Posted in music | tour dates on August 27, 2014

by Bill Pearis


North American fans of '80s/'90s kiwi pop have had it good lately. The Clean are touring in support of Merge's great (and affordably-priced) Anthology box set; Flying Nun has set up American offices and have reissued LPs by The Bats, The Verlaines and The Clean; and just today we got the news that Peter Jefferies would be touring for the first time in 20 years.

More news, though mainly just for folks in (or visiting) NYC. Peter Gutteridge happens to be in town and has been convinced to play a show while here -- his first-ever American performance. Gutteridge spent time in original line-ups of both The Clean and The Chills before starting noise-rock band Snapper in the early '90s. In 1989, he put out a solo album, Pure, which was reissued recently by 540 Records and which he'll be performing in full at the show. You can stream that in full below.

Also on the bill is Mega Bog, aka Seattle resident Erin Birgy, whose new album, Gone Banana is out September 23 on Couple Skate. (That label is now part of the Omnian Music Group umbrella which includes Captured Tracks, Flying Nun and more.) It's hazy, charming bedroom indiepop and you can stream a couple tracks from it below.

The Palisades show also has IJI of which Birgy is also a member, plus EZTV who make Marshal Crenshaw / Nick Lowe style powerpop (they were pretty good at Baby's All Right opening for Jacco Gardner earlier this month). $10 at the door. Flyer for the show, plus streams of all on the bill, below...


Peter Gutteridge - Pure (full album)




Comments (8)

Who is this and why the fuck should I care?

Posted by Anonymous | August 27, 2014 3:48 PM

348...we'll wake you when the national plays prospect park again.

as for gutteridge, i totally saw him on the wall at the clean's rough trade show. there's clips of him with the clean playing 'point that thing somewhere else.'

figured he wouldve jumped on stage.

Posted by Anonymous | August 27, 2014 4:01 PM

$10 tickets available at the door indicates that no one gives two shits about this.... except for 4:01.

Posted by Anonymous | August 27, 2014 4:22 PM

no, ill be in spain that night so ill have to miss it.

but thanks bro!

Posted by Anonymous | August 27, 2014 4:23 PM

yes 4:22, any show that isn't sold out immediately must suck immensely. Great logic

Posted by Anonymous | August 27, 2014 4:42 PM

Snapper were a great band !

Posted by Anonymous | August 27, 2014 8:47 PM


Posted by Anonymous | August 28, 2014 4:06 PM

He died this morning :(

Posted by Anonymous | September 14, 2014 9:14 PM

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