Pat Metheny’s career retrospective delights with dazzling displays and solo finesse, but definition is lacking for DAN SPERBER. Have we heard this quartet at its best?
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Auckland is the setting for the latest high-speed, comic book-style caper. PAUL ROSE assesses this madcap action flick and pronounces it a winner.
On his first album since 2014 David Kilgour floats in haunted suspension. GARY STEEL soaks up the grief
RICHARD VAREY discovers a very fine valve amplifier that’s made in Porirua. Yes, you heard right! Read on for his full review.
In this 1980 piece, GARY STEEL gets an unexpected interview with Elton ‘Rocketman’ John, and attends the formal press conference.
RICHARD VAREY finds genuine musical gems amongst the trash in opshops, and even tracks down the obscure artist behind one such discovery. Sandwiched between hundreds of dusty Kamahl and Nana Mouskouri CDs in opshops and second-hand stores around New Zealand there are genuine forgotten treasures to be found. It takes […]
PAT PILCHER discovers that he is indeed a world-class photographer, thanks to the amazing, scenery-changing photographic chops of Huawei’s award-winning new smartphone.
Twenty years ago GARY STEEL interviewed Warren Ellis of so-called post-rock trio Dirty Three.