100 Essential New Zealand Albums (Plus 10 More) 2016 Update

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100 Essential New Zealand Albums (Plus 10 More) 2016 Update

Postby madzong » Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:55 am

Hi Henrik,

Here is an update to a list that you said was eligible a few years ago. The author, Nick Bollinger, wrote the book in 2009 and has added another 10 albums in September 2016. Here is the link to the update:

http://www.audioculture.co.nz/scenes/te ... and-albums

Here is a link to my original post:

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=2875&p=42510#p42503

Here are the 10 albums included in his update:

The Librettos - Let’s Go With The Librettos (1965)
The Rebels - Madrigal (1969)
Doug Jerebine - Doug Jerebine is Jesse Harper (1969)
Ticket - Awake (1972)
Tha Feelstyle - Break It To Pieces (2005)
Thrashing Marlin - Donkey Deep (2011)
Aaradhna - Treble and Reverb (2012)
Lorde - Pure Heroine (2013)
SJD - Saint John Divine (2014)
Lontalius - I’ll Forget 17 (2016)

So here is the updated list with these 10 new albums in chronological order:

Album: Artist

The Tahiwais: Historic 1930 Recordings - Te Whanau Tahiwi (Taken from a set of 78's and released on CD in 1998)
South Sea Rhythm - Bill Wolfgramm And His Islanders 1956
Let’s Go With The Librettos - The Librettos (1965)
Johnny - Johnny Devlin 1959
I'm An Ordinary Joker - Peter Cape (A compilation of all four of his EPs recorded during 1959-63 and issued on LP in 1975)
Take Off - The Keil Isles 1961
Introducing Dinah Lee- Dinah Lee 1964
Original Numbers - Ray Columbus &The Invaders 1965
Hold On Tight! It's Jae Epae - Jay Epae 1966
La De Da's - La De Da's 1966
Electric Recording - The Avengers 1968
Green B Holiday - The Fourmyula 1969
Creation - The Fourmyula 1969
Madrigal - The Rebels (1969)
Doug Jerebine is Jesse Harper - Doug Jerebine (1969)
Stoned Guitar - The Human Instinct 1970
Wasting Our Time - The Underdogs 1970
Turn Your Back On The Wind - The Fourmyula 1971 (Unreleased until 2009)
Highway - Highway 1971
Say No More - Tamburlaine 1972
Awake - Ticket (1972)
Get Up With The Sun - Corben Simpson 1973
Mental Notes - Split Enz 1975
Out Of The Blue - Max Merritt & The Meteors 1976
Sunshine - Dragon 1977
Hello Sailor - Hello Sailor 1977
Collision - Collision 1978
Right First Time - Th' Dudes 1979
True Colours - Split Enz 1980
Sharon O'Neill - Sharon O'Neill 1980
Tears - The Crocodiles 1980
Toy Love - Toy Love 1980
Waiata - Split Enz 1981
The Gordons - The Gordons 1981
Inside Out - Graham Brazier - 1981
Beer And Skittles - The Hulamen 1982
Cool Bananas - DD Smash 1982
Luxury Length - Blam Blam Blam 1982
Time And Tide - Split Enz 1982
Light Of The Pacific - Herbs 1983
Send You - Sneaky Feelings 1983
Culprit And The King - The Mockers 1985
Bird-Dog - The Verlaines 1987
South - Shona Laing 1987
Take A Chance - Ardijah 1988
Songs From The Font Lawn - The Front Lawn 1989
Against The Flow - Upper Hutt Posse 1989
Seizure - Chris Knox 1990
Hail - Straitjacket Fits 1990
Woodface - Crowded House 1991
Body Blow - Headless Chickens 1991
Soft Bomb - The Chills 1992
Something Beginning With C - The Exponents 1992
Language - Annie Crummer 1992
The Mutton Birds - The Mutton Birds 1992
Together Alone - Crowded House 1993
Lament For The Numb - Dave Dobbyn And The Stone People 1993
The Venus Trail - The 3D's 1993
Twist - Dave Dobbyn 1994
Traction - Supergroove 1994
Black Sand Shore - Grace 1995
Unknown Country - The Clean 1996
The True School - DLT 1996
Kaupapa Driven Rhymes Uplifted - Dam Native 1997
Bressa Creeting Cake -Bressa Creeting Cake 1997
Drive - Bic Runga 1997
Te Vaka - Te Vaka 1997
2b S.Pacific - Che Fu 1998
The Islander - Dave Dobbyn 1998
The General Electric - Shihad 1999
Brand New - The Stereo Bus 1999
Wai 100% -Wai 2000
Pet - Fur Patrol 2000
Savage Thoughts - King Kapisi 2000
Navigator - Che Fu 2001
Good - Goodshirt 2001
Inside The Dub Plates - Salmonella Dub 2001`
Riverhead - Goldenhorse 2002
The Datsuns -The Datsuns 2002
True - Trinity Roots 2002
A Feather In The Engine - David Kilgour 2002
White Sunday - Mareko 2003
The Crusader - Scribe 2003
You've got To Hear The Music - Dimmer 2004
Tangihaku - Whirimako Black 2004
Everyone Is Here - The Finn Brothers 2004
Based On A True Story - Fat Freddy's Drop 2005
Break It To Pieces - Tha Feelstyle (2005)
Hello, Are You There? - Voom 2006
Crazy? Yes! Dumb? No! - The Mint Chicks 2006
Happy Ending - The Phoenix Foundation 2006
In Swings The Tide - Anika Moa 2007
I'll Be Lightening - Liam Finn 20007
The Awakening - Dudley Benson 2008
Flight Of The Conchords - Flight Of The Conchords 2008
Renee-Louise Carafice Tells You To Fight! - Renee-Louise Carafice 2008
Marvellous Year - Don McGlashan And The Seven Sisters 2009
The Weekend - Smashproof 2009
The Fearsome Feeling - Pie Warmer 2009
Donkey Deep - Thrashing Marlin (2011)
Treble and Reverb - Aaradhna (2012)
Pure Heroine - Lorde (2013)
Saint John Divine - SJD (2014)
I’ll Forget 17 - Lontalius (2016)
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Re: 100 Essential New Zealand Albums (Plus 10 More) 2016 Update

Postby madzong » Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:19 pm

Hi Henrik,

Great site update! I was going through all the recently added lists and couldn't find this one. It has been previously declared eligible.

Thanks as always :music-rockon:


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