Good Things Take Time: A Fly My Pretties Interview with Barnaby Weir

An interview by Tim Gruar. Photography by Gareth Moon. Most Kiwis over a certain age have seen super-collaborative Fly My Pretties on a big stage at some point over the last fifteen years. They’ve performed under various guises and released six live albums, all capturing the mood and feel of their specially

Wellington Jazz Festival 2021 Interviews: Ruby Solly

Composer, poet, cellist and taonga pūoro practitioner Ruby Solly (Kāi Tahu, Waitaha, Kāti Māmoe) is looking to the stars for inspiration on her next project, an especially commissioned piece for the upcoming Wellington Jazz Festival. I had a bit of a kōrero with her about writing her new festival work, Te Karanga o ngā Whetū, learning more

Wellington Jazz Festival 2021 Interviews: Callum Passells

You may already have seen him on stage and not realised it. Tāmaki Makaurau composer and musician Callum Passells has toured with some of out best, like Aldous Harding and Hans Pucket. Usually he’s the sax man adding that extra pizazz and funk. Jazz fans may have seen him performing in

Album Review: Moby – Reprise

Moby – Reprise(Deutsche Grammophon) After some years of silence Moby returns to our ears with a collection of old material, that essentially re-makes the originals, except there’s an orchestra and a few new faces behind the microphones. Still, you ask, so what? What, indeed. It’s an interesting move releasing on

CLIMATE CHANGE PROTEST 2019

Photos taken during the 2019 Climate Change Rally to Parliament in Wellington

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