Dead People I Have Known Shayne Carter VUP I started this book before there were any reviews of it anywhere – I was loving it. Like everyone! But shelved it to get to other things. And then (finally) finished it just after every single review had been printed or posted. Lots of great column inches in celebration […]
A big week for Dunedin – for various reasons happy and sad. Shayne Carter’s excellent memoir is on the shelves. The Martin Phillipps and The Chills doco is out and about and worth seeing – but sadly it’s R.I.P Malcolm Black. So some tribute posts to some of my favourite Dunedin songs – or at least songs from artists connected to that city.
Shayne P. Carter and Band Bodega, Wellington Friday, August 19 Shayne Carter is now recording and touring under his own name – specifically Shayne P. Carter. He has his first solo album out early next month and so first a nervous four-date tour to showcase a small handful of songs from the keyboard-based album and […]
Audio Foundation presents Carter/Morley/Yeats in Wellington and Auckland – late April, 2016. The incendiary trio of Shayne Carter, Michael Morley and Robbie Yeats has been blowing minds over the last two years with their rare performances. First formed to play an impromptu set at a friend’s wedding, the band has recently played a bunch of […]
Shayne Carter – you know him from Straitjacket Fits and Dimmer, from his time as part of The Adults and of course the early days, DoubleHappys, Bored Games – he’s one of New Zealand’s greats, that sneer, the brood, a guitar hero too. And all of the songs he’s had a hand in. Remarkable career. […]