The Electricka Zoo are one of New Zealand’s most intriguing bands – a duo of live electronica by the Digitator, and Dave Black on bass and electric guitar.
“A totally original, mind warping album that smacks you across the face with big sound…. I salute anyone that makes a whole album out of EDM post-punk avant-garde rock / jazz, reggae, Balkan, [and] Portuguese music” – Corrinne Rutherford, www.muzic.net.nz
You can also hear a collection of our early (2015–2016) demos here
& on Soundcloud.
We’re originally from Taranaki, and previously collaborated way back in 1999 as half of the DDPP quartet on The Marion Flow
We started playing as a duo in late 2015 following an extended 16-year incubatory period. We made our live debut at the Performance Arcade festival in 2016, numerous Wellington gigs and an album in 2017, and rounded it off with a season in the New Zealand Fringe Festival in 2018.
With roots in alternative rock and electronica, The Electricka Zoo will leave you wondering if you should dance along, close your eyes, or just scratch your head and wonder how two people can produce such a wall of sound.