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Edward Castelow — Mirth Album Release Show

This Auckland musician is celebrating his new nine-song album with a one-off show.
By Francois Finlay
April 01, 2021
By Francois Finlay
April 01, 2021

Auckland musician Edward Castelow has dropped his Dictaphone Blues moniker to release a new album of songs under his own name. Written and recorded during 2020, Mirth is a nine-song collection of personal tales and reflections. Life and death, love and loss all move throughout the album in various guises and through the writing process.

Moving away from the bolder synth sounds heard on the last Dictaphone Blues release, Mirth has a more expansive feel and features guest appearances from Anna Coddington and Julia Deans on vocals, Sam Loveridge on violin, Callum Passells, Ben Sinclair and Finn Scholes on horns and Dominic Blaazer on theremin.

To coincide with the album release, Castelow will be playing a one-off show at Auckland's Whammy Backroom with a full live band.


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