Rackets and Beach Pigs announce a FULL MANGO NZ TOUR
The two leading bands of Auckland's 333 noisy pop scene
Rackets and Beach Pigs are taking their CHAOTIC FULLY SICK RAUCOUS PARTY to the road.
a FULL MANGO NZ TOUR of both isles.. to Invercargill and (hopefully!!) back.
Beginning May 17 for 4 weeks they aim to play anywhere and everywhere.
If you don't know them, Rackets are a three man instrument swapping "Bro-fi" garage punk pop combo. Aptly named they deliver spikey anthemic songs of politics, love, betrayal... and the food pyramid. Self described "stoned mongrels making music for stoned mongrels" (not that they are exclusive!!).. Rackets are uprooting the noise from their legendary inner-city practice space (..and drop-in centre and epic party venue) 333..taking it to the nation. Ridiculously prolific and fiercely independent Rackets are touring their self-titled 3rd album (product of notorious 2011 Six Sick Singles video adventure www.rackets.co.nz) and a brand new 4-song ep "Could do better" on brand shiny new 7 inch vinyl!!!
Joining them will be fellow melodic noise popsters Beach Pigs. They also have sparkling 7inch vinyl; a re-mix re-master re-release of
their acclaimed debut ep out through Arch Hill Records. The ep sports 2 b-net hit singles "No Work" http://www.youtube.com/watchv=xltotCihZG0 and "Cigarette" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hZjS5HhwgU) ....and there is a brand new single and video "Catch up in the sun" due May 1st.
Rackets can be found here http://www.facebook.com/tennisRACKETS
Beach Pigs are here http://www.facebook.com/pages/Beach-Pigs/122492694483507
The bands will be documenting the tour everyday. Follow whats going on
here - fullmangotour.tumblr.com
If you have a high school, house party, radio station and want the Full Mango Tour to pay a visit..email email@example.com
Dates confirmed so far:
17th thurs: Palmerston North - Bad Cave w/ Sweater & Hydro Raspberry
18th fri: Wanganui - Space Monster
19th sat: Wellington - House Party (deets tbc)
20th sun: Mapua - The Tap
23rd wed: Christchurch - Dux Live w/ Ipswich & Psych Tigers
24th thurs: Dunedin - Refuel w/ Fat Children
25th fri: Queenstown - Dux De Lux
26th sat: Invercargill - Louies Bar w/ Sawtooth Circus
27th sun: Riverton - The Long Room w/ Phoney Dog
29th tues: Fox Glacier - Cook Saddle
30th wed: Franz Josef - Blue Ice
31st thurs: Barrytown - Barrytown Hall
1st fri: Westport - Star Tavern
2nd sat: Wellington - Mighty Mighty
7th thurs: Raglan - Yot Club w/ The Shrugs
8th fri: Baylys Beach - Funky Fish
9th sat: Auckland - Kings Arms w/ Sherpa and Anthony Drent and the
Blood of the Innocent