Huey Lewis And The News Hot Off The Press (Live 1987) Shockwaves Another day, another old radio-station live broadcast bootlegged out to the world anew in a ‘semi authorised’ fashion. I’m loving finding these things on every second doorstep down Music Avenue right now.
Huey Lewis & The News Weather BMG Rights Management (US) LLC It’s interesting enough that Huey Lewis & The News has just released its first new set of original tunes in close to two decades. But it’s bittersweet too – as the frontman’s diagnosis of Meniere’s disease has come to a point where he can […]
Last night I found an old DVD player – I remember buying it a few years back, using it for a while, but it wouldn’t play any multi-zone discs and so it was tucked away in a cabinet. I bought an even cheaper model ($19.99 in a supermarket) and that one works brilliantly; plays everything. […]
Simon Ogston is an Auckland-based producer, director and camera-operator. Among other things, Simon has made a number of feature-length films about New Zealand bands. These include Rumble & Bang, Gone With The Weird, Antarctic Angels and the Unknown Blues and Sheen of Gold. His latest film is about Bill Direen, A Memory of Others and it screens at this year’s New […]
“This is a blues in E, watch for the breaks and try and keep up”, the line had been committed to memory. Richard knew it inside out. Had learned it from his favourite film. He always dreamt he’d be in front of a real band saying that, or something like it. He always dreamed. He […]
Huey Lewis and The News, Fore! (1986) Reviewing the deluxe edition 30th Anniversary double-disc of Sports got me thinking back to this album; actually the first by Huey Lewis & The News that I heard. And this record was huge! There was impact from the Back To The Future soundtrack – and that was probably […]