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Music

October 16, 2017

Grayson Gilmour released his album Otherness in July this year, his third to come out on Flying Nun but the latest in a much larger string of solo releases, soundtrack work, and band projects. Grayson has carved out his own sonic niche, creating an incredibly intricate and original sound that makes genre comparisons quite tricky. […]

October 16, 2017

Thursday: TV Disko — TV Disko is a groovy lil shit and he is bringing his collection of very ~rare~ and ultra ~special~ vinyl down to Wellington Museum for a nice little boogie. Entry is koha, and it starts at 7.30pm so you can still get to bed and be bright-eyed and bushy-tailed for your […]

October 9, 2017

Approaching my last article for Salient as music co-editor, I was a little overwhelmed by the amount of things that I still wanted to write about and haven’t (a love letter to Kate Bush, a robust appreciation piece about the Spice Girls — I could go on). But I couldn’t pass up the chance to […]

October 9, 2017

Wednesday: Give Peace a Dance! with Disasteradio and Alexa Casino — This is a free pop-up gig to support those protesting the Weapons Expo at Westpac Stadium. Weapons are bad and dancing is good, and Alexa will be bringing the introspective R&B jams while Disasteradio balances it out with wobbly ’80s synth bangers. Meet at […]

October 2, 2017

Wednesday: Habits (Melbourne) w/ Waterfalls, George Turner, Aw B — Come to Caroline for some jiggly wiggly club bangers among other things, and catch Habits’ maiden voyage to our fine land! Starts at 8.00pm, tickets are $10 presale through Just the Ticket or $15 on the door. Thursday: Tuatara Open Late: Night of the Witch […]

October 2, 2017

Womb started out as the solo project of Wellington musician Charlotte Forrester, but has evolved into a collaborative project with bandmembers Haz Forrester and Georgette Brown. A few weeks ago Womb released “Feeling Like Helium” — the first single from their upcoming album Like Splitting the Head from the Body. It’s a steady guitar-centric piece, […]

September 25, 2017

Monday: Mimicry 3 launch — Mimicry is a literary journal made by young Wellingtonians and is always chock full with bangin’ writing, art, and music! Get along to Meanwhile to guzzle some wine, read some intelligent words, and listen to some readings and live music. 5.30–7.30pm. Friday: The Crystal People’s Club Presents Glass Vaults with […]

September 25, 2017

k2k is an Auckland-based electronic musician making marvelous melodic house tunes and bestowing bangin’ DJ sets on the New Zealand public left, right, and centre. Salient sat down with her recently to discuss her music-making methods, elitism, and womanhood in a dudey industry. * Your new EP Sugar just dropped and it’s full of stone-cold […]

September 18, 2017

Tuesday: Dance for Democracy — If you want to have a funky time and boogie down with New Zealand’s favourite young upstart Chlöe Swarbrick, get yourself down to Meow at 8.00pm and give yourself a pat on the back for participating in a fundamentally broken democracy. Friday: Emily Fairlight, Finn Johansson, and the Bent Folk […]