'Debut offering by Wellington nouveau soul bloke impresses for his liquid melodies and languid moods which swing gently from jazz club to expansive dubscape.'- NZ Herald

'One man's recipe for sublime sounds: keep songs simple, get the intentions right.' - City Voice

'Producer MU combines Dallas' soulful bluesy vocals with flavours of drum & bass, hip-hop and dub beats to make the Better Than Change EP a very sexy and varied affair.' -Pavement

'The four-track EP was produced with the help of Wellington music identity DJ Mu and showcases Tamaira's soulful sound and distinctive vocal talents.' - Evening Post

'Dallas Tamaira worked with producer DJ MU, aka Chris Faiumu. The pair have previously been key players with Crackhead Experience, Bongmaster and Trinity. The four tracks on the better than change ep are a taste of their broad musical spectrum, travelling from soul and blues, to drum 'n bass, house, dance and dub flavours. Other key musicians include Maaka McGregor, drummer with Southside of Bombay (and co-producer of 100%Wai with Mina Ripia and Ruia Abraham) and double bass player Tim Jaray.' - Auckland Magazine




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Urban/R&B, Tangatawhenua, Soul/Gospel

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