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Kenneth Cave Arch Hill Flying Nun Flying Out news

It has been quite a year for Flying Out and our partners Flying Nun Records and Arch Hill Records. In 2016, combined, we released 17 albums by NZ artists - 14 of which are available on vinyl. In addition, we released some singles, albums by notable international artists, put on a little music festival called The Others Way and held a pile of live music and other events at the Flying Out Shop (80 Pitt St, Newton, Auckland). All of these albums have received an international releases via our various partners, gotten a ton of positive attention and in many instances undertaken notable local and international tours.

Check out the releases and a Spotify playlist below

AHR062 - Doprah - Wasting (Arch Hill)

Boy, were we glad to hear them - The Line of Best Fit
Beautifully understated compositions - Pigeons and Planes

FN565 - Kane Strang - Blue Cheese (Flying Nun)
A gift for pulling diamonds from the rough - Pitchfork
A great album - Popmatters   

FN024 - David Kilgour - Sugar Mouth (Flying Nun)
One of the those important works - The Big Takeover
What a gem this is - Sunday Star Times

FN558 - Tiny Ruins/Hamish Kilgour - Hurtling Through (Flying Nun)

Spontaneous and informal - Metro
Conjures the spirit of a well-designed sunset - Drowned In Sound

FO008 - Mermaidens - Undergrowth (Flying Out)
Imagine if Sleater Kinney were a pagan Goth band - Noisy
Dream-like layers of vocals and guitars accompanied by thundering drums conjure up an otherworldly soundscape - Under The Radar

AHR063 - Street Chant - Hauora (Arch Hill/Flying Nun) 

Nary a dull moment...punky rippers to janglier/scrappier fare - Brooklyn Vegan

Compelling and repeat listenable - North & South
2016 APRA Silver Scroll Finalist

FN556 - Mac Demarco - Another One  (Flying Nun) 
Odd, inimitable and thoroughly charming. - The Guardian
Some of his prettiest material to date - Pitchfork

FN569 Lawrence Arabia - Absolute Truth

FNCT027 - The Chills - Kaleidoscope World (Flying Nun)
A major document of their early era - Pitchfork
One of the great accidental masterpieces - Uncut

FN561 - Ghost Wave - Radio Norfolk (Flying Nun)
Their freewheeling nature and the vibrancy of their palette make it work - All Music Guide
Stunningly immersive  - NZ Listener

FN571 - Shayne P Carter - Offsider (Flying Nun)
The result is personal, messy, heartfelt, painful at times and utterly affecting - North & South
This is something really special  - Metro 

FN566 - Aldous Harding - Aldous Harding (Flying Nun - US)
Soft, simple, devastating - Stereogum
A beguiling debut - Mojo

FN564 - Features - X Features (Flying Nun)
The Features changed everything for me - Simon Grigg - Propeller
The stylistic delineation between punk and post-punk in the Auckland, New Zealand scene. - Audioculture

 FO010 - Merk - Swordfish (Flying Out)
Colourful sounds of unassuming wonderkid
Brilliant debut album - Under The Radar


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