Throwback to the October 2008 (15 years ago!) Borderline Ballroom show at the Christchurch Media Club. Performances by Birchville Cat Motel, Antony Milton, Peter Wright and Sally Ann McIntyre DJing.
The very wayward guitar/electronics duo that eventually gave birth to Birchville Cat Motel.
Beguiling atonal plonkery and profound multi-stringed shingle slides by two irrepressible young guns utterly oblivious to the fact that most people wanted to stone them to death with spare change. I can’t believe we did this in public.
Biography Drone-metal group from Birchville Cat Motel‘s Campbell Kneale, recordings feature contributions from Sandoz Lab Technicians‘ James Kirk, Antony Milton and 1/3 Octave Band‘s Jules Desmond. As is the case with all Kneale groups, incredibly prolific with a number of releases… Read More »Black Boned Angel
Biography Part of the 8 Dec Records label / Fever Hosptial collective, a group of low-key musicians / film-artists that have released several lathe-cuts (including an early Campbell Kneale release as Airport) to little or no attention. Members Douglas Bagnell… Read More »Douglas Bagnall
First off, describe your music in 10 words or less Antarcticish. Please substitute my use of the genre label ‘noise’, i’m not particularly fond of it myself.. Neither. ‘Noise’ is term usually used by Kylie fans to make generalizations about… Read More »Campbell Kneale [December 2002]
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).
Ben Spiers is a highly productive Wellington based experimental musician. He is a member of Campbell Kneale’s Celebrate Psi Phenomenon collective, half of the duo Seen Through with Antony Milton, a member of recording/performing outfits Empty Mirror and Kaosphere Orchestra,… Read More »Ben Spiers
New duo comprised of Celebrate Psi Phenomenon / Birchville Cat Motel‘s Campbell Kneale and Pseudoarcana / A.M.‘s Antony Milton. Extended fluttering organ drones, shifting like sonic sand dunes, elemental forces dragging melodies and chords out over thousands of years, the… Read More »With Throats As Fine As Needles
Extremely prolific Wellington experimental sound-artist who also records his given name of Campbell Kneale, and as a founding member of such varied performance outfits as Lugosi, Hataitai Bowling Club, Black Boned Angel etc.
Kneale has been making music since the mid 90’s, accumulating a vast amount of (usually) limited edition CDr releases and building a name for himself overseas, were he receives a considerably higher profile (though due to the nature of his music – quite abstract, this popularity is limited to an appreciative cult following).
The New Zealand band voted ‘most likely to die from a dog attack’ – Campbell Kneale Discography Destroyer Cd-R [Celebrate Psi Phenomenon] Everythings An Omen Cd-R [Celebrate Psi Phenomenon] Links BandCamp Page LastFM Photo’s on Flickr