Always running by Blair Parkes out now

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spotify , apple music, itunes, deezer , googleplay, Youtube Music and tidal

“This is quite a journey, and one worth taking.” – Graham Reid , Elsewhere

“a real find, a keeper and a repeat-play item” – The Famous Elsewhere Questionairre

“Glorious earworm melodies . A ripper – heartily recommend it”-Grant Smithies,  Nine to noon, Radio New Zealand

“an infectious selection of fuzz-guitar pop with plenty of motorik oomph” –Under The Radar

‘It’s a great album ‘ – Karyn Hay, Lately, Radio New Zealand

“big fat buzzy sounds…he’s a proper treasure” – Russell Brown, Public Address

“Almost Running stands up as some of the perennial Christchurch artist’s best work.” – Amanda Mills, NZ Musician

“Always Running sounds like nothing you’ve heard before; it’s not really what you’d expect and it’s super great.” – Onemail -Radio One 91fm 

“What’s Love” is only two minutes long and in that time mixes in the essence of motorik synth-heavy psychedelic space rock. – thankyou POP LIB

“always running” #5 on RDU TeAhi Top 10

“none of it matters” #10, 95bfm top ten

heavy lifting” #4 radioactive top 11

“none of it matters” is included in Under The Radar’s 2018 End of Year Playlist

so special now ‘ is included in French Benzine’s compilation, ‘Life is a Ministrone volume 29’

‘what’s love’ is on IndieRock D J Playlist 201807 #2

‘always running’ is on IndieRock DJ Playlist 2018/08 #1

I talked to New Zealand broadcasting legend Karyn Hay on RNZ  about always running

RDU will soon be releasing always running’ as one side of the October Singles club –thanks RDU

Blair Parkes profile on Audioculture

The Star has written about me 

Thanks Sweetsounds

always running

on recent single heavy lifting :

“F#cking hell. Sounds brilliant. Fishing trawler guitars.Heavy.
Straight to 8K playlist it goes! “ -Fraserhead , the joint radio show, 8k

track of the week – rdu

staff pick – Matthew Davis , Flying Out newsletter 060718

‘Singles of the week’ in Serbia -thankyou Serbia

Psychgazer July playlist volume 2 – thankyou Psychgazer

thankyou  for your post VK