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Pōneke/ Wellington jangle / surf / fuzz-pop sextet Tidal Rave return with a new single “Banana” ahead of the launch of their snazzily titled “Albumette” following up their 2020 album “Heart Screams”.

"Banana" contemplates the enjoyment of the banana as a convenient and nourishing food, while also pondering ethical dilemmas about exploitative labour practices by large multi-national banana growers, expressing the pleasure/ guilt dilemma of western consumption that many of us grapple with.

Tidal Rave are on tour in August/ September -
Friday 13th August - Yot Club, Raglan w/ Lizard Prom, Yer Maw’s 5g Meatsuit
Saturday 14th August - The Wine Cellar, Auckland w/ Lizard Prom, Cootie Cuties
Saturday 21st August - Newtown Sports Bar, Wellington w/ Terror of the Deep, Bird Feeder
Friday 27th August - The Crown, Dunedin w/ Alpha Delta, Blue Cheese
Saturday 28th August - Wunderbar, Lyttleton w/ Solo Ono, Model Home
Friday 11th September - Snails, Palmerston North w/ Swampwitch, Solo Ono


released August 3, 2021
Emmie Ellis (vox and guitar), Esther Gedye Taylor (vox and guitar), Kristen Paterson (vox, guitar and keys), Ann-Marie Keating (vox, keys and guitar), Frank Eggleton (bass and keys), Scott Hakkaart (drums).


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