mid 80s christchurch dark and weird pop with john chrisstoffels – guitar, noises and effects, pete mitchell – drums (flat city label, renderers, squirm), johnathon – bass, micheal bell – vocals and an unknown guitarist. hiding from stan did one batch of eight songs with rob mayes on 4 track at chrisstoffels central city flat. 7 of those songs appear on the failsafe records ‘escape my room’ album, and one appears only on the south compilation the escape my room album was initially released via the grant mcdonagh label, but initial dubs were of such poor quality that mayes agreed to release the album on his label.
picks in bold
- escape my room [1986? failsafe]