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The Remarkables

Guitar pop from Palmerston North, though not quite in the same league of shimmering textural guitar as Chris Heaphy’s later band Dissolve their 1985 EP ‘Waiting for a Wave’ has the odd hook and shows promise. Named after the Central Otago mountain range.

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The Pterodactyls

Clangy Auckland post-punk / indie-pop from the mid 1980’s. Released a brash, tuneful and fun LP-sized EP on Meltdown Records in 1987 before going their separate ways.

The Cement Garden

Biography Palmerston North 4-piece with a single EP to their name. Vocalist Boekman would go on to the Bananamen. Members Leonard Carney (Drums, 1986) Elenaor Boekman (Vocals/Bass, 1986) Sean O’Conner (Guitar, 1986) Jonathan Collins (Guitar/Saxophone/Vocals, 1986) Discography The Only One EP… Read More »The Cement Garden