Heavy Metal Ninjas – Kings Arms, September 27, 2014.

Original Image via: The Metalilst.net

Above: Original image featured on The Metalist.net via  by Kate “One Take Kate” Taylor On a fresh spring night, on the eve of daylight savings, some very lucky people witnessed the sheer power of NZ’s own melodic metal masters – Heavy Metal Ninjas. First up for the evening was iSatellite coming up from Wellington to […]

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FKA Twigs ‘LP1’ Album Review

  Roll up, roll up fans of Broods, Grimes, Massive Attack or Portishead; if you’re not having a listen to London based FKA twigs, then you’re not getting the sexiest and most delicious new electronic tunes for your ear-holes. Born Tahliah Debrett Barnett, FKA twigs is a singer-songwriter and producer phenom that delivers track after track of […]

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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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