Goldfish is an electronica and dance group hailing from Cape Town, South Africa, consisting of Dominic Peters and David Poole. They create dance music containing elements of jazz and African music, combining live instruments like double bass, saxophones, keyboards, flute, and vocals with samplers, effects and synths. They have opened for electronica acts including Basement Jaxx, Faithless, Fatboy Slim, Mr Scruff, Audio Bullys, Paul van Dyk, Pete Tong and Stereo MCs.
Their vocalists include Sakhile Moleshe, Max Vidima, Monique Hellenberg, Hlulani Hlangwane and David Poole.
An advertisement for the Kia Soul automobile featured their track "Fort Knox." Nike recently used the song "Washing Over Me" featuring Morning Parade in the advertisement of the Nike+ App. "Washing Over Me" was also featured in the Castle Lager advert for the Castle Lager Incoming Series.
Awards and Nominations
In 2009, they set a new South African Music Awards record for most nominations, with 8 nominations including Best Duo or Group and Album of the Year, winning Best Producer and Best Dance Album.
Goldfish was nominated for the Best Alternative category at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2008 but did not win.
Goldfish was named "Best Pop" at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2014.
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