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Mestar Frontman John White Announces New Solo Album + Tour

Mestar Frontman John White Announces New Solo Album + Tour

Monday 27th September, 2010 1:51PM

Best known as frontman of legendary Dunedin band Mestar, John White has announced the release of a new solo album and nationwide tour. The new album titled The Inkadies follows Balloon Adventure (2000) and Mogwash (2003) and is out Oct 18th via Monkey Records.

Here are the tour dates and you can download the title track from the album below.

Thur 21st Oct, Wellington - Sound and Light Exploration Society
Sat 23rd Oct, Wanganui - Stink Magnetic Headquarters
Thur 28th Oct, Auckland - The Wine Cellar
Fri 29 Oct, Christchruch - Goodbye Blue Monday w/ Maryrose Crook
Sat 30th Oct, Oamaru - Harbour Street Theatrette
Sun 31st Oct, Dunedin - The Globe Theatre


Press Release:

Dream-pop folk artist John White will be touring New Zealand next month to promote his new album "The Inkadies", to be released on Monkey Records on October 18th. As a follow up to "Balloon Adventure"(2000) and "Mogwash"(2003), "The Inkadies" might be described as the third instalment of tales from a delicate otherland where little creatures called Inkadies come to save the day.

The album was recorded in Madison, Wisconsin by friend and fellow singer/songwriter, Tom Hanson. Gathering guest musician's from Madison's lush music scene, the album boasts chiming harmonies and dripping Synth accompaniments underneath John's dreamily relaxed vocals.

John White is also the frontman for seminal Dunedin fuzz-pop band M√ęstar and has toured extensively with now defunct avante-popsters Cloudboy.

Catch The Inkadies at one of the upcoming shows!

21 Wellington @ Fred's Sound and Light Exploration Society
23 Wanganui @ Stink Magnetic Headquarters
28 Auckland @ The Wine Cellar
29 Christchruch @ Goodbye Blue Monday w/ Maryrose Crook
30 Oamaru @ Harbour Street Theatrette
31 Dunedin @ The Globe Theatre

All North Island shows are with Bond Street Bridge.

The Inkadies - John White Click here to download

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