Very sad to hear of the passing of Rick Bryant yesterday. At one time a giant in the New Zealand music industry and by all accounts he had stories for days. Sharing his story about connecting with Rick and his legacy, I offer this post by guitarist Chris Armour. Chris is involved in many musical […]
Anxiety Club Francine (ep) (Independent/Bandcamp) I was impressed with Anxiety Club’s earlier EP, Black Heart – and they’ve created three more songs that burst from the speakers for new EP, Francine – it’s onward and upward for this Wellington-based group. They’ve added young journeyman guitarist Chris Armour to the group. He combines with lead singer […]
We were in Sydney just recently, a wee family holiday before the start of school again. The aim was to catch up with family and friends – Katy was there for work too. That was the catalyst. And then I ended up doing a few work-related things. I saw the Foo Fighters and Weezer. I […]
It’s been a big week of podcast-edits for me, and as well as layering in loads of music (often instrumentals) I’ve been listening to lots of instrumental music even when not editing. There are some new and old favourites here. Something for everyone, hopefully. Five things that I dig at any rate.
Apologies for the break…it’s been a few (extra) weeks between shows but I’m back now with episode ten of Sweetman Podcast – my chat with Alice Brine. Alice is a Wellington-based comedian. I enjoyed her show with Daniel John Smith and after a brief introduction I was keen to talk a bit more with her, […]