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[ Written by: | 27 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]

The Clean were the first South Island-based post-punk group to gain a national following, on the back of a brace of instantly memorable songs including ‘Tally Ho’, ‘Anything Could Happen’, ‘Beatnik’ and ‘Getting Older’…

About to be inducted into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame, Dunedin band The Clean prefer to look forward rather than back…

“It’s a strange thing dealing with other people’s perception of your music and what you stand for as a band.”

A hugely important band in NZ music and this week they will be inaugurated to the …

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[ Written by: | 20 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]

I won’t bore Mick with a song this week… as I’ve been pretty much listening to The Sleaford Mods non stop… it is election time and they’re my modern go to for anger, energy and some rough and ready drum programming, so rather than a tweet tweet tweet, BHS rant here’s some telly action.

One of my favourite authors is Phillp K Dick – a man whose many stories have been so badly served by the movie and TV industries… and this week I stumbled upon a new show based on …

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[ Written by: | 13 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]

Election getting you down with its up, down, turnaround nature of promise, false promise, lies, bullshit and jellybeans?
Democracy huh…
Well here’s some songs that won’t help your mood at all
 
Viva the revolution!
 
*fist pump*

 
 
I got Arizona residency one day too late
To vote on this election day.
And every year before I’ve been too drunk to register.
I’d say “I don’t believe in it anyway.”
I still shake my head at ballots cast for elephants.
I shake my head at ballots cast for donkeys,
‘Cause I swear to god our leaders, they will be death of us.
There’s no …

Coolness, Music, my classics »

[ Written by: | 6 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]

Holger Czukay is a maverick, a legendary figure revered for his work with the seminal German band Can and for a series of idiosyncratic, original-sounding solo albums.
Rest in peace you most wonderful freak!

 
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Holger Czukay: “I was fired for being too…intriguing.”
…in 1968, one of Stockhausen’s former pupils, a thirty year old shortwave radio enthusiast named Holger Czukay, crept into the the electronic music studios which Stockhausen managed at the West Deutscher Rundfunk and made one of the strangest albums to be released in what was already one of music’s strangest periods
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