27 Track Compilation Double Album.
Originally released in 1984 on C90 Cassette.
Remastered for CD in 2005 this is the scene defining collection of Christchurch alternative music from punk, post punk, alternative pop and new wave music. This is a snapshot of a vibrant original music culture centered around 3 iconic venues The Gladstone, The Star & Garter, and the Hillsborough. The album was released through local record stores and spread via mail order throughout the rest of the country and overseas. It's a lasting testament to a fantastically invigorating and interesting time in Christchurch Music.
The Album includes a fully restored and updated 30 page booklet that was included with the original cassette release.
Failsafe Records appreciates your support by paying for this release. We take the utmost care and effort in collecting restoring and respecting the music we present to you and use all income to continue to operate and bring you further music. your purchase keeps the wheels turning and covers the considerable costs of collecting, transferring, restoring and mastering this music and artwork. Thank you for supporting us and this music.
*******NOTE ***** This album is sold as a collection. Please listen to the previews and if you like what you hear please purchase the album. The previews will also download as part of the package but should be discarded.
released November 5, 2018
Track 1 Recorded in Auckland by Simon Alexander
Tracks 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 21, 24 Recorded at Nightshift Studios by Arnie Van Bussell
Tracks 23 Recorded at Nightshift Studios by Fred Kramer and Arnie Van Bussell
5 Recorded by Doug Hood
7 Recorded Live by Ollie Scott
10 Recorded by Michael Williams
11 Recorded Live
19 Recorded Live by Olly Scott
17 Recorded at Kent House
16, 18, 25, 26 Recorded live by Rob Mayes
7, 16, 19 mixed by Rex Visible
25 Mixed by Fred Bertram
26 Mixed by Paul Kean
27 Mixed and recorded by Tony Peake
All tracks remastered from original recordings by Rob Mayes
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