FLYING NUN CELEBRATE 30th ANNIVERSARY!
 
 
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
with:

The Jewish
Regal Degal
The Mad Scene
Joe Blossom
Liam Finn
Bob Bannister
Gemma Gracewood

DJ's:
Mac Hodge
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.
 
 
 

NEW & REISSUED FLYING NUN RELEASES
 
 
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.
 
 
 
 
Listen to the Tally Ho! Flying Nun’s Greatest Bits compilation in its entirety on The New Zealand Herald’s website now!
 


 
 
Various Artists – Tally Ho! Flying Nun’s Greatest Bits
 
Disc 1
 
1            The Clean                                                Tally Ho!
2            The Verlaines                                                Death and The Maiden
3            The Chills                                                Heavenly Pop Hit
4            Sneaky Feelings                                    Husband House
5            Look Blue Go Purple                                    Cactus Cat
6            Bird Nest Roys                                    Alien
7            The Bats                                                North by North
8            The Great Unwashed                                    Can't Find Water
9            Straitjacket Fits                                    She Speeds
10            Able Tasmans                                                Fault In The Frog
11            Fetus Productions                                     What's Going On ?
12            Jean-Paul Sartre Experience                        Breathe
13            Garageland                                                Pop Cigar
14            Bressa Creeting Cake                                    A Chip That Sells Millions
15            Chris Knox                                                Not Given Lightly
16            Headless Chickens                                    George
17            The Mint Chicks                                    Crazy? Yes! Dumb? No!
18            Phoenix Foundation                                    40 Years
19            Robert Scott                                                Too Early
20            Grayson Gilmour                                    I Am A Light!
 
Disc 2           
 
1            The Pin Group                                    Ambivalence
2            The Gordons                                                Machine Song
3            The Stones                                                Down and Around
4            Children's Hour                                    Looking For The Sun
5            Doublehappys                                    Needles and Plastic
6            Tall Dwarfs                                                The Brain That Wouldn't Die
7            Snapper                                                Buddy
8            The 3Ds                                                Outer Space
9            Shayne Carter & Peter Jefferies            Randolphs Going Home
10            Bailter Space                                                Fish Eye
11            Dead C                                                             I Was Here
12            Skeptics                                                And We Bake
13            Solid Gold Hell                                    Bitter Nest
14            Dimmer                                                Pacer
15            Loves Ugly Children                                    Space Suit
16            High Dependency Unit                        Schallblüte
17            Ghost Club                                                Ghost Club Theme Song
18            The Subliminals                                    United State
19            Shocking Pinks                                    This Aching Deal
20            F in Math                                                 Don't Look Down
 
 

Various Artists - Time To Go Compilation: Psychedelic Moment 1981-1986
 
01            The Pin Group                                                            Jim           
02            The Clean                                                                   In the back           
03            Playthings                                                                        Sit down           
04            The Gordons                                                                        I just can’t stop           
05            The Builders                                                                        Russian rug           
06            Victor Dimisich Band                                                It’s cold outside           
07            Tall Dwarfs                                                                        Clover           
08            The Chills                                                                        Flamethrower           
09            25 Cents                                                                        Don’t deceive me           
10            The Stones                                                                        Down and around           
11            The Great Unwashed                                                            Boat with no ocean           
12            Sneaky Feelings                                                            Not to take sides           
13            Scorched Earth Policy                                                Since the accident           
14            The Shallows                                                                        Trial by separation           
15            Look Blue Go Purple                                                            As does the sun           
16            The Puddle                                                                        Junk           
17            Max Block                                                                        Psychic discharge           
18            Wreck Small Speakers on Expensive Stereos            Rain           
19            Double Happys                                                            Some fantasy           
20            The Rip                                                                        Wrecked wee hymn           
 
 
 
 

 
30 SHOWS HAS NUNVEMBER
 
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
Tickets from Moshtixs
 
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
 
 


For More Information:
 
Marisa Handren
Four Paws Media
908-310-1821
pumpkin@fourpawsmedia.com