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Noise Control

Short Film (Full Length) – 2008

Parental Guidance
In Kuala Lumpur no one gives a stuff: a chicken dies and you put it in a pot and curry the bugger! But yeah ... This is New Zealand.
– Reporter Gurunathan Krisnasamy on how the fracas would go down in Malaysia
Like everyone else in the community, we were shocked to hear the pet rooster had been shot and when I heard the name of the animal control officer who pulled the trigger was Mr Wolff I immediately thought it would make a great documation.
– Phill Simmonds, in a November 2008 Dominion Post interview
We're sort of influenced by a lot of old blues ... Hendrix, Janis Joplin ... that sort of stuff.
– Joe the Rooster to a TV reporter, on his rock-a-doodle-do musical style
I think it just comes down to the fact that it's a sound I enjoy ... it might not be something that someone else would necessarily enjoy.
– Joe the Rooster gets empathetic with the neighbours