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David and Hamish in the mid-'80s
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Every Day In May – Day 31: The Clean

The idea? Every day in May, to mark NZ Music Month and 38 years of his own rancid opining and reportage, Gary Steel will present something from his considerable behind. Personal archive, that is. To mark the publication of Roger Shepherd’s book about his Flying Nun experience, and the last day of NZ Music Month (and hence this series) here’s Witchdoctor’s second Clean interview in two days, this one conducted upon the group’s reformation, with David Kilgour on the 9th of September, 1996.

Every Day In May – Day 30: The Clean
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Every Day In May – Day 30: The Clean

The idea? Every day in May, to mark NZ Music Month and 38 years of his own rancid opining and reportage, Gary Steel will present something from his considerable behind. Personal archive, that is. To mark the publication of Roger Shepherd’s book about his Flying Nun experience, here’s one of the first features ever published about a band on the label, which David Maclennan wrote for the December ’81 issue of Wellington indie music magazine In Touch.

Blam Blam Blam with Dick Driver
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Every Day In May – Day 23: More Thrilling New From 1981!

The idea? Every day in May, to mark NZ Music Month and 38 years of his own rancid opining and reportage, Gary Steel will present something from his considerable behind. Personal archive, that is. In 1981 I was to be found weekly in Wellington’s Evening Post reporting on the latest Kiwi pop news in a column called, um, Counting The Beat. Here’s the fourth instalment.