Six Noises’ 2015 Extravaganza: New Zealand Noise

Welcome to the seventh post of Six Noises’ 2015 end-of-year shenanigans. I’ve been letting fly with lists cataloguing first-rate metal, punk, experimental rock, and now (in this last post) riotous New Zealand albums. None of the posts are ranked, because all I really want to do is recommend a whole heap of great music. Cheers for stopping by my list of favourite noisy New Zealand albums from 2015. Admittedly, if you’re an NZ music buff, you... Read More

Sunken Seas: Glass

I was a teenager when shoegaze arrived in New Zealand in the late 80s and early 90s. At that time, metal and punk ruled my world. So the jingling and jangling sounds of the indie spectrum weren’t of much interest to me initially. But then I heard the wall of noise brought by bands like My Bloody Valentine, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Spacemen 3, Spiritualized, and Swervedriver. And then a whole new world of music opened up for me. Those bands, and... Read More