“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
Dave Black works include:
Compilation of recent highlights, made in Okinawa, Indonesia, Western Australia, Fiji, and NZ
The debut album from the Hutt Valley guitar/bass and live electronica duo – full of eclectic electric sonic surprises (2017).
Our first collaboration with the even more legendary & underground artist Snake Beings (2015)
Steampunk folktronica from an alternate 19th century (1861/2006/2013)