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The Sheep Technique: SheepTapeOne
The Sheep Technique: SheepTapeOne
My good friend Eamonn Marra is part of the crew who tookover from me as RDU’s Sheep Technique Host – the kiwi music show on Christchurch’s student radio station. anyway he’s recently put out a mixtape of a few kiwi songs, to complement the excellent radio shows he performs just about every wednesday (at 7pm – 98.5FM).

You can read his write-ups and download it here.

Sheep Technique [02/01/2008]

Late Arrival Due To The Studio Being Locked


  • Dead Flowers – You Drink The Water I’ll Drink The Wine
  • Garageland – Love Song
  • Betchadupa – Man On My Left
  • The Henderson – Harlot
  • The New Originals – And Today
  • – Ad Break –
  • The Puffins – Straight To The Sun
  • The Eastern – Bitter Sad Song
  • The Ragamuffin Children – Bullets
  • Le Mot Cafe – Creatures Of The Night
  • – Ad Break –
  • The Brunettes – Holding Hands And Feeding Ducks
  • Black Market Art – Grey Bench Blues
  • Jester – Fries With That
  • Frase+Bri – He’s Going To Arts School
  • The Ruby Suns – There’s A Soup At The End Of The Tunnel
  • – Ad Break –
  • The Insurgents – Playing Guitars And Smoking Cigars
  • Clowndog – Amway Changed My Life
  • The Steffan Van Soest Hit Machine – Go Harness Racing
  • The Accelerants – Raygun
  • Cut Off Your Hands – Still Fond
  • Disasteradio – Awesome Feelings
  • Bachelorette- Doo Wop
  • Pop Hits City – Treetop Harmonies
  • Over The Atlantic – Cannot Believe
  • Bear Cat – Black And White Fur
  • Pine – Needed
  • Luke Buda – Special Surprise
  • – Ad Break –
  • Superette – Touch Me
  • Little Pictures – Elliot
  • The Sneaks – Kuzai Heart You Girl
  • So So Modern – At One Fell Swoop
  • Die! Die! Die! – White Horses
  • Flight Of The Concords – K.I.S.S.I.N.G
  • Lucid 3 – All Moments Leading To This

Sheep Technique [29/11/06]

This Weeks Setlist On My Kiwi Music Show Included:


  • Cloudboy – Red Rubicon [Down At The End Of The Garden 1998]
  • Scorched Earth Policy – Sunset On The Loading Zone [Keep Away From The Wires 1984]
  • Leather Apron [Dave Mitchell] – Down River [Leather Apron Ep 2006]
  • Dialtones – Only Shadows [2004]
  • Bill Direen And Friends – Always Be Round [Drill Comp 2006]

–Uncharted–

  • Roy Montgomery – Sister Clean [Winter Songs 1995]

–Ad Break–

  • The Clean – End Of My Dream [Anthology 2005]
  • Onanon – Uri Geller [Quarterpack 2002]
  • The Livids – Whawhitu [High Heeled Ep 2006]
  • Steffan Van Soest Hit-Machine – Boat [Ocean Safari 2001?]

–Ad Break–

  • Yfc – Emporers Clothes [Between Two Thieves 1984]
  • The Weeds – Weatfields [Weatfields Single 1982]
  • Peter Jeffries – Ghost Writer [Closed Circuit 2001]
  • The Bilders – Girl At Night [Split Seconds 1984]

–Ad Break–

  • Dali Depressed – Claudine [Songs From The Lowlands 1983]
  • The Bats – Mastery [Law Of Things 1989]
  • Wreck Small Speakers – All Of This [River Falling Love Ep 1983]
  • Sandra Bell – City Of Sorrow [City Of Sorrows 1997]

–Ad Break–

  • The Avengers – Waterpipe [No. 8 Wire Compilation 1967]
  • Bachelorette – In The Earth New Absence [Isolation Loops 2006]
  • A Million Lights – Error 404 [Side One Ep 2005]
  • Greg Malcolm – Swimming In It [Swimming In It 2006]
  • Leila Adu – Answerphone [Answerphone Single [2006]

Sheep Technique [21/05/08]


  • Samuel Flynn Scott – Llewellyn (Straight Answer Machine)
  • The Reduction Agents – Urban Yard (Urban Yard Single)
  • David Mitchell + Denise Roughan – The Crying Room (The Ghost Club)
  • The Brunettes – Cupid (Holding Hands, Feeding Ducks)
  • The Chills – Doledrums (Doledrums Single)
  • The Chills – Flamethrower (Rolling Moon Ep)
  • Bond Street Bridge – Sleeptalking (Demo)
  • The Renderers – I Hear The Devil Calling Me (Expressway Sampler)
  • Shaun K. Anderson – The Stand Sure Oak (The Stand Sure Oak)
  • Golden Harvest – I Need Your Love (For Good Soundtrack)
  • Golden Harvest – Give A Little Love (Give A Little Love 7″)
  • The Naked And Famous – Spies Spies Spies (This Machine Ep)
  • Rik Starr – Terry Is Me (Rik Starr Ep)
  • The Enright House – Darkwave Equals Mc Squared (A Maze And Amazement)
  • The Axel Grinders – Apparatus Of Love (Integra Natura Speculum Artisque Imago)
  • The Klap – Daddy (Demo)
  • Screaming Meemees – Sunday Boys (Sunday Boys 7″)
  • The Clean – Getting Older (
  • The Insurgents – Skip A Beat (Yours Disapointedly,)
  • Die! Die! Die! – Blue Skies (Hdu/D!D!D! Split 7″)
  • The Tweeks – 161 Characters (The Tweeks)
  • High Dependency Unit – Stupormodel (Hdu/D!D!D! Split 7″)
  • Not So Experimental – *
  • Disasteradio – Digital Pop (Visions)
  • Hawaii Five-O – Speed Of Weed (Speed Of Weed Ep)
  • Connan And The Mockasins – Naughty Holidays (Again) (Uuu It’S Teasy)

Sheep Technique [22/11/06]

This Weeks Setlist On My Kiwi Music Show Included:


  • Substandard – The Reactionary […Low Electric City Pulses… Ep 2002?]
  • Hawaii Five-0 – Malibu’S At Maungamau [Unreleased 1998]
  • Golden Harvest – Give A Little Love [Give A Little Love 7″ Single

Sheep Technique [20/12/06]

This Weeks Setlist On My Kiwi Music Show Included:


  • Shaft – Our Blue Hell
  • Weeds – Weatfields
  • Nudie Suits – Losing To Rock’N’Roll
  • Mestar – Silversong
  • Peter Jeffries And Chris Smith – Westgate Exit

–Uncharted–

  • Pine – Easy
  • Punches – Day By Day

–Ad Break–

  • 25c – The Witch
  • The Dark Beats – In A Coalmine
  • Over The Atlantic – Heartland
  • Signer – Hurricane Or Sunshine

–Ad Break–

  • One Million Dollars – New Worlds
  • Toy Love – Squeeze
  • Toy Love – Rebel
  • Lawrence Arabia – Emperor Penguin Colony
  • Onanon- Sad But True
  • The Clean- Fairytale (Live)

–Ad Break–

  • Human Instinct- Idea
  • Mysterious Tapeman – Asteroid
  • The Evils – Feel Good
  • Music Convention – Footsteps On My Mind

–Ad Break–

  • Peter Jeffries And Chris Smith – Ghost Writer
  • Shaky Hands Hands – You And I
  • The Sneaks – I’M Lame
  • Peter Wright – The Chain Bridge

Sheep Technique [20/02/2008]

Came In A Little Early And Got To Play Some Non-Kiwi Songs As A Warm-Up… Then:


  • The Vacants – Iris
  • Loves Ugly Children – Suck
  • Die! Die! Die! – Ashtray Astray
  • Palace Of Wisdom – Found And Lost
  • The Girls From 62 – A Fix On You
  • Mint Chicks – Blue Team Go
  • — Ad Break —
  • Children’S Hour – Caroline’S Dream
  • Shayne Carter And Peter Jeffries – Knocked Out Or Thereabouts
  • Wreck Small Speakers – Suprise
  • Surfing Ussr – Another Glass Of Wine
  • King Loser – Stairway To Heaven
  • Dellburgoes – Get Started
  • — Ad Break —
  • The Bats – Smoking Her Wings
  • Stefan Van Soest Hit-Machine – Electric Mormons
  • Lawrence Arabia – Business Planning
  • Front Lawn – Beautiful Things
  • Prime Movers – Hard To Bear
  • — Ad Break –Minisnap – Crooked Mile
  • Minisnap – Big Blue Sky
  • Onanon – Fluffy White Clouds
  • Cloudboy – Baby You Set Me On Fire
  • Bear Cat – Bw Hair
  • Peneloping – Say Hi To Your Mom
  • — Ad Break —
  • Teacups – Lily’S Eyes
  • Gasoline Cowboys – Pass The Phone
  • The O’Lovelys – Oh No
  • Surf City – Headin’ Inside
  • Cut Off Your Hands – On Blue
  • Grayson Gilmour – Streetlight Silhouettes
  • — Ad Break —
  • Tiger Tones – 17
  • The Clean – Anything Could Happen
  • The Tokey Tones – The Beach
  • David Kilgour – Bbc World
  • The Brunettes – Boy Racer

Sheep Technique [11/06/08]

Guest appearance from Sally McIntyre of Borderline Ballroom and an Interview with Campbell Kneale

  • The Insurgents – Rather be Dead
  • Mint Chicks – Licking Letters
  • Naked and Famous – Post
  • The Decievers – Skins and Slaps
  • The Transistors – Two Shadows
  • Sandoz Lab Technicians – Brother Bryce
  • Black Boned Angel – Bliss and Void Inseperable (with Interview)
  • Alastair Galbraith – Timebomb
  • Rob Scott – Project Aqua’s Got To Go
  • Sandra Bell – The Fatal Shore
  • Dead C – Bad Politics
  • This Kind of Punishment – Immigration Song
  • Stef Animal – 1 2 3 4 5
  • Alastair Galbraith – Marcasite Lace
  • The Aesthetics – Imbruglio
  • Alastair Galbraith – For Free
  • Tokey Tones – The Beach
  • Greg Malcolm – Swimming In It
  • Roy Montgomery – Downtown to Vesuvio
  • Sandoz Lab Technicians – Signal is Noise
  • Snapper – Tomcat
  • Tall Dwarfs – Nothings going to Happen
  • Pumice – Bold/Old
  • Ruby Suns – Papatuanuku
  • Renderizors – Weirder

Sheep Technique [22/10/2008]


  • Sleepers Union – Giant Spheres
  • Grayson Gilmour – Elmira Vs. The Latchkey Kid
  • Dudley Benson – Audrey H
  • Ragamuffin Children – Lullaby
  • Dermania Lloyd – Over Again, Pull Me In
  • Ride On Estrada – She Dreams Of Trailer Parks
  • Flip Grater – Everyone Elses Busy Mess
  • Age Pryor – The Condition
  • The Undercurrents – Go To Sleep
  • The Shocking Pinks – Girl On The Northernline
  • Marineville – Angry Blues
  • The Enright House – Scattering The Sun Like Gunshot
  • Jakob – Lonesome
  • The Renderers – Dimmer Waters
  • Pine – Sugar
  • Bachelorette – Pebbles And Dirt
  • Jpse – Let There Be Love
  • The Brunettes – End Of The Runway
  • Straightjacket Fits – Down In Splendor
  • Bike – Save My Life
  • The Tweeks – Guess I’Ll Never See Her Again
  • Garageland – Fingerpops
  • Fur Patrol – Hidden Agenda
  • Pop Hits City – Hold It
  • Libra Accord – Life In Cars
  • Cut Off Your Hands – Sorry

Sheep Technique [01/07/2008]

My very last Sheep Technique (kiwi music show on student radio station RDU); with Paul, and with an aborted interview with Cindy (previously known as Sandra) from former Flying Nun single band 25c.

Bible Black – Hell of a Woman
The Renderers – Low to the Ground
The Clean – Point that Thing Somewhere Else
25c – The Witch
Front Lawn – A Man and a Woman
25c – Don’t deceive me
The Good Housewives – Concerto in D Minor
The Stones – See Red
Spacedust – Too Much Action
3Ds – Outer Space
Steffan Van Soest Hit-Machine – Woman By My Side (Mexican Man)
Ticket – Mr. Music
Shaft – The Downhill Racer
Scorched Earth Policy – Sunset on the Loading Zone
Scavengers – Mysterex
Toy Love – Bride of Frankenstein
Reduction Agents – Urban Yard
Blam Blam Blam – There is No Depression in New Zealand
Pop Art Toasters – What Am I Going to Do
Tomorrows Love – 7 and 7 Is
King Loser – 76 Comeback
Straitjacket Fits – Life in One Chord
Palace of Wisdom – Found and Lost
Wreck Small Speakers on Expensive Stereos – All of This
the Bats – Block of Wood
Snapper – Snapper and the Ocean
Bitch – Wildcat
Die! Die! Die! – Sideways Here We Come
The Androidss – Auckland Tonight
Lawrence Arabia – Half the Right Size