Yukon Era & SODA BOYZ announce NZ tour


Freshly home and rested from a whirlwind tour of Australia and the UK, Yukon Era have teamed up with Palmy natives SODA BOYZ for an 7 date tour spanning the length of the country.

The two groups are promoting their newly pressed 7" split record through Auckland label PRISON TAPES, which features Yukon Era's "Adapt" and SODA BOYZ' "Renamon." Both tracks are physical only at this point, and can only be heard on the record (and live, of course!).

'Knife Skies' is the third single taken from Yukon Eras upcoming album. Released digitally on all DSPs Friday 7th September.

'Knife Skies' is about letting the small pressures of life get under your skin, feeling as if everything you do is like wading through mud. “You shake at the thought of breathing” is one of my favourite lines I have written because it definitely sums up where my mind was at, around the time of writing this song. The song was just a guitar and vocal demo on my laptop for a long long time. When the whole band finally got together on it it became something extremely different, something heavy and jumpy.

Since forming in high school in June of 2015 Yukon Era, through hard-work, ambition and talent have rightly carved out a name for themselves within the local and international post-punk music scenes.

Their songs are loud and melodic, quiet and chaotic. The band have created a modern and polished sound which they deliver via stubborn-ly classic garage rock. In the flesh Yukon Era's greatest asset might the bands ability to convey their well crafted tunes via a set brimming with youthful confidence to form something  truly endearing, energetic and exciting.

They were the youngest band to play the coveted annual Laneway Festival in 2017 and have opened for the likes of Mac Demarco, Preoccupations, METZ, DMA’s and Mini Mansions, and were named as one of the Top 8 Kiwi Guitar Tracks of 2016 by Impose Magazine [US], Yukon Era are: "Old-fashioned rock and roll cut from the same cloth as Polvo and Fugazi – embedded with a hint of classic kiwi jangle. A post-punk band on the rise, with the confidence and skill to make it big."

The band, comprised of singer Christian Dimick, guitarist Lachie Thurlow, bassist Pierre Beasley and drummer James Dimick. will head out on a three date North Island tour this March to celebrate the release of their brand new single 'Feel' which is being released digitally on February the 16th. 'Feel' which was recorded at Red Bull studios in Auckland, cements the bands place in the post-punk world while showcasing their ever expanding musical development.  

With the group having recently played The Great Escape Festival in Brighton UK, alongside a UK/European tour, upcoming Australian dates and a New Zealand Spring tour it's clear to all that Yukon Era are aiming high, and 2018 is going to be a big year for the band.

Yukon Era & SODA BOYZ

Tickets available from   undertheradar.co.nz    Wellington tickets only available from   justtheticketnz.com

Tickets available from undertheradar.co.nz

Wellington tickets only available from justtheticketnz.com