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Nick Bollinger reviews an epic new album from Wellington sextet The Phoenix Foundation; a dark meditation on loneliness and loss from Oklahoma art-punks The Flaming Lips; and the London debut of former Wellingtonian Willy Moon.

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Artist: The Phoenix Foundation
Songs: Supernatural, Black Mould, Modern Rock, Evolution Did, The Captain, Walls, Morning Riff, Sideways Glance, Friendly Society
Composer: The Phoenix Foundation
Album: Fandango
Label: Universal

Artist: The Flaming Lips
Songs: Look… the Sun Is Shining, Be Free A Way, Try To Explain, You Are Alone, You Lust, Butterfly How Long It Takes To Die, Always There In Our Hearts
Composer: The Flaming Lips
Album: The Terror
Label: Warner Bros.

Artist: Willy Moon
Songs: Yeah Yeah, Railroad Track, Working For The Company
Composer: Moon
Song: Get Up
Composer: Moon/Mackey
Song: I put A Spell On You
Composer: Hawkins
Album: Here's Willy Moon
Label: Island