Here's the one that put Flying Nun on the map all over the world. 'The Dunedin Double,' as it's known, is a four-sided 50-minute EP featuring four early signings from the legendary label. All four bands, the Chills, Sneaky Feelings, the Stone and the Verlaines, hailed from Dunedin, New Zealand, thus the name of the EP, and the term "Dunedin Sound" was born out of this compilation from 1982. Lo-fi. Jangly. Perfect.
Sneaky Feelings is a particular favorite of mine, second only to the Clean of Flying Nun's stable of stars, and I plan a separate post on them later in this vinyl-ripping series. For many years, 'The Dunedin Double' was out of print and ridiculously priced at secondary marketplaces. Thanks to a joint partnership with Captured Tracks, many of Flying Nun's albums are on store shelves again, including this vital title.
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