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“Come On Thru” music video

April 18, 2017 7:48 am

A new music video from MADEIRA for your viewing pleasure! Head over to Noisey to check out the video for “Come On Thru”, “the soundtrack to your happy-sad cathartic moments.”

Kim Pflaum on the video: “Shot one evening with dancer and performance artist, Zahra Killeen-Chance, it’s an abstract/minimalist take on a girl on the run. Hiding out in an old motel hoping to find space and independence from a regretful former lover in the wake of a tumultuous break-up.

After directing her two first videos Kim/Madeira was keen on working with some other directors to bring a new perspective to her music. Rowan Pierce who has done videos for the likes of Introverted Dancefloor and Boycrush, among others, seemed like a natural choice as his use of choreography to tell a story is something magical.”

“Come On Thru” is taken from MADEIRA’s Carpark debut, Bad Humors. It is available now on the Carpark shop and iTunes.

Race Banyon / Lontalius remix MADEIRA’s “Manipulator”

November 17, 2016 11:59 am

Race Banyon / Lontalius gave MADEIRA’s track “Manipulator” the remix treatment. Head over to Dummy to stream the breezy new mix. “Manipulator” is taken from MADEIRA’s debut EP Bad Humors, released earlier this year.

“Stylistically, it mixes the breezy, head-over-shoulder vocal delivery MADEIRA’s known for, with raindrop synth melodies and the clockwork rhythm style fellow New Zealand producer Race Banyon (bka Lontalius) deployed earlier in the year on this collaboration with DJ Dahi and Ty Dolla $ign. The end result is an affecting piece of work that nonchalantly looks backward before charging forward.”

Catch MADEIRA on her homecoming tour this month!
November 19th – Christchurch, NZ – Space Room
Novembre 25th – Auckland, NZ – Whammy Bar
November 26th – Wellington, NZ – Moon

Brett remixes MADEIRA’s “Come On Thru”

October 10, 2016 11:16 am

New Zealand’s MADEIRA has shared a remix of her gauzy single “Come On Thru” by Washington, DC dream pop outfit Brett.

“[The remix] is inspired by early Weatherall and Oakenfold productions, as well as the textures found on the Moodhut and Future Times labels. The dance mix builds to a grooving bass line which compliments the soaring melodies of the original.” — Mike Coogan (of Brett)

The original “Come On Thru” can be found on MADEIRA’s debut EP Bad Humors, which is out now on Carpark Records. You can pick up a physical copy of the release on the shop or digitally via iTunes.

Having made her debut US performances in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Washington, DC, MADEIRA plays New York City for the very first time tonight at Brooklyn’s Manhattan Inn — don’t miss out. Tickets available here.

MADEIRA’s “Bad Humors” is out today!

September 23, 2016 5:06 pm

“Pain is unavoidable. Hurt is a hurdle of unknowable difficulty. MADEIRA’s Bad Humors is about dealing with those problems by letting go of negative thoughts and embracing the wealth of positive possibilities. After touring the world with Yumi Zouma, the group she co-founded, Kim Pflaum left the band and moved to the seaside city of Auckland, New Zealand. The transition gave her plenty to write about. Thus, Pflaum started writing songs as MADEIRA, a solo project that began years earlier. New to Auckland, she spent her time songwriting—a way to figure out the past to make sense of the future.

The record is officially out today! Pick up a copy on the Carpark shop, iTunes or in a record store near you. The album is also streaming via Spotify and Apple Music.

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Catch her in the states this fall! Tickets on sale now.
September 23rd – The Satellite – Los Angeles, CA
September 28th – Rickshaw Stop – San Francisco, CA
October 1st – Comet Ping Pong – Washington, DC
October 10th – Manhattan Inn – Brooklyn, NY

MADEIRA announces US tour dates

September 16, 2016 5:49 pm

MADEIRA announced a few North American tour dates in support of her new EP Bad Humors. Catch her in Los Angeles, San Fran, DC, and New York this fall! Tickets are available now.

September 23rd – The Satellite – Los Angeles, CA
September 28th – Rickshaw Stop – San Francisco, CA
October 1st – Comet Ping Pong – Washington, DC
October 10th – Manhattan Inn – Brooklyn, NY

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