Month: May 2010

Tom Waits Glitter and Doom

(Groove Guide April 2010) Ok, so here’s the thing. I never been to a Tom Waits concert. But if I did, I would be completely awestruck by this gravel tongued, quirky, theatrical entertainer. A legend of the underground, Waits is capable of a repertoire that ranges from circus speigel-ness to

Joey Burns – Calexico / Songs

(Both Published Groove Guide March 2010) Shopping for the Soul From Tuscon to New Plymouth, Alt Country outfit, Calexico are always on the look out for a bargain at the next cerebral swap meet. As they prepare to head south for WOMAD and the International Festival of the Arts in

“Number Please?”

Operating the lines in the 20th Century.  Published in Co. Magazine (May 2010) You may have caught a Pulse article last year seeking out some of our former telephone operators. Led by Megan Hutching, an Oral Historian at Auckland’s Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT), the project involves interviewing past