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The Black Seeds at Jetset Lounge

The seeds blew the funk out of the jetsetters Saturday night, with a set soaked in fresh tunes.

23 Jul 2003

The Black Seeds, Jetset Lounge christchurch, 20 July 2003

The Welly boys, straight from two sell out gigs in Dunedin and Wanaka, packed out the 600 capacity Jetset with a mix of old and new tracks, due for release on their forthcoming album in November.

More fresh talent from the capital; 'Twinset' suitably warmed up the crowd for a wintery boogie to a night of summertime renaissance.

The Black Seeds have evolved deeper into the realms of funk, opening with 'On the Sun' and later onto 'Fire'; a smooth progression from the dub-reggae days of 'Keep on Pushin'.

The venue played its part in providing warmth, cheap drinks, disco lighting and a dance floor comfortably filled to the brim.

New brass boys Dan and Neil lived up to expectations with smooth flowing sax and trumpet solos running rampant. Collectively, more high quality sounds were jammed out including old favourites 'Little Atoms', 'What we Need', and 'Lets get Excited', bound to warm the cockles on any Cantabrian groover.

Plans to hit the Civic on their return prove the seeds have come a long way from the summertime Wellington band the south had barely heard of. Tuck up warm until November.