“As Dave Edwards he has explored fuzzy-punk, free-jazz, spoken word, alternative-folk and demented pop… as Dave Black, the palette is broadened” – Simon Sweetman
A stylistic departure when I left New Zealand in 2005 led to a new moniker for a new non-linear approach, and let me break my own rules. Black was my mother’s maiden name.
See about page for bio & more detail
For early works pre-2005 see Dave Edwards
For band collaborations see The Electricka Zoo, Gamelan Padhang Moncar, Gamelan Taniwha Jaya, The Winter, Ascension Band, and free improvisation
The debut album from the Hutt Valley guitar/bass and live electronica duo – full of eclectic electric sonic surprises (2017).
Compilation of recent highlights, made in Okinawa, Indonesia, Western Australia, Fiji, and NZ
Our first collaboration with the even more legendary & underground artist Snake Beings (2015)
Steampunk folktronica from an alternate 19th century (1861/2006/2013)