Tag: Wellington

Shoes This High – Live 22 June 1980

Thistle Hall, in the ’80s – thats the 1980’s for you young-ass mofos Recorded and mixed by Andy Drey (Steroids/Body Electric) at Billy The Club, 22 June 1980, (incidentally Steve’s 14th birthday) (recording courtesy of Bob Sutton). 01 Shoes This High – Monodrone 6:39 02 Shoes This High – Living Hell 1:08 03 Shoes This […]

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Despatches from Dr Chad’s gig in Wellington 23.01.09

Thanks to our wandering AV recordist Norbert Haley, we have a 33 minute set of Eugene in full swing at the Happy Bar in Wellington last week (23/01/09), and a few snaps too. Dr Chad live at Happy Bar Wellington (32MB mp3) Check out 2 tracks from ‘Election’ [2008]: Eugene Chadbourne – Your USA My Face […]

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Shoes This High – STH 7″ EP (Recorded 21.12.80)

In 1986 Stu Kawowski succumbed to the magnetic attraction of “The North.” At first he thought it was the Wellington effect, so he ventured up there for a few months, and moved in with The Skeptics for a while, first at Nick’s pad in Brooklyn, and later crashed at Writhe Recording, their studio cnr Walter […]

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The Spies Who Loved Me

George Henderson’s move to Wellington was notable for many reasons, including the formation of the band THE SPIES, sharing  Chris Plummer with the legendary Shoes This High. The full lineup of the Spies consisted of: George Henderson – Guitar, Voice, Organ Susan Ellis – Organ, Piano, Voice, Guitar Chris Plummer – Drums Richard Sedger – […]

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