Spread some Kindread spirit


Hot Aussie band Kindread aim to turn Queenstown’s Dux de Lux into a pulsing dance floor when they hit the resort on Saturday. 

The six-strong Brisbane outfit have been making waves across the Tasman for four years with a heady mix of funk, dub and reggae. 

Kindread’s debut album Free World has been getting heavy rotation on Australian radio, along with their catchy first single Heavy Breathing

And through relentless road work across the ditch they are pulling a growing following on the live circuit there. 

Now the group is out to give Kiwi fans a taste of what they are all about on a whirlwind tour of the South Island. 

“We pride ourselves on creating an epic live performance and our show is full of dynamic grooves,” frontman Brett Gadenne says. 

“We love creating good positive vibes and making people dance, while engaging them … mind, body and soul.” 

For the Free World album, Kindread enlisted a recording studio team behind tracks by top international acts such as Muse, INXS, Maroon 5 and Santana. 

But the band draws most of its influences from New Zealand chart favourites like the Black Seeds, Salmonella Dub and Kora.

Catch Kindread at Dux de Lux on Saturday from 9.30pm