Line-up /Shapeshifter live (NZ)
with special guests Solaa (NZ), Gsan, JPS, Shi Kung with Dreaded MC.
Niche Productions in association with Syncopated Zen are proud to announce the return of one of New Zealand's finest live exports: Shapeshifter. After blistering sets at this years Big Day Out & being hand picked by Tool for a support slot to 15,000 at the Myer Music Bowl, Shapeshifter return to Australia for their official 'Soulstice' Album launch for the grass roots massive.
Shapeshifter have been heralded as a musical phenomenon for their ground breaking live shows, and have received widespread commercial acclaim for their recorded work. Their reputation was built by a unique approach to electronic music, creating live what had previously been restricted to computer based studio musicians.
'Soulstice' has received critical acclaim and ushers in a new direction for the band as pioneers of the heavy soul sound. The live set includes elements of hip hop, soul, dubwise & ragga tones, alongside their trademark live drum and bass. With the lavish vocal styling of the mighty Mc Pdigsss up front & Tiki Taane on the desk for that authentic round sound Shapeshifter live is an extraordinary spectacle you can't miss - don't sleep!
Special guests Solaa are New Zealand's key purveyors of Hip Hop, Funk and Soul. The sound is a unique fusion of electronic and organic music formed in the spirit of Jazz improvisation. Rich in instrumentation, with a love for contemporary urban music, Solaa bridges genres, transcending boundaries and redefining hip hop, soul, funk, RnB & latin flavours.