released August 13, 2022
Antony Milton – electric guitar, banjo (6), drums & keyboard (7)
Dave Edwards – electric guitar (1,3,5), acoustic guitar (2,6,7), bass (4), aluminium ladder (7)
David Heath – drums
Masterton, New Zealand
Recorded in Antony’s garage,
17th July + 7th August 2022
Photo by Sara Rogers
Further listening: Antony and Dave also collaborated on
fiffdimension.bandcamp.com/album/return-of-the-sun-2021 and layyourburdensdown.bandcamp.com/album/-
– drums, percussion Simon Sweetman
– guitars, cello (2-5), clarinet (7,11,14), charango (7,10) Mike Kingston
– guitars, vocal (3), harmonica (4,7,9), banjo (7), ukulele (7,9,11), saxophone (10,14), piano (10), bass (12,13), electronics (6,8,13) Dave Edwards
Wellington, New Zealand, free improv music trio, formed on winter solstice day June 2003.
An archive compilation,
Continue reading “The Winter: 2003-2015”
– words, voice, paintings & drawings, bell drum James Robinson
– electric guitar, bass, loop pedal Dave Black
James Robinson is a mid career contemporary New Zealand mixed media artist, exhibiting widely since 1989 – www.jamesrobinson.nz
fiffdimension is music and multimedia by Dave Edwards (aka Dave Black) and collaborators, since 1998 – www.fiffdimension.com ‐‐——-
James won 2007 paramount prize in the wallace award for
” Taniwaha dragon mother ( spirit bones)” Read more
‘… a great big flatulent belch of fresh air amongst all the tight-sphinctered, deodorised boys and girls of the accepted national art world….. off-kilter and threatening but always sumptuously, gloriously beautiful.’
– Chris Knox. Continue reading “w/ James Robinson – Negentropic Diatribes”
Electric guitar improv duo – in collaboration with antonymilton.bandcamp.com
Recorded in Masterton, New Zealand, 26-09-21
A new multilayered
Dave Black electric improv / xenochronous composition.
The track continues the evolution of my Wairarapa one man band
2020s ‘late style’, which began with Glimpses of Utopia (2020) and Spastic Rhythms (2021)
It was originally created for the
– Psi-solation+1 2021 compilation album curated by fellow Featherston resident Campbell Kneale. He’s known for his noise music, paintings of cats, and as proprietor of the Miracle Room. Continue reading “Outono 21”
PSI-SOLATION | a global compilation of music made in lockdown | CELEBRATE PSI PHENOMENON (bandcamp.com)
2021 compilation album curated by Campbell Kneale. He’s known for his noise music, paintings of cats, and as proprietor of the Miracle Room gallery in Featherston.
A sequel to his acclaimed 119-track
Psi-solation compilation of music made in lockdown 2020.
Both albums are pay what you want via Campbell’s label,
Celebrate Psi Phenomenon .
I contributed a new
piece, Dave Black . Outono 21 Continue reading “PSI-SOLATION + 1 (one year on)”
solo EP, recorded one summer morning, 24 January Dave Black 2021
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banjo and electric drums to the 2020s Wairarapa DIY solo electric improv style begun in
electric solo improv.
Featherston, New Zealand, 2019-20.
I’m not a trained
jazz musician, but nor do I fit neatly into the ‘ NZ noise‘ genre. Further listening
Continue reading “Glimpses of Utopia”
solo cassette tracks, in Dave Edwards Wellington NZ, 2002.
Wellington, New Zealand
Hey so the new (2020) album
is out! Ruasagavulu
(go there, like, share etc)…
& in the meantime, until the next new project, here’s one from the vault:
2002, a year whose digits are an anagram of this one’s, I was living in Wellington (New Zealand’s capital, and my birthplace), looking for a way to follow up the almost-success of The Marion Flow (part 2) .
But I was moving further away from conventional 3min song formats into the
This is the second largely solo album I made in 2002.
Continue reading “After the filmshoot (2002)”
Out now – the new album
“So easy to get totally lost in this music, recommend for helping with your inner peace” – Andi Verse
inspired tropical devotional Fijian avant-garde instrumentals for keyboards, ukulele, dholak, duduk, harmonicas, DIY kitchen gamelan, and video.
Snake Beings & Dave Black in Fiji
This was one of the last in-person international collaborations from before the world ended… it’s got nothing to do with the
It was recorded in Suva,
, 2nd and 4th of November Fiji 2019.
The title ‘
ruasagavulu’ means ‘twenty’ in Fijian, to kick off the new decade optimistically.
recording was duo ‘ ‘ ( Ngumbang 2015) –
a fusion of several genres and a DIY manifesto – “Pick up the pieces and make them into something new, it’s what we do…”
Continue reading “Ruasagavulu”