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New SJD Album in stores now


Catch SJD down at the Kings Arms tonight. It's the launch gig for the spectacular new S.J.D. album, "Southern Lights". With very special guests Fang and Phelps & Munro. Music begins at 9.45. The last SJD gig sold out 15 minutes before show-time.

Advanced Press Quotes For 'Southern Lights'

Rip It Up - 'Undoubtedly, Sean James Donnelly is one of New Zealand's
most talented acts and his latest, like his last, is worth getting
excited about.' (5/5 Stars) - Chris Long

Metro - 'Brilliant... dark emotions take beautiful music by the hand,
and the two meet in an illuminated, seductive, graceful embrace.' -
Gary Steel

Sunday Star Times - 'My cynicism crumples before this superb album.
It's the best local release I've heard since 2002, when Donnelly put
his last record out.' - Grant Smithies

Staple Magazine - 'Blimey, words just simply don't do this album
justice. It's a musical masterpiece that needs to be heard to be
believed.' - Jasper Skinny Arms

Fri 9 July

"Southern Lights" - Our Nu Album.
@ The Kings Arms Tavern

   The Kings Arms, 59 France St Newton.
Sat 17 July

one million dollars
L’Oreal Professionnel Colour Trophy Awards
Sky City Convention Centre
tix $115 each!

Wed 21 July
  Money Mark supported by SJD

   Venue T.B.A.
Fri 23 July
  SJD instore at Real Groovy Records

   Venue T.B.A.
Fri 6 Aug

one million dollars, dDUB,
DJs Bobbi Brazuka, Dunc tha Funk and The Natural Disasters
Charity gig for Romanian Orphans with AIDS!

   The Safari Lounge, 116 Ponsonby Rd.
Fri 20 Aug

Shunt II:
With one million dollars, OdESSA, The Hot Grits;
DJs Cesar, Dunc tha Funk, The Natural Disasters!

  The Safari Lounge, 116 Ponsonby Rd.
Fri 27 Aug
  SJD in Wellington

   Venue T.B.A.
Fri 10 Sept
  SJD in Christchurch

   Venue T.B.A.
Sat 11 Sept
  SJD in Dunedin

   Venue T.B.A.
Fri 17 Sept

one million dollars at the Studio

   The Studio, new venue on K Rd.
  A band I play drums for
  A band I think are The Bomb
  Interesting Event/Multimedia

Also, this just in:
p-bass expressway Easy Ride Tour 2004

Heavyweight Soul Productions presents six piece Christchurch funk outfit p-bass expressway on their 2004 New Zealand Tour.

p-bass will be laying down a set of solid grooves and raw funk from their debut album Express Funk (released HWSP and Rhythmethod Dec 2003), and plenty of new groove focused material from their next forthcoming release.

In support will be live funk from Christchurch five piece Magnetic, and funk/soul/rare groove DJ’s Soul Providah and Partido.

Tour Dates for the Easy Ride tour are listed as follows :

Thurs Aug 5th @ Paddy’s Wanaka
Fri Aug 6th @ Refuel Dunedin(with Def-innit Breaks)
Sat Aug 7th @ Subculture Queenstown
Thurs Aug 12th @ The CD Store Colombo St Christchurch (lunchtime)
Thurs Aug 12th @ The Jetset Lounge Christchurch
Fri Aug 13th @ The Rising Sun Auckland
Sat Aug 14th @ Bodega Wellington (with Vital Sounds)

p-bass expressway play all styles of funk from old school funk to disco funk and early 80’s hip-hop grooves. Recently added to the line up in p-bass is Matiu Tehuki who performs vocals on a number of new tracks.

If you missed p-bass expressway on their last tour in February, make sure to get a solid dose of funk this winter on the Easy Ride Tour…..p-bass are bringing you the funk!

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