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  • Paul 2:36 PM on February 23, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Protomartyr   

    Protomatyr at the Whammy Bar – Wednesday, 21 February 2018 

    Joe Casey and the rest of Protomatyr shared their angst at Whammy Bar earlier this week.

    Here is a video. Very challenging conditions at the Whammy, it’s always so bloody dark.

    Love the way Joe fishes a bottle opener out of his suit pocket to open his beer.

    Great set and hopefully they will come back soon.

    Protomatyr at Whammy Bar – Wed, 21 February 2018

  • Paul 7:00 AM on September 3, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , Fazerdaze, Girls Pissing, HEX, Mental as Anything, Others Way Festival, ,   

    The Others Way Festival 2016 

    Great night out. 43 bands in 6 hours. I made it to 9. All good, not a dud amongst the bands that I saw.

    Others Way gig guide

    The downtown venues were not too far apart, the weather was mild and the beer cold. Reminded me of SXSW.

    I posted some vids on the Facebook from my phone. I also shot a couple of videos.

    I had the most fun with the Aussie band, Scott & Charlene’s Wedding. I don’t usually make it to midnight on a Friday but very pleased I persevered.

    Here’s two clips, first a great cover (I was expecting Benny & the Jets off a recent EP…), then a new track off their latest album.

    Scott & Charlene’s Wedding Live it up (originally Mental as Anything)

    Lots of love going out to the Twerps watching at the front of the audience.

    Scott & Charlene's Wedding at the Wine Cellar – 2 Sept 2016

    Scott & Charlene's Wedding at the Wine Cellar, Auckland on 2 September 2016

    PS, for those confused by the name, watch this (warning – terrible 80’s soundtrack and mullets).

    Scott & Charlene – Neighbours Wedding

    They also played this track

    Scott & Charlene's Wedding – Don't Bother Me


    David Kilgour & The Heavy Eights

    David works really hard to make his music sound effortless.


    David Kilgour & The Heavy Eights playing The Studio, Auckland on 2 September 2016



    Amelia Murray seamlessly makes the move from bedroom pop to the stage. Sweet slacker pop. She was so excited to be on stage. I have included the vid I watched before the gig, and her latest tune to listen to / buy.  Amelia was interviewed here by some American NZ music aficionados who lust after Chris Knox.

    Fazerdaze playing Galatos, Auckland on 2 September 2016

    Little Uneasy – Fazerdaze



    Love their dark, bassy sound.

    HEX playing Neck of the Woods, Auckland on 2 September 2016

    Salad Boys

    Christchurch’s finest.

    Salad Boys – Whammy Bar, Auckland – 2 September 2016

    Girls Pissing …

    Last set of the night for yours truly. Quite a moving piece. Buy the music here.

    Girls pissing on girls pissing playing Neck of the Woods, Auckland on 2 September 2016

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