The Bombay Royale – Run Kitty Run (Hope Street Recordings)

For those of you lucky enough to catch this multi-faceted band at WOMAD, Taranaki, a few years back, you'll know what force they are...

Midnight Oil – Spark Arena September 9, 2017

Reunited and proving to be as passionate as ever, Midnight Oil brought their Great Circle 2017 Tour to Auckland’s Spark Arena. Despite this being...

Fazerdaze – Kings Arms September 8, 2017

Fazerdaze packed out Auckland's Kings Arms last night and the 13th Floor's Kate Powell and Ivan Karczewski were there to catch all the action. Like...

Joan Osborne – Songs Of Bob Dylan (Thirsty Tigers)

  You may have thought you’d heard your fill of Bob Dylan covers…turns out you haven’t. For many, Joan Osborne is a one-hit wonder from the...

Neil Finn – Out Of Silence (EMI)

  After four live-streamed sessions at Roundhead Studios, Neil Finn’s fourth solo album emerges, and it’s a beauty. At age 59, it seems that Neil Finn...

Kreator & Vader – The Studio September 2, 2017

Auckland really came out for this one. Arriving at The Studio, I was greeted with twin lines of patch jackets and dark clothing stretching...

The Others Way Festival #2 – K Road September 1, 2017

  Here's Marty Duda with our second Others Way report along with another photo gallery, this one by Conan Fitzpatrick... It was almost too much! Auckland’s...

The Others Way Festival – K Road September 1, 2017

Its taken a day for our reviewers and photographers to recover from Friday night's Others Way Festival. Venues in and around Auckland's K Road...

Ariana Grande – Spark Arena September 2, 2017

  Ariana Grande’s Dangerous Woman Tour made its way to Auckland’s Spark Arena, filling the venue with screaming prepubescent girls anxious to see their idol. Grande’s...

The Nudge – San Fran Sept 1, 2017

Wellington three piece The Nudge bring a tsunami of sound, washing us with wave after wave of dirty blues, psychedelia and funk.  These guys...