NEW MUSIC: Mercvrial – Pink Frost

‘Pink Frost’ stands as one our favourite singles, certainly a contender for our favourite New Zealand song of all time. With that in mind we approached this cover by Mexican quartet Mercvrial with caution but they definitely pull it off. They retain that haunting, swirling melancholic mood, inject some electronic elements (sounding like mid-period Depeche Mode) but without sacrificing the sad heart of the song. The … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Mercvrial – Pink Frost

NEWS: THE CHILLS Pink Frost 25 years old…

Pink Frost was recorded at The Lab studios in Auckland on 29 May 1982 with additional tracking and mixing in January 1984, the single finally seeing the light of day in June 1984. In recognition of 25 years passing since the classic dark indie pop saw the light of day Martin Phillips and the current lineup of The Chills will play a special show at … Continue reading NEWS: THE CHILLS Pink Frost 25 years old…