Counting The Beat 2020 Review



Ingrid and the Ministers - Pepper n Sand, Kill The Sights (self released)

Mali Mali - Harlequin Bay Rushes, I Was Told To Keep An Eye Out (Home Alone)

Hamerkopf - Polisher, Remote (Drag City/Flying Nun)

Ballare - Dancing, Kiwi Animals: Future/Primitive (Strangelove)

Straitjacket Fits - Sparkle That Shines, Hail (Flying Nun)

Subliminals - Speed of Sound, United State (Flying Nun)

Sarah Mary Chadwick - Please Daddy, Please Daddy (Rice Is Nice)

Reb Fountain - When Gods Lie, Reb Fountain (Flying Nun)

Dead Famous People - Looking At Girls, "Harry" (Fire Records)

Repairs - Drones, Repeat Repeat (self released)

Dick Move - Slut Wife, Chop! (1:12 Records)

Swallow The Rat - Leaving Room, Leaving Room (Shifting Sounds)

Virtual Shadow Ensemble - Streaming Consciousness, Keep Your Distance (Noa Records)

Covid Colab - The Phone Call, Covid Colab (Wellington Museum)

Purple Pilgrims feat. Joshua Kennedy - Ground Piece, It's Already Tomorrow (self released)

Ingrid and the Minsters - When It Happens, Kill The Sights (self released)

Cakekitchen - Just To Be Your Superhero, Trouble Again In This Town (Ally Records)

The Verlaines - None Of These Chords, Dunedin Spleen (School Kids Records)

Ingrid and the Ministers - Bits n Pieces, Kill The Sights (self released)

Virtual Shadow Ensemble - Truth Is In The Shadow Of The Doubt, Keep Your Distance (Noa Records)

Gianmarco Liguori - Ancient Flight Text, Duga-3+ (Sarang Bang Records)

3000 A.D. - Born Under A Black Sun, The Void (Total Metal Records)

Ulcerate - Inversion, Stare Into Death And Be Still (Debemur Morti)

Noel Meek & Bruce Russell - A New Place In Hell (For The NRA), Say No to Hate (Ikuisuus)


Counting The Beat Dec 2020



The Bats - Field Of Vision, Foothills (Flying Nun)

Emily Edrosa - Drinking During The Day, Another Wave Is Coming (Park The Van)

Emily Edrosa - The Corner Of The Party, EP (Fluff)

Verlaines - None Of These Chords, Dunedin Spleen (School Kids Records)

Charcoal Burners - Ghost Of The Castle, The Scottish Play (self released)

Subliminals - Uh-Oh, United State (Flying Nun)

Superturtle - Dress The Same, Wait For it (Sarang Bang)

Marlins Dreaming - Cabbage Tree, "Quotidian" (self released)

Sojourn - Still A Mess, Holiday Records 7 Inch Competition Compilation (Holiday Records)

Glass Vaults - Oils And Perfume, Holiday Records 7 Inch Competition Compilation (Holiday Records)

Threat Meet Protocol - Why (self released)

Die! Die! Die! - I Seek Misery (self released)

Na Noise - Then Who, Waiting For You (1:12 Records)

Stephen - Spins You Round, Radar Of Small Dogs (Joyful Noise Recordings)

The Chills - Background Affair, Soft Bomb (Fire Records)

Verlaines - Dunedin Spleen, Dunedin Spleen (School Kids Records)

Dick Move - Femoids Attack, Chop! (1:12 Records)

Antagonist A.D. - Gates of Hell/Pure Fear, Through Fire (Greyscale Records)

Rebel Truce - Licence To Kill, The Lost Tapes EP (Green Recordings)

Emily Edrosa - A New Career, Another Wave Is Coming (Park The Van)

3000 A.D. - The Network, The Void (Total Metal Records)

Bulletbelt - Deathgasm, Deathgasm (Death Waltz)

8 Foot Sativa - 8 Foot Sativa, Deathgasm (Death Waltz)

Greymouth - Little Barrier Cove Landing, Cut A Crooked Track (Il Dischi Del Barone)

The Dead C - The Field, Unknowns (Ba Da Bing Records)

Dead C - Two Songs, All Goodbyes (Language Recordings)