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Skinny Hobos - Album Review: Skinny Hobos
Skinny Hobos @ Galatos, Auckland - 25/05/2018

Three and a half years of touring blood, sweat and beers have finally come to fruition with the release of Skinny Hobos self-titled debut album, which is out today (Friday 18 May). Containing 9 tracks of live set favorites, the album punctuates the end of the first chapter from the Auckland rock and roll 2 piece, and paves the way for new material which lies just around the corner.

Alex Elvis, guitar and vocals, states; ”We made this album for all the fans who have been with us since day one, and for everyone who we’ve met along the way. We’re really excited to finally share this collection of tracks before an exciting new chapter for Skinny Hobos begins.”  

Also set loose is the video for new single Jacked like the Ripper - the fourth and final installation of the Stefan Coetzee directed series, co-directed with Alani Lewis. Wrapping up a perilous ride which has seen the twosome combat music critics, repo men, hobo gangs, evil doppelgangers and a giant lizard, the final act comes to a close with the inclusion of ghosts, zombies and a fierce battle of Mario Cart in space – all on a NZ On Air funding budget.

In celebration of their debut release, Skinny Hobos launch into their 12 date national tour with support from His Masters Voice and Coridian in the North Island and Pieces of Molly and No Broadcast in the South. The tour begins in Taupo tonight with support from Silence the City, If He Dies He Dies and Shaken and Stirred. Tickets available on the door.

The Rock presents Skinny Hobos Album Release Tour.

Friday 18 May - The Great Lake Centre, Taupo
with Silence The City, If He Dies He Dies, Shaken & Stirred
Friday 25 May - Galatos, Auckland
with His Masters Voice, Coridian, Animalhead
Saturday 26 May - Whangarei, Old Stone Butter Factory
with His Masters Voice, Animalhead
Friday 1st June - Hamilton, Altitude
with His Masters Voice, Cheshire Grimm
Saturday 2nd June - Napier, The Cabana
with His Masters Voice, Cheshire Grimm
Friday 8 June - New Plymouth, Treehouse Bar
with His Masters Voice, Coridian
Saturday 9 June - Wellington, San Fran
with His Masters Voice, Coridian, Curlys Jewels
Friday 15 June - Tauranga, Totara St
with His Masters Voice, Coridian
Wednesday 20 June - Invercargill, Southland Musician’s Club
with Pieces of Molly, No Broadcast, Murgatroyd
Thursday 21 June @ Captain Cook, Dunedin
with Pieces of Molly and No Broadcast
Friday 22 June - Queenstown, Yonder
with Pieces of Molly, No Broadcast, Bathsalts
Saturday 23rd June - Christchurch, ‘Winter Party 2018’, The Embankment

Tickets for 25 May dates onward are available through www.undertheradar.co.nz

Skinny Hobos self-titled debut is recorded at Roundhead Studios NZ by Nick Poortman and mastered at Kog Studios by Chris Chetland. Available now through SpotifyiTunesApple Music and JB Hi-Fi.

For updates and tour dates find Skinny Hobos on FacebookInstagramYouTube and Bandcamp - @skinnyhobos.

Photo credit: Matt Henry

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