That is to promote Kiwi bands, largely ignored by mainstream media, home & abroad.
Internet Radio allows me to promote New Zealand Alternative Music to a worldwide audience.
It also offers a platform to establish a ‘live music museum’ - preserving music memories ,whilst at the same time promoting new acts.
I am always on the hunt for ‘lost gems’.
Some obscure limited edition 7” single that has been bought to light after residing in some fans book-shelf for 20 years & re-born by digitisation.
A compilation cassette comprising long dead regional bands.
Despite the efforts of home-grown labels like Failsafe (Rob for knighthood?) sadly much of New Zealand’s output alternative music scene 1980-2000 will never be re-released and largely exists only as a limited release piece of vinyl.
Please (makes sound like small puppy begging) if you can digitise/mp3 any music by the following bands I’d appreciate it.
Hey, I can hardly waltz into a record-shop and order it, can I? So I don’t feel I’m ripping the artists off by bludging in such an open blaise fashion.
WANTED! (in no particular order)
*Victor Dimisich Band* *Bressa Creeting Cake* *Bike*
*Dribbling Darts Of Love* *Dead Famous People* *Gerling*
*Ape Management* *Axel Grinders* *Death Ray Café*
*Milton Stowaways* *Murder Inc* *Marie & The Atom*
Footnote; Some of these artists appear on compilations of various kinds I have accumulated. I’m after their individual output if at all poss.