New Zealand punk duo Tooms let weirdness reign on their promising debut.
I love music that grows ever more corrosive with every passing second, and if you also like caustic tunes the red-raw primitivism of Dry Insides might tickle your receptors too.
Many moons ago, US music writer and musician Erik Highter asked me (Craig Hayes, barely literate hermit) if I’d like to co-write a column about the albums we’d both discovered via
True story: I was actually listening to a radio interviewee explain how playing the video game Tetriscan rewire your brain, when Tetris, the latest album from New Zealand three-piece Hollywoodfun Downstairs (HFD), dropped
One month into 2017, and I already have 11 New Zealand music releases to write about. Actually, make that 12 local releases; homegrown experimental label End of the Alphabet Records just announced a
This is the final post of my 2016 end-of-year round-up, and it was the hardest post to put together in the end. Mainly because I often feel like I’m not focused enough