Category Archives: Music

Wheels of Experience

When I was a child there seemed to be a persistent idea that New Zealand had no history, no stories worth telling. Sure, I learnt about Kate Sheppard, Sir Edmund Hillary and The Treaty of Waitangi (never Te Tiriti note) … Continue reading

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Ainadamar

image from Metro Mag Opera is not a format with which I am very familiar. In fact, before last week I had never seen one. So I cannot comment on Ainadamar with any sense of authority. All I can share … Continue reading

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Brel Revisited

Image from Silo’s Facebook Page I’d like to take a moment to remind you of the brilliance that is Brel. If you follow me on social media you’ll already have seen me going on and on about it but let … Continue reading

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A Summer of Music

  Gig reviews can to a certain extent be a dime a dozen. Everyone has an opinion but at the same time those opinions don’t necessarily tell you about the details that would determine how your day would have gone. Because … Continue reading

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Things that are GOOD Friday: 56 (ONE DIRECTION)

the time I went to One Direction Girls screaming at pretty much anything is not really a surprising thing. In fact, when I agreed to take my little sister and her best friend to One Direction, screaming was part of … Continue reading

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WICKED

It was a Thursday. A fairly unspectacular Thursday dedicated to swotting at home when a particularly spectacular email plopped into my inbox. ‘You are invited to…’ the subject line read and like most emails my mind flitted to, ‘oh spam’ … Continue reading

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NZMM: What’s Good Right Now

For my last NZ Music Month post I was going to do it on contemporary New Zealand Hip Hop. And then I realised that I’m not cool enough to know that much. So instead this post is going to be … Continue reading

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