Month: July 2016

“Raise Your Skinny Fist” finally available in NZ

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After a lengthy Odyssey, the vinyl version Seafog‘s debut album, Raise Your Skinny Fist, has finally arrived at Powertool Records in Auckland where it can be purchased.

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In Love With These Times – with Jay Clarkson

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Some 35 years ago in Christchurch, the legend of Flying Nun — New Zealand’s most internationally recognised and acclaimed music label — was born. To celebrate the publication of founder Roger Shepherd’s new memoir In Love with These Times: My Life with Flying Nun Records, some key Flying Nun figures from over the years gather to talk, argue and play some hits. Among them: Jay Clarkson!

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Saturday 27 August 2016, 7:30pm—9:00pm

Blue Smoke, The Tannery

3 Garlands Road, Woolston
Christchurch
Canterbury

New David Mitchell song for My Bonie Bell

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A few days ago, I met David Mitchell in London. David promised me another instrumental for the impending second Robert Burns comp, My Bonie Bell. Spaceship Caledonia, his noisy contribution to our first Burns comp, Ae Fond Kiss, has been described by my little daughter as sounding “as if the record player were broken”. In other words: it’s bloody awesome!

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Grant Smithies

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Klick HERE to listen to what Grant Smithies has to say about the Beach BoysPet Sounds, Ae Fond Kiss and Seafog‘s Raise Your Skinny Fist.

Graham Reid on Zelle Records

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IMG_1309Click HERE to find out what Graham Reid wrote about Zelle on the Elsewhere site. Cool crab, eh?