Flying Nun Recs’ 30th Anniv. Events

Reissues, concerts,
film screenings and more…

 

By Blurt Staff

 

This month, New
Zealand’s Flying
Nun Records
celebrate their 30th Anniversary. To coincide with the
celebration, the iconic label will be releasing a number of retrospective compilations
and new albums, as well as organizing over 30 shows throughout the country. The
anniversary shows feature both past and present Flying Nun acts, along with
some very special guests paying tribute. Special events are also happening in
the US, UK, and Australia.

 

NEW YORK CITY CELEBRATES:

 

*November 15th at
CakeShop:
Collaborations, Reinterpretations, and Experiments in Celebration
of Flying Nun’s 30th. Performing will be The Jewish, Regal Degal, The
Mad Scene, Joe Blossom, Liam Finn, Bob Bannister, Gemma Gracewood, plus DJs Mac
Hodge and Mike Wolf

 

 *Screenings: There will also be screenings of the following films during November in NYC:

 

-Chris Knox Retrospective

-Flying Nun Video Comp

-The Flying Nun documentary

 

Fans can check the Flying Nun website for updates.

 

 Meanwhile, below is a listing of some forthcoming
titles from the label. And you can listen to the Tally
Ho! Flying Nun’s Greatest Bits
compilation in its entirety on The New
Zealand Herald’s website .

 

 

 

 Out in the US on November
22, 2011:

 

*The Bats – Free All The Monsters

New album!

 

*The Bats – Daddy’s Highway

Their debut album re-issued on 12″ LP 

 

*The 3Ds – Hellzapoppin

Their debut album on 12″ LP 

 

 

Out in the US early 2012:

 

*Various Artists – Time To Go Compilation: Psychedelic
Moment 1981-1986 

Compiled by Bruce Russell (The Dead C) this explores the
roots and early history of the label in the South Island of New Zealand, where
a particular form of psychedlia was being made.  Out November 14th in NZ
and Aus, and early 2012 in US.

 

*Various Artists – Tally Ho! Flying Nun’s Greatest Bits

Essentially a “Best of” celebrating 30 years of the label,
this double CD comes with artwork commissioned from Henrietta Harris, and Auckland based
illustrator and artist. Out November 21st  in NZ and Aus, and early 2012
in US.

 

*High Dependency Unit – Metamathics (CD and LP)

The last album from Dunedin’s
post-rock noiseters who are reforming for shows in November for the 30th
Anniversary.

 

*The Clean – Vehicle, Compilation, Odditties CD and
cassettes

 

*The Shocking Pinks – Dance, the Dance Electric

The debut and hard to find album from The Shocking Pinks on
CD and LP with three bonus, never heard before tracks.

 

 

 

 

PERFORMANCES HAPPENING
THROUGHOUT NEW ZEALAND:

 

 

 

THE CLEAN w/ THE SUBLIMINALS

Thu 24 Nov: AUCKLAND,
KINGS ARMS with SURF FRIENDS

Fri 25 Nov: WELLINGTON,
SFBH with SURF FRIENDS

Sat 26 Nov: CHRISTCHURCH,
DUX LIVE with T54

Sun 27 Nov: DUNEDIN,
SAMMYS

 

 

HDU

 

Fri 18 Nov: DUNEDIN,
SAMMYS with DEAD C

Sat 19 Nov: CHRISTCHURCH,
DUX LIVE with DELANEY DAVIDSON

 

 

THE BATS ‘FREE ALL THE MONSTERS’ ALBUM RELEASE TOUR

 

Fri 18 Nov: WELLINGTON,
SFBH with DEAR TIME’S WASTE + BIG RIVER CHAIN

Sat 19 Nov: AUCKLAND,
KINGS ARMS with DEAR TIME’S WASTE + PREGAME HESHMURY AND HIS FLYING NUNDERTONES
(GRAEME HUMPHRIES – ABLE TASMANS)

 

 

SHAYNE P. CARTER + GHOST CLUB

 

Fri 18 Nov: CHRISTCHURCH,
DUX LIVE with POPSTRANGERS

Sat 19 Nov: DUNEDIN,
SAMMYS with POPSTRANGERS

 

 

GHOSTCLUB

 

Wed 16 Nov: WELLINGTON,
SFBH with DIANA ROZZ

Thur 17 Nov: AUCKLAND,
KINGS ARMS with SOLID GOLD HELL + EVIL TWINS

 

FETUS PRODUCTIONS + X FEATURES

Fri 25 Nov: AUCKLAND,
KINGS ARMS

 

 

A LOW HUM PRESENTS: FLYING NUN RECORDS TRIBUTE NIGHTS:

 

Fri 18 Nov: AUCKLAND,
KINGS ARMS

Featuring Shes So Rad, Golden Axe, O’Lovely, Tono and the
Finance Company, Deer Park, X Ray Fiends, Cool Cult , Rackets + Evil
Twins

 

Fri 18 Nov: MELBOURNE, THE WORKERS CLUB

Featuring: David Saunders (The 3Ds), Love of Diagrams,
Absolute Boys, Betty Airs, Darren Hanlon, Parking Lot Experiments, The
Sandpebbles, Sarah Mary Chadwick (Batrider), Teeth & Tongue

 

Sat 19 Nov: HAMILTON, STATIC BAR

Featuring: Disco Volante, The Shrugs, Imploder (feat
Phil Buske from The Datsuns), System Corporation, Noosphere, The Changing Same
(Matthew Bannister ex Sneaky Feelings)

 

Sat 19 Nov: WELLINGTON,
SFBH

Featuring The Phoenix
Foundation, The Eversons, Glass Vaults, Seth Frightening, The Golden
Awesome , Diana Rozz , Blue Onesies + Mount Pleasant 

 

Thur 24 Nov: BRISBANE, THE BRIDGE CLUB
In Association with Micronations.
Featuring: The Jandals (Flying Nun covers band), The Deadnotes + special guests.

 

Fri 25 Nov:  CHRISTCHURCH,
DUX LIVE

Featuring Delaney Davidson, Planet of Tapes , The
Undercurrents, The Dance Asthmatics , Ipswich,
Anthesiac + Miniatures.

 

 

ELECTION NIGHT PARTY WITH THE SHARPIE CROWS

Sat 26 Nov: WELLINGTON,
MIGHTY MIGHTY

 

 

NUNVEMBER CLOSING PARTY WITH THE VERLAINES

Wed 30 Nov: WELLINGTON,
SFBH

 

 

 FLYING NUN 30th ANNIVERSARY TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW
FROM: www.undertheradar.co.nz/nunvember  

Tickets to all Dunedin
shows also available from Too Tone Records

www.flyingnun.co.nz

 

 

 

 

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