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2005-10-25

Tall Dwarfs: Weeville

Remastered reissue of the 1990 masterpiece by legendary New Zealand band Tall Dwarfs. The influence of Chris Knox and Alec Bathgate's fractured pop has been felt far and wide in the American independentmusic community for many years - with their lengthy list of fans including Pavement, Yo La Tengo, and Neutral Milk Hotel. Includes a beautiful 20-page booklet.Chris Knox and Alec Bathgate have made music together since 1977, as founding members of one of NewZealand's first punk bands called The Enemy. They then formed the band Toy Love in 1979, which signedto WEA, had a few charting singles, and then broke up. In 1981 Chris and Alec returned as the Tall Dwarfs.Chris Knox purchased a TEAC 4 track and from there The Tall Dwarfs became pioneers of lo-fi recording.