Fire Records this October will release a remastered, remixed and expanded 2LP vinyl reissue of New Zealand indie-pop legends The Chills’ long-out-of-print 1987 debut Brave Words.
Tag: Flying Nun Records
Andrew Brough, a guitarist and songwriter who played in multiple New Zealand bands in the 1980s and ’90s including Straitjacket Fits, part of Flying Nun Records’ second wave of the so-called Dunedin sound, died on Tuesday, the band announced on Facebook. More information right here.
Our friends at the Rockin’ the Suburbs podcast recently sat down with Martin Phillipps, bandleader of iconic New Zealand indie-pop outfit The Chills, backstage at the Black Cat in Washington, D.C., for a three-part interview — which you can listen to in full right here.
True to its name, the 2013 installment of NYC Popfest will be an indie-pop lover’s dream, as the organizers have pulled off a booking coup, landing rare American performances by C86 veterans Close Lobsters and The Wolfhounds as well as U.K. post-punk act The Monochrome Set and an appearance by The Bats.