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[ Written by: | 24 May 2019 | No Comment | ]

It’s NZ Music Month… and while I do my best these days to ignore that it still has a way of creeping up on me… what with the awesomely nostalgic RIU archive going online (first 100 issues), the publishing of Shayne Carter’s first (of many I hope) book Dead People I Have Known, me purchasing some old gems on discogs (yeah I got the original but who knows where that is in my clutter) cause I couldn’t find the Carl Craig record I wanted (juno sorted me there)… fending off …

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[ Written by: | 1 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

We kiwis like to add a s to things… like tuna, well actually we don’t add a s to tuna but we do to Laneway the annual imported festival that originated in Melbourne, Australia… I call it laneways and I went on Monday to the Auckland event, here’s my patchy as fuck review.
First up the star of the show was the new location – Albert park worked fantastically well, the main stage and “lane” of booze, food, porta loos were on Princess Street which iw as initially dubious about but …

Coolness, mix of the week »

[ Written by: | 7 Aug 2015 | 4 Comments | ]

BN1 put me onto this mix, I’d missed it, its a solid as mix… but one thing makes it my pick for the week edging out the Carl Craig mix that possibly deserves the title more.
At around 38 minutes in the grimy textures give way to an old classic… a kiwi classic… a non dance classic… that of The Chills and their song Pink Frost. There is no context nor rational reason for the inclusion of the song in the mix… it sits out like a sore thumb, for this reason …