Biography Probably Don McGlashan’s most famous song-writing vehicle, the Mutton Birds achieved considerable success in the 1990’s, with a number of successful singles, albums and even award recognition. Originally an Auckland-based trio comprised of McGlashan (pulling double-duty with the theatrical… Read More »The Mutton Birds
andrew fagan’s mockers were hugely successful in an early-mid 80s new zealand obsessed with then-current crop of british pop. fagan’s vocal inflection (slightly nasal, almost morrissey like at times) were the absolute focal point of the band, a pop-orientated rotating… Read More »The Mockers
enigmatic indeed. new zealander jamie mcnair presents what i believe is his debut release of supremely underwhelming surface noise. geographic minutae is carefully polished and stored away like little audio treasures to be marvelled at on future ocassions. two wonderfully… Read More »Jamie McNair
Moana Maniapoto was the face of contemporary feminist Maori music in New Zealand throughout the 90s, along with fellow icon of Maori musical heritage Teremoana Rapley and Mina Ripia she formed the Moa Hunters and had hits with ‘Tahi’ and… Read More »Moana and the Moa Hunters
Biography Celia Mancini‘s post King Loser band, consisting of herself on vocals and guitar and various other contributors such as Clayton Noone, Cameron Bain (formerly of Constant Pain) and many others, as the band had trouble keeping line-ups. More heavy metal… Read More »Mothertrucker
Nick Hodgson’s lo-fi free-noise recordings from 1996-7, with a line-up that included percussionist Kurt Dyer (Hodgson’s bandmate in the Soul-Funk group Solaa), brother Lynton and Kyle Denovan, Ryan Condon and long-time off-sider Tim Macdonald.
Released at least 5 cassette’s including ‘Ininityland’ on the influential US independent Shrimper.
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