Colin Hogg: An overdose of food and politics
Colin Hogg: An overdose of food and politics

In search of clues, as you do in times of national crisis, this one brought to near breaking point by the looming election…

Album review: Basement Jaxx, Junto
Album review: Basement Jaxx, Junto

British duo Basement Jaxx have gone back in time for their first full-length record since 2009's Zephyr . The electro-dance…

Album review: Wish I Was Here soundtrack
Album review: Wish I Was Here soundtrack

Remember those heady days when Garden State came out?

Wayward troubadours play it straight
Wayward troubadours play it straight

You wait for an album by a prolific Americana/alt-country figurehead with colourful back stories and past wayward lifestyles…

Entertainment Reviews

Review: Joe Bonamassa, Auckland Town Hall
Review: Joe Bonamassa, Auckland Town Hall

Bonamassa - Grammy-nominated, with a back catalogue of at least a dozen albums but hardly a household…

Album review: Robert Plant, Lullaby and the Ceaseless

Although singing a generous number of highly reconfigured Led Zeppelin songs at his 2013 Vector show with this band, Plant…

Movie review: Night moves

An eco-terrorism thriller with a hard shell and a heart full of moral imponderables, Reichardt's new movie will please those…

Movie review: Wish I Was Here

Zach Braff's debut feature film, the quirky indie flick Garden State, saw the Scrubs star explore life as a disconnected…

Movie review: The Skeleton Twins
Movie review: The Skeleton Twins

A little like Wish I Was Here, also reviewed today, The Skeleton Twins is a film featuring siblings…

Album review: Little Bark, USB

The moment USB (which stands for Unique Sonic Broadcast, not a piece of office equipment) opens with Modern Love, you hear…

Album review: Mulholland, Stop and Start Again

He churns out brilliant pop hooks at an astounding rate, plays guitar and bass like a demon, knows the intricacies of a…

Concert review: Andrea Bocelli, Vector Arena

The audience members at an almost-full Vector Arena last night clearly couldn't wait for Andrea Bocelli to begin his recital…

U2's new album reviewed

Back in the early days when iPods first came out, there was a special U2 edition one. Today's launch of Apple's next-gen…

Colin Hogg: Revived dinosaur beats the arrows
Colin Hogg: Revived dinosaur beats the arrows

I felt happy in a sad sort of way on hearing that experiments had once again started to bring back to…

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