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Cassandra’s Ears

Biography Dunedin based pop-rock featuring a young Jan Hellriegel, backed by Vanessa Anich, Flick Rhind, Sarah McNab, Megan Miller, Leanne Ibell and Zan Wright. released a couple of EP’s during their short tenure: 1988-1991. Members Jan Hellriegel (Guitar/Vocals/Piano, 1988 –… Read More »Cassandra’s Ears

Tim Coster

hailing from auckland… coster is a sound artist and improviser involved in a number of different projects: plains, his record label claudia, and solo practice recording works for cd, sound installation and performance. working primarily with field recordings and various… Read More »Tim Coster

Andy Cummins

..currently an additional vocalist for pop-experimentalists cloudboy. he recently finished three audio-visual pieces, one of which is a video for the song helloface (from hummel). future plans include soundscapes for a series of short film projects..” “..hummel consists of large… Read More »Andy Cummins

The Calamari Bushmen

Biography 3 piece rock band out of Rotorua featuring Jeremy Taylor (Bass), Anthony Anema (Drums), and Mike Olsen (Guitar). Members Jeremy Taylor (Bass, 1992) Anthony Anema (Drums, 1992) Mike Olsen (Guitar, 1992) Discography The Ghost Of Things I’ve Killed (1992)… Read More »The Calamari Bushmen


weird 3-piece punk outfit, originally from nelson who relocated to christchurch, won the dux band competition (charming the crowd with such stunts as throwing meat at the audience..), and using the profits to record and release their own debut (2001’s… Read More »Clowndog

Cornerstone Roots

whaingaroa-based downbeat reggae / roots combo led by brian mcmillian (vocals / guitar / songwriting), with a rhythm section featuring naomi tuao (bass) and boyd turongo dixon (drums), plus lisa mcleod (keyboards), jabin ward (sax), michael taylor (trumpet), fary clarkson… Read More »Cornerstone Roots


Biography Members Kerri Paton (Bass/Vocals, 1988 -) Chris Fegan (Vocals/Guitar, 1988 -) Mike Fegan (Drums/Vocals, 1988 -) Jeff Betram Steve James Greg James Discography Challenge EP (1988, Do This Records, DTR001) Hope 7″ Single (1991, Messiah Comples, ID002) Hard Way… Read More »Casualty


aka craig williamson, hamilton psych-hippie front-man of former stoner-psych outfit datura, and now producing blissed out meditations as lamp of the universe Discography picks in bold lotus of a thousand petals lathe cut [love in sunshine]

crawbilly creeps

dunedin psychobilly act from the mid 1980s that released an album and featured on the jayrem compilation weird culture, weird custom (notable for the debuts of jean-paul sartre experience and charlotte yates, along with an appearance from the puddle). Discography… Read More »crawbilly creeps

Coco Solid

hilarious and clever electro-rapper from auckland with an unusual lo-fi indie beginning. with beats and production from former incisions guitarist alc5 and mint chicks bassist michael logie, coco busted out with collaborator erik ultimate on tracks like ‘jealous’ (included on… Read More »Coco Solid

Cane Slide

Biography Auckland based 3 piece pop-rock band band formed in 1996 featuring Andy Moore (The Letter 5), Boyd Thwaites (The Lils) and Nicola Rush that released two albums and were include on the (excellent) Dollar Mixture compilation. Luckily scored a… Read More »Cane Slide

Crowded House

neil finn’s uber-successful post-split enz band, featuring brother tim and autralian paul hester. Discography picks in bold crowded house [1986 capitol ST240555] temple of low men [1988 capitol ST748763] woodface [1991 capitol 793559-1] together alone [1993 capitol 27048-2] pineapple head… Read More »Crowded House

Channel Thirteen

Biography Forming in Kapiti in 1999, this Wellington based punk outfit split an album with Christchurch’s Molly Says Go in 2001, after releasing their own debut EP. Members Discography Channel Thirteen EP (1999, Self-released) Channel Thirteen vs. Molly Says Go… Read More »Channel Thirteen