"Siltbreeze is proud to announce the long-awaited vinyl retrospective
of perhaps the most elusive of all Christchurch ensembles, The Victor
Originally released in 1983 on Flying Nun in a minuscule edition, the
band’s lone self-titled 12-inch has become a cult classic more
sought-after than owned. Through the intervening years, both the
Xpressway and Medication labels issued cassette and CD compilations of
the band’s material.
With a unique sound that fused an almost gothic styling with warbly
desert psych à la 13th Floor Elevators, The Victor Dimisich Band created
its own genre, one that still has not been been aptly codified to date.
Membership included Peter Stapleton (Vacuum, Pin Group, Scorched Earth
Policy), Stephen Cogle (Vacuum, Terminals), Alan Meek (Vacuum, Bilders),
Tony O’Grady and Mary Heney (25 Cents, Scorched Earth Policy).
Historians and enthusiasts know that Heney replaced O’Grady just prior
to the recording of the 12-inch, as the former had become a born-again
Christian and sold his equipment. So there you have it." - SILTBREEZE
This product was added to our catalog on Monday 09 September, 2013.