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Music

September 11, 2016

⠆⠏⠐⠓   Catch ’em down bad Beat ’em with a bat, hashtag that I call it New Jack, yeah, yeah Bitch, I got a blue Jag I make that cash talk Bitch, I got a new house You wanna get in, need a passcode nigga — “Harambe”   I will never be as cool as […]

September 4, 2016

★★★★ Director: Dexter Fletcher   Loosely based on the true story of Michael ‘Eddie’ Edwards—the first competitor to represent the UK in Olympic ski jumping and who was famous for persevering as an underdog and being a “heroic failure”—Eddie the Eagle may sound vaguely familiar to many. That’s because it has been in the works since […]

September 4, 2016

  She/Her was more than just a gig, it was an intimate exploration of marginalisation; a transient look into the world of those who aren’t under-represented, simply under-appreciated and overlooked. Each performance was a lesson in humility; they were raw, egoless, emotional and stood for more than just that moment. This was the first time […]

August 14, 2016

Melbourne-based band Plastic graced our shores with a three stop tour last week, playing in Wellington at Moon bar in Newtown. Four fifths of the band were formerly known as Five Mile Town, a Silver scroll nominated Auckland alt-folk-rock band. After moving to Melbourne in 2013, the band continued to play but leaned away from […]

August 14, 2016

Something’s about to happen, you can feel it in your bones.

August 7, 2016

★★★ New Zealand’s James Milne, aka Lawrence Arabia, released his fourth album last week. I was pretty excited for this album as a follow up from 2012’s The Sparrow and it’s hard not to be, given his résumé of a Silver Scroll, a Taite music prize, and a VNZMA. In fact I’d consider him one […]

August 7, 2016

Fourth release (Absolute Truth) and four years since The Sparrow (2012). What have you been up to? Living in New York and touring Europe. During that time my girlfriend was pregnant so I was bringing up a newborn for a while. I started recording the new album in the aftermath of that, had it mastered […]

July 31, 2016

Melbourne based band Plastic will be hitting our shores for three shows in Auckland and Wellington. The boys are no strangers to New Zealand, and in fact the majority of them can call Auckland their hometown. We caught up with them ahead of their tour to chat about butter chicken pies and what to expect […]

July 31, 2016

★★★★★ Unlike my usual style of linking food to music, I chose not to do so for this review after hearing multiple commentators  dismiss  this album. I believe it denotes a subtle turning point in the Atlanta rap scene, and the wider rap industry as a whole, and so I will do my best to […]