Fat Freddy's Drop

Fat Freddy's Drop

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First and foremost a live band, constantly tweaking their songs, so that no two performances are the same, this seven-piece family of musicians emerged from funk jam bands to reggae soundsystems, jazz improvisation and live techno, to become one of New Zealand's most respected groups. Awarded Best Live Act at the b-Net NZ Music Awards in 2004. They've toured nationwide in New Zealand, to Australia, UK and Europe in 2003 and 2004, building on international partnerships with London's Kartel Records and Berlin's Sonar Kollektiv. The band's original CD Live at the Matterhorn went Gold with over 11,000 copies sold purely through word of mouth. Meanwhile, their debut studio album Based On A True Story has had chart success in New Zealand and garnered Five Star reviews since its release in May 2005.

The lineup comprises:
Chris Faiumu aka DJ Fitchie aka Mu (Band Leader, Effects, Drum Programming, Synthesisers), Dallas Tamaira aka Joe Dukie (Lyricist, Vocals), Scott Towers aka Chopper Reedz (Sax), Toby Laing aka Tony Chang (Trumpet), Joe Lindsay aka Ho Pepa (Trombone), Tehimana Kerr aka Jetlag Johnson (Guitar) and Iain Gordon aka Dobie Blaze (Analogue Keyboard, Piano, Synthesisers)
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Fat Freddy's Drop Discography

Albums

DRP 002 Fat Freddy's Drop Live at the Matterhorn (Album) The Drop DRP 002 New Zealand 2001 Sell This Version
KCDL002 Fat Freddy's Drop Based On A True Story (Album) The Drop KCDL002 Europe 2005 Sell This Version
DRLP015, DRP015LP Fat Freddys Drop* Dr Boondigga And The Big BW (Album) The Drop DRLP015, DRP015LP New Zealand 2009 Sell This Version
DRP017CD Fat Freddy's Drop Live At Roundhouse London (Album) The Drop DRP017CD New Zealand 2010 Sell This Version
DRP019CD Fat Freddy's Drop Blackbird (Album) The Drop DRP019CD New Zealand 2013 Sell This Version
DRPO25LP Fat Freddy's Drop Bays (Album) The Drop DRPO25LP Europe 2015 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

KART001 Fat Freddy's Drop Hope Kartel KART001 UK 2003 Sell This Version
SB7012 Joe Dukie And DJ Fitchie / Fat Freddy's Drop Joe Dukie And DJ Fitchie / Fat Freddy's Drop - This Room(12") Best Seven SB7012 Germany 2004 Sell This Version
KART003 Fat Freddy's Drop Remix EP(10") Kartel KART003 UK 2004 Sell This Version
KCDL001 Fat Freddy's Drop Hope For A Generation EP(CD, EP) Kartel KCDL001 UK 2004 Sell This Version
KART005 Fat Freddy's Drop Roady (Single) Kartel KART005 UK 2005 Sell This Version
DRP 004 Fat Freddy's Drop Flashback (Single) The Drop DRP 004 New Zealand 2005 Sell This Version
DRP 008 Fat Freddy's Drop Wandering Eye (Single) The Drop DRP 008 New Zealand 2005 Sell This Version
KART 012 Fat Freddy's Drop Dub Versions Kartel KART 012 UK 2006 Sell This Version
KART011 Fat Freddy's Drop D&B Versions Kartel KART011 UK 2006 Sell This Version
KART010 Fat Freddy's Drop Cay's Crays (Single) Kartel KART010 UK 2006 Sell This Version
SK084 Fat Freddys Drop* Flashback (Jazzanova Mixes)(12") Sonar Kollektiv SK084 Germany 2006 Sell This Version
KART027 Fat Freddy's Drop The Camel (Single) Kartel KART027 UK 2008 Sell This Version
KART028P Fat Freddy's Drop Pull The Catch (Single) Kartel KART028P UK 2008 Sell This Version
none Fat Freddy's Drop The Raft (Single) The Drop none New Zealand 2010 Sell This Version
VADFF DJ Vadim Vs. Fat Freddy's Drop DJ Vadim Vs. Fat Freddy's Drop - Fat Electric Drop Ep(12", EP, Ltd, Cle) Not On Label VADFF 2012 Sell This Version
DRP 018 Fat Freddy's Drop Silver And Gold(12", Ltd, 180) The Drop DRP 018 New Zealand 2012 Sell This Version
DRP 021 Fat Freddy's Drop Mother Mother / Never Moving(12", Ltd) The Drop DRP 021 New Zealand 2014 Sell This Version
DRP022 Fat Freddy's Drop Slings And Arrows(7") The Drop DRP022 New Zealand 2014 Sell This Version
DRP 020 Fat Freddy's Drop Mother Mother (Theo Parrish Translation) (12", Ltd) The Drop DRP 020 New Zealand 2014 Sell This Version