Campbell Kneale & Dave Black

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A Ton of Feathers is the first collaboration

by Campbell Kneale (guitar, analogue synthesiser)

& Dave Black (bass, electric toothbrush, video).

Made in Featherston, Wairarapa NZ in 2018.

New Zealand folk music, in the tradition of Birchville Cat Motel, the Dead C, and Len Lye.

This excerpt appears on the compilation Other Islands: 2012-2018, and is part of a longer piece, due for release in 2020.

Campbell Kneale is the New Zealand noise underground noise maestro behind works such as

and more at

A Ton of Feathers is the latest in a series of duo collaborations from Dave Black, following

The Electricka Zoo (Dave Black & the Digitator)

The debut album from the Hutt Valley guitar/bass and live electronica duo – full of eclectic electric sonic surprises (2017).

Ngumbang (Dave Black & Snake Beings)

Our first collaboration with the even more legendary & underground artist Snake Beings (2015)

ネオン列車の風景 Neon Train Landscapes (Dave Black & Nat da Hatt)

First Time Around: East Asia (Dave Black & Cylvi M)

Field recordings, sketches, soundscapes and stories from South Korea, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, China and Mongolia (2008/2013)

5 thoughts on “Campbell Kneale & Dave Black

    Other Islands: 2012-2018 « fiffdimension said:
    11/12/2018 at 9:34 pm

    […] (violin), Julie Bevan (acoustic guitar), the Digitator (electric drums, keyboards & loops), Campbell Kneale (electric guitar, analogue […]

    […] the permission granted by the Dead C, and by Campbell Kneale‘s contemporaneous NZ Birchville Cat Motel […]

    2018 « fiffdimension said:
    04/01/2019 at 9:59 am

    […] a Wairarapa free noise electric drone with Campbell Kneale, maestro of the […]

    Solstice Shards 19 « fiffdimension said:
    23/06/2019 at 8:34 pm

    […] in more recent collaborations with Campbell Kneale or Emit […]

    Psi-solation « fiffdimension said:
    29/04/2020 at 5:36 pm

    […] I collaborated with in 2018… the long version of this track is coming later this […]

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