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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Albums

none Live at the Matterhorn — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddy's Drop Live at the Matterhorn (Album) The Drop none New Zealand 2001 Sell This Version
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DRP006CD Based On A True Story — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddys Drop* Based On A True Story (Album) The Drop DRP006CD 2005 Sell This Version
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DRLP015, DRP015LP Dr Boondigga And The Big BW — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddys Drop* Dr Boondigga And The Big BW (Album) The Drop DRLP015, DRP015LP New Zealand 2009 Sell This Version
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DRP017CD Live At Roundhouse London — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddy's Drop Live At Roundhouse London (Album) The Drop DRP017CD New Zealand 2010 Sell This Version
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DRP019CD Blackbird — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddy's Drop Blackbird (Album) The Drop DRP019CD New Zealand 2013 Sell This Version
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DRP025CD Bays — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddy's Drop Bays (Album) The Drop DRP025CD New Zealand 2015 Sell This Version
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DRP028 Special Edition Part 1 — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddy's Drop Special Edition Part 1 (Album) The Drop DRP028 New Zealand 2019 Sell This Version
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none Lock-In — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddy's Drop Lock-In (Album) The Drop none New Zealand 2020 Sell This Version
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DRP030 Wairunga — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddy's Drop Wairunga (Album) The Drop DRP030 New Zealand 2021 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

KART001 Hope — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddy's Drop Hope Kartel KART001 UK 2003 Sell This Version
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FFD_RE_6 Hope For A Generation EP — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddy's Drop Hope For A Generation EP (EP) Kartel FFD_RE_6 New Zealand 2004 Sell This Version
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SB7012 This Room — Fat Freddy's Drop 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
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KART003 Remix EP — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddy's Drop Remix EP(10") Kartel KART003 UK 2004 Sell This Version
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none Flashback (Jazzanova Breathe Easy remix) — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddys Drop* Flashback (Jazzanova Breathe Easy remix) Sonar Kollektiv none New Zealand 2005 Sell This Version
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DRP 004 Flashback — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddy's Drop Flashback (Single) The Drop DRP 004 New Zealand 2005 Sell This Version
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KART005 Roady — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddy's Drop Roady (Single) Kartel KART005 UK 2005 Sell This Version
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DRP 008 Wandering Eye — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddy's Drop Wandering Eye (Single) The Drop DRP 008 New Zealand 2005 Sell This Version
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KART011 D&B Versions — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddy's Drop D&B Versions (Single) Kartel KART011 UK 2006 Sell This Version
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KART012 Dub Versions — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddy's Drop Dub Versions (Single) Kartel KART012 UK 2006 Sell This Version
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KART010 Cay's Crays — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddy's Drop Cay's Crays (Single) Kartel KART010 UK 2006 Sell This Version
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KART011-KART012 Dubs, And Drum & Bass Versions — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddy's Drop Dubs, And Drum & Bass Versions(CDr, Maxi, Ltd, Promo) Kartel KART011-KART012 UK 2006 Sell This Version
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KART028P Pull The Catch — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddy's Drop Pull The Catch (Single) Kartel KART028P UK 2008 Sell This Version
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KART027 The Camel — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddy's Drop The Camel (Single) Kartel KART027 UK 2008 Sell This Version
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none The Raft — Fat Freddy's Drop Fat Freddy's Drop The Raft (Single) The Drop none New Zealand 2010 Sell This Version
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VADFF Fat Electric Drop EP — Fat Freddy's Drop 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

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TobiTobsucht

TobiTobsucht

July 29, 2022
I have no words for the endless energy on a FFD concert. My wife and me never get tired to see them on stage :)
Superenigmatix

Superenigmatix

December 12, 2021
Best live band in the known universe.

The records are something else as well., if you don't have one then your collection is incomplete.

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