Music

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

Horses by Patti Smith 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

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

March 12, 2007

I can’t rave enough about Nick Cave. He is the kind of guy you just want to hang out with, drink scotch with and hear some of the amazing stories I’m sure he has to tell. (I may be a little bit obsessed). Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

March 12, 2007

At camp A Low Hum, I found myself hoisted in the air by a rather good looking young man. Back down on the ground, we partied the night through. He was charming, confident yet unpretentious, amusing and possessed an understated coolness. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this