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“In June 1980, Wellington’s finest post-punk group, Shoes This High, captured 23 original songs on 2-track in the capital’s punk club, Billy d’Club…”. The strongest 10 tracks, including the acid (almost) instrumental ‘Monodrone’, PIL-ish ‘R U Happy’ and Fall-stung ‘Mental Whiff’ are one of the finest collections of songs by a New Zealand group informed by leftfield pre-punk and post-punk sound. It’s tempting to speculate what might have happened had they been released as an album or several EPs that year. Read moreProfile from Audioculture, available under a Attribution Noncommercial 3.0 New Zealand Licence