Welcome to "Deto Music", where I post blog entries recommending cool (usually obscure) music.
This time, we'll talk about Southpacific
Southpacific - "Built to Last"
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Southpacific was a Canadian post-rock / shoegaze band active in the late 90's/early 00's. They made their debut with the spacey blissrock mini-album, which was untitled, but many fans named it "33" since the running time of the album was actually thirty-three minutes and forty-four seconds long. (e.d. 33 is also the RPM [revolutions per minute] that vinyl albums spin, though this album was only released in CD format.) It was released on Aug. 15, 1998 by the band themselves, and produced by the band's own member, Graeme Fleming. It was later re-released in 2000 as a promo by the band's label, Turnbuckle Records.
Later they followed up with "Constance", their only full-length album and their second album in general, which was recorded in the Spring of 1999, and released on March 14, 2000. The album was meant to be released in late '99, but was delayed until the aforementioned date. This album was once again produced by Graeme. The band later disbanded in August for that year, after playing their last show. Turnbuckle Records folded a couple of years later, and both of Southpacific's releases went out of print as a result.
After Southpacific, all three members seemed to leave the music industry.
Graeme Fleming - electric guitar
Joachim Toelke - drums/percussion
Phil Stewart-Bowes - bass guitar
Southpacific - "Reverbium" -> Click here!