16 May 2015

The Labcoats

From RNZ Music, 2:00 pm on 16 May 2015

The Labcoats by Samuel ScottThe Labcoats (L-to-R: David Long, Riki Gooch, Steve Roche, Anthony Donaldson, Samuel Scott, David Donaldson and Toby Laing)/Photo by Samuel Scott

The Labcoats are a six-piece superstar Wellington band that this month, after three years of tinkering, have finally released their second excellent album O’Potassium. Samuel Scott went along to the sound check of their album release to find out how a band of six acclaimed musicians remains so stubbornly obscure.

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Music details

Artist: The Labcoats
Song: Xmas In The Park, My Bed is Warm, The Friendly Headhunters
Composer: David Long, Steve Roche, Riki Gooch, Toby Laing, David Donaldson, Anthony Donaldson
Album: O’Potassium
Label: Braille