New Zealand Music Features — James Murdoch

FLYING NUN, ROGER SHEPHERD AND DOING BUSINESS WITH MUSHROOM'S MICHAEL GUDINSKI

FLYING NUN, ROGER SHEPHERD AND DOING BUSINESS WITH MUSHROOM'S MICHAEL GUDINSKI

This week we were sad to hear of the passing of a significant figure in the Australian (and New Zealand) music industry - Michael Gudinski. In the late 1990s one of his companies - Mushroom Records - purchased 49% of Flying Nun, eventually taking entire ownership of the company. Flying Nun founder Roger Shepherd charts his relationship with Gudinski, Mushroom Records, News Corp and more.

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