Mermaidensare a three-piece outfit from Wellington, New Zealand, who are renowned for their intricate and unique songwriting, boldly raw but increasingly refined studio production, and a hypnotic live synergy that leaves audiences enchanted.Their sound offers a mesmerising dip into the realms of post-punk and psych, while the voices of Gussie Larkin and Lily West embrace warm harmonies and dreamy, hypnotic lyrics, entwined with dark and moody riff-based melodies, underpinned by Abe Hollingsworth's fluid and dynamic percussion. Their new album Perfect Body is due out on 4th of August via Flying Nun.
IMNZ is proud to announce the 2017 recipient of the ‘Independent Music NZ Classic Record’ award, which acknowledges Aotearoa’s rich history of making fine records that continue to inspire us and define who we are.
The judges have given the nod this year to The Clean – Boodle Boodle Boodle (Flying Nun Records, 1981) as one of Aotearoa’s classic records.
Fazerdaze share song and video for "Take It Slow" the new single from debut album Morningside due out on 5 May via Flying Nun. Limited advance clear vinyl will be available on Record Store day (22 April) in New Zealand. Pre-orders are available now.
On 19th May 2017, Aldous Harding releases her second album, Party. Following the recent single ‘Horizon’ – a lover’s call to arms which also features on her Flying Nun/4AD release – a new track and video goes online today., and pre-orders are available now.
Out on 5th of May via Flying Nun, limited edition purple and blue vinyl available on pre-order now, or on Record Store Day (NZ only).
Flying Nun are pleased to announce that they will be releasing Still Bewitched, a double LP/CD/Digital reissue of 1980s New Zealand band Look Blue Go Purple, due out on 5 May. The compilation comprises their three EPs, Bewitched (1985), LBGPEP2 (1986) and This is This (1987), plus previously unreleased live tracks spanning their entire history.