FAT FREDDY'S DROP
Lock-In (Recorded Live in Wellington, 180g, 2LP Set)
Cat No: DRP29LP
Released: 11 December 2020
Lock-In (Limited Edition Live 2LP Set)
Fat Freddy’s Drop present the ‘LOCK-IN’ album, a sonic moment in time as the band jam conscious songs of freedom and hope for a generation. The studio session was captured at the iconic Michael Fowler Centre in the band’s hometown of Wellington, New Zealand during the pandemic lockdown. Devoid of audience, it’s a reflection of the surreal times that’s halted tour life 2020.
The band re-located their BAYS studio to the MFC and set up in a circle on the MFC stage for the recording, providing a unique space to jam slow burn classics such as ‘Soldier’, ‘Hope’ and ‘This Room’ as well as test drive ‘Avengers’ a brand new track in the making. The other tracks recorded are ‘Special Edition’, ‘Six-Eight’, ‘OneFourteen’ and ‘Trickle Down’ from ‘Special Edition Part 1’ the band’s most recent album.
The crisp multi-track production was recorded by Western Audio, monster mix back at BAYS studio by DJ Fitchie, Freddys beat master and producer Mastering at Calyx studio in Berlin.
The ‘LOCK-IN’ session melds Freddys fastidious studio chops and love of freewheeling jams with a tautness that comes from 21 years in the business and a reputation as one of the finest live draws in the world.
1.Hope For A Generation