Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


Die! Die! Die! announce NZ S W I M Tour

Undertheradar Presents

Die! Die! Die!
announce NZ S W I M Tour


Crystalising the pent up anticipation for upcoming album S W I M, Dunedin post-punkers Die! Die! Die! divulge details of their NZ tour that kicks off on album release date of August 15th.

Having spent the better part of the past nine years on the road Die! Die Die!’s unfiltered and powerful stage show has earned them a reputation as one of the most visceral bands regularly touring Europe and the UK. There is no rehearsed set of messages, postures or stage antics: cutting to the quick, their songs and live show is delivered straight to your bone marrow.


Die! Die! Die! S W I M Tour
Friday 15th August - Auckland - Neck Of The Woods
Saturday 16th August - Raglan - The Yot Club
Sunday 17th August – Tauranga - Major Toms (matinee show)

Thursday 21st August - Palmerston North - Great Job!
Friday 22nd August - Wellington - San Fran

Wednesday 27th August – Barrytown - Barrytown Hall
Thursday 28th August – Wanaka – Pulse Bar
Friday 29th August – Port Chalmers / Dunedin - Chicks
Saturday 30th August - Lyttleton/ Christchurch - Wunderbar

Tickets will be $15.00 + BF online at undertheradar.co.nz (with LP and ticket purchase price options) and from Auckland - Real Groovy Records, Wellington - Slow Boat Records and Rough Peel Music (RPM),
Dunedin - Portil Records and $20.00 Door Sales.


First single Crystal has been released to rapturous acceptance from around the country.
Watch the video by clicking the image below:

Crystal is available for download from iTunes now CLICK HERE


[Watch the Premiere of Die!Die!Die!’s ‘Crystal’ Video and Read a Chat With Andrew Wilson | NOISEY]


SWIM is an 11 track opus formed from the wall-sweat of Europe’s best clubs, scratched off the tour van floor and from down the back of the couch-surfed accom. Produced by the band and Chris Townend (Portishead, D12, Violent Femmes) from The Lab in Auckland to Lightship 95 in London, SWIM’s sparse geographical consummation is as expansive as their definition of punk and pop music.

As an internet acronym for ‘someone who isn’t me’, SWIM’s title suggests that Andrew Wilson is stepping out of his own comfort zone lyrically and bringing new themes and broader strokes to the mighty crash and boom of Die Die Die’s sound. Indeed he has described it himself as “an album about surviving… which is very positive”.

Driven by an obstinate need to create and perform music Die!Die!Die! unapologetically slap SWIM in your lap ten years since their very first shows.

Have at it!


1. SWIM
2. Out Of Mind
3. CRYSTAL
4. Best
5. Get Hit
6. Don't Try
7. Angel
8. She's Clear
9. Trigger
10. Jealousy
11. Sister
12. Mirror


Die!Die!Die! – SWIM out August 15th 2014
On LP, CD and digital via the band’s own label
Records Et cetera.
Crystal is available for download from iTunes now CLICK HERE

Die! Die! Die! Is L-R: Michael Prain (drums), Andrew Wilson (vocals/guitar), Michael Logie (bass).
High Res version of this can be downloaded from Dropbox by clicking HERE.

*** ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Eddie Izzard: UK Comedy Legend Returns

Hailed as one of the foremost stand up comedians of his generation. Star of stage and screen. Tireless supporter of charity. Runner. Political campaigner. Fashion Icon... February 2015, Eddie Izzard will bring his massive FORCE MAJEURE world tour to New Zealand with tickets going on sale at 10am on Tuesday 28th October. More>>

Festival Starts 28 Oct: Improv Fest Makes Up New Show

For any other festival, finding out less than two weeks from showtime that half the cast of a programmed show can’t make it to New Zealand would be a nightmare. Instead, the New Zealand Improv Festival Director Jennifer O’Sullivan saw an opportunity ... More>>

NZ Music Awards Finalists: Lorde, Sol3 Mio Top 2014 Tuis Charge

Lorde has taken the music world by storm during the past year and she co-leads the 2014 Tui charge with five finalist spots. Joining her is newcomer family opera trio, Sol3 Mio. They are followed closely by Ladi6 and David Dallas, both up for four awards each. More>>

From 'Luther' Creator: Major New Zealand Crime Series For BBC

Libertine Pictures and writer Neil Cross have teamed up with leading international TV producer Carnival Films to develop a major new crime series set in Rotorua. Libertine will develop the contemporary drama series with Carnival, producer of internationally-acclaimed British period drama Downton Abbey, for the BBC. More>>

ALSO:

Family Statement: Death Of Ewen Gilmour

“Ewen was a much loved and cherished member of our family, he was a larger than life character and by his very nature was kind, generous and always giving of his time to those who asked for his help." More>>

ALSO:

Auckland: St. Jerome's Laneway Festival - Line-Up Announced

Traversing seven cities and three countries, the festival has well and truly settled into its home in each state. From the grassy knolls and towering silos at home in Auckland, to the sparkling backdrop of the Maribyrnong... More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: No Longer An Island

Simon Nathan reviews 'Zealandia: Our Continent Revealed': The idea that New Zealand is part of a large submerged continent is not new... There was renewed interest in the extent of offshore New Zealand from the 1970s onwards with the start of offshore drilling for oil and gas, and this was given impetus by a UN agreement which allowed countries to claim an Extended Continental Shelf (ECS). More>>

Art: Simon Denny Recreates Kim Dotcom’s Personal Effects

Who owns what? How has the internet changed our relation to the world? These are two of the many questions Simon Denny raises in the latest exhibition at the Adam Art Gallery, opening on Saturday 4 October. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news