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AuthorShannon Harrison

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September 18, 2017

Heralded as “one to watch” back in 2015 by The Wireless, Emma Logan aka October may be young, but her talent should not be overlooked or taken lightly. The Auckland-based musician draws from tenets of glam rock, post-punk, and punk rock in both her style and music to provide an enticing visual and aural experience. […]

May 8, 2017

Sad by Sad South (SXSS) — not to be mistaken with South by South West — brought forth a new dynamic to the traditional music festival, in that it featured other mediums of art, such as poetry and visual art, and showcased them in conjunction with music. Appropriating this feature from its Australian counterpart (Sad […]

March 20, 2017

Frankie Cosmos’ Next Thing (2016) is another testament to Greta Kline’s striking ability to pull from the past, and produce a fun yet emotional series of poetic pop songs. Kline grants her listeners more than a glimpse into some of her most quintessentially “teenage” moments in Next Thing, with retrospective whispers of young love and […]

March 13, 2017

Newtown Festival recently celebrated its 21st birthday but, unlike a typical 21st, its festivities were far less trashy, and didn’t involve any yardies or tactical voms (to my knowledge). In saying this, the organisers have had 21 years of practice to get things right — and they pulled through with this year’s lineup. Every stage […]