By Radio New Zealand
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The history of New Zealand's most iconic band - Split Enz
||CleanEnzology Part 10 - See Ya Round (1984)||Tim Finn walks away and the Enz ends with a bang. Neil Finn almost ends with a bang too.||12/13/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEnzology Part 9 - Conflicting Emotions (1983-1984)||Tim Finn makes a solo album and has a giant hit. Split Enz begins to fall apart. The robots take over.||12/13/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEnzology Part 8 - Time and Tide (1981-1982)||Split Enz record perhaps their best album and Leaky boat is scuppered in the UK.||12/13/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEnzology Part 7 - Waiata (1980-1981)||the band sell out London's Hammersmith Odeon, sack their drummer and hand the kit to their costume designer.||12/13/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEnzology Part 6 - True Colours (1979-1980)||The band base themselves in Australia again and nearly break up due to bad debts.||12/13/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEnzology Part 5 - Frenzy (1978-1979)||The band gets fired up after the Luton session and records I See Red with whizz-kid producer David Tickle.||12/13/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEnzology Part 4 - Dizrythmia (1977-1978)||New members, new songs, disaster and rebirth.||12/13/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEnzology Part 3 - Second Thoughts (1976-1977)||The band move to London. Mental Notes is re-recorded for the overseas market and the Enz tour the United Kingdom.||12/13/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEnzology Part 2 - Mental Notes (1974-1976)||The band moves to Australia and infiltrates the Aussie Rock industry.||12/13/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEnzology Part 1 - Beginning of the Enz (1950s-1975)||We hear about the formation of the band as Split Ends and the songwriting partnership of Tim Finn and Phil Judd.||12/13/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEnzology trailer||The extended trailer for the series.||12/13/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
A documentary without compare
It's true that Split Enz are not well known in the US but here's hoping that this stunning documentary changes that. Enz released some of the most inventive records of the late 70s and early 80s. This podcast covers the band's interesting history and is one of the most complete and well produced documentaries of it's kind. A must listen for fans of the band, Tim Finn, Neil Finn, Crowded House and all of their incarnations - but music fans should listen and hear how well a documentary can be produced.
This is the podcast that music fans will love. I was so excited to hear this was coming to the U.S. and I didn't realize just how thorough and fascinating the show would be. Absolutely a must for anyone who enjoys a story about the music business and how it works. Obviously, Split Enz and Crowded House and Finn fans all over the world will be well pleased to hear it too.
If You Like Music, Listen to This!
This radio-documentary is a must-listen to all Frenz and rock music lovers of any sort. There are interviews from band members, managers, industry executives; there are nervous breakdowns, triumphs, and tantrums. Above all, there are previously unbroadcasted demos and live recordings which will blow you away. If I could give this podcast 100 stars, I would. Great job by Radio NZ!