Leighton Fairlie is a loop artist based in Auckland. This brand new project sees him mixing a range of dub, roots, hip hop, drum and bass and acoustic elements into a captivating and unique sound.
In the last 12 months Leighton has opened for bands such as Knights of the DUB Table, ManaLion, Salmonella Dub, Summer Thieves, Katchafire, The Black Seeds and Strangely Arousing. These opportunities have fed his drive to create and perform.
Having recently returned from a 6 date international tour of South America, Leighton has been hard at work in the studio recording his EP which he plans to release this summer. Inspired by a message of political awareness and overcoming the negativity in the world through love, self-love and positivity.
Leighton’s project includes brazilian, Fabiano Fava on the trumpet. His sound continues to develop and gain depth as he explores the untapped potential of New Zealand’s music industry.
Session 1: Music set