“Since when did we give up? Since when did we say yes to love?”
Anyone capable of musical criticism should be full of disdain, embarrassed to call these kids members of the New Zealand music community. Yet their music is just so freaking FUN.
Three albums into their career, Real Estate are still ploughing the mine of suburbia for woozy, guitar-focussed dream pop.
Another West Coast rap-opera, much like Kendrick Lamar’s Good Kid, Oxymoron is a journey through the darker side of LA, only Q seems to be having a lot more fun.
We can’t review everything, okay, but we do listen to a lot.
It’s going to be a sad day when Mighty Mighty closes. Students will have a hard time finding a venue that offers up experiences like the O-Week’s Thursday show.
It was always going to be a kind of weird show. Canada’s Ryan Hemsworth is a fairly successful producer known for versatility, warmth, and an ambient kind of hip-hop style. America’s Baauer produces trap music – notably the viral hit ‘Harlem Shake’.
Christchurch’s own Nick Harte dollops out the sub bass on his new 35-track triple-album Guilt Mirrors.