AXEMEN: ACROSS THE UNIVERSE IN 3288 DAYS (Compact Cassette: Sleek Bott, 1992)

Side A sober is a judge stop staring at me with your 3rd eye Side B sputnik stomp new york city bowling club all songs ©1992 Brannigan/McCabe published by Sleek Bott Music recorded at Frisbee Studios, Auckland produced by Z. Bob & Axemen artwork by Stu Kawowski Cassette manufactured by Stebbings, Auckland.

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Axemin Big Band Busks “Doc Who” in Whangarei, 1985

This is from a cassette recorded in an arcade in Whangarei… There were tons of us up there for the first national busker’s convention. Stu has a couple great photos from then, hope he’ll post ’em up! Steve’s on lead vocals and it sounds like maybe 3 or 4 percussionists. Great reverb enhances the faux-tardis […]

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“Fickle Red Book” live at the Star & Garter, 4 November 1983

This is probably the first ever gig we did with M. S. Agro (“Mick”) on bass. I was still living in Dunedin. I bussed up to Christchurch and arrived at the pub minutes before we went on. Steve and I had square lights gaffer-taped to the top of our heads. I didn’t know half the […]

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“The Message” live at Christchurch City Mall c.1984

Just been listening to this old cassette. It’s an ICI C-90 manufactured in Hong Kong. Says on the label, in Steve’s writing, “CITY MALL CONNOISSEURS AVEC AVEC AXEMEN” (though it was in a case with, in Stu’s writing, “PERF. CAFE SUN/MON 6/7 JAN” and “PULSE: SAT 12 JAN 85” –early trips to Auckland & Wellington […]

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