Fresh from the release of their highly-anticipated debut album Wasting in March, Doprah hit the road this May with dream-pop outfit Yumi Zouma for four dates around the country.
Yumi Zouma are no strangers to the stage - despite the bands members living remotely in Auckland, Paris and New York. Their evolution has been brisk with band selling out their first EP twice over before its release and before having ever played live. The intense reception to these early tracks resulted in arena performances, as they were asked on tour by both Chet Faker and Lorde. 2015 saw the launch of their EP II, alongside multiple tours of Europe, North America, Australia and Asia, before a deluxe EP Collection 12 was released at the end of the year. Touring finally enabled the band to write together in the same place at the same time, and during a three week break in Paris, they set to work on their debut album, due for release late in May.
Following the success of their breakout self-titled EP and a series of captivating videos, Doprah bloomed online around the globe, punctuating the blogosphere, dipping their toes in Australian waters and playing New York's CMJ Festival. Doprah's new album Wasting is dark, undulating and electric piece of work. As said by Brooklyn Vegan, Doprah "get a lot of (accurate) comparisons to Bjork and Massive Attack.... if the lush, alluring world that conjures interests you, the band's upcoming debut LP, Wasting, deserves a place in your collection next to them".
YUMI ZOUMA & DOPRAH NEW ZEALAND TOUR
4 May - Darkroom, Christchurch
5 May - Re:Fuel, Dunedin
6 May - Crystal Palace, Auckland (extra standing/dancing room available)
7 May - Meow, Wellington
Tickets are on sale via Under The Radar and inshore at Flying Out.