Music

March 19, 2007

Union Hall, Friday March 9 I always knew reviewing Juliette and the Licks might be a chore. Would the novelty value of seeing a famous actress wear off quickly? Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

March 19, 2007

Wellington’s annual Fringe Festival is acclaimed for being the breeding ground for many talented artists, writers, dancers and musicians. This year, one of my favourite events was The Rock Show, held at the Wellington Arts Centre. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

March 19, 2007

It may go without saying that NME like to coin new genres and overly hype up new acts. In August 2006, they started a campaign on ‘New Rave’. One of the bands that apparently subscribe to this genre is 4 piece Leeds group, The Sunshine Underground. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

March 19, 2007

Like most horror films, The Descent started off terribly, with cinematography that’s reminiscent of a British television show. It begins with a family rafting trip, a car crash killing the family immediately after. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

March 19, 2007

Psychoanalyse is the debut album from Hawkes Bay based singer/songwriter, Daniel Munro. I must admit, I put this album on and instantly forgot I was meant to be listening to it. Never a good sign. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

March 19, 2007

Horses by Patti Smith Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

March 19, 2007

Here it is: the much-anticipated sophomore release from revered Montreal indie kids the Arcade Fire. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

March 12, 2007

Cops are state-sanctioned bullies and thugs. They can gang rape a 16-year-old girl and the court and legal system will protect them. Anybody who has ever been arrested, had their house raided, or been at a party or a protest that the cops have shown up at has some idea about how much unchecked power [...]

March 12, 2007

An Interview with Ian Mackay According to Ian MacKay, we need to realign our relationship with music. We are too observant when it comes to performance. Instead, we need to interact with the musicians and create an energizing atmosphere, where musicians and performers mutually influence each other. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this