SURREALISTIC – SadHappy

LP See WIG013 to hear what Brent Cardy had to say about Surrealistic’s first single.The scary thing is – the newer numbers are even better!! This lovingly crafted pop music has beautiful arrangements and thoughtful production.E bow , strings , rhodes , piano, hammond and of course lots of guitars.If you like your music pro […]

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JCM

LP An infusion of rock , blues , funk and pop – JCM is essentially a collaboration of multi instrumentalist Malcolm Cole and silky smooth vocalist John Clancy.The main instruments are guitar , piano and organ.Beautifully stirring ballads showcase JC’s exceptional vocal delivery while the more brazen numbers highligh “the Colemans” bag of guitar trickery.Like […]

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ROYGBIV – Life and Love

LP A dream that started off as high school boys in the late 70’s is still alive . But the brothers who were there have passed away.Happier times were to come for long term drummer Reggie Harman and singer/guitarist Karuna Gopalan. With a list of friends and musicians who helped along the way , a […]

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Frontside Grind – Heavens Gate Hells Flames

CD Single A blistering fusion of grinding guitars , pumping beat , and driving rhythm delivered with an undeniably heavy groove. Includes the tracks ‘Heaven’s Gate Hell’s Flames” and ” Johnny isn’t Mad ” the former , a solo extravaganza in true rock style, the latter a super heavy amalgam of freight train riffery.

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Secondsight

AA release This double A side opens majestically with the orchestral ballad ” Strange Psychology” , an emotive dialogue , driven by piano and viola. “Days in Retrograde” begins in a similar vein , but the ghostly reminiscence gives a subtle nod to guitar pop with its anthemic chorus and melodic guitar.

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Billy Squire

LP Having spent most of his life playing music in the states Billy Squire is now exploring the groove of Aucklands diverse and rich music scene.There is sincerity in the delivery of the songs , expressive tunes that range from innovative blues to free form jazz fusion.The vocals are often melodic as pure pop , […]

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Shady Brain Farm

EP Another impossibly good 3 piece guitar band who shrug aside the perceived limitations of the digitally souless.With a little help from their friends (Mr tape delay, Sir Strings and Ms Piano) they harmonically delight and reverberate as only metallic threads with wooden supports can.Though ill at ease in the club environment their light will […]

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Alpha Plan – Stratford Workshop

LP The final chapter in the internationally acclaimed trilogy that is Alpha Plan.Never shy of a song this is nonetheless the most song orientated outing from our heroes abroad.The band performed live in london recording the drums directly to Sony mindisc.On returning to these shores the drums were mastered at Earwig Studios , and guitars […]

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SURREALISTIC – Seperateland

CD Single A 2 track sampler of forthcoming masterpiece “Sadhappy” this is a unique amalgamation of post pop/punk guitar and retrosugarpop production (Hammond Organ – soaring harmonies ). Add some samples and you’ve got an insane blend that just couldn’t possibly work.But it does! “In the manner of the Manic Street Preachers or latter day […]

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Mon

LP Slick – smooth production pop that melts in your mouth and leaves you breathless. There’s a cool funk element as well. Relax as the lush instrumentation of Damon Ropata mixes with the silky vocals of Andrew Hutton. Theres a warm tapestry of sound and some classy guest guitarists.

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