The Cartilage Family were a short-lived Dunedin group featuring Peter Gutteridge (and a bunch of his best early songs), Shayne Carter, Lesley Paris and Francisca Griffin. No official recordings exist and they only performed live twice; but the Cartilage Family were an important stepping stone for New Zealand Music.
The key group of New Zealand underground legend Peter Gutteridge (despite being a founding member of BOTH the Clean and the Chills). Snapper made driving, droning guitars-infused with synths post-punk throughout the 1980s and 1990s before Gutteridge disappeared from the public eye.
Biography Wreck Small Speakers On Expensive Stereos were a Dunedin-based duo consisting of Michael Morley (Guitar/Organ/Vocals – before forming the Dead C, 2 Foot Flame, Angelhead, Tanaka-Nixon Meeting, The Weeds) and Richard Ram (Bass/Guitar/Vocals) – though in an early video… Read More »Wreck Small Speakers On Expensive Stereos
Biography Wonderful and thoroughly under-rated all girl group in The Bats mold (though they well deserve recognition in their own right!). With future Flying Nun Records stalwart Lesley Paris and co-founder of The 3D’s Denise Roughan, joined by Kathy Bull, Norma… Read More »Look Blue Go Purple
Biography Chris Heazlewood and Sean O’Rielly’s pre-King Loser outfit, featuring former Look Blue Go Purple drummer and Flying Nun Records alumni Lesley Paris. Members Chris Heazlewood (Guitar/Bass/Vocals, 1991 – 1992) Sean O’Rielly (Guitar/Vocals/Organ, 1991 – 1992) Lesley Paris (Drums, 1991… Read More »Olla