Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Finn Andrews – Leigh Sawmill June 17, 2017

Stephen Allely travels north to catch The Veils' frontman's solo set... Arriving after a hike at Goat Island and watching the sunset over the exquisite...

Dan Auerbach – Waiting On A Song (Nonesuch)

  Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach takes a break from his day job and revels in the musical treasures to be found in his adopted...

Boney M – Bruce Mason Centre June 16, 2017

  Seventies disco hitmakers Boney M brought their 9-date New Zealand tour to Auckland last night. With shows in Dunedin and Christchurch generating bad reactions...

Kevin Morby – City Music (Dead Oceans)

Morby follows up last year’s breakthrough album, Singing Saw with a “companion piece”, which can be seen (and heard) as the flip side of...

AJR – The Click (Liberator)

On their new album, The Click, NYC siblings AJR show us what they’ve been up to on those cold winter nights.  Stealing from classical,...

All Eyez on Me – Director: Benny Boom

All Eyez on Me purports to tell the true, untold story of rapper, poet and activist Tupac Shakur (Demetrius Shipp Jr.) What it doesn’t...

Harold López-Nussa Trio – Wellington Opera House 11 June 2017

What a treat, to finish this year’s festival with the Harold López-Nussa Trio. Beaming ear-to-ear, all three, which included Horacio Hernandez (electric bass) and...

The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (2CD Anniversary Edition) (Apple)

  50 years after it changed the musical landscape forever, The Beatles’ eighth studio album gets a facelift. But does it need one? And how...

The Comet Is Coming: Wellington Jazz Festival, Wellington Opera House, 10 June 2017

The Comet is Coming came, saw and conquered, leaving an explosion of psychedelic dust in its wake and the uncontrollable urge for Festival goers...

The Jac and Black String – Seoul Jazz, Wellington Opera House – 10 June...

Ever since Wellington’s Jazz Festival was taken over by the International Arts Festival crew this five-day event has grown from strength to strength.  Last...

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