Monday, July 24, 2017

Mmmm Mmmm – Kings Arms July 15, 2017

Mmmm Mmmm was a multi-stage, multi-band event at Auckland's Kings Arms featuring the likes of Earth Tongue, The Beths and Miss June. Entrance on the...

Cowboy Dan, Being & Mali Mali – Wine Cellar July 14, 2017

  It was a cosy night at Auckland’s Wine Cellar as Cowboy Dan celebrated the release of their new song Stopping By with help from...

Queens Of The Stone Age – Logan Campbell Centre July 13, 2017

  Josh Homme and his Queens Of The Stone Age opened their Villains tour at Auckland’s Logan Campbell Centre last night, proving that bone-crunching, riff-driven...

The Undertones – Powerstation July 12, 2017

  Bands! If you want to sell out The Powerstation, take a cue from The Undertones…record a handful of catchy, punky pop tunes, then wait...

The War for the Planet of the Apes, Director: Matt Reeves

I left the cinema after seeing The War for the Planet of the Apes, wondering if I had seen the same flick as the...

Pallbearer – Whammy! Bar July 8, 2017

Back in 2012 newcomers Pallbearer caused an immediate stir with their debut album Sorrow and Extinction. In a doom metal scene where the most...

The Bads – Tuning Fork July 7, 2017

  The Bads presented their latest album, Losing Heroes, to a roomful of fans and fellow musicians last night at Auckland’s Tuning Fork, proving, once...

Spider-Man: Homecoming Dir: Jon Watts

Starring: Tom Holland, Michael Keato, Jon Favreau, Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey, Jr. Toby Maguire? Andrew Garfield? Now Tom Holland? Yep that's right, the sixth Spider-Man...

The Wedding Present – The Kings Arms July 4, 2017

  The Wedding Present holds a special place in the hearts of many Kiwi music lovers…they are still buzzing about the last NZ visit a...

Grawlixes – Set Free (Southbound)

  Currently Wellington based, the indie folk duo Grawlixes explore romance with a dry wit and a razor-sharp tongue on their debut album, Set Free. ...

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