- When: 5th Mar 4:15pm
- Where: Newtown Ave
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Cave Circles is now the main DJ/ production name for renowned NZ musician Riki
After recording two hugely successful and admired albums with Wellington reggae
combo Trinity Roots, Gooch has embarked on a musical career which is as
intriguing as it is eclectic. His name is a byword for a restless, intelligent and
profound musicality that he brings to all he does.
From leading the Charles Mingus/ Sun Ra inspired big band ensemble Eru
Dangerspiel, to performing and recording alongside a diverse range of artists – from
Seven Davis Jnr, Bic Runga, Recloose, Lawrence Arabia, Fat Freddys Drop and Crowded House, to Anika Moa, Leila Adu, Gaslamp Killer, Peanut Butter Wolf and Lord Echo, Gooch has shown himself to be both a superb collaborator, and a
bold innovator in his own right.
Drawing on musical influences as varied as Detroit Techno, Batida/ Kuduro and
Angolan Techno, Chicago House, Free Jazz and Improvised music,as well as soul,
gospel and R’n’B, Gooch has amalgamated his many influences to create something
far more than the sum of its’ parts; something which inspires and challenges, while
never losing sight of music’s ability to entertain and excite.
2017 is shaping up as a huge year on the release front, with releases on no less than
five different labels, including the Wellington-based RPM, the Japanese Wonderful
Noise, and the UK-based R2 Records.
He is presently performing regularly with/ as Orchestra Of Spheres, DJ Oboe,
Some Other Planets Collective and 0-0.
"I really wish I could love my girlfriend Dani as much as I love Cave Circles "
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