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Rangiora (New Zealand) heroes the Transistors have released the new video for the track "Professional" - taken from their album "Is This Anything?"With all this talk in the music industry about bands needing to up their game, Transistors have created a useful 'how to' guide for playing a music industry showcase. Watch and learn.

A statement from the band reads "we are a professional band. This is us being professional at a professionally organised show attended by industry professionals."

Watch the video here


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Rangiora’s finest, the Transistors, are announcing the imminent release of their second album Is This Anything?

The album will be released in New Zealand on Arch Hill Recordings on August the 2nd 2013. It was recorded in the Canterbury music hotbed of Sefton. The mighty Bob Frisbee manned the recording controls. The band have conveniently provided a recording plan to highlight the high tech approach to capturing their buzzy sound – see the very bottom of this email…

And what’s even more –Transistors are heading out on tour.  You might have recently seen Transistors supporting The Buzzcocks around New Zealand, or even better, during their 27 date US tour with Guitar Wolf.

Transistors Tour

Friday 2nd of August – The Kings Arms, Auckland - with Street Chant and The Situations

Saturday 3rd of August – Mighty Mighty, Wellington - with The Situations

Friday 9th of August – The Dark Room – Christchurch - with Salad Boys and Ipswich

Saturday 17th August – Queens – Dunedin - with Salad Boys and Kilmog

While you are at it, their EP Flux Pentaphile has now just become available on 7” single and you can buy it from Flying Out here

Is This Anything? Is released on LP/CD/Digital on 2nd of August 2013 on Arch Hill Recordings, distributed by Rhythm Method.


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Arch Hill are very pleased to announce a new single from Transistors!

In order to boot things off for the new year Rangiora's finest are releasing the single Dirty Diver, complete with video and the b-side cover "Downer".

Both are available as "pay what you want" from the Arch Hill bandcamp page here

The video to Dirty Diver is here

Transistors have finished their second album titled "Is This Anything?" which is due for release in the next couple of months.

For those less familiar, Transistors are a three piece power pop, garage fuzz outfit. They have toured the US with Guitar Wold and have traveled extensively in their homeland, playing and touring with the likes of Black Lips, Jeff the Brotherhood, Guitar Wolf, The Datsuns, The Dirtbombs, Crocodiles, Dum Dum Girls, Mint Chicks, Pierced Arrows, BRMC, Foo Fighters, St Jeromes Laneway Festival and more.

Watch the video here: