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Live: Them Crooked Vultures at Vector Arena

Live: Them Crooked Vultures at Vector Arena

It was loud, I can tell you that much. New Zealand has been pretty lucky this summer with the constant announcements of bands coming down under – and for rock fans, this is a big week. One of the biggest and best live rock acts, AC/DC, have already played two […]

February 2, 2010 × 0 comments

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Live: The Drab Doo-Riffs at Cassette 9

Live: The Drab Doo-Riffs at Cassette 9

January 25, 2010 × 0 comments

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Live: Bandicoot “Jurassic Warfare” EP Release Show

Live: Bandicoot “Jurassic Warfare” EP Release Show

Bandicoot are getting more and more popular by the day — it could have something to do  with the fact that red-headed vocalist Pearl McGlashan is the daughter of local legend Don McGlashan, or it could simply be the fact that the band are putting some much needed fun into […]

January 22, 2010 × 0 comments

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Big Day Out 2010

Big Day Out 2010

You could be forgiven for thinking that Big Day Out 2010 was all about peaking too early, denim booty shorts and sideboob.  For what it’s worth, I’ve spent the last few days thinking about how long the Auckland leg of the festival has left – there was a lot of […]

January 16, 2010 × 8 comments

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Live:: The Mint Chicks Secret Show In A Military Bunker In Devonport

Live:: The Mint Chicks Secret Show In A Military Bunker In Devonport

January 15, 2010 × 3 comments

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A Few Words On That Jason Kerrison Article That Ran In The Woman's Day

A Few Words On That Jason Kerrison Article That Ran In The Woman's Day

So let’s just pretend for a moment that this whole 2012 apocalypse thing might actually happen. Who should be one of the survivors but OpShop’s frontman Jason Kerrison, who states pretty damn clearly in a recent issue of Woman’s Day that he plans to survive the “transformative changes” by building […]

January 11, 2010 × 1 comment

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Live: Green Day at Vector Arena

Live: Green Day at Vector Arena

Billie Joe Armstrong should get some sort of award – dude still looks exactly the same as he did a decade ago but sometime between then and now (I’m guessing it might have been around the time American Idiot came out) he’s turned into a monster of a frontman. Bono […]

December 21, 2009 × 2 comments

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Live: MTV 42Unheard Final

Live: MTV 42Unheard Final

That picture right there of the cute girl holding the giant 42Below vodka bottle and the winning ticket is Ruby Frost a.k.a Jane de Jong, a.k.a the winner of the MTV 42Unheard competition. Frost was picked from a panel of judges (including Gin Wigmore and for some reason Shelton Woolwright) […]

December 14, 2009 × 5 comments

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Live: Bressa Creeting Cake & Pie Warmer at Mighty Mighty

Live: Bressa Creeting Cake & Pie Warmer at Mighty Mighty

December 10, 2009 × 0 comments

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Live: Gin & The Cardinals at the Powerstation

Live: Gin & The Cardinals at the Powerstation

It was with caution that I entered the Powerstation on Saturday night to see the Cardinals for the second time this year. My expectations were minimal: I had only read a couple of Holy Smoke reviews and heard a couple of songs. As one of the many Ryan Adams fans […]

December 4, 2009 × 1 comment

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Live: The Gladeyes & Stefanimal at Mighty Mighty

Live: The Gladeyes & Stefanimal at Mighty Mighty

November 30, 2009 × 0 comments

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Live: Kittentank At The Watusi

Live: Kittentank At The Watusi

November 30, 2009 × 0 comments

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Live: Dictaphone Blues & Cassette at Mighty Mighty

Live: Dictaphone Blues & Cassette at Mighty Mighty

November 20, 2009 × 0 comments

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Live: MySpace NZ Launch With Midnight Youth, The Brunettes & The Naked & Famous

Live: MySpace NZ Launch With Midnight Youth, The Brunettes & The Naked & Famous

November 6, 2009 × 1 comment

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Live: The Gladeyes at D.O.C

Live: The Gladeyes at D.O.C

October 30, 2009 × 0 comments