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"The idea of of a band also being unfavor any other is by now a principle so shopworn it's practically meaningless, yet in Dadamah's case it was really sort of true."- James Lien, CMJ New Music Report, Nov. 14, 1994Released by Grapefruit RecordsThis Is Not a Dream is a twin album repertoire of every song released by the legendary Dunedin, New Zealand quartet Dadamah, including the This is Not a Dream LP, and also their 3 7” singles and also one distinct compilation track. Grapefruit’s release is a thirteen song repertoire via the full album on one LP and all the 7” and also compilation tracks on the various other. Motivated by the Kranky label’s CD compilation of Dadamah’s existing catalog in 1994, this vinyl variation contains 2 extra songs from a posthumously released 7” and it’s been sequenced and designed by the band also. Before Dadamah, Peter Stapleton played in The Terminals, Vacuum and also The Victor Dimisich Band also and also The Pin Group via guitarist Roy Montgomery. Singer Kim Pieters and organ/synth player Janine Stagg had never remained in a band also before Dadamah.Dadamah only played live 3 times, devoting their initiatives to four-track recording. Nevertheless, word regulated to acquire out about the band also and also they were asked to add to the 1991 Drag City single “I Hear the Devil Calling Me” which featured twelve songs hovering about one minute each by a who’s that of the then existing New Zealand also underground music scene. They released their just album in 1992. Jay Hinguy (presently of Dynamite Hemorrhage) noted Dadamah's solitary place in the NZ underground in his Superdope fanzine:"Dead C. could blare and scrape, the Terminals could twist and also wind, but Dadamah positively shimmer through beautifully earthy lo-fi Velvets/Ubu sound."Limited edition singles on the Seattle-based Majora label complied with the LP, earning Dadamah praise as "one of the a lot of overwhelmingly good exponents of layer-changing drone-on master-rock" in the Forced Expocertain directory. Roy Montgomery's soaring droning guitars were counter by Janine Stagg's stabbing organ and also gurgling moog synths, and also Kim Pieter's vocals ebbed and also flowed, someexactly how evoking Patti Smith, Ian Curtis, and also David Thomas simultaneously."Synth woosh, organ-wheez, possessed femme voice over, cavernous man-voice under, guitar and drums punch through... into where? Your desires friend, if you let 'em."- Bill Meyer, Pop WatchAfter Dadamah, Roy Montgomery went on to form Dissettle and also Hash Jar Tempo and keeping his eclectic solo career which proceeds to function intense collaborations like those uncovered in Dadamah (find other Roy Montgomery titles on Grapefruit). Peter Stapleton and also Kim Pieters developed Flies Inside the Sun and Peter ongoing his job-related with The Terminals and also his independent label Metonymic which released tons of experimental and also underground New Zealand music through 2009.500 copies