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Birdstriking Announce Two New Zealand Shows For February

Birdstriking Announce Two New Zealand Shows For February

Wednesday 1st February, 2017 9:53AM

Beijing noise rock outfit Birdstriking are winging their way to New Zealand for two shows later this month. The outspoken group, whose lyrics discuss the Chinese media, freedom of information and censorship, started life at now-defunct underground nightclub D-22 - a venue that burst onto the Beijing music scene in 2006 and was modelled on the infamous New York club CBGB. The four-piece are bringing their frenetic live show to New Zealand for two shows only, before they embark on an Australian tour with their Maybe Mars labelmates, Carsick Cars. Here are the details...

Birdstriking

Friday 17th February, Golden Dawn, Auckland w/ Carb On Carb + Daily Keno
Saturday 18th February, Caroline, Wellington w/ Prizegiving + Mr Amish

Tickets to the Wellington show available HERE at UTR

Here's the clip for 'Monkey Snake' from their 2012 self-titled album which was recently released by Anton Newcombe's label A Records...


PRESS RELEASE:

Maybe Mars and Far Out Distant Sounds proudly present BIRDSTRIKING from Beijing, China.

Birdstriking were one of the most important bands to emerge from the Chinese DIY scene based around the legendary D22 venue.

Birdstriking have toured the UK with the Brian Jonestown Massacre, and China with Die! Die! Die! The Noise Punk band have been likened to a Chinese Surf City, highlighted by their unflinching obsession with Sonic Youth and the Brian Jonestown Massacre.

Birdstriking will play only two shows in New Zealand before their Australian tour with label mates Carsick Cars.

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Links
facebook.com/pg/birdstriking
birdstriking-official.bandcamp.com

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