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Pikachunes' self-titled first album is a staple for us in-store so we were pretty excited when we heard that we would be getting some fresh Pikachunes tunes this year. We got Miles whose behind Pikachunes to make us a playlist and answer some questions ahead of his new E.P release later this month!

I am... Miles G. (Loveless) McDougall aka Pikachunes - Producer, Musician, Chef, Pizzaiolo.

My favorite brands are… Footwear: Nike, Suicoke. Fit: Italian Vintage (Mainly 70's), NZ or Australian Marino, Gosha Rubchinskiy, Ralph Lauren, Fred Perry, Kloke, World, Penfield, Topo Designs, Karen Walker Eyewear, Rolla's Jeans.

My idea behind the mix... Having jumped between the erratic winter of Christchurch, and a brief stint in the EU heatwave, the effects of Vitamin D deficiency became apparent. I wanted to create a midwinter mix that could be put on after dinner at home with friends and inspire an evening to ensue, despite cold weather. The playlist itself moves through a gradual crescendo and decrescendo to ease into the party, and then out for dessert.

My favourite spots in Christchurch...  5th Street, The Bicycle Thief, Curators House, Portershed, C1, C4, Little High, Unknown Chapter, Darkroom, Space Academy, Celine's, Canterbury Cheesemongers, Tūranga,Te Puna o Waiwhetū, CoCA, The Physics Room, Alice in Videoland, RDU, CBD, Mount Pleasant.

A trend I’m really into at the moment... MUA vlogger drama and '02 emo resurfacing

Five people you’d invite to Friday Beers at Infinite Definite…

- Miles Davis
- Jean-Michel Basquiat
- Donatella Versace
- Marina Abramovic
- Lars Von Trier

My fashion icons... East London, Brooklyn, Seoul, Tokyo, Moscow.

My go to performance outfit...  Shoes need to be dancing friendly; Airmax 97' is a go-to at the moment. Then black clothing, breathable. (Sometimes a cap, current favourite is my Darkthrone cap)



Listen to Pikachunes mix here

See Pikachunes live on October 19th at Lyttelton Coffee Co.

See Pikachunes live at Darkroom

P.E (Physical Education) E.P to be released Halloween 31.10.19

Current single "Submission" available through iTunes and streaming across all good platforms.

Track list:



Party Here - Octavian

Reassurance - Valentine

Mama No Like - Donae’o

Weeds - Moresounds

Bother - Les Sins

Gold Language - Leon Vynehall

You Took Your Time - Mount Kimbie, Kid Krule

Friend - Kamandi

Aute Culture - ROSALIA

L.T.T.M - Mind Of A Dragon, Shantie

Skeng - The Bug, Killa P, Flowdan

Don’t Stop - Chris Lorenzo, Taiki Nulight

Carbonated - Mount Kimbie

A Little Bit Of Luck - DJ Luck, MC Neat

Neighbourhood - Zed Bias

Touch - TQD, Royal-T, DJ Q, Flava D

Vitamin C - Conducta

Thong Song (Artful Dodger Remix) - Sisqo, M.C. Alastair

Wavey - Noizu

Booo! - Sticky, Ms Dynamite

Super Doopah Legend - Taiki Nulight

Hadi Hadi Ah - Commodo

Roll with the Punches - Peverelist

Rules of the Dance (Khan Remix) - Mungo’s Hi Fi, Charlie P

T N Biscuits - slowthai

Cash and Carry Me Home - Ghostpoet

500 Horses - Cousin Stizz

Green Light - Jonwayne, Anderson Paak

Bucktown - Smid-N-Wessun

Every Ghetto - Talib Kweli, 9th Wonder, Rapsody

Rad stuff only.