Fat Freddyâs Drop is a New Zealand seven-piece band from Wellington, whose musical style has been characterised as any combination of dub, reggae, soul, jazz, rhythm and blues, and techno. Originally a jam band formed in the late 1990s by musicians from other bands in Wellington, Fat Freddyâs Drop gradually became its members' sole focus. Band members continued playing with their other respective groupsâThe Black Seeds, TrinityRoots, Bongmaster, and othersâfor much of their 13-year career. Fat Freddyâs Drop are known for their improvised live performances; songs on their studio albums are versions refined over years of playing them live in New Zealand, and on tour abroad.
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