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hey seuss / where you been? / david saunders & street chant at the waitakere festival 2013

Guitarist David Saunders, once of the 3Ds, appearing with Street Chant, and playing an excellent set of 3Ds songs.

At the Waitakere Festival, Corban Estate, on October 27 2013.

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Ed Kuepper at the Powerstation, Auckland, on October 24 2013.
More photos at elsewhere.co.nz.
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Ed Kuepper at the Powerstation, Auckland, on October 24 2013.

More photos at elsewhere.co.nz.

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Tom Verlaine of Television at the Powerstation, Auckland, on October 24 2013. More photos at elsewhere.co.nz.
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Tom Verlaine of Television at the Powerstation, Auckland, on October 24 2013. More photos at elsewhere.co.nz.

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japandroids at laneway 2013
Japandroids (Brian King, guitar & vocals, and David Prowse, drums & vocals) at the Laneway Festival, Auckland, on January 28 2012. Japandroids return to New Zealand to play three shows next week. Thursday September 5 at Re:Fuel in Dunedin, Friday September 6 at Bodega in Wellington, and Saturday September 7 at Ye Olde King Arms Tavern in Auckland.
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japandroids at laneway 2013

Japandroids (Brian King, guitar & vocals, and David Prowse, drums & vocals) at the Laneway Festival, Auckland, on January 28 2012.

Japandroids return to New Zealand to play three shows next week. Thursday September 5 at Re:Fuel in Dunedin, Friday September 6 at Bodega in Wellington, and Saturday September 7 at Ye Olde King Arms Tavern in Auckland.

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if you’re a viper: rick bryant 1984
Rick Bryant, up front for the Jive Bombers, at the Gluepot in 1984 or 1985. Read more about the legendary New Zealand soul man in Andrew Schmidt’s article on Audio Culture. 
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if you’re a viper: rick bryant 1984

Rick Bryant, up front for the Jive Bombers, at the Gluepot in 1984 or 1985. Read more about the legendary New Zealand soul man in Andrew Schmidt’s article on Audio Culture.

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adults and children: gordons 1981 from the national library of new zealand 
New Zealand pop group the Gordons, showing from top to bottom: Alister Parker, John Halvorsen and Brent McLaughlin.
Photograph taken 13 February 1981 by an Evening Post staff photographer.
Reproduced with permission of the National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa
Gordons. Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper. Ref: EP/1981/0636/5-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. http://natlib.govt.nz/records/22732993

adults and children: gordons 1981 from the national library of new zealand 

New Zealand pop group the Gordons, showing from top to bottom: Alister Parker, John Halvorsen and Brent McLaughlin.

Photograph taken 13 February 1981 by an Evening Post staff photographer.

Reproduced with permission of the National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa

Gordons. Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper. Ref: EP/1981/0636/5-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. http://natlib.govt.nz/records/22732993

street chant / snapper / solid gold hell at the flying nun / arch hill grill at the kings arms, auckland, february 17 2013
Pictured: Peter Gutteridge of Snapper 
More pics over at point that thing …
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"more popular than jesus" … john lennon on auckland’s k rd
"He is reading extensively about religion" 
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"more popular than jesus" … john lennon on auckland’s k rd

"He is reading extensively about religion"


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hold me up baby for I may fall: the birthday party in auckland NZ on may 3 1983
" … Friday May 3 2013 marks 30 years to the day since Nick Cave and The Birthday Party played their first New Zealand show at Mainstreet nightclub on Auckland’s Queen St. Photographer Jonathan Ganley provides the images and the story from the audience, while Simon Grigg of Propeller Records and tour promoter Doug Hood give some background and recollections of this legendary but shambolic performance, and the subsequent chaotic North Island tour …”
story and more photos here
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hold me up baby for I may fall: the birthday party in auckland NZ on may 3 1983

" … Friday May 3 2013 marks 30 years to the day since Nick Cave and The Birthday Party played their first New Zealand show at Mainstreet nightclub on Auckland’s Queen St. Photographer Jonathan Ganley provides the images and the story from the audience, while Simon Grigg of Propeller Records and tour promoter Doug Hood give some background and recollections of this legendary but shambolic performance, and the subsequent chaotic North Island tour …”

story and more photos here


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beastwars at real groovy for record store day
beastwars played a short sharp set at Real Groovy Records in Auckland yesterday to mark the release of their new album 'blood becomes fire'. Pictured: Matt Hyde (vocals) and James Woods (bass)
A couple more over at point that thing.
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beastwars at real groovy for record store day

beastwars played a short sharp set at Real Groovy Records in Auckland yesterday to mark the release of their new album 'blood becomes fire'. Pictured: Matt Hyde (vocals) and James Woods (bass)

A couple more over at point that thing.

all images on pointthatthing/tumblr.com are © copyright jonathan ganley.