The Black Seeds

Formed in 1998, The Black Seeds are a globally successful reggae, funk, dub and rock crossover band from Wellington.

The band line-up comprises Barnaby Weir (vocals, guitar), Daniel Weetman (vocals, percussion), Tim Jaray (bass), Jarney Murphy (drums), Mike Fabulous (guitar, percussion) and Nigel Patterson (keyboards), supported by a rotating roster of session musicians. Past members of The Black Seeds have included Bret McKenzie, Shannon Williams, Rich Christie and Andrew Christiansen.

So True
Keep On Pushing
Sometimes Enough
Cracks In Our Crown
Jarney Murphy
Photo credit: Photo by Georgia Schofield
Hey Son
The Answer
Real Groove, August 2006
Pippy Pip
Dust And Dirt (live at Lowlands 2012)
Love Me Now
Barnaby Weir talks about the beginnings of The Black Seeds
Mike Fabulous talks The Black Seeds on NZOWN
The Black Seeds
Photo credit: Photo by Georgia Schofield
Rusted Story (Live at the NZ Music Awards 2012)
Making Music - The Black Seeds (arts documentary)
Nigel Patterson
Photo credit: Photo by Georgia Schofield

Barnaby Weir - vocals, guitar

Mike Fabulous - guitar, vocals

Jarney Murphy - drums

Nigel Patterson - keyboards

Daniel Weetman - vocals, mpc, percussion

Tim Jaray - bass


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