Curated by Roger Shepherd
Low-tech legend Chris Knox is an accomplished musician, cartoonist, critic, filmmaker, and jandal wearer. His particular genius takes flight in the DIY aesthetic of his music videos. “This is a unique and important collection of work perfectly illustrating what is possible with the barest of resources and a free-wheeling imagination”, Flying Nun founder, Roger Shepherd.
Roger Shepherd on the crux of Knox’s filmmaking talent: “to marry virtuosity and naivety – with honesty, always, as the glue ...” Read More >
Russell Brown breaks down the punk energy and ethos of the Chris Knox magic: “this ability to conjure with the most basic palette”. Read More >
Includes stroke recovery blog, a ‘knox box’, discography, an aroha forum, and details of testimonial LP, Stroke - Songs for Chris Knox.
Knox cover koha from Carter, Kilgour, McGlashan, The Mountain Goats, The Verlaines, Will Oldham (and more) on tribute album Stroke. Buy here.
This documentary tells the story of the legendary Flying Nun music label up to its 21st birthday, and chronicles Knox’s influential role.