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The Electric Era

Rank #1 NZ Auckland, NZ Alternative / Indie-Pop / Anti-Gloss Pop


Sounds Like: The Smiths, The Verlaines, The Chills, The Cure, Joy Division

Label: Tunnel Audio

Manager: Karsten Schwardt, PANGAEA'S PEOPLE (Global Arts Network)

Bio: The Electric Era is a three-piece indie rock band from Auckland, New Zealand. Their self-proclaimed Antipodean Anti-gloss Pop has been compared to seminal New Zealand bands such as The Clean, The Chills and The Verlaines, as well as
English acts The Smiths and The Cure. They also claim David Bow... See Full Bio

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Hey, this music is good. Wh...
Nov 12, 2012
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  • Katfish Karr (Artist) Katfish Karr
    You guys offer songs that display your creative writing skills. Absolutely awesome music. Great performance that I really enjoyed hearing!
  • Ammo Offee (Artist) Ammo Offee
    Great music here! Love the vibe. Check out my music if you get the chance. And if you decide you like it, there's more @ soundcloud.com/ammooffee :)
  • egon erger (Artist) egon erger
    excellent music here! especially enjoyed "phoenix". best wishes and success, egon erger
  • The Vent (Artist) The Vent
    Writing to say hi - and kia Kaha :-) - Liking your songs here, still !! - btw we have a bunch of new stuff (songs) on our page! Ras, the vent.
  • Bleach (Artist) Bleach
    Really liking your music!! Keep up the great work! Stay blessed!
  • Steve Inglis (Artist) Steve Inglis
    Ocean II...this is a stunner. Wonderful song. Great melody. It just got to me first time hearing. BRILLIANT. I wish I had wrote this.
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  • 2013

    May 30

    Auckland, NZ | 7:30pm

    Auckland, NZ
    Thu May 30, 2013 7:30pm


    The Electric Era are currently recording new material, so live gigs are far and between. This is a rare opportunity to catch us on stage with our friends from The Future's Bright, Aspens, The Favoured Few and Iyla. 5 bands for 5 bucks. It doesn't get any better than that.

  • 2013

    Mar 27

    Parnell, NZ | 8:00pm

    Parnell, NZ
    Wed Mar 27, 2013 8:00pm


    The first In The Mix event of the year is almost upon us! Wednesday, 27th March will see four great bands and a special guest DJ take to the stage and hit us with some sweet tunes. In The Mix is a quarterly event held at Juice Bar, Parnell. The gig is put on by SAE Social Club for students, friends and the general public to attend; all welcome! Free entry with prizes & giveaways on the night, Pool competition ($5 entry, starts 8pm), cheap beverages. You can't go wrong.

  • 2012

    Jul 6

    Ahlen, DE | 7:45pm
    Fri Jul 06, 2012 7:45pm
  • 2012

    Jul 5

    Köln, NW, DE | 7:00pm

    Köln, NW, DE
    Thu Jul 05, 2012 7:00pm


    The Electric Era Parallel Lines Tour Germany 2012 Tickets at the door only

  • 2012

    Jul 3

    Cologne, DE | 8:00pm

    Cologne, DE
    Tue Jul 03, 2012 8:00pm


    The Electric Era Parallel Lines Tour Germany 2012 Tickets at the door only

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Q: We are 2 guys who suffer from multiple disabilities and need help with most things. We humbly wonder if we could have one signed photo of yours, each. Possible? We adore you + your sound, lots!!
A: Cheers guys, we've just put it in the mail for you. We hope the posters and our music bring you joy and pleasure. Thanks so much for being our fans!

Asked by Malte and Bengt-Åke. Answered on Sun May 12 2013

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