One of the first bands to release a single on the small pop-punk Pink Air / Girl Alliance label, which sprung up in the late 90’s, releasing catchy 7″ singles from a series of Auckland punky outfits.
Full of Riot Grrrl attitude and cool vocals from Japanese Vocalist Eri Miyabayashi.
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Popular early Christchurch punk group that were regulars at the legendary Mollett Street and The Strand.
Survived by a single recording on ‘Teenagers from Outer Space’ – a rare compilation of Christchurch groups compiled by Andrew Schmidt.
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One off x-mas theme side-project (joke release?) from Toy Love’s Chris Knox and his soundman cohort Doug Hood (who both lived in Jessel Street in Grey Lynn, Auckland) featuring their partners Barbara Ward and Carol Hood. Sometimes credited to David Kilgour and Martin Phillips too.
Mid 1990s rock’n’roll outfit from Andrew Tolley, before he found fame with The Hasselhoff Experiment. Tolley formed the group with This will kill that drummer Andrew Goodchild, before expanding the band to a 4 piece (and both Tolley and Goodchild switching to guitar).
Jawload were based in Wellington and released an album and two singles on Tolley’s own Kato Records label.
One of Rob Scott’s many one-off bands – this time with R. Dejoux and Sarah Robin. They put out the Ground Level cassette on Scotts’ own Every Secret Thing label in 1985. Scott reissued the Ground Level cassette as a CDr in 2022.
prolific singer-songwriter who’s played in a number of seminal kiwi dirge-rock outfits, along with his own one-man band projects. primarily playing electric piano and singing, jefferies was a founding member of 2 foot flame and the cake kitchen. Discography picks… Read More »Peter Jefferies
A.H. Jones is Auckland-based experimental ambient-electronic artist Andrew Jones, who has produced 2 CDr’s on the fresh Sumac label – one of the many labels distributed through the now-Melbourne based Teledu records. Discography Bastille CDr [Sumac su001] A.H. Jones CDr… Read More »A.H. Jones
deep throated and dark singer-song-writer, brother of peter, and fellow member of legendary new zealand post punk outfit nocturnal projections. went on to form the cake kitchen [main entry]. Discography picks in bold messages from the cakekitchen [1988 flying nun… Read More »Graeme Jefferies