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Author: Evangeline McKee

The Black Seeds: Keeping the Beat Alive New Year’s Eve

Barnaby delved into the band’s origins, their musical journey, and shared how the band has evolved through the years. It all started in 1998 at Radioactive, a local radio station in Wellington central where a group of volunteer DJs and music enthusiasts, including Barnaby Weir, began to mesh their talents. This was the birth of The Black Seeds, a band that quickly became known for its distinctive fusion of reggae and funk.  “Over the next two years, we established a sound and got a few more members and then we put out our first album in 2001,” says Barnaby. Their music, simple yet...

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