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Loop Releases From April 19

Loop Releases From April 19

Well - Contrary to popular belief, we have not disappeared off the face of the earth at all, but have been hard at work, preparing yet another year of amazing kiwi music for you to enjoy. So, keep your eyes and ears peeled for these two beauties, arriving at a CD store near you.


The Green Room 004: HOPE

Instore NZ wide on April 19

The latest and final instalment in a series of compilations that have encouraged environmental education, & positive change. In HOPE, the creative lens has been focused on the consumption of fossil fuels, and tracks will be included from such artists as Fat Freddy's Drop, Kora, Recloose, Solaa & more.


Skallander - The Camels

Instore NZ wide on May 2005

Is it blues? Glitch? Rock? Whatever it is - believe me - the upcoming release from Wellington based duo, Skallander, is unlike anything you have ever heard before. With its dark ambience, and hints of glitch, this album is going to turn heads. Of course we'll keep you posted with more information as the release date draws nearer.


We are also working on the bomb first album from Module; Sam Scott from The Phoenix Foundations solo album; Age Pryor's third album. Fly My Pretties number 2 and LOOP Select 007. Phew...

We'll write again soon and keep you up to date with what's going on in our loopy little world.

In the meantime, keep well.


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