Six Noises EOY ’16: New Zealand Punk

I’m going to turn 46 years old in 2017. Yeah… me too. That’s old. Like, old old. I can’t even comprehend that number. Although it probably explains why I went ahead and placed a bunch of unruly punk albums into a nice and tidy order below. What a classic dick move. Anyway, here’s the thing. Some people hit their 40s (or even 30s) and suddenly all modern music sounds godawful to their ears. I’m not one of those people. I think... Read More

First Pass: #1

I’m a neurotic writer at the best of times, and I often end up tinkering with my writing for so long that I lose sight of what I originally wanted to say. I also sometimes avoid writing about albums I’ve really enjoyed because I don’t have time for an in-depth review. In order to combat both those issues, I’m enacting a First Pass series here at Six Noises. Expect short and entirely unedited commentaries on music that’s caught my... Read More