Lord Echo Profile

aka Mike Fabulous
Taya Kennedy Robbins
Published: 20 May 2013
Updated: 16 Apr 2020

Lord Echo is an alias for Wellington musician Mike Fabulous, aka Mike Fab. Born Michael August, he has been a part of the New Zealand music scene since the late 90s, playing bass for The Black Seeds for 15 years and performing with Fly My Pretties. As Lord Echo, Fabulous has been cooking up funky reggae tunes since the early 2000s.

Since his stints in these groups, he has released a trilogy of albums – Melodies (2010), Curiosities (2014), and Harmonies (2017) – plus several singles throughout the years.

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Lord Echo
Video for 'Low to the Street', 2017
Lord Echo, 2017
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Lord Echo, Curiosities (Bastard Jazz, 2013)
Video for 'Just Do You' - Lord Echo featuring Mara TK
Lord Echo, 'Thinking of You' (7" single, Wonderful Noise Productions, Japan).
Live @ Alphabet St Part 1
Podcast, 2019: Paris DJs Soundsystem presents Lord Echo (see link below)
Fabulous/Arabia - Give Me Love Tonight (pre-show warmup)
Lord Echo, gig at the Hollywood Cinema, Avondale, 10 November 2017
Lord Echo, Harmonies (Soundway, 2017)

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