Thursday, May 29, 2008
11.27.07: FLYING NUN RECORDS
"Flying Nun Records was formed in Christchurch in 1981 by music shop proprietor Roger Shepherd in the flurry of new punk rock-inspired labels forming in the early 80s. The intention was to record original local music of Christchurch, but soon the label rose to nationaland international prominence by championing thee merging sound of music from New Zealand.The label grew an incredible reputation worldwide from such success with bands and musicians such as: The Clean, Bailter Space, The Chills, The Bats, Chris Knox, Toy Love, Straitjacket Fits, The 3Ds, JPSE, Tall Dwarfs, Sneaky Feelings, Look Blue Go Purple, The Verlaines, David Kilgour, The D4, The Mint Chicks, and many more..." (from www.flyingnun.co.nz- the flying nun website)
Tonight we will spin 2 hours worth of the greatest noisy, jangly, crazy, innovative punk pop you've ever heard. Courtesy of the amazing Flying Nun Records label. You will hear most of the bands listed above abunch more. This stuff rules.