In his ongoing series From The Archives Of Oblivion, GARY STEEL digs up old stuff and reanimates it just because he can. Here’s the story Steel wrote after having a nice long chat with the genuinely legendary Robert Wyatt.
TOBY WOOLLASTON checks out Crazy Rich Asians and discovers a cliche-ridden, albeit visually sumptuous and warm, film.
Is Wellington’s CBD doomed to become a ghost town? PAT PILCHER vents on the council ineptitude he says is causing Wellington’s heart to wither and die.
Dudley Benson’s Zealandia starts and ends with the sound of crickets, but it’s what’s in between that really sends GARY STEEL
Not bad at all, writes GARY STEEL about the debut album by Aussie electronic duo Bad French, whose musical and lyrical sophistication surprises and delights.
PAT PILCHER headed to the launch of Samsung’s flagship Note 9 to bring us a first look at the phone.
Packing a whopping 128Gb storage, the Nova 3i offers flagship performance at a mid-range price, as PAT PILCHER discovers.
Sunday School storytellings take a beating in Mary Magdalene, which sets out to straighten some historical distortions about a woman who’s strength becomes an affront to many men.
Sir Issac Newton claimed “If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants”. DAVID BUTTERFIELD checks out the world of video game emulation with the open source emulator RetroArch to see for himself the giant shoulders modern games stand on.
PAT PILCHER avoids terrorising the family pets as he tests out the Dyson V10 Cyclone vacuum and discovers that while vacuuming ain’t fun, it can be easy.
As TV Three warns it might pull out of television locally, PAT PILCHER takes a look at the NZ media-scape, how it got in its current state and what might lie ahead.
Soundgroup has announced that it is to distribute Sumiko cartridges in New Zealand.