Month: April 2017

Jewel and Don Henley – TSB Arena, Wellington – 22 March 2017

Originally featured in With a three-night stint in Aotearoa Henley rounded off his landed his four-decade time machine in the Capital with much ado and little fanfare. Jewel Kilcher kicked off the evening with a simple solo set, beginning with a simple and stark a capella rendition of Somewhere

Launch of ‘Hit and Run’ at Unity Books 22 March 2017

Originally published on “On 22 August 2010 New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) elements, operating as part of a Coalition Force in Bamyan province, Afghanistan conducted an operation against an insurgent group… Nine insurgents (not 12 as reported) were killed in the operation which targeted an insurgent group in the

Record Store Day – Wellington


Linen tea towel, early 60s; Some Girls promo wig box and Some Girls promo counter stand-up, 1978Photography by Sam Rock

Album Review: Wire – Silver/Lead

As UK’s original post punk pioneers are about to enter their fifth decade they are still writing with a natural worn in a style that still has the flair of their first albums, if not quite the immediacy.  Despite many years of innovations and countless influence Wire’s best songs are

Album Review: The Sadies – Northern Passages

First published: Introducing The Sadies, a group you may have never heard of – at least in this part of the world. But for well over two decades, this Canadian foursome have been firing off a cannon indie rock, tinged with psychedelia and the occasional nod to Americana. On

New Poster – Supermarket Sisterhood