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Too much bro, too much

Written by: 11 May 2016 No Comment

31 years after my obsession with this mans music started someone books him to do shows here… about twenty years too late for me I think… or is it?

I own five albums in the Foetus catalogue plus other projects he did, notably Wiseblood plus a bunch of 12″s and EPs… it would seem my middle age crisis moment to see a supergroup has arrived.

Poland still stands so might I

Legendary musician, composer and producer J.G Thirlwell has announced his first ever New Zealand shows. The Australian artist (who embraces several alter-egos including Foetus, Clint RuinFrank Want and Steroid Maximus) has an enviable and highly-experimental back catalogue that stretches back more than 30 years and boasts collaborations with the likes of Nick CaveLydia LunchFaith No MoreSwans and more. Here are the tour details…

J.G. Thirlwell

Thursday 30th June, Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch
Friday 1st July, The Blind Tiger, Wellington
Saturday 2nd July, Whammy Backroom, Auckland

Tickets available now at UTR, or instore at Slow Boat and RPM in Wellington, or Flying Out in Auckland


Some songs… including the best fan made video I think I’ve ever seen (which doesn’t seem to want to embed dammit)


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