WOMAD 2020

WOMAD New Zealand is famous for bringing together artists from all over the globe for a vibrant showcase of the world’s many forms of music, arts, and dance. This year’s festival went ahead in the face of even greater adversity. Over three days Ngāmotu’s stunning Brooklands Park and the TSB

Brian and Roger Eno – Mixing Colours

Originally featured at: https://www.ambientlightblog.com/roger-eno-and-brian-eno-mixing-colours/ “The more you listen to this, particularly with the fabulous worlds that Brian has created, you can really walk into this enormous landscape and stay.” – Roger Eno In these unprecedented times anxieties are escalating.  Sometimes you want calming music.  Something to escape into, drift away. 

The Dream Syndicate – ‘The Universe Inside’

First published: https://www.ambientlightblog.com/album-review-the-dream-syndicate-the-universe-inside/#more-44418 The Dream Syndicate were one of those US alt-rock/neo-psychedelia bands that injected the vibrance of the Paisley Underground into the depressive veins of the late 80’s, at a time when music was dominated by fatalism courtesy of Margaret Thatcher and Joy Division.  Their first two albums –

Six 60 – Hutt Recreation Ground 25th January 2020

Photos I took were used in the Hutt News  

Queen + Adam Lambert, Wellington NZ, 2020

First appeared at: https://www.ambientlightblog.com/queen-adam-lambert-wellington-nz-2020/  For the last five days I’ve been looking out my office windows, spying on the construction of a massive multi-story stage going up inside the Capital’s Sky Stadium – aka ‘The Cake Tin’. Any big show at the stadium is special due to the amount of