Articles, Interviews and Live Music
Flashback to the Flying Nun Records 30th Birthday show, November 26th, 2011 at the CPIT Students Association with The Clean, The Subliminals and T54.
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Flashback to the Flying Nun Records 30th Birthday show, November 19th, 2011 at the CPIT Students Association with High Dependency Unit and Delaney Davidson
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Flashback to the Flying Nun Records 30th Birthday show, November 18th, 2011 at the CPIT Students Association with Ghost Club, Shayne P Carter and Popstrangers.
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Throwback to the October 2008 (15 years ago!) Borderline Ballroom show at the Christchurch Media Club. Performances by Birchville Cat Motel, Antony Milton, Peter Wright and Sally Ann McIntyre DJing.
Flashback to August 26th, 2012. Photos from an All Plastics house party, celebrating the release of Shacklock Meth Party’s album with Zen Mantra, Ipswich, Anthony Drent and Raygun.
Rhett has since deleted most evidence of the band (and all his other bands) from the web, so it’s a bit of a blind alley.
Cool photos though.
Flashback to September 2012 – one of the first Christchurch performances from productive indie-pop-emo duo Carb on Carb.
Joined by Dunedin’s Males and local group Coate.
Live review of the late-great Peter Gutteridge at Dark Room on March 29th, 2012 and published by the Christchurch Press on April 5th.
The photos I took of Peter were picked up by International Press when he sadly passed away 2 years later.
Flashback live review/photos of an early show at the Darkroom with Seth Frightening, Glass Faults and Disasteradio! with guest vocals from Zach Donney of Bang! Bang! Eche!
The Renderers played Christchurch on Friday April 23rd, 2004 at Creation along with the Terminals and an acoustic performance from Hamish Kilgour (The Clean / Magick Heads etc). I conducted this interview with Brian and Maryrose Crook in the lead-up to the show.
Wow, this is loud, caustic stuff.
The 2nd album from the ever-changing Christchurch 3-piece The Incisions blow the current crop of rock’n’roll revivalists out of the water. Its pure fire in a recording, scratchy, loud, abrasive and rude – more in the style of Japanese noise merchants Guitar Wolf or (particularly) Teengenrate than The Datsuns (who seem positively polished in comparison).
2001, Arc Life, ARC010 Demarnia Lloyd is something of an enigma in the Dunedin music scene. Over the past 7 years her involvement in former rock outfit mink and current band Cloudboy, as well as her solo material as cloud… Read More »Cloudboy – Down at the End of the Garden
2001, Flying Nun Records, FNCD456 After 20 years of continually releasing dynamic, independent and thoroughly inventive music – the Tall Dwarfs have released perhaps their most laid-back and restrained full length with ‘The Sky Above, The Mud Below’, their 13th… Read More »Tall Dwarfs – The Sky Above, The Mud Below