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Goldfish (band)

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This article is about a band. For other uses, see Goldfish (disambiguation).
Goldfish

One of the group’s early logos.
Background information
Origin Cape Town, South Africa
Genres ElectronicDanceDowntempo,Nu jazz
Labels EMIPacha RecordsSony/BRM,Goldfish Music[1]
Associated acts Breakfast Included,[2] Dorp
Website http://www.goldfishlive.com/
Members
Dominic Peters, David Poole, Sakhile Moleshe (intermittent)

Goldfish is an electronica and dance group hailing from Cape TownSouth Africa, consisting of Dominic Peters and David Poole. They create dance music containing elements of jazz and African music, combining live instruments like double basssaxophones,keyboardsflute, and vocals with samplers, effects and synths. They have opened for many international electronica acts, includingBasement JaxxFaithlessFatboy SlimMr ScruffAudio BullysPaul van DykPete Tong and Stereo MCs.[3]

Their work features many different vocalists, including Sakhile Moleshe, Max Vidima, Monique Hellenberg, Hlulani Hlangwane and the duo’s own David Poole.

An advertisement for the Kia Soul automobile featured their track “Fort Knox.” Nike recently used the song “Washing Over Me” featuring Morning Parade in the advertisement of the Nike+ App.

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[edit]Awards and Nominations

In 2009, they set a new South African Music Awards record for most nominations, with 8 nominations including Best Duo or Group and Album of the Year, clinching Best Producer and Best Dance Album.[4]

Goldfish received a nomination in the Best Alternative category at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2008.[5]

[edit]Discography

  • Perceptions of PachaCover

  • Get Busy Living Cover

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