Myele Manzanza A Love Requited First World Records UK ONE was Myele Manzanza’s debut solo album – by the time of which he was a veteran of so many performances, sideman, band-member, DJ, composer. He had runs on the board already. And it showed. So much so that by the time of OnePointOne (his American live debut) that very first solo album felt like bedsit-leftovers. That’s […]
Adam Page Promise Wizard Tone Records Australian multi-instrumentalist Adam Page here offers a very personal record, a very different sort of album from him – a set of solo pieces performed by Page using a variety of Native American Flutes – all expertly crafted by Todd Chaplin of Southern Cross Flutes in NZ.
Welcome to episode 99 of Sweetman Podcast with support from our sponsors – T Leaf T, Yeastie Boys and Le Petite Chocolat. This one is a conversation with Adam Page, he’s an Australian musician – based in Adelaide. He runs Wizard Tone Studios and the label Wizard Tone Records is home to not only his own recordings but a great range […]
The Ross McHenry Future Ensemble was part of the bill for this year’s Jazz Festival and a fine gig this was too. I went with not a whole lot of expectation – by which I mean I was open, hoping to see something great, but really not sure what I was going to get. Okay, […]
Band of Thousands Meow, Wellington Friday, January 3 Well, this was a nice change from the last time I visited Meow to review a duo. You see, before Christmas I saw Swamp Thing, a guitarist and drummer clubbing music over the head in brutal, ugly, circus-act fashion; they were all but marching the plodding stems […]
Adam Page is an Australian saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist currently based in Wellington, New Zealand. He’s recently seen his first symphony performed, toured with Phoebe Hurst and tomorrow night (Friday, January 3) he and Riki Gooch rekindle their duo, Band Of Thousands for a show at Meow, in Wellington. It’s $5 entry with doors from 9pm, […]
Phoebe Hurst is a vocalist who makes “hip-pop” with smushed together homemade beatboxing, handclaps, swooping vocals and looped ideas. She is currently chasing some dollars via a Kickstarter campaign to fund her debut EP and she’s been touring the North Island with Adam Page. They’re playing at Meow in Wellington on Saturday, December 14. Here […]
The Digg Sal’s Kitchen Independent/Bandcamp The Digg is a Wellington-based trio – with a couple of guests augmenting some of the tracks here. Comprised of Fabian Shaw (guitar, organ), Alexander Bleakley (bass) and Cory Champion (drums), The Digg’s thing is to mix swirling 60s psychedelia with surf-rock to make a mutant hillbilly jazz thrill ride. […]