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Listen To TV2's New Album 'National League'

Listen To TV2's New Album 'National League'

Chris Cudby / Wednesday 8th December, 2021 11:10AM

Since we last covered her dreamy tribute to '80s / '90s Hawke Bay media TVHB Regional Network in October, prolific Aotearoa signalwave producer TV2 has launched a whopping three more full length collections (one using the moniker carpet dust), including sports-themed newbie National League. Joining Canterbury electronic champs The Big Fresh Collective's 2020 epic REDWOOD PATROL TAPE #3 - JURISDICTION BREACH and Shiraz & LSJ's 2019 classic Rap For Sport as manifestations of an emerging local sportswave movement, National League offers listeners a deep dive into the synth and sax-soaked theme tunes and exuberant commentary that help define Sunday television sports viewing in NZ decades ago. Often engulfed in a thick haze of hiss which only adds to their mystique, you'll be wanting to crack open a cold one as you enjoy such bangers as 'One World of Sports', 'Into the Match', 'Sponsored by Steinlager' and more, recontextualised from original source material via TV2's refreshing and relatively hands-off approach to audio manipulation. National League follows directly on from last month's equally illuminating long player Transmitter Charlie 113​.​2 MHz, listen to both albums below...


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