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The Electric Era

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


  • Karsten Guitar, Vocals, ...
  • Leal Bass, Bass, Backi...
  • Anna Drums
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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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Nov 12, 2012
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    The Ground Below Released on Dec 26, 2005


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    Parallel Lines is such an amazingly written and performed song!! Say hi sometime
  • Stuart (Artist) Stuart
    Good job keep it up I really like your music especially "Parallel Lines" check out my music, I hope you find something you like I think " Streets of Gold " is a track for y...
  • Orbitally Re-Arranged Monatomic Elements (O.R.M.E.) (Artist) Orbitally Re-Arrange...
    Loving the sounds! Returned with love :)
  • nigel and his nihilistic ramshackle band (Artist) nigel and his nihilis...
    Lovin' your well crafted,indie-pop sounds.
  • Tom Hedrick (Artist) Tom Hedrick
    Part of the fun of listening to artists that have a larger discography is finding the tunes farther down the playlist. "Hero Parade" is an excellent song.
  • DJ Antonio (Artist) DJ Antonio
    ♫ ♪ ♫ Awesome music! ♪ ♫ ♪ I like your music, greetings Dj Antonio H
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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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