ANDREW JOHNSTONE on zombies, existential dread and The Girl With All The Gifts.
Their fans will love it, but Future Islands’ fifth album sticks in GARY STEEL’s throat.
GARY STEEL is seduced by a seductive and gently adventurous album. By a drummer, no less.
In an excuse to get so caffeinated that he was “literally vibrating at a molecular level”, PAT PILCHER gets a one-on-one with the inventor of a completely new coffee process and machine.
ANDREW BAKER likes the Pavane DAC, and he should know, because he spent a year with it. Read on for his most excellent review.
GARY STEEL makes an indignant stand against a record that sounds like a C90 cassette tape that’s been thrown out of a car onto a gravel road and run over by 100 maniac lorries.
GARY STEEL recommends this album to all those lost souls who find life just too harsh and edgy.
Have you ever looked to musicians and their work as a pathway towards insight on life and transcendence? ANDREW JOHNSTONE on the two artists who influenced his search.
Iceland has fewer people than Wellington, but that hasn’t stopped them from making a gripping, claustrophobic police drama, writes ANDREW JOHNSTONE.
We all see, hear and engage with the world differently in our great sensorial mismatch, explains DR RICHARD VAREY. But how does that relate to hi-fi? Read on to find out.
ANDREW JOHNSTONE grew up on a farm, but now can’t even bear to visit the land that formed and informed him. A rumination about ruminants and rabbits.
McIntosh is a legend in audiophile circles. There’s now a demo system in Wellington for those lucky enough to live in the city.