Go the Rodeo releases ‘Dowe Ore’
“As a band, we’ve always had a strong stance against poaching, and we wanted to take this chance to raise environmental awareness.“ – Vocalist and guitarist Corne van Niekerk
Johannesburg-based alternative electro-rock trio Go The Rodeo has released their debut Afrikaans track, ‘Dowe Ore’, along with an attention-grabbing video. Highlighting the devastation of rhino poaching and the illegal wild animal trade in South Africa, the harrowing images provide a thoughtful backdrop to a truly South African anthemic masterpiece.
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Dowe Ore is available now on all digital platforms.
About Go the Rodeo
Go The Rodeo formed on the western outskirts of Johannesburg. Their current line-up consists of Robert Mitchley (bass guitar), Corne van Niekerk (vocals, guitar) and Craig Atkinson (drums).
Their sound is a blend of indie rock, pop, and blues influences, with electronic elements inspired by the likes of The Kills, Queens of the Stone Age, Twenty One Pilots, The Neighbourhood, The XX, Alt-J, Chet Faker, Enter Shikari, Bring me the Horizon, and Tame Impala.