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Fat Freddy’s Drop

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From AudioCulture:

If any artist symbolised the explosion of reggae and soul-infused dance music out of Wellington at the turn of the century, it was Fat Freddy's Drop. They took that sound around the planet and are arguably our most successful and influential musical export of the 21st Century. Fat Freddy's Drop is a seven-piece band from Wellington. Their sound pays homage to almost every part of the black music spectrum, from soul and dub to jazz and Detroit techno. Growing from the already established career of DJ Mu (Read more...)

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