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Builders - High Thirties Piano mp3 album

  • Performer: Builders
  • Title: High Thirties Piano
  • Genre: Rock
  • Country: New Zealand
  • Released: 2012
  • Style: Alternative Rock, Indie Rock
  • MP3 album: 1343 mb
  • FLAC album: 1148 mb
  • Rating: 4.5/5
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Builders - High Thirties Piano mp3 album

Bilders (or Builders) is a New Zealand music group of varying lineups that produced a string of self-recorded 7-inch vinyl releases between 1980 and 1982 leading to Beatin Hearts, the first studio-album from fledgling New Zealand independent record label 'Flying Nun Records'. Known variously from pre-internet times as Die Bilder (German, for "The Pictures"), Bilderbergers, Soluble Fish, and High Thirties Piano, their alternative band names reflected a playfulness that challenged priority branding

Beatin Hearts is Direen’s 1983 album, which has the distinction of being the first full-length LP ever released on Flying Nun. It’s just been re-released by New York-based Grapefruit records, and together with the fact that Direen is currently making a small tour of New Zealand – his first in a number of years – makes it a good time to revisit it. At the time this album was made, the first wave of local punk bands had been and gone, having established the idea that music could be anyone’s playground, and not just the domain of slick professionals with major label deals. But the name he has used most often over the years is the Builders and it was in this guise that the Beatin Hearts album was made for Flying Nun, which included new recordings of several of the songs from the EPs, plus a whole lot more. At almost an hour in length, it is a true long player, and it’s not fleshed out with gratuitous noodling.

Weaned on a garage band youth in the late 60's, Direen started producing 7" records in the early 80's, all of them stunners These releases - Six Impossible Things, Die Bilder, Soloman's Ball and High Thirties Piano - were self-financed and distributed though Flying Nun (and recently reissued by the benevolent Unwucht label). Beatin Hearts is his ultimate, unforgettable debut album, not to mention Flying Nun's first full-length album release. Seventeen tracks, all brilliant short pieces of energy, harmony and spite.

On this page you can listen to mp3 music free or download album or mp3 track to your PC, phone or tablet. Release title: Builders - High Thirties Piano. Photo of Builders - High Thirties Piano. More albums of Builders: Untitled. This album was released on the label Unwucht (catalog number UN013). This album was released in 2012 year.

A1 Magazine A2 L'Union Libre A3 Kicks A4 Payline B1 Maimed In A Maze B2 The Lamp B3 Avenue B4 Shriek Of Iron B5 Outer Date World B6 Yellow Swathes. 7", Not On Label (Builders Self-released). High (12", Thirties Piano RM, w/f).

As for the music itself, the charm and quality of Direen's songwriting is high no matter what the sound - High Thirties Piano runs through the gritty but thoroughly melodic pop that's at the center of his work, Above Ground sports something of a Doors influence with its atmospheric keyboard drones, Bilders takes this influence into cleaner, more pop-oriented territory

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Magazine
A2 L'Union Libre
Written-By – André Breton
A3 Kicks
Written-By – Bill Direen, P. Stapleton*
A4 Payline
Written-By – Builders
B1 Maimed In A Maze
B2 The Lamp
B3 Avenue
Written-By – Allen Meek*, Bill Direen, Jules Laforgue
B4 Shriek Of Iron
B5 Outer Date World
B6 Yellow Swathes

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Nightshift Studios


  • Musician – Allen Meek*, Bill Direen, Malcolm Grant
  • Written-By – Bill Direen (tracks: A1, B1, B2, B4, B5, B6)


Recorded at Nightshift, Feb - Mar '82 except B1, B4 & B6 recorded on cassette recorder 1982.
All music taken from an alternate master discovered by Bill Direen in 2011, including different mixes, longer versions and unreleased tracks.
Includes a reproduction of the original insert.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Etched A): duo2012 1918 A THE UNIVERSE WITHOUT A DOUBT
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched B): duo2012 1918 B B RUNNING BLUE

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
PR 1084 Builders High Thirties Piano ‎(7", EP) Not On Label (Builders Self-released) PR 1084 New Zealand 1982
UN013 Builders High Thirties Piano ‎(12", RM, w/f) Unwucht UN013 Germany 2012

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