Amid the cool electronic textures and funk grit of Kody
Nielson's latest album lies a jazz underbelly. As Shane
Gilchrist discovers, the Kiwi musical adventurer has gone
back to the future under a new moniker, Silicon.
The life, thoughts and deeds of James K. Baxter have been
chronicled via his prose rather than his poetry, by a man who
has been both friend to and scholar of the New Zealand
literary great, writes Shane Gilchrist.
Having roamed from ground-breaking 1980 play Foreskin's
Lament to crime fiction and places in between, Greg McGee
traverses time and the spaces of northern Italy in his new
book, writes Shane Gilchrist.
Former Dunedin, now Auckland-based, film-maker Rebecca
Tansley's latest project celebrates a little known classical
pianist, much of its resonance having to do with the man
rather than the music, writes Shane Gilchrist.