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Straitjacket Fits - Down In Splendour (Dir. Andrew Dominik, 1990)

They had smouldering good looks, real star power and most importantly, their guitars rang with more than their rightful share of apocalyptic riffs blessed by Satan himself, or the Lord Jehovah, maybe. Who knows, but they were that good.

They nearly conquered the world, but it all ended in tears. Straitjacket Fits left us with three achingly great albums and some of the best songs in NZ rock history, and that should be enough.

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GRAYSON GILMOUR RELEASES NEW VIDEO

Friday, August 22, 2014

The latest visual offering from Grayson Gilmour comes in the form of his new single, 'Silence & Youth'

 

The second video from his critically acclaimed 2014 album Infinite Life!, 'Silence & Youth' was created by same the team behind the album's first single 'Minus Times Infinity' - a fantasy dragon epic that premiered at the BBC Music Video festival.

 

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TINY RUINS ALBUM & TOUR - OUT NOW IN THE US ON FLYING NUN

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Tiny Ruins' new album Brightly Painted One is coming out in the USA today (13th of May) on Flying Nun Records and can be streamed now in it's entirety on the New York Times' Press Play page.

Click here to stream Brightly Painted One

NME have described the sound, saying "Holbrook's wavery trill falls somewhere between Laura Marling and Sandy Denny; acoustic guitar is plucked and picked - but stately horns and Rhodes piano shape a kind of country-soul. Dazed Magazine has also premiered a new video for "Carriages," calling it "brutal yet elegant."

Click here to watch the video for "Carriages" on Dazed Digital

The band, led by singer Hollie Fullbrook, will be hitting North American shores this summer and playing shows across the US and in Canada, all dates are listed below.

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