Death And The Maiden Wisteria Fishrider Records Across the last couple of months this album, the second by Dunedin’s Death And The Maiden has nagged (for) my attention; it’s been played near-relentlessly in the car-stereo, accompanying me on all sorts of journeys. It’s fit almost every mood. And when it hasn’t quite suited, if that’s […]
Stef Animal Top Gear Fishrider Records This is pretty brilliantly fucking baffling I tell ya! Okay, wait, maybe not the best start to a review ever – so I’ll quickly qualify: I really love this, the debut full-lengther from Stef Animal (The Golden Awesome).
The Shifting Sands Feel Fishrider Records One reason to enjoy Feel is the cameo spots from David Kilgour, Robert Scott, Lesley Paris (Look Blue Go Purple), Jay Clarkson and Robbie Yeats (Dead C). A bit of Dunedin rock royalty there. But Mike Mcleod (The Alpha State) is responsible for vocals, guitar, piano, synths, organ and […]
Ian Henderson is a life-long ‘weird music’ obsessive who used to be a part-time music writer before deciding to release music on his tiny Dunedin record label called Fishrider Records. The label is dedicated to “psych-pop & no wave from below the underground”, including recent albums by The Puddle, The Shifting Sands and post-punk pop […]