City Oh Sigh – Fragments Fine, Muzic.net.nz website, March 2014.

 Wellington’s extremely accomplished chamber folk quartet; City Oh Sigh release their first full length album, Fragments Fine – and it’s a breath-taking beauty. Lead songwriter, singer and cellist Kate has a magical way with her beautiful notes; expertly catching and playing with the pitches and tones creating something special and reminding you of what a joy it is to listen […]

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Saving Grace – The Urgency album review

New Zealand’s worse kept heavy secret; Saving Grace return with their fourth full length album of solid home-grown metal and hard-core. Squealing ‘Wolfenstein’ guitar licks, huge rumbling breakdowns, it’s all here; and just when it’s easy to pile accolade upon accolade down on this album and therefore SG’s head; it’s a relief that listen after listen it’s […]

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Broods – Self Titled EP Review

Get ready to meet the new Kiwi music duo that you’ll not only fall in love with; but surely will be scrambling to tell all your friends about as well… Broods aka Georgia and Caleb Nott, are a Nelson born and Auckland musically cultivated brother and sister who will no doubt be in the ears of many […]

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Supermodel – Rimu and Roses

y Kate “One Take Kate Splashing into your eardrums comes the delightful and welcomed Rimu and Roses by Supermodel; bringing a swag bag of 70s rock and starry eyed guitar and piano noodling to the party. I’m loathe to float comparisons to a band so magically ambitious in their own right, however it would be only fair […]

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Dallas Buyers Club – Film Review

“Well, shut my mouth…boy can act”. I reckon this is exactly what Ron Woodruff would say on seeing Matthew McConaughey portray his own life events on screen, in the magnificently real, Dallas Buyers Club. The figure of Woodruff is etched with this Texan cockiness that would surely make him beam that one of Hollywood’s ‘hottest’ men; […]

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Chuck Palahniuk – Fight Club book review

What could be the relevance of themes now, for a title released by author Chuck Palahniuk in 1996 and adapted into a film directed by David Fincher in 1999? Plenty. Like most online reviews I’ve read for Fight Club, I’ve come to read the original text well after the screen adaptation’s success and I’m finding […]

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