Arts

23/04/07

The first time I heard the trademark DFA ‘sound’ was on The Rapture’s cowbell clunking ubersingle, ‘House of Jealous Lovers’. I was blown away. Their landmark LP Echoes suffered from a little bit of inconsistency, but at the time I hadn’t heard anything else like it. When the Rapture split for the majors DFA head-honcho [...]

23/04/07

Produced & Directed by Ronald Trifero Nelson Devised by The Wheelbarrow Group BATS Theatre, April 12 – 21 Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

23/04/07

What do you feel when you hear really good music? There’s a chill in your bones. A feeling that the moment can never be repeated. You are at the tip of a cresting wave, a tiny part of a movement that cannot be stopped. It’s almost spiritual. That’s what I feel, anyway. Share on Facebook+1 [...]

23/04/07

Holocaust Tips is delightfully naïve, yet at the same time cuttingly insightful. Written from the perspective of a young Jewish schoolboy on his school’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, it reminds us that whilst die Vernichtung is still a passionately argued and drawn out topic, its significance is lost on the newest generation of Israel’s children. Share [...]

23/04/07

The talk of the film world this year has been all about a Spanish fantasy film called Pan’s Labyrinth, winner of three Oscars. Crawling slowly for the first half with tedious close ups, things eventually get a lot darker. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

23/04/07

Janne Land Gallery 150 Vivian Street April 17-April 12 Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

23/04/07

Adapted by Terry Johnson Directed by Catherine Downes Downstage until April 28 Students $18 with two hour standby Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

02/04/07

Written by Paul Rothwell Directed by David Lawrence BATS, March 22-31 Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

02/04/07

When I think of drum and bass, these come to mind: herbals, boy-racers, skanks and the Shot Shack. In Nelson I grew up going to drum and bass dominated dance parties, and I used to be fanatical about the genre. But over time, the scene has changed and I’ve grown out of it. Share on [...]