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video premiere: Purple Pilgrims – Two Worlds Apart

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We've been big fans of New Zealand sisters Valentine + Clementine Nixon aka Purple Pilgrims since we heard their beautiful debut on Not Not Fun a few years back, an enchanting, hazy collection of what the duo calls "ancient imagery expressed through a modern lens – folks songs played on synthesized instruments...

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video: Jess Cornelius – No Difference

JESS CORNELIUS

LA-via-Melbourne-via-New Zealand songwriter Jess Cornelius shares her beautiful and emotional new self-released single "No Difference", an empowering jam that is accurately described in the press release as "part self-help mantra, part blind fatalism"...

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new Aldous Harding – The Barrel

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New Zealand's Aldous Harding follows up her incredible 2017 record Party with the stunning first single from her forthcoming LP Designer, coming April 26 on 4AD/Flying Nun. Video by Martin Sagadin & Aldous Harding:

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Tiny Ruins takeover: Purple Pilgrims

photo: frances carter
photo: frances carter

I imagine the pilgrims recording their light filled music in beautiful fields somewhere. Electric guitarist Tom Healy has worked with them on some of their more recent work.

They are two sisters, Clementine and Valentine. They live in a place called The Coromandel. They have played a couple of shows with us, and this song in particular always makes me so happy. -- Tiny Ruins

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Tiny Ruins takeover: Sarah Grohnert – Ever the Land

EVER THE LAND

My friend Sarah Grohnert is a filmmaker and I wanted to share this beautiful documentary she directed about the building of a zero-waste community building in a fairly isolated region of New Zealand. -- Tiny Ruins

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Tiny Ruins takeover: Olympic Girls tech insight – part II (bass, mellotron)

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Tom Healy plays electric guitar in Tiny Ruins. He produced, engineered & mixed albums Brightly Painted One and Olympic Girls. On the recording process for the latter, Tom says:

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Tiny Ruins takeover: Olympic Girls tech insight – part I (Drums, Vocals, Guitars)

TINY RUINS HOLOGRAMS

Tom Healy plays electric guitar in Tiny Ruins. He produced, engineered & mixed albums Brightly Painted One and Olympic Girls. On the recording process for the latter, Tom says:

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Tiny Ruins takeover: Girls Rock Camp Aotearoa

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Girls Rock Camp Aotearoa is the best thing. If I were a young un, I have no doubt it would be life changing. Being a part of it as an adult and mentor has been so rewarding. It started in Portland, Oregon and is now reaching far flung corners of the earth such as New Zealand. I have high hopes for the next generation of female, transgender, intersex and non-binary rockers! - Cass Basil, bass player in Tiny Ruins

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Tiny Ruins takeover: Boy

photo: georgie craw
photo: georgie craw

Olympic Girls, the beautiful new full-length from New Zealand's Tiny Ruins, is out this month on Ba Da Bing. To celebrate the album, we're honored to have Hollie Fulbrook and her band take over here on GvsB all day today to share some insight into the record, and talk about some of their favorite things, starting with a film from director Taika Waititi:

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video: Tiny Ruins – Holograms

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Tiny Ruins' new album Olympic Girls is out February 1st. Video directed by Martin Sagadin, and inspired by Kate Bush’s iconic "Cloudbusting" vid:

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