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This Kind Of Punishment were a band from New Zealand.

The band was formed by brothers Peter Jefferies and Graeme Jefferies, after the breakup of their post-punk outfit Nocturnal Projections. Their first self-titled album was recorded on 4-track recorder borrowed from Chris Knox, and released in an edition of 1000 on the Flying Nun label in 1983. It was reissued on the Roof Bolt label in 1998.

Their second album, A Beard of Bees, was recorded with an extended line-up… read more

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  • Avatar for bentclouds
    Awesome band. One of my favorites from the endlessly great 80s NZ scene.
  • Avatar for aerozol1
    Sleepwalker on repeat uncurled my brain.
  • Avatar for Xenopus
    I finally got them all... the ajax reissues of beard of bees and in the same room/5 by four aren't that hard to find (ebay/discogs/amazon). they do fetch a pretty penny though. The s/t album put out by roof bolt is the hard one to find. If you want them on vinyl good luck...
  • Avatar for cutpapershadow
    Wish I could get a hold of physical copies. Along with a bunch of other Flying Nun bands from that era that are begging for vinyl reissues. I like the S/T a whole lot, but A Beard of Bees really slays me at the moment.
  • Avatar for Xenopus
    Really wish I could find a copy of their s/t album
  • Avatar for paternof
    Great and underrated band! I love A Beard of Bees. I don't know why but they remind me the Wire playing more acoustic...
  • Avatar for llamacarcass
    Indie-leet? wat. This is just straight up GOLD
  • Avatar for hasziszijjun
    One of the most valuable my discoveries of the this autumn, pure post-punk.
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  • Avatar for THee-BeAtNiK
    Dig it*

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