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Biography Not to be confused with Wilberforce, this group made a big splash with their debut single ‘Tidal Waves’ (get it?). Featuring Thom Burton, previously of Yokel Ono. Members Thom Burton (Guitar, 200?) Discography Tidal Waves [2008 Etch Recordings ETCH004]… Read More »Wilberforces

Wings of Vengence

Experimental and fun grindcore/noisecore project from New Zealand, featuring Campbell James Kneale from Birchville Cat Motel and Black Boned Angel. Released on mini CDr by Battlecruiser, the more extreme music-related sublabel of Celebrate Psi Phenomenon (Campbell’s own label).


Obscure (and terribly named) group who put out an EP on the Ode label in 1986. Discography Barricades EP [1986 Ode Sodep259] Links BandCamp Page LastFM Photo’s on Flickr

Bill Wood

Experimental musician Bill Wood is known specifically for his band 1/3 Octave Band, but also recorded material as a duo with the prominent Ben Spiers. Discography Dark Field Cd-R [2003 W/ Ben Spiers Celebrate Psi Phenomenon] Links BandCamp Page LastFM… Read More »Bill Wood

World Gone Wild

Obscure early 90s band who put out a self-titled album along with a promotionary EP, then promptly disappeared. Discography World Gone Wild [1991 Definitive] Links BandCamp Page LastFM Photo’s on Flickr


Biography Discography Willis Lathe Cut [2000 A Stabbies And The Rocket Recording] Volume 1 Double Cd-R Reissue [Root Don Lonie For Cash Rdl091] Volume 2 Double Cd-R Reissue [Root Don Lonie For Cash Rdl092] Links BandCamp Page LastFM Photo’s on… Read More »Willis

Stefan Wolf

Wolf has been a member of the short-lived Stiff Herbert, Bizu and Madding Crowd, along with releasing several albums under his own (comical) moniker (which seem to have had more success overseas than locally). Discography Songs From The Basin Reseve… Read More »Stefan Wolf


Piers, Matt And John. An ep in 1995. The only record i can find of these guys seems to be their discography entry from Davey and Puschmann’s Kiwi Rock (1996). Discography Up To You Ep [1995] Links BandCamp Page LastFM… Read More »Wilberforce


Daniel ‘EE Monk’ Powell (Guitars and Vocals) and Bryce ‘Mr. Pudding‘ Galloway (Beats, Toys and Vocals), with sometimes contributions from Graham Agnew. Quirky and prolific out with a swagger of independently produced and released albums. Their latest release Pan) features… Read More »Wendyhouse

Whizz Kids

Westlake Boys High Boys Tim Mahon and Mark Bell were North-Shore punks back in 1978, initially as part of the ‘Avant-Punk-Theatre’ act the Plague. [The Plague’s] major claim to fame came with their naked live performance (albeit covered in paint)… Read More »Whizz Kids


Biography John Davidson, Tony Doe, Keith Taylor, Rowan Swannack, Rick Currie and Chris Dench. Put out 2 EP’s on ode in 1985, the first of which featuring the song ‘The Burma Road’, which was playlisted on commercial radio. After the… Read More »Wait

White Winged Moth

With the demise of Thela, Dean Roberts emerged as White Winged Moth, presenting his own guitar-playing in an improvisational guise, which eventually evolved (with his sophmoric release) towards a ditially-altered composition approach. After the relative success of his two Formacentric… Read More »White Winged Moth