Blame Thrower: 63.5

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Punchy, grunty, propulsive and greasy: 63.5 is rip-snortin’ fun.

Over-Population, Tyrannosaurus Wreck & Blazing Shade

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One month into 2017, and I already have 11 New Zealand music releases to write about. No rest for the wicked, eh. Here’s the first three.

Six Noises EOY ’16: New Zealand Offbeat, Alternative, and Experimental

Here are my favourite homegrown alternative and experimental releases from 2016.

Disjecta Membra: The Infancy Gospels Premiere

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It’s a huge honour to be debuting brand new music from New Zealand’s long-running gothic/darkwave band Disjecta Membra on Six Noises.

Earth Tongue: Portable Shrine EP

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There’s no question that Earth Tongue’s first EP makes for a captivating listen from a band carving out a distinctive sound.

First Pass: #1

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First Pass #1: short and unedited reviews of music that’s caught my ear. If typos upset you, it’s best you look away now.

Six Noises’ 2015 Extravaganza: New Zealand Noise

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Six Noises’ 2015 Extravaganza: New Zealand Noise

Six Noises’ 2015 Extravaganza: Punk Part 1

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Six Noises’ 2015 Extravaganza: Punk Part 1

Six Noises’ 2015 Extravaganza: Eccentrics and Experimentalists Part 1

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Six Noises’ 2015 Extravaganza: Eccentrics and Experimentalists Part 1

The Cavemen: S/T

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Sure, The Cavemen’s debut isn’t sophisticated or complex. But it is one of those wonderful loose-nut punk rock albums that reminds you that life is short, and you better get busy making your own filthy fun.