Melbourne doom/drone duo Divide and Dissolve will be playing a series of North Island shows this coming October and November!
The duo, made up of Takiaya and Sylvie, have been gaining a lot of media attention recently due to their openly political agenda. Divide and Dissolve's art practice includes decolonising, decentralising, disestablishing, and destroying white supremacy. Takiaya and Sylvie are excelling within an especially male-dominated genre with their music showing a different kind of representation on-stage.
I see our genre as something along the lines of a neo-classical- drone-heavy. To me what's most important is that our music empowers other black and indigenous people to see that these genres are not played just by white men. Overall we want to destroy norms, and we want others to destroy and re-invent these genres and play whatever makes them feel empowered
Divide and Dissolve recently toured NZ in support of Unknown Mortal Orchestra, playing a string of reportedly jaw-dropping shows in venues such as Auckland's Town Hall.
Divide and Dissolve NZ Tour Dates
Fri Oct 19th: Nowhere! Festival, Whammy Bar, Auckland
Fri Oct 26th: Valhalla, Wellington w Hex + All Seeing Hand
Sat Oct 27th: Snails, Palmerston North w Felix & Jack + Pom Pom
Thurs Nov 1st: the Vault, Auckland, w Somme + Slumbug (ALL AGES)
Fri Nov 2nd: Whammy Backroom, Auckland w Tooms + more tbc