The Clean have left a giant stamp on New Zealand Independent Music. The group that came to define ‘The Dunedin Sound’ had a terrific topsy-turvy career that spanned 5 albums and a number of EPs, singles, compilations and live releases over a 31 year time-span.
General craziness in musical form at the hand of Michael Weston and his troops Bruce Mahalski, Eric Neuman and Nathan McConnell.
The Dunedin music compilation But I Can Write Songs OK includes their brilliant stars-on-45 take on Flying Nun bands ‘Dunedin sound on 45’, and even featured guest appearances from some of the targets – David Kilgour and Martin Phillips.
Biography Wellington based electro-synth rockers Charlie Ash were formed around the Christchurch-grown duo of bassist/keytar player Mailee Matthews (formerly of Maestro Cooltone and the Phantasmasies) and vocalist Rosie Rigger, and play a variety of fun, schlocky pop with a great… Read More »Charlie Ash
three-piece all-girl punk group in the early shonen knife mold, i.e. sing-shoutty appropriations of the ramones with huge slabs of anarchic (and not to mention, over-the-top) synth thrown in for good measure. they originally existed as an auckland-fareing hamilton-aread group… Read More »The Coolies
Biography Members Murray Couling Debbie Silvey Darren McShane Ricky McShane Discography Facing Up EP (1989, Still Ill Tapes) Periphery (1991, Flying Nun Records Records, FN170) Thrashing Around 7″ Single (1991, Flying Nun Records Records, FN182) Links