time period - 1983 - 1994.
Show piece group for the writing talents of local sound
engineering guru Rex Visible (Real name Brett Taylor) Rex
was an ex-Navy Mechanic before he devoted his time to Sound
Engineering, rising to prominence as the Sound Engineer
for the Androidss, then most of the pumping bands round
The band went through many and varied line-ups and sounds,
the one represented on Failsafe's Accident
Compilation featured Rex Visible
- Guitar / Vocals, Frankie Steentjes - bass (Androidss),
and occasionally Robert Key and David
Toland on Drums.
Rex moved to Auckland and worked on the live sound of bands
like the Headless Chickens, Bird Nest Roys and all the
best sounding bands. A new Auckland line-up released an
EP 'Watched The World' and an album or 2 through Flying
Nun. The band never achieved the intensity of their early
Compilation track 'Glow' is taken from a live
performance at the Gladstone.
Headless Chickens drummer Bevan Sweeney joined the group
and took the band in a new rhythmic direction with samplers
and triggers, and the bands later shows were reportedly
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