Review: Darkspace III

Hayden Slaughter, July 2017, Darkroom/Space Academy Darkspace III, a collaborative event from two of Christchurch’s premier underground music establishments, Darkroom and Space Academy, was scheduled for the night of Saturday the 22nd of July. It was cancelled due to the torrential downpour—most of the acts couldn't get to Christchurch. A soggy 0/10. However, Darkroom pulled... Continue Reading →

Review: Brekky for Dinner

Hayden Slaughter, May 2017, The Foundry Brekky for Dinner?! Why would I go to The Foundry to eat breakfast at dinner time? Well, you probably wouldn’t, but that certainly does not mean a big bowl of Soaked Oats, brought to you by The Butlers, would be an absolute Shambles! It is not often that you... Continue Reading →

Review: TuneSoc Battle of the Bands

Hayden Slaughter, May 2017, The Foundry “God of Rock, thank you for this chance to kick ass. We are your humble servants. Please give us the power to blow people's minds with our high voltage rock. In your name we pray, Amen.” – Dewey Finn. Eight bands, on one night, with one sole purpose, to... Continue Reading →

Review: Nostalgia Festival

Hayden Slaughter, March 2017, Ferrymead Heritage Park If anyone ventured to Lyttelton on the 4th of March, and were baffled by the distinct lack of other humans in the area, I think I may have the answer. Nostalgia Festival, at The Ferrymead Heritage Park, provided a taste of the vibrant New Zealand independent music scene,... Continue Reading →

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