, is a New Zealand drum and bass
group, active since mid 1999. It consists of Matt Harvey (aka Matty C) and Evan Short (aka Kiljoy). They were courted by local electronic music label Kog Transmissions and released their first album, Concord Dawn
, in July 2000.
After touring the album throughout New Zealand they released their second album Disturbance
in April 2001 and received "Best Electronic Album" and "Best Independent Release" at the 2001 bNet Music Awards. Following this they started working on their third album: Uprising
. Tracks like "Morning Light" and "Don’t Tell Me" found very high international acclaim well before the album’s release. Uprising
was released in New Zealand in September 2003 and reached gold sales status in three months, going on to eventually reach platinum sales in New Zealand.
Concord Dawn have become established internationally and their catalogue is distributed worldwide. They went off on a world tour, traveling through the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia. At the 2003 BNet music awards "Morning Light" won "Best Song" and "Most Radio Play". At the 2004 bNet music awards Uprising
received "Best Album" and "Best Electronic Release". Concord Dawn were nominated for "Best Electronic Act" at the 2004 New Zealand music awards.
Work on their long-awaited fourth album was completed in early 2005 and was titled Chaos By Design
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