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Interview: Phelps and Munro

Interview: Phelps and Munro

Thursday 24th January, 2013 10:36AM

In the early 2000s, Auckland based electronica producer and live performer Phelps & Munro briefly had everyone convinced he was a duo. As it was phrased at the time, "Roy Phelps and Jackson Munro met while both attending Art School in 1992. From that point on they have become not only formidable musical colleagues but also inseparable friends. Like classic acts Simon & Garfunkel and Kruder & Dorfmeister, they too decided to use their respective surnames, bridged by an ampersand, as their moniker."

With the release of the remarkable Phelps & Munro debut album Slowpoke it was revealed that this music was actually just the work of one man, Gerald Phillips, who granted UTR an exclusive interview ahead of his first live appearance in many years at Laneway Festival next week...

Click here to read our interview with Phelps & Munro by Martyn Pepperell.

Here is a stream of Slowpoke which came out on Roundtrip Mars in 2003 - if new to Phelps & Munro the singles are 'Horse Winning Without Rider' and 'Ex-Sports Star Turned Commentator':

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