Is all that jazz getting you hungry for some dirty bass grooves? Then come bare your nightclubbing fangs to live Wellington dnb junglists, Stretchfoot.
drums. Darren Mathiassen, bass. Johnny Lawrence, gat. Joseph Callwood, keys. Ed Zuccollo, vox. Katie McCarthy-Burke.
Introducing Zuke - a fresh project from keyboardist and producer, Ed Zuccollo (Stretchfoot, Trinity Roots, Thomas Oliver). The Zuke concept is an exploratory journey into the physicality of immense bass, aimed at confronting big systems head-on.
Musicianship is in Zuccollo’s DNA, and creative boundaries are limited only to his imagination. A jazz pianist and synthesist-turned-producer, Zuccollo creates a expansive range of flavours: from lush, immersive soundscapes, to in-your-face synths and beats.
His electronic inspiration comes from Drum’n’Bass during the early-to-mid 2000’s, when artists such as Photek, Digital & Spirit, Tech Itch, Ray Keith, and Calibre were making a mark on the genre.
It wasn’t long before Ed’s natural inclination to entertain culminated in DJing - hosting regular slots at both Valve, and on the now defunct Firm FM. In 2005 and 2006, his talent for selection earned him a premium seat in the archives of NZ DnB, when he scored consecutive podium finishes at ‘Rumble in the Jungle’.
In 2018, led by the jungle renaissance and a renewed interest in bass-heavy electronic music - the Zuke project has been propelled into existence.
Armed with a fresh set of original tracks, Ed will debut Zuke at the incoming Chur Burn party, Friday at 2am.
Five of Wellington's finest join forces to pay homage to the history of jungle music and classic drumnbass in a live setting made for the dancefloor. Amen breaks, big bass, and atmospherics - think early Photek, Roni Size and Bad Company. Featuring Darren Mathiassen (Shapeshifter), Ed Zuccollo (Trinity Roots), Johnny Lawrence (Electric Wire Hustle), Joe Callwood (Little Bushman) and Katie McCarthy-Burke.
Black Minnaloushe officially release their second album "Get Down' with a special show for Wellington at San Fran. Opening the show is Ed Zuccollo (Trinity Roots). Ticket presales are @ undertheradar.co.nz
Celebrating 5 years!
To celebrate our 5th birthday we've brought back a few of our favourite musicians. This year's line up includes:
- Trinity Roots
- A Girl Named Mo
- Flowz and The Dream Team
- The Tyson Smith Group
With loads of activities for the kids, including Capital E's Bloom, mini golf and more. Bring a picnic or buy something at the food stalls.