In Witchdoctor’s famous BLINDFOLD TEST, we invite a musician into an audiophile sound lounge and play them a provocative record selection. This time, revered Auckland-based singer-songwriter SJD visited GARY STEEL’s humble abode where he scoffed cream scones while passing comment on the mystery selection.
PAT PILCHER is on close personal terms with Alexa and his home is really smart thanks to a range of Amazon Echo smart speakers. Modern life is amazing.
America is coming down hard on Chinese telco Huawei. PAT PILCHER reports.
It’s a terrific phone for not much money at all, which is why our man PAT PILCHER gives Oppo’s AX5s Witchdoctor’s ultimate accolade.
GARY STEEL is celebrating 40 years of music journalism by disintering and re-animating interviews and reviews from his fat archive. In this piece, he meets NATHAN HAINES to talk up his 2003 release, Squire For Hire.
PAT PILCHER dissects the Commerce Commission’s report into mobile phones in New Zealand, and finds that it’s deeply flawed.
Jan Hellriegel has just released the best album of her storied career, and it’s a book, too. GARY STEEL blathers about it.
PAT PILCHER auditions the new Nokia flagship and is amazed at its five cameras but not so taken with its fingerprint scanner