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Artist: PUMICE
Title: Providence
Format: 7"
Label: 8mm
Country: Italy
Price: $11.00
"New Zealand based Stefan Neville is Pumice. My first contact with his music was Pumiceraft (Last Visible Dog, 2004), one of the best record of the last 10 years if you ask me. This new single ep, contains 4 songs recorded in Us in 2006, during his residence at AS 220, Providence, RI. And its supposed to be the new Pumice classic! Tracks sound like the usual beautiful mix of fragile psyche-pop songs + near droning rock, all mixed in a lo-fi punk style! Comes in a classical snobbish cover printed by ilcanedicoda, with drawings by S.Neville himself. 250 copies that are supposed to not stay here forever. "Am i still listening to pop music?. Ma certo!" -8mm
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Artist: PUMICE
Title: Pipis/Onion Union
Format: Lathe Cut 7"
Label: CMR
Country: New Zealand
Price: $14.00
"blue textured paper outer sleeve, brown paper inner sleeve. Two fantastic live tracks by Stefan Neville recorded in 2005 at two of New Zealands best bars. Sits in the noisier spectrum of the Pumice career which spans probably 15 years or so. Collectable and probably already gone." - CMR. Edition of 60.
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Artist: PUMICE
Title: Magnedisk Recordings Of gFrenzy Songs
Format: 7"
Label: Dirty Knobby
Country: USA
Price: $5.50
"Bleedin gorgeous. Pumice covers 4 songs by NZ genius recluse gFrenzy, and the results will make you want to throw all yr other records out of the window. Seriously unique and utterly gleeful warble-fi gems. Stefan Pumice sez ⿿its a pretty rugged record. 4 gfrenzy songs, i recorded it on this weird dictation machine from the 1940s. its like a turntable but has special flexi discs made of magnetic oxide like analogue tape and instead of a stylus the arm has a magnetic record/playback tapehead. the speed is inconsistent so it sounds wobbly too. all live all mono. hope you like it.⿝ If you dont, yre a soulless git. Please go away." - Dirty Knobby.

Artist: PUMICE
Title: s/t
Format: 10"
Label: Doubtfulsounds
Country: France
Price: $16.00
"Some time ago, I got a message from Stefan Neville about this record : "I been workin on some recording for you. some dumb punk slop and some tape loop soup and a pretty love song." I couldnt describe the record better. Its maybe the end of an era for Pumice with his 8 track pushed to its maximum limits and dying soon after these recordings were finished. So the result is maybe one of the noisier Pumice records to date... with a pretty love song. Recorded in june 2009 in Sandringham, Auckland, NZ. And mixed in january 2010 at Mainz. Black vinyl packed in black paper silkscreened by Cotoreick, with 2 postcards. Artwork by Stefan Neville. Mastering by Aigle noir. Limited to 500 copies." - Doubtfulsounds.

Artist: PUMICE
Title: Poise Etc
Format: LP
Label: Planam
Country: Italy
Price: $26.00
"A collection of Pumice recordings from 1993-99, when teenagers Sugar Jon Arcus and Stefan Neville learned about music by doing it. The album covers the earliest days of the band recording on ghetto blasters with untuneable guitars at home in Whatawhata and Hamilton, New Zealand. There are a couple of recordings from their first public performance with drummer Ugly Dog Davies, at which their friends yelled at them relentlessly. There is material from their years spent living in Dunedin, NZ, with cassette four-track machines. Living cheaply in a cheap city with pet dogs and all the time in the world. Finally, the album includes music from the move back north to Hamilton and Auckland. Material that was released in microscopic editions as lathe-cut 7"s and cassettes, documenting Arcuss final participation in Pumice activities. The LP features trio and duo recordings as well as solo recordings by both Arcus and Neville. The basic multi-directional creative impulse for which Pumice is known is there from the beginning. One-chord pop songs, crumbling folk music, and smeared-organ sound-sculptures. Small speakers shitting themselves with distortion and tape saturation. Acoustic guitars twanging and Neville and Arcus clearly learning to write songs of real quality. This music-making manages to be bold, reckless, and stupid, as well as delicate, sad, and instinctive. Pumice has always done whatever the fuck it wants to. Edition of 300 copies in silkscreened sleeve." - Planam.

Artist: PUMICE
Title: Pebbles
Format: LP
Label: Soft Abuse
Country: USA
Price: $16.00
"Remastered vinyl reissue in limited edition of 300 includes gratis download. Pumice excavate the mutant rock of Simply Saucer and the idiosyncratic, rhythmic compositions of Moondog (at his most playfully abstract), and re-contextualizes those touchstones via the pages of a mid-70s Incredible Hulk comic book. Featuring some of Pumices best makeshift pop songs to date, Pebbles even manages a few excellently fractured instrumentals that harkens to The Clean circa Oddities." -Soft Abuse.
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Artist: PUMICE
Title: Persevere
Format: 7"
Label: Soft Abuse
Country: USA
Price: $6.00
"Its always a struggle. The instruments are wearing out, the guitar gets harder and harder to tune, the tape loops get sicker and the batteries get flatter, but Pumice perseveres." - Stefan Neville. "Following a mammoth tour of Europe, Japan & the US in 2007-2008, Stefan Geoffrey Neville took a sabbatical from Pumice. After a silence of several months, Stefan slowly began to re-emerge in New Zealand, playing (the drums) with a few bands in Auckland. Slowly, a few proper Pumice gigs were played & soon thereafter, in January 2009, Neville started work on a new batch of recordings. One of those found a home on the split single with Grouper, while the others, appear on Persevere; a befitting title for Nevilles first new grip of songs following his hiatus. Three songs comprise Persevere: The Dawn Chorus of Kina, an ode to (alleged) singing sea urchin, and covers from two vision-sharing kindred spirits: The Axemen (Pacific Ocean) and Michael Hurley (Open Up). Persevere is released in an edition of 500 copies, housed in textured paper sleeves adorned with Nevilles signature dog drawings." - Soft Abuse.

Artist: PUMICE
Title: Yeahnahvienna
Format: CD
Label: Soft Abuse
Country: USA
Price: $12.00
"With songs nestled halfway between Xpressways searing static and Flying Nuns dark jangle, Pumices Stefan Neville has quietly created a unique brand of fractured pop since 1991. Despite (or because of) his activity in New Zealands cassette underground for the past 15 years, Neville has only recently begun to crawl into the consciousness of outsider music fans. Yeahnahvienna was conceived and recorded during an artist residency in Vienna in 2004. Nevilles precariously arranged arsenal of cassettes, chord organ, vocals, drums and guitar has yielded a fragile and fractured masterwork. A stark and melancholic affair, calling to mind Alastair Galbraith, Sun City Girls and Supreme Dicks. Through Nevilles layers of hiss and murk lie beautifully stirring & shambolic downer hymns." - Soft Abuse.

Artist: PUMICE
Title: Quo
Format: LP
Label: Tipped Bowler
Country: USA
Price: $18.00
"180 gm. vinyl version of Stefan Neville latest opus. Covers are two-color silkscreens by VG Kids on heavy-gauge recycled stock. Edition of 300. Heres what Soft Abuse had to say about Quo: As the title self-effacingly implies, Quo proffers a triumphant, primo slice of past Pumiceisms: uncertain progressions, anomalous structure, inimitable guitar buzz, sublime melancholy, and distorted vocals (crooned, spoken & moaned). Quo once more finds Pumice cruising the convergence of pop, folk and noise strains with bona fide inner mystique. Sputtering sub-underground skiffle aims for outer zones, diamond cuts of nervous guitar with pesky hooks that sting and tickle tread rough hewn punk turf, pop tangents charm with echoes of Kilgour or Knox, and woozy synth blurts & drones thread the patchwork patterns with Hulk-like grace. With Quo, Nevilles palette has shifted to include traces of useless hardcore, doo wop, and modern loner/lunar blues. Stefan Neville, shamblin on unhinged like a modern day Hasil Adkins, has been making music as Pumice now for most of his life. Through a steadily spewed stream of unique DIY thud & ooze, mostly created on his insular own, Neville has burrowed an incomparable place in the post-everything New Zealand landscape, all the while making music thats his." - Tipped Bowler
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