The Dunedin Double Flying Nun Records

VARIOUS - THE DUNEDIN DOUBLE, 1982 | MAN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN

..."There was a considerably positive nationwide reception to this oddly formatted release by four bands barely known outside Dunedin. The 12” EP idea was still relatively new, but this double EP in a gatefold sleeve was absolutely novel. The music press soon got on board with positive reviews, and the talk was now about what was happening in Dunedin. The consensus was that it was something special"...

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by Roger Shepherd
The Story Of The Chills' 1982 7" Single, "Rolling Moon"

The Story Of The Chills' 1982 7" Single, "Rolling Moon"

“Rolling Moon” represents The Chills at the start of their journey proper. It's not a great recording by later standards but easily good enough to allow the song to shine. It's the start of a journey that Martin Phillipps is determined will become a career.  

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The Story Of This Sporting Life's 1982 Album, 'Show Me To The Bellrope'

The Story Of This Sporting Life's 1982 Album, 'Show Me To The Bellrope'

This Sporting Life were the necessary disrupting outsiders that helped mix and mess things up. They made Show Me to the Bellrope and helped to make Flying Nun a more interesting musical place.

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