorporating punchy beatbox loops, rich vocal harmonies and pulsating bass lines are topped off with catchy melodies – all passionately delivered through conscious lyrics.

Funded by a wildly successful crowd funding campaign, the album features a host of collaborations with vocalists and musicians including Tiki Taane from NZ and Eva Lazarus from the UK. A video will be made for every song on the album and every song will be remixed from a list of highly-regarded producers worldwide.
With over 100 million views on Youtube and 500 000+ Facebook likes DubFx is an Australian export artist set to deliver world class performances on home shores.

Opiuo is a funky electronic wonder. Native to New Zealand, residing in Australia, he’s been rocking the wildest dance floors in every corner of this ever-changing musically obsessed planet. His unique gift sees him spending every spare nanosecond creating detailed, playful and sonically powerful audible treats that he has become so well known for.
With a new album due in March, Opiuo is and ever evolving feast for the ears. From a one man show equipped with drum machines and synths, all the way to the Opiuo band, amassing a collection of the world’s best musicians to perform his music 100% live.
He’s remixed world-renowned iconic artists from Kimbra to Pretty Lights, KOAN Sound to Infected Mushroom. Most recently his music was #1 on Hype Machine, ranking it the most popular song on the blogs.

He’s consistently topping charts on Beatport, Additech and I-Tunes. The culmination of all of this has lead to him touring globally in clubs and at festivals, sharing the stage with musical icons such as old-school hip hop legend MC Hammer and bass music pioneer Bassnectar.

These two amazing artists join forces for a not to be missed show.

Robin Fernando in association with Convoy Unlimited & Konkrete Agency presents

James Smith Basement, Wellington
Thursday 17 April (Easter Weekend)
Support from Kid Theo and more

Tickets from Dash Tickets and usual outlets


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