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Heat Death of the Universe by Bunnies On Ponies out now!

Samuel F. Scott – vocals, guitars, synthetic keyboards, clarinet
Tom Callwood – bass guitar, backing vocals
Craig Terris – backing vocals, drums, percussive instruments

Recorded and Mixed by Lee Prebble at The Surgery
Mastered by Brett Stanton
Produced by Samuel F. Scott

Design by Anna Taylor
Cover photo thanks to Jeff Lonto

Band Photos by Will Moore

Music by B.O.P – Words by S.F.S
Additional lyrics on Presence At The Mall by Ralph Scott
© Bunnies On Ponies 2014 under exclusive license to Flying Out
(p) Bunnies On Ponies, Native Tongue, Mushroom

Buy it also from iTunes (NZ) or Order LP, CD or Digital from Flying Out.

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Poster artwork by Toby Morris

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Lorde performs Buffalo

New Zealand tour 2014. Lorde pays tribute to Kiwi musicians in every city she performs by playing one of the local bands’ song. In Wellington, she played The Phoenix Foundation’s Buffalo.

Actually, Sam was in the audience.

Very cool.

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Sam on Music 101 about his new Bunnies On Ponies album

The Phoenix Foundation’s Sam Scott has revived his Bunnies On Ponies – the band he shares with drummer Craig Terris and bassist Tom Callwood.

Heat Death Of The Universe was written and recorded in just over a week at Wellington’s Surgery Studios, which is where Kirsten Johnstone meets Sam Scott for a korero.


Artist: Bunnies On Ponies
Song: The Only Thing, Destination Newtown Park Flats, Safe In Sound
Composer: Scott/Callwood/Terris
Album: Heat Death Of The Universe
Label: Flying Out

Originally aired on Radio NZ National Music, Saturday 15 November 2014

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meet TEETH

Luke Buda has got a new band. It’s called TEETH. Naturally, they’re on Facebook, so go and like them.

Apart from Luke, the band consists of Tom Callwood (you know him, right?), David Long and Anthony Donaldson.

Their first show was at Moon in Newtown in October and recently they supported Lawrence Arabia at San Francisco Bath House. I can’t wait when they record something.

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Wild Bill Ricketts – Gil Valley (c/w DJ MU’ s Drum Dub)


Anatomy of A Song – Black Mould

Spanky Moore presents Anatomy of A Song, which gets inside contemporary New Zealand hit tunes.

In this episode The Phoenix Foundation unpack ‘Black Mould’ from the Fandango album.

With thanks to RDU, Christchurch.

Originally aired on Radio NZ National Music, Saturday 25 October 2014

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Bunnies On Ponies – Destination Newtown Park Flats

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Who Polices the Noise Police – Sam on Music 101

Samuel Scott policing the noise police / Photo by Clayton Anderson

Samuel Scott policing the noise police / Photo by Clayton Anderson

The demographic of New Zealand cities has shifted dramatically in the last 10 years with apartments popping up on seemingly every inner city corner in Auckland and Wellington.

The Phoenix Foundation’s Samuel Scott explores how this change has affected the live music scene. How does noise affect your sleep and wellbeing? Who judges how loud something has to be before it’s too loud? And who polices the noise police?

Scott takes a late night cruise with his local noise officer, meets heavy metal gods at the Wellington City Council and talks to venue owners and promoters to find out what all this noise is really about.

Originally aired on Radio NZ National Music, Saturday 20 September 2014