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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 Bowi... See Full Bio

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  • Zone tha Abolitionizt Sun (Artist) Zone tha Abolitionizt...
    A great refreshing collection of music here - that old school alternative sound on SMALL WORLD is killer! I look forward to witnessing it live in the near future. Bless
    Great tunes guys :))
  • Mortalblade (Artist) Mortalblade
    Awesome sounds here, feeling your vibes, Thanks for the support \m/
  • Paul & Starry Knights (Artist) Paul & Starry Knights
    Listening to "Object" which is a wonderful instrumental creation. Well Done!!
  • King Coral (Artist) King Coral
    love your sound...great singing...you are definitely OTVOG (on the verge of greatness)...peace and love from King Coral in Seattle...
  • matthew amoore (Artist) matthew amoore
    Pheonix is tremendous !! Terrifyingly hypnotic the sonic angles took my breath away ;fellt as if id stumbled upon a mysterious secret ritual .freakin awesome work.you guys ...
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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