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Interview: Les Baxters

Interview: Les Baxters

Wednesday 27th May, 2015 12:06PM

Christchurch four-piece Les Baxters assembled early last year and immediately began creating doomy sci-fi exotica. Despite having only recently formed as band, Les Baxters consists of long-time friends John Chrisstoffels, Dave Imlay, Paul Sutherland and Erin Kimber, all of whom have been around the Christchurch music scene for a long time and feature in other seminal acts including Into The Void, The Terminals and Fence.

Heavily influenced by post-quake Christchurch, horror movies, and interesting instruments they create a textural, dynamic and transcendent sonics that are unique, surprising and have an immersive quality. UnderTheRadar spoke with synth-player Erin Kimber to find out more about this mysterious group...


Click here to read the interview, and listen to a live recording from the Auricle below...


Les Baxters are playing Friday 29th May at Auckland's Audio Foundation with Kraus and Chronic Fatigue Sindrome, and then on Saturday 30th May at Golden Dawn with The New Existentialists. See below for more details.


Photo by Marine Aubert



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I just turned in my grave.
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