A Flat City: The Sound Engineers – Ep12

In the penultimate episode we talk to some of the audio engineers behind the cities recording studios and live sound mixing. Ben Edwards from The Sitting Room, Rob Mayes from Failsafe Records, Arnie Van Bussel of Nightshift Studios, and live engineer and MAINZ tutor Marcus ...

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A Flat City: The Venues – Ep11

In episode eleven we talk to the people that ran some of the cities most loved and prominent venues, Al Park from Al's Bar, Jonny Moore from Goodbye Blue Monday, Andrew Bishop from the Wunderbar and Ross Herrick from Dux de Lux and Dux Live. Hear their stories set to songs ...

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A Flat City: Hip Hop – Ep10

Episode ten features producers, DJ’s, musicians and MC’s from the Christchurch Hip Hop scene, Aeries, Parks and Pos Mavaega and Tanya Muagututi'a from Pacific Underground. Hear the songs and stories of a creative community synonymous with urban culture, surviving in a city ...

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A Flat City: Punk and Garage – Ep09

EPISODE NINE: Punk & Garage This week we talk to Joseph Samson of T54, James Harding of The Transistors, Luke Wood of the Grand Chancellors and T’Neale Worsley of Bang! Bang! Eche! Catch their stories with a soundtrack that captures the rawness and attitude of the ...

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A Flat City: Dubstep and Drum & Bass – Ep08

In this episode we hear from local DJs and producers from the Dubstep and DnB scene, Damien Bimler of Joint Forces, Andre Fernandez of TRUTH, Michael West and Levon Maeder of Sickcycle. From lost record collections to lost venues, hear their stories set to a backdrop of ...

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A Flat City: The Solo Performers – Ep07

In episode seven we talk to solo artists James Dann - aka Ed Muzik, Rueben Stone and Nadia Reid, as they discuss frustration, displacement and relocation, and keeping in sight the light at the end of the tunnel. Hear their stories accompanied by music from the heart.

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A Flat City: Rock Music – Ep06

In episode six we talk to 3 members of the Christchurch rock scene, Aaron Tokona of Cairo Knife Fight, Mark Banfield of Sexy Animals and Paul Kean of The Bats. Hear how they have adapted both personally and musically in post-quake Christchurch, meshed together with tracks

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A Flat City: Roots Reggae and Dub – Ep05

In episode 5 we talk to musicians and producers from the small but vibrant Christchurch Roots, Dub & Reggae scene revealing how in the face of adversity and hardship positive and powerful music can be created. Hear from Gabriel Calcott out of Dubwize & Reality Chant, Davey ...

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A Flat City: The Metal Scene – Ep04

Episode Four talks to musicians from the often misunderstood Heavy Metal scene - Scott Spatcher-Harrison of HUMAN, Jake Skinner from DISSOLUTION, Michael Koefman from AMIDST HAZE and Tim King and Sheign Black of ZERSTIREN, about both profound tragedy, and the strength and ...

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A Flat City: Electronic Psy and Delicious – Ep03

Episode Three talks to 3 members of Christchurch Electronic Music community Delicious Music. We talk to label boss Muz Moeller, Technician Ezra Holder and electronic musicians Tom Cosm and Andrew Snook as NORT, revealing how the earthquake has expanded their relationships ...

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A Flat City: Noise and Experimental – Ep02

Episode Two follows unconventional musicians Sam Hood from Anthesiac, Simon Leigh-Mackenzie from How To Kill, Simon Nunn from Weaponized and Dave Imlay from Into The Void, as they lose studios, break into cordons, avoid authorities and recover damaged sound gear. Hear the

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A Flat City: Country, Downbeat, and the Lyttelton Scene – Ep01

The Lyttelton Sound. A hot bed for folk, rock, indie, alternative and almost anything live, the small but vibrant community of Lyttelton was nearly levelled by the February earthquakes. But out of the rubble rose musical inspiration. Featuring Adam McGrath, Al Park and ...

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A Flat City – Looking Back, An Overview

A Flat City records the impressions and experiences of Christchurch’s creative community following the February 2011 Earthquakes. Produced by JONNY PIPE. This documentary has been made with the help of NZ on Air Music.  

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