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Every Day In May – Day 31: The Clean

The idea? Every day in May, to mark NZ Music Month and 38 years of his own rancid opining and reportage, Gary Steel will present something from his considerable behind. Personal archive, that is. To mark the publication of Roger Shepherd’s book about his Flying Nun experience, and the last day of NZ Music Month (and hence this series) here’s Witchdoctor’s second Clean interview in two days, this one conducted upon the group’s reformation, with David Kilgour on the 9th of September, 1996.

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Every Day In May – Day 30: The Clean

The idea? Every day in May, to mark NZ Music Month and 38 years of his own rancid opining and reportage, Gary Steel will present something from his considerable behind. Personal archive, that is. To mark the publication of Roger Shepherd’s book about his Flying Nun experience, here’s one of the first features ever published about a band on the label, which David Maclennan wrote for the December ’81 issue of Wellington indie music magazine In Touch.

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Every Day In May – Day 26: HDU

The idea? Every day in May, to mark NZ Music Month and 38 years of his own rancid opining and reportage, Gary Steel will present something from his considerable behind. Personal archive, that is. This story appeared in the Sunday Star Times on December 6, 1998.

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Every Day In May – Day 25: The Dead C

The idea? Every day in May, to mark NZ Music Month and 38 years of his own rancid opining and reportage, Gary Steel will present something from his considerable behind. Personal archive, that is. This review appeared in the Sunday Star Times on October 31, 1999.

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Every Day In May – Day 24: The Not-Great Lost Flying Nun Album

The idea? Every day in May, to mark NZ Music Month and 38 years of his own rancid opining and reportage, Gary Steel will present something from his considerable behind. Personal archive, that is. In 1999, Flying Nun made one of its worst-ever business decisions: pouring money into former Headless Chickens chanteuse Fiona McDonald’s solo album.

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Braunias On The Stones

In honour of NZ Music Month, Gary Steel climbs into the crumbling catacombs of his back catalogue, and disinters a different story Every Day In May (EDIM). Today’s piece was penned by Steve Braunias, then a diligent arts writer for TOM magazine.

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Pin Group – Ambivalence (Flying Nun/Warner) CD REVIEW

Pin Group may have been the lucky first release by Flying Nun, but they’re also possibly the worst.

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Looking up the flying nun’s habit

Gary Steel breaks wind on a couple of recent Flying Nun compilations

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Various Artists – Not Given Lightly (Morr Music/Rhythmethod) CD REVIEW

An electronic tribute to Flying Nun? Really?

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Die!Die!Die! – Form (Flying Nun/Warner) CD REVIEW

Die!Die!Die! make it to the third album, and it’s an acceptable trade-off between compromise and natural evolution

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