Outré Monde #2: Kromosom & Narrow Lands


Music writer Erik Highter and I get our Outré Monde groove back on and discuss two Australian bands making an ear-splitting racket: noise punks Kromosom and noise rockers Narrow Lands.

Hollywoodfun Downstairs: Tetris


No other band in New Zealand is making music like HFD, and their storming new album, Tetris, shifts the goalposts even further in that regard.

Over-Population, Tyrannosaurus Wreck & Blazing Shade


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.