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  • Holding Hands, Feeding Ducks

    The Brunettes

    $10.00 USD

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    ACCLAIMED DEBUT RECONSTRUCTS SOUNDS OF THE 60’s

    Released in the heady spring on 2002, this is The Brunettes' debut album, which earned them great (if somewhat confused) reviews and a strong live following. It contains the college radio... read more

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  • The Boyracer E.P.

    The Brunettes

    $6.00 USD

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    • CD + free download

  • Caterpillar

    The Tokey Tones

    $10.00 USD

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    WARMTH, MELODY, CHARMING, DISARMING

    One of two concept albums, written, recorded, and performed by Scott Mannion and Li-Ming Hu (better known in New Zealand for her role in a certain early evening medical drama). Caterpillar is a more... read more

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  • Butterfly

    The Tokey Tones

    $10.00 USD

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    BUBBLING SYNTHS, GUITARS, GLOCKS, AND POP HOOKS

    The second of two concept albums, written, recorded, and performed by Scott Mannion and Li-Ming Hu, Butterfly is generally the more upbeat, poppy, and polished of the two, and features ... read more

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  • Songbook

    The Nudie Suits

    $10.00 USD

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    OFF-KILTER COUNTRY WITH A PURE POP HEART

    Imagine the ol' time country sounds of Jimmy Rogers and Buck Owens, mixed with the slacker pop of Pavement at their finest. Now add killer pop hooks, a violin and a Hawaiian steel guitar. What y... read more

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  • Downtown Puff

    Edmund Cake

    $10.00 USD

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    INEFFABLE POP OPUS FROM TROUBLED MIND

    Downtown Puff is the product of the twisted but genius mind of Ed Cake (a.k.a. Ed McWilliams), and was one of those great 'lost' albums that you hear about. Prior to it's official release it was kn... read more

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  • Mars Loves Venus

    The Brunettes

    $10.00 USD

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    BRILLIANT SOPHOMORE ALBUM FURTHER DEFINES SOUND

    The Brunettes return with their sophomore album and not a slump to be seen (or heard). Once again produced by The Brunettes leading man Jonathan Bree, who returned to the studio with grea... read more

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  • Open Sesame

    Shaft

    $10.00 USD

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    LCR 008

    LONG ANTICIPATED DEBUT FROM LOCAL LEGENDS

    Despite having been a staple on the live scene for more than a decade,
    it took Shaft more than eight years to record and release their much
    anticipated debut album. M... read more

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  • The Indifferent Velvet Void

    Alec Bathgate

    $10.00 USD

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    INDIE VETERAN GOES GLAM

    Alec Bathgate, of The Enemy and Toy Love fame, and one half of Flying Nun's Tall Dwarfs (the other half being Chris Knox) released his fantastic second solo album on Lil' Chief Records in 2004. This is Glam Fuzz... read more

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  • When Ice Met Cream

    The Brunettes

    $6.00 USD

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    • CD + free download

  • The Ruby Suns

    The Ruby Suns

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    • CD + free download

  • Sweetacres

    The Nudie Suits

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    NASHVILLE! HAWAII! WATERVIEW!

    The latest offering from the worlds greatest indie/ alt country/ Hawaiian/ folk/pop band! Mark Lyons, Jonathan Brunette's elder cousin, is a genius of lyric and melody, and his partner Dionne Taylor's Hawai... read more

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  • The Dance Reduction Agents

    The Reduction Agents

    $10.00 USD

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    DYLAN, THE KINKS, THE BYRDS, THE BEACH BOYS AND THE REDUCTION AGENTS? AUCKLAND BAND EARNS ITS PLACE IN THE POP PANTHEON

    The Reductions Agents are fronted by the multi-talented James Milne (AKA "Lawrence Arabia"), and also includes fell... read more

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  • Lawrence Arabia

    Lawrence Arabia

    $10.00 USD

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    Unfortunately we don't have any more copies of this brilliant record, however we do have a few remaining copies of James' other project - The Reduction Agents - check it out!

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  • Hello, Are You There?

    Voom

    $10.00 USD

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    A HEARTBREAKING WORK OF STAGGERING GENIUS

    Buzz Moller is one of the most prolific songwriters you'll ever meet. As a young man he left his career as a stockbroker during the share-market crash of the late 1980's. Since then he has host... read more

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  • L.S.T.

    Shugo Tokumaru

    $10.00 USD

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    LUSH PSYCHEDELIC POP FROM JAPAN

    Lil' Chief's first non-New Zealand signing! Shugo Tokumaru's 'bedroom music' has been lavished with praise from media outlets such as London's WIRE magazine and the influential American music website, Pi... read more

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  • Down At Your Life

    Shaft

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    SECOND ALBUM FROM LEGENDARY AUCKLAND ROCK'N'ROLL INSTITUTION

    It took Shaft the best part of 12 years to release their first full length album, 2004's Open Sesame, so the two years gestation of Down At Your Life is nothing short of mira... read more

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  • Structure & Cosmetics

    The Brunettes

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    Structure & Cosmetics, The Brunettes' third album, is an album that eschews much of the bright, candy coating that characterised their previous efforts in favour of a more subtle, sophisticated palate of colours. As a result, it’s a darker, mor... read more

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  • Lichen Ears

    The Ruby Suns

    $6.00 USD

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  • Sea Lion

    The Ruby Suns

    $10.00 USD

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    A PERFECT POP COCKTAIL OF PSYCHEDELIA, TROPICALIA, PACIFIC AND AFRICAN SOUNDS

    Sea Lion is the second full-length Ruby Suns album, and the first Lil’ Chief Records release for 2008. With its title inspired by the sea lion colony visible... read more

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  • Owl + Owl

    Little Pictures

    $10.00 USD

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    • CD + free download

  • The Fearsome Feeling

    Pie Warmer

    $10.00 USD

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    • CD + free download

  • The Red Rollerskates E.P.

    The Brunettes

    $6.00 USD

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    • CD + free download

  • Paper Dolls

    The Brunettes

    $10.00 USD

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    • CD + free download

  • Psychosis of Love

    The Gladeyes

    $10.00 USD

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    • CD + free download

  • Fight Softly

    The Ruby Suns

    $10.00 USD

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    • CD + free download

  • Pikachunes

    Pikachunes

    $10.00 USD

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    Released November 22nd.

    • CD + free download

  • The Eversons E.P.

    The Eversons

    $6.00 USD

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    Note that you can name your price for the digital version, however the CD pressing is a very limited edition.

    The Eversons are a great new band from Wellington, who blend the catchiness of pop with the noisy guitars of indie music. Thes... read more

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  • Shadows Explode

    The Gladeyes

    $10.00 USD

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    The follow up to Psychosis of Love, the duo's acclaimed 2009 album, the new album was recorded over six months as spring gave way to summer toward the end of 2010. By contrast to its predecessor, which was the product of a decade's worth of wri... read more

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  • Lil' Golden Book

    Princess Chelsea

    $10.00 USD

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    Princess Chelsea's debut "Lil' Golden Book" will be a treat for all lovers of melody, musicality and originality. Deeply entrenched in the fantastical yet grounded with a somewhat sardonic lyrical wit,  her musical fairy tale draws as much infl... read more

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  • Glory Glory

    Wet Wings

    $10.00 USD

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    LCR 032 - released 4th July 2011.

    Wet Wings are Lucy and Darian. Darian was previously in Black Market Art, who released a taut, angular sounding mini-album, Kids, before promptly breaking up. He decided he wanted to put his pop melodie... read more

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  • Lil' Golden Book - Vinyl

    Princess Chelsea

    $20.00 USD

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    The first edition gold vinyl and hand numbered pink second edition were both limited to 300 copies and have now sold out however we now have a 3rd pressing on black vinyl for you.

    Princess Chelsea's debut "Lil' Golden Book" will be a tr... read more

    • Black Vinyl + free download

    • Pink Vinyl + free download

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    • Gold Vinyl + free download

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  • Pikachunes - White Vinyl

    Pikachunes

    $20.00 USD

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    First pressing limited to 300 copies only! Note: we will not let DJ Winston do any scratching on your copy and the cover is shrinkwrapped.

    • White Vinyl + free download

  • Whale Rocket

    Cool Rainbows

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    Out now!

    • CD + free download

  • Whale Rocket - Blue Vinyl

    Cool Rainbows

    $20.00 USD

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    Transparent blue vinyl. Limited to 300 copies.

    Currently shipping from the U.K.

    • Blue Vinyl + free download

  • Colouring Book

    Princess Chelsea

    $10.00 USD

    Princess Chelsea Colouring Book

    There are 50 eight page copies that are hand sewn and numbered by Harley Jones. The illustrations are from a photo shoot Harley put together with Chelsea as well as stills from her music videos.

    H... read more

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  • Summer Feeling

    The Eversons

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    Out now!

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  • Summer Feeling - Surf Green Vinyl

    The Eversons

    $20.00 USD

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    Out now! Surf Green Vinyl - limited to 300 copies only!

    Currently shipping from the U.K.

    • Green Vinyl + free download

  • The Cigarette Duet - Blue 7" vinyl

    Princess Chelsea

    $9.50 USD

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    A special European tour edition of the ever popular Cigarette Duet on opaque blue 7" vinyl with. Limited to 300 copies, however we currently only have 100 copies for the webstore - the rest are with the band on tour. The 7" includes 3 tracks, i... read more

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  • Princess Chelsea Cigarette Duet T-Shirt

    Princess Chelsea

    $12.50 USD

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    We have as few as 4 t-shirts in some sizes so if you want one then don't delay. Check the second image for a guide to the size.

    Image by New Zealand artist Harlequin Jones!

    • Guys Small

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    • Guys Medium

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    • Guys Large

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    • Guys XL

    • Girls Small

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    • Girls Medium

    • Girls Large

    • Girls XL

  • Princess Chelsea Button

    Princess Chelsea

    $1.00 USD

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    A sweet Princess Chelsea button.

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  • Christopher

    The Ruby Suns

    $10.00 USD

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    Out 28/01/2013

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  • We're So Lost - 7" Vinyl

    Princess Chelsea

    $9.50 USD

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    Out May 20th, the first single from the Princess Chelsea's sophomore album is actually a cover of a beautiful song by one of our other artists, Voom. Limited to 300 copies.

    • 7" Vinyl + free download

  • Princess Chelsea Winston T-shirt

    Princess Chelsea

    $12.00 USD

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    A black metal inspired shirt designed by Logan Muir for Princess Chelsea's 2013 European tour. Features celebrity cat Winston. Ladies please note the sizes are quite small so please consider ordering a size up. Mens sizes as per usual!

    • Girls Small

    • Girls Medium

    • Girls Large

    • Guys Small

    • Guys Medium

    • Guys Large

    • Guys XL

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  • The Primrose Path

    Jonathan Bree

    $10.00 USD

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    • CD + free download

  • The Primrose Path - Vinyl

    Jonathan Bree

    $20.00 USD

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    • Black Vinyl + free download

  • Egospect

    Sheep, Dog & Wolf

    $10.00 USD

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    The debut 10 track album from 19 year old Daniel McBride.

    • CD + free download

  • Egospect - Vinyl

    Sheep, Dog & Wolf

    $20.00 USD

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    The debut 10 track album from 19 year old Daniel McBride.

    • Black Vinyl + free download

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