Founding kiwi fathers of dub/electronica, Pitch Black are proud to announce the release of their new studio album, Filtered Senses, out September 2nd, after sharing their impeccable comeback single 'Invisible Chatter' earlier this month.
It has been nine years since the award-winning duo (comprised of multimedia artist, Michael Hodgson and Salmonella Dub producer, Paddy Free) released their last album, Rude Mechanicals in 2007, and 17 years since their ground-shifting debut, Futureproof. What followed on from that 1999 debut album, would develop into an illustrious career as Pitch Black.
Over the years, aside from rousing dance floor punters, generating rave reviews, winning awards and gaining thousands of fans across the world, they have allured favour among many DJs (both radio and club) including John Peel (Radio One/BBC), Nick Luscombe (Xfm), Greg Roberts (Dreadzone) and Pete Lawrence(Big Chill). Their music has been used in fashion shows, computer games, TV shows such as True Blood and CSI plus many films, including the Oscar nominated Whale Rider.
The pioneering pair have since been living in different cities, and working on material of their own alongside their project as Pitch Black. Both renowned individually as solo artists and producers, Free has recently collaborated with Moana & the Tribe and Nga Tae, while Hodgson has been producing and remixing under his solo guise, Misled Convoy. As individuals, have very different approaches to music which can be summed up as: Free, manic groove-merchant of the pair, wants to do it for the crowd, while Mike, the dark dub-meister wants to do it to the crowd.
Pitch Black – Filtered Senses
A Great Silence Is Spreading
It's The Future Knocking
Without The Trees
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