New releases

Astronaut mixes cover art

These have been awhile in the making, but its nice to have new releases by Rotate the Completor, Dan McGirr and Rory Storm out now. Fore more detail check out the releases page.

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New Coolies EP Out Now

Coolies insert

Stoked to announce the release of the new Coolies 7″ EP ‘Punk Is Bread’. Its a limited run of 100 copies and is available for $11 AUS plus postage. Email nzmusic123(at)Hotmail(dot)com. Check it out here http://epicsweeprecords.bandcamp.com/album/punk-is-bread

 

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Epic Sweep Guest Mix

Check it out here http://www.lingering.co.nz/blogs/mixes/14423985-guest-mix-1-epic-sweep

 

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Fantails interview

Interview: Fantails

Check it out here http://www.undertheradar.co.nz/news/8300/Interview-Fantails.utr

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Dick Whyte solo

Live at the Darkroom in Christchurch, opening for Lucas Paine on his summer tour of New Zealand in February 2014.

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New stuff

Its been awhile but we’ve got a host of new stuff on its way. Some closer than others. Here’s a taste. There’s a Coolies 7″ (vinyl) single/EP coming soon. Its more punk than punkas and as near brilliant as you would expect. Similarly (W)onderful, will be new CDR albums (remember those?) by Rory Storm and Danny McGirr as well as lathes from Rotate the Completor (10″) and the Moonrakers (7″). While they’re all close to the finish line its hard to say who will make it first. Stay tuned….in the meantime enjoy the prolific genius of Felise Mikaele…

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Mary Briefcase and Old Age Records

The mysteriously wonderful Mary Briefcase from their first LP ‘Whisper Of Sheba’ released on Old Age Records in 1982. A second LP with M.Nigelp, called ‘Jupiter By Bridge’, was released in the same year. Both are brilliant but I know nothing about the musician/musicians behind them.

According to the insert of ‘Whisper Of Sheba’, the purpose of Old Age was ‘to press music which major labels stay away from. We are looking for ‘different’ music to present the listening public of New Zealand, believing there is such an audience’. The label also operated ‘Stricken Studios’ based in Auckland. The insert goes onto mention future releases by Smashed Executive (an album called ‘AT’), Mary Briefcase (an album called ‘Face At Dawn’) and Fiver Layers of Carbon. Sadly it doesn’t appear any were ever released, at least not on Old Age.

Any more information would be very well received!

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Galbraith at the Living Bridge

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Two masters


A belated RIP Murray

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Under the radar interview with Piece War

Piece War

Check it out here http://www.undertheradar.co.nz/interview/711/Piece-War.utr

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