Thursday, March 28, 2013
RSD 4.20 — Flying Nun & Captured Tracks reissues
Dunedin enthusiasts, behold: The Bats and Snapper reissues from Flying Nun and Captured Tracks, which will be both be out for Record Store Day!
Links, tracks and info come courtesy of Enabler PR.
The Bats: "My Way"
CAPTURED TRACKS & FLYING NUN TO REISSUE THE BATS & SNAPPER
HEAR "MY WAY" FROM THE BATS & "BUDDY" FROM SNAPPER"
BY NIGHT & SNAPPER AVAILABLE FOR RSD ON 4/20
Captured Tracks & Flying Nun are pleased to announce two amazing reissues from the Flying Nun vault this Record Store Day. Snapper, led by Peter Gutterdige, the Dunedin band that made dense, dark & spaced out pop jams & also set for release is the debut album, By Night, from influential New Zealand band, The Bats.
HEAR: THE BATS - "MY WAY"
HEAR: SNAPPER - "BUDDY"
The first EP from Peter Gutterdige (The Clean, Chills and Great Unwashed) lead Dunedin band Snapper to re-issue their eponymous album for Record Store Day 2013. Originally it was released on Flying Nun Records in 1988, in such a limited quality that a press fetches $40-50. Snapper became known for their live shows which were diverse and osculating as their lineup. Snapper EP captures one of the earliest forms in all their space-freak-out glory.
APRIL 20th, 2013
2. Case of You
3. Death and Weirdness In The Surfing Zone
4. Hang On
STREAM SNAPPER EP HERE
WATCH THE VIDEO FOR "BUDDY" HERE
The Bats' first release, By Night, marked one of the earlier releases for Flying Nun in 1984. Formed on New Years Eve in 1982 by Bob Scott (The Clean), Paul Keane (Toy Love), Kaye Woodward and Malcolm Grant, The Bats became one of Flying Nun's strong holds with a catalog and influence spanning over thirty years. By Night establishes The Bats' driven jangle sound that would find both a mainstream audience and continues to influence bands today. As all early Flying Nun releases, By Night's original pressing was limited and as a result, copies today are scarce with a $50 price tag to reflect it. It is now being re-issued for Record Store Day as an exact facsimile of the original.
APRIL 20th, 2013
1. I Go Wild
2. Jewellers Heart
3. By Night
4. My Way
5. Man In The Moon
6. United Airways
STREAM BY NIGHT HERE
WATCH "BY NIGHT" VIDEO HERE
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