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Straitjacket Fits - Down In Splendour (Dir. Andrew Dominik, 1990)

They had smouldering good looks, real star power and most importantly, their guitars rang with more than their rightful share of apocalyptic riffs blessed by Satan himself, or the Lord Jehovah, maybe. Who knows, but they were that good.

They nearly conquered the world, but it all ended in tears. Straitjacket Fits left us with three achingly great albums and some of the best songs in NZ rock history, and that should be enough.

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FLYING NUN'S DE-GENERATION GAME NIGHT (Auckland, Sunday Nov 29)

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Question: Is Flying Nun hosting a Q&A and quiz this Sunday (November 29) at Seafarers Britomart in Auckland?

Answer: Yes

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RE-ISSUE CLUB - EPISODE 1: "90's NUN" #004 - SUPERETTE - TIGER

Thursday, October 09, 2014

SuperetteThe final title, Superette - Tiger, has been announced as part of the Flying Nun Records - 90s Nun Re-Issue Series.

Formed in 1993 when David Mulcahy (Jean Paul Sartre Experience) teamed up with Ben Howe and Greta Anderson. With a penchant for animal-themed titles, the Auckland trio first displayed their artful sweet’n’dirty musings by way of their debut EP Rosepig. This was followed a year later with their debut album Tiger, produced by Nick Roughan (Skeptics) it featured 12 tracks of languid, dark and at times lilting kiwi-pop. 

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RE-ISSUE CLUB - EPISODE 1: "90's NUN" #003 - BRESSA CREETING CAKE

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Bressa Creeting CakeFlying Nun Records are pleased to announce the third album in the 90s Nun Re-Issue Series - Bressa Creeting Cake’s self titled debut LP.

The band, originally named Breast Secreting Cake, formed in Auckland in the early 1990s, with their first recordings made on a four track finding an initial audience at Auckland’s student radio station 95bfm. With a handful of live shows, which often included playing in monk costumes, the band changed it’s name to Bressa Creeting Cake with each member - Ed McWilliams, Geoff Maddock + Joel Wilson - taking on a part of that name as their own stage name.

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