Episode Info: On this episode of anniversary albums, we take a look at the debut album from New York new wave band Talking Heads "Talking Heads:77." Released in 1977, this album is considered to be one of the best albums to come out of the new wave scene in America and is recognized by many … Continue reading Anniversary Albums: Talking Heads “Talking Heads: 77” (1977)
The Silver Scrolls were held in Dunedin on Thursday night, the first time they have been held in the southern city. It was an all-female final with Lorde taking out the top gong, while Flying Nun band The Clean were inducted into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame, that most prestigious of New Zealand … Continue reading What To Do About the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame?
Episode Info: On this episode of anniversary albums, we take a look at the final studio album from British band the Jam. Released in 1982, "The Gift" was one of the Jam's most commercially successful albums but also helped hasten the demise of the group over the future musical direction of the group. Podcast Link: … Continue reading Anniversary Albums: The Jam “The Gift” (1982)
Episode Info: On this episode of anniversary albums, we take a look at the final studio album by British singer-songwriter Nick Drake, "Pink Moon." Released in 1972, two years before Drake's untimely death, "Pink Moon" is considered a classic British album from one of the leading lights to come out of Britain's folk scene in … Continue reading Anniversary Albums: Nick Drake “Pink Moon” (1972)
Laneway has had its first lineup announcement for the 2018 edition of the festival set to be held in Albert Park in January. After announcing two of the headliners last month in the form of Anderson Paak and Mac DeMarco, a host of other artists have now been added to the bill, with more yet … Continue reading Laneway 2018 Lineup Reveal Thoughts