Kaivai Is That Undercover Guy In The Suit

On Kaivai’s book shelf sits the Art Of War by Sun Tzu on top of that sits Jay Z’s Decoded and next to that sits a CD by Marina And The Diamonds.  As I form interview questions in my mind, I wonder how I’ll crack this guys story. He’s clearly faceted. His lounge is littered withContinue reading “Kaivai Is That Undercover Guy In The Suit”

Interview: INF — ‘Stand Out Or Stand Back’

  As a kid, Amon Tyson, or INF was curious enough about music to feel for sound waves in a song he liked:  ‘I would always have my hand on the speaker, feeling everything, like all the beats, vibrations and stuff’. Fascinated by the dynamics of why it felt so good to hear, the ideaContinue reading “Interview: INF — ‘Stand Out Or Stand Back’”

Review: David Dallas — Runnin’ Tour, Wellington Show

Missioning into Bodega, Wellington city, last Friday night for David Dallas’ Running Tour; local acts  Jay Knight, Percieve and Kid’ n’ Rei had warmed up the crowd so well, the condensation from people-sweat was already running down the walls.  This only came to our attention, however, when The Daylight Robbery band took the stage; our camera lenses had fogged upContinue reading “Review: David Dallas — Runnin’ Tour, Wellington Show”

Review: Freddie Gibbs Live @ James Cabaret

I don’t think Freddie Gibbs stopped spitting  the whole set he played at James Cabaret last Thursday night  — except, that is, to puff on his blunt and say what’s up to Welly. Live, this man is an incredible performer. He gives 100% energy when he performs. Honestly, Wellington can sometimes get the run-offs fromContinue reading “Review: Freddie Gibbs Live @ James Cabaret”