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Flying Nun 90s Re-issues

Published: Fri 3 Oct 2014 04:03 PM
Flying Nun 90s Re-issues - Laneway - Jakob video - The Datsuns - Belle & Sebastian - Tiny Ruins - Flying Lotus - Caribou - Iceage
S/O to everyone who battled the wind/rain and made an appearance at last night's The Other's Way. Local heroes Fazerdaze, Jules & Vince + The Conjurors were all on point, The Wine Cellar was its' cozy self and the Coopers were flowing!
Giveaway alert! Next week we are announcing four new crowd funded Flying Nun vinyl re-issue projects. Each album was originally released in the '90s, and the re-issues will all be double LPs with plenty of bonus material…Can you guess what they are? Let us know what you think over here and be into WIN copies.
Congrats to all the finalists in this year's VNZMA Technical Awards, including Grayson Gilmour/Henrietta Harris and Tiny Ruins/Tom Healy.
Scroll down for more news on new releases from Bunnies On Ponies and The Datsuns, a new video from Jakob, the St Jerome's Laneway Festival announce + more.
PRE ORDER - Bunnies On Ponies
Some people read a book in their spare time, others waste their lives on social media or in the case of Samuel F Scott (The Phoenix Foundation) he picks up a guitar, ropes in a couple of mates (Craig Terris & Tom Callwood) and records an album titled Heat Death Of The Universe. Inspired by the music of his teenage years, Bunnies on Ponies latest offering has led local hero Russel Brown to exclaim; "this has the kind of unselfconscious, rockin’ feel you’d expect"! Click here to listen to Castle Van Halen, the first single from the album, and if you like the sound of that why not show your support and pre-order/crowd-fund a copy of Heat Death Of The Universe on vinyl!
JAKOB - NEW VIDEO - BLIND THEM WITH SCIENCE
Taken from their forthcoming album Sines, Hawkes Bay trio Jakob have released a video for the opening track Blind Them With Science. Directed by Peter Janes (The Verlaines'Death & The Maiden and the Double Happy's Bridesmaid), Blind Them With Science'sstark black/white performance clip reveals the men behind the music. In other Jakob news the band have an Australasian tour before the end of the year, are appearing at Auckland's St Jerome's Laneway Festival next year, and of course are set to release Sines(2xLP/CD), with pre-orders available from Flying Out.
P.S. Due to unprecedented demand for vinyl worldwide, unfortunately the manufacturing has been delayed and the LPs will now not arrive till the end of November. We do apologise for the delay and are doing everything we can to get the album into your hands. To all those who have already pre-ordered, Flying Out and Jakob would once again like to thank you for your overwhelming support.
ST JEROME'S LANEWAY FESTIVAL
Yesterday heralded the announcement we have been waiting all year for - the St Jerome's Laneway Festival line up! Click here for full details and get acquainted with our current selection of Laneway artists in stock:
•Belle and Sebastian - Re-Issues on LP
•Conan Mockasin - Caramel (LP)
•Courtney Barnett - The Double EP: A Sea Of Split Peas (2xLP)
•FKA Twigs - LP1 (LP)
•Flying Lotus - You're Dead (2xLP)
•Jakob - Sines (2xLP)
•Lykke Li - I Never Learn (LP)
•Mac DeMarco - Various Releases (LP)
•SOHN - Tremors (LP)
•St Vincent - St Vincent (LP)
•Ratking - So It Goes (2xLP)
•Tiny Ruins - Various Releases (LP/CD)
NEW RELEASE: The Datsuns
Cambridge's favourite sons are back with album number 6!Deep Sleep was written and recorded over ten days at Roundhead Studios. The result; a sonic explosion that arrives, lights the place on fire, then leaves, all within 34 minutes. Filled with breakneck-paced rock’n’roll, the album summons the bands' collective proto-metal 70s influences; from Black Sabbath to Bloodrock - Deep Sleep is out now on 12" LP + CD
UP2?
* Tiny Ruins performs this Sunday (Oct 5) at New York City's Mercury Lounge with support from Hamish Kilgour, who has also illustrated the poster you see to the left.Click here for ticketing details.
* Little Bark is also heading to the US, with a show at Pianos, New York on Oct 26, more details here.
* Our resident good-sort Zac Arnold will be selecting tunes tonight for your aural please at Auckland's newest bar Goods & Service.
TOP 5 ORDERS THIS WEEK:
1.JAKOB - Sines (2xLP/CD)
2. BUNNIES ON PONIES - Heat Death Of The Universe (LP)
3. LITTLE BARK - USB (LP/CD/USB)
4. ROBERT SCOTT - The Green House (LP/CD)
5.APHEX TWIN - Syro (3xLP)
STAFF PICKS:
Ben - Take a listen to Animals, the new single fromEmily Edrosa.
Matthew - Friday, and there is a new Liars video.
Zac - Bless, a new single from YACHT!
Amelia - Tearjerker - You Can
Kenneth - Laneway is too bloody alternative for me, give me a classic instead!
ENDS

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