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It’s All Over!! The release

2015 CD launch posterIt’s been a long time coming, but will a feeling of pomp and fanfare we are thrilled that the release date for the new album, It’s All Over, is upon us.

Saturday 5 December, at Moon 1 in Newtown, Wellington we crack a bottle against to bow of this Chanel-clad beasty.

And man are we thrilled with the friends we have sharing the stage with us:
Sendam Rawkustra – that most amazing percussive, free-spirited and redemptive unit from the heart, and is the heart, of Newtown.

Gold Medal Famous– delightful, unafraid, sonic cliffs, squalls and cackles wrestle with the bowels of a disemboweled R2D2 to make you grove.
Antlergram – Barely conventional in a conventional framework, sliding-lines to make you smile, a rambling rumble of wonderfulness.

And DJ’s Kedron and Axelotl, seen on Radio Active Global Roots radio show, with the BEST music from inbetween!

Sendam will kick the event of sharp at 8.30 [don’t be late].

Entry: $10 through the door, $20 through the door with a CD

And here is one last teaser, the title track to the album It’s All Over, an anthem to and for the protesters at the front-line of the climate crisis; for Black Lives Matter, for Refugees are Welcome, for No one is Illegal; for resistance, for persistence;  for workers struggling to obtain a living wage, decent conditions, a dignified workplace; Occupy,  Anonymous, BDS, frontline communities; the opposers of the corporate wars, the oil wars, the water wars, the cyber wars; those fighting for transparency, equity, liberation; old folk connecting with young folk in affinity; for those fighting for potential and hope in health, education, housing; for fighting for freedom of expression from medieval thinking; for the radicals, for the first-timers; for us, for It All, for Everywhere, for freedom, for life!

 

Two shows and a chat

To commence the release of the new cd we are taking a jaunt north. The ‘official’ release is next week but this album is like a dollar burning a hole in your pocket, got to get the bugger out. So we head north with a small quantity. Help ease us of our burden.

Nov 27 Wine Cellar 2015Friday 27 November at the Wine Cellar with The Biscuits and Bonehead. Totally stocked to be playing woth Biscuits, they werw recently in wellington and played a blinder, fantastic. And the last time I saw Bonehead was when he won a award from Arts Access Aotearoa in the halls of Parliament, he then had the opportunity to present a piece of work…sonic anarchy.

Saturday 28 Nov at The Audio Foundation 2pm. Were gonna chat about stuff, maybe the process and thinking behind the cd and artwork???maybe something else? We are open to distraction.

Saturday 28 November 8pm at UFO with Mucus Kids on their home turf. After doing a bunch of shows with Mucus this year it’ll will be cool to see them in their most familiar environment.

Other big things happening this weekend is the civic mobilisation around the country in response to our precipitous man made changing environment.
And a lively show at the Audio Foundation in auckland on sunday for our goid friend Pumice to release his 19th album…gutted to missed this one.

Pretty in Pink

Opening IAOIt has arrived!

A years worth of planning, preparation, working and reworking comes to completion. We welcome our new album It’s All Over.

The task at hand now is to kick them out of home now, to help them make their way into others homes.

This little gem was recorded, mixed and mastered by Mike Gibson ar Munki Studios. We think he captured us well. Have a listen:

About 70 people also need extra thanks for committing to our crowd funding project earlier in the year. The funds raised were used to produce the beaut packaging, mtistly heavy duttg card with full colour printing, minimal plastic, and a pretty colour booklet of lyrics and text. We have started to send out the gifts that each pledged on. We hope you are happy with what you get.

The offical release date is December 5. To mark this we are hosting a show at Moon 1 in Newtown, Wellington. We are very exciting to have some very exciting friends coming along to play as welk. The Glorious Sendam Rawkustra, Antlergram and Gold Medal Famous.2015 CD launch poster

The CD will be available for $20 from shows and our Bandcamp page.

IAO

Rebel Moon: a benefit for AK Press

AK3A fundraising celebration of radical and independent publishing in Aotearoa New Zealand and beyond!

AK Press is a worker-run, collectively managed anarchist publishing and distribution company, in operation since 1990. On March 21st of this year, a fire in a building behind AK’s caught fire and the fire spread to AK’s warehouse. Two people living in the building died in the fire, much of AK’s inventory was damaged by water and smoke, and the city has deemed their building uninhabitable. While they have suffered a major blow they are carrying on and continue to publish and distribute anarchist and radical literature around the world, including to Aotearoa New Zealand. But they need all the help they can get and all money raised at this event will go directly to their fire relief fund.

Spoken Word:

Jared Davidson (The only NZ published author on AK)
Mark Darby
Rebel Press
The Freedom Shop
Kassie Hartendorp
Faith Wilson
Leilani A Visesio
Kerry Ann Lee
Maria McMillan
Pip Adam
Mark Epoo
Ken Simpson
Barry Pateman
Murdoch Stephens
Grace Millar

Music and word:
mr sterile Assembly
Te Kupu
Gold Medal Famous
The All Seeing Hand

When: Saturday September 26, 2015
Where: Moon, 167 Riddiford St, Newtown, Wellington
$10 to $10 million depending on how generous you’re feeling!

Readings from 6:30 pm, music from 9pm

AK Press books will be available for sale through The Freedom Shop.

Onslaught

11182658_973201626032262_554036111875116669_oAn amazing show to be playing at this weekend coming – the incredible Onslaught festival held annually in Dunedin. And this years line-ups is a genuine pearler!!!

Organised by Mark from Bazooka this event is in its’ 11th year. It’ll be a full day of a vast array of bands from the south, but happily a little of the North gets in there as well. We think it’s extra brilliant that a couple of bands are from Levin! (Some say the Gore of the North). Levin, is after all, the home of the A.E.B, a mighty fine community venue and one of our particular favourite digs to play. it is also the home of the legendary NZ Punk band No Idea!

It’s possibly been almost 30 years since No Idea last played Dunedin, so this one is gonna be one for the books!

Here is the line-up:

AFTERNOON SHOW: Doors Open 1.30
2.00-2.35 Slitzkrieg
2.35-3.10 Infinite Justice
3.10-3.55 Suicide Bombers
3.55-4.40 Mince On Toast

EVENING SHOW: Supper served at 5.00
5.30-6.00 Whiskey And The Wench
6.00-6.45 mr sterile Assembly
6.45-7.30 The G-Nomes
7.30-8.15 Sawdust
8.15-9.00 Gripper
9.00-9.45 Spiteful Urinator
9.45-10.30 Fantails
10.30-11.15 No Idea
11.15-12.00 Pavement Saw
12.00-12.30 Rattface
12.30-1.00 Bazooka
1.00-2;00 DJ Skullduggery (and between each band).

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