The Stereo Bus Profile

aka Stereobus
Andrew Schmidt
28 Apr 2013

David Yetton – one of three talented writers in Christchurch’s The Jean-Paul Sartre Experience – climbed aboard The Stereo Bus in 1997, writing and recording two popular albums of shimmering, laconic guitar pop.

Stereo Bus (Beats Bodega, 1997) was named Album Of The Year at the first b-Net Awards and The Mutton Birds’ Alan Gregg produced Brand New emerged on EMI Records in 1999. The second album climbed to No.10 on the NZ Album Charts in mid-1999. Neil Finn was named as its executive producer.

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David Yetton
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Don't Open Your Eyes
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David Yetton at a Christchurch Aids fundraiser, year unsure
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David Yetton's Blow Out Your Candles
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David Yetton - Honey Don't Go
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David Yetton - Stars Without Makeup
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Lie In The Arms (live 1999)
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David Yetton
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The name is alternately The Stereobus and The Stereo Bus, seemingly at whim.

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Beats Bodega


EMI

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Members:

Mark Beaton - bass

Nick Buckton - bass

Ross Burge - drums

Jason Fa'afoi - guitar

Mike Franklin Browne - drums

Alan Gregg - bass, keyboards

Mike Hall - bass

Francis Hunt - guitar

Matthias Jordan - keyboards

Bobby Kennedy - drums

David Yetton - guitar, vocals

David Pine - guitar

Gary Sullivan - drums