Sommerset

Auckland emo with Stefan Thompson (Ex-Migraine And Balance). Jay Dougrey, Christian Humphreys, Ryan Thomas, Stefan Thompson, Jeremy Toy. The band added second vocalist Milon for their 2004 album Say What You Want.

Discography (picks in bold)

  • More Songs [1997 Kafuey]
  • Fast Cars, Slow Guitars [2001 Drug Bust Records]
  • Say What You Want [2004 Shock]

See-Also

Brubeck

Biography

One of the more popular Wellington punk acts from the late 1990’s and early 00’s, formed in 1997 by Paul Tansley and Sarah Radford.

Through-out the late 90’s the band had a swag of high profile tour support slots, as well as being included on the Vans Warped Tour 2000 and airplay on bNet stations across New Zealand.

The band eventually broke up in 2002 after the release of 4 albums, including a split with fellow Wellingtonians’ Monkey Puzzle.

Members

  • Paul Tansley (Guitar/Vocals, 1997 – 2002)
  • Sarah Radford (Guitar, 1997 – 2002)
  • Dave Hampton (Bass/Vocals, 1997 – 2002)
  • James Watson (Drums, 1997 – 2002)

Discography

  • Brubeck (1997, Self-Released)
  • Brubeck / Monkey Puzzle Split (W/ Monkey Puzzle 1997, Onefoot Records)
  • The Demos… (1998, Half Pie Recordings)
  • The Myclonic Twitch (2001, Half Pie Recordings / Shock)

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