4 Oct 2008

Access All Areas: Guitars from the Leafy Suburbs

From Access All Areas, 11:00 am on 4 October 2008

Band and audience

Auckland's North Shore has been a musical breeding ground dating back to the 60s, 70s and 80s - when Screaming Mee Mees sold 4000 copies of 'See Me Go' in a week and went straight to number one.

Guitar and band members

Now bands like The Checks, The Veils, White Birds and Lemons and The Electric Confectionaires are keeping the Shore music scene alive. They've been documented in a film called Guitars from the Leafy Suburbs.

band and Rikki Morris

Trevor Reekie talks to film maker Julian McCarthy, Ed Knowles and Sven Pettersen from The Checks and record producer Rikki Morris.