Glamorous Indie Rock & Roll: A review of The Killers concert

Once upon a time (actually, 2009), The Killers announced they were going to tour New Zealand. They were my favourite band at the time so I was initially super excited. But then my 15 year old heart broke because they were only going to play Auckland and Christchurch, either option quite a distance from my … More Glamorous Indie Rock & Roll: A review of The Killers concert

A-Z Favourite Songs

I was inspired by this post by Rachel of Another Station, Another Mile – A-Z of my favourite songs, without repeating artists. This was super fun to do, it reminded me of old favourites, made me realise a disproportionate number of awesome songs begin G and P, and I definitely had a solo jam session as I … More A-Z Favourite Songs

Laneway 2018

The first real post I ever wrote for this blog was my reflection on Laneway 2012, and now, six years later, I’ve finally made it to another one. Laneway 2018 was yesterday and it was an awesome day. I wanted to go mostly because I wanted to go to a music festival, not because any … More Laneway 2018

“Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” (Christmas cover!)

While I am very good at forgetting that I have a Youtube channel, this year I wanted to be festive so I actually recorded a Christmas song! Living in the Southern hemisphere, most classic Christmas songs make no sense for our weather but luckily this song doesn’t reference snow or open fires or staying cosy. … More “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” (Christmas cover!)

The Academic – free download & musical recommendation!

Today I got an email from Noisetrade titled “Fan of The Killers and The Strokes?” so I knew I should definitely check out who they were promoting. The band, “The Academic”, is an instant favourite, and I’d highly recommend them for fans of British indie rock bands like The Kooks and (early) Arctic Monkeys. Their … More The Academic – free download & musical recommendation!