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If you share our fascination for behind the scene’s stories and production techniques standby for Classic Album Series: So. It will be available from Fri 28 Sep on DVD & Blu-Ray. The story behind the making of his 1986 album So, Peter Gabriel’s fifth solo album and the first to have a title (the others all having just been called Peter Gabriel). The album spawned the hit singles and groundbreaking videos ‘Sledgehammer’, ‘Big Time,’ ‘Don’t Give Up’ (a duet with Kate Bush) and ‘In Your Eyes.’ Get insights from Peter Gabriel, co-producer Daniel Lanois, engineer Kevin Killen and musicians Jerry Marotta and Laurie Anderson.

Scrolls Revealed

APRA announce the five finalists for our most prestigious song writing prize, the APRA Silver Scroll Award: ‘State Houses By The River’ written by Adam McGrath - performed by The Eastern, ‘Girl In Stilettos’ written by Anna MacDonald - performed by Annah Mac, ‘Everything To Me’ written by Stephanie Brown performed by Lips, ‘Getaway Tonight’ written by Kody Nielson - performed by Opossom, ‘Hibernate’ written and performed by Lydia Cole. Voted by the 8,000 APRA membership and unique renditions of songs will be performed at the awards on Thu 13 Sep under the Musical Directorship of Jon Toogood (Shihad, The Adults).

Editor Grant Hislop editor@grooveguide.co.nz

Editorial assistant Tyler Hislop tyler@grooveguide.co.nz

R&A First Lineup Announcement

The second festival lineup announcement to hit the news desk this week is Rhythm & Alps 2012 and includes SBTRKT Live, High Contrast, Camo & Krooked, Logistics, Spy, MC Wrec, Disclosure (live), Chali 2na (Jurassic 5), Gas Lamp Killer, DJ Yoda, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Electric Wire Hustle, Ahoribuzz, Opiuo, Hermitude, Spektrum, The Nudge, The Upbeats, Die! Die! Die!, Fiord, Tripswitch, Ruby Frost, Crushington, She’s So Rad, Tali Live, Reality Chant Jah Red Lion & MC Silva, Thank You City, Pikachunes, Dub Terminator, Tim Richards and Glass Vaults. Full lineup at grooveguide.co.nz Fri 28 DEC - Sat 29 Dec Terrace Downs, Christchurch


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Northern Bass Open for Business

FuZen Entertainment has announced the lineup for Northern Bass Festival 2012.  LINEUP: Andy C, Dub FX w/Flower Fairy, Digital Mystikz (Mala and Coki), The Beatnuts, Distance, Black Sun Empire, Silkie, The Nextmen, Dub Phizix w/ Strategy, Wilkinson, Quest, The Upbeats, State of Mind, Concord Dawn, Jason Howson, Super Villains RMC, Dutty Ranks, Dylan C, Soulware, Eddie Numbers, Organkismness, Bugsy, BLine, Hollow Crooks… More acts to come... TICKETING: Early Bird Tickets on sale now from iticket.co.nz, Real Groovy Records, Conch Records, Rebel Surf Whangarei & Mega Surf Whangarei.
 DATE: NORTHERN BASS FESTIVAL 2012
Sun 30 Dec - Mon 31 Dec Worsfold Farm, Mangawhai

No Cause for a Death

Frontman of veteran Californian punk band No Use For a Name, Tony Sly, has died at the age of 41. Tributes have included the band’s label boss, Fat Wreck Chords, and NOFX frontman Fat Mike - “one of my dearest friends and favourite song writers has gone way too soon. Tony, you will be greatly missed.” Sly joined No Use for a Name as frontman in 1989 and released nine albums with the band and five sole albums, two of which were recorded in cooperation with Lagwagon’s Joey Cape. No cause of death has been disclosed.

Minaj Reloads

As we go to press Trinidadian poptyrant “Nicki Minaj” has announced her rescheduled concert dates. After blowing her cover by tweeting details of her first New Zealand concert last month and blowing us off last week – “Minaj” has blown us away by some no-fuss rescheduling. Minaj-stats: album sales exceed three million; close to 20 million Facebook ‘Likes’ and 13 million-plus Twitter followers. SEE HER LIVE: NICKI MINAJ Sat 24 Nov Vector Arena, Auckland Tickets On Sale: Wed 15 Aug ticketmaster.co.nz

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PLAYING Bragging Rights FAVourites Billy Bragg, ‘the Bard from Barking’, famously started out as a tank driver in the British Army. Things didn’t work out – “When you’ve driven one tank, you’ve driven them all” – and in early 1982 he found himself back on the streets of Barking, writing songs. Drawing inspiration from the DIY ethos of punk rock, he decided to take on the world singlehandedly, armed with only an electric guitar. Bragg’s songs were more punk than folk and he’s often described his earliest incarnation as ‘a one-man Clash’. His first album, Life’s a Riot with Spy vs Spy came out in 1983.

Favourite drink? Scotch.  Favourite restaurant/café? Mecca Bar.  Favourite takeaway? Indian Food.  Favourite colour? Red. Favourite classic film?  The Goonies Favourite childhood memory? Going camping with mates.   Favourite party food? Nachos.  Favourite vice? Beer. Favourite song? ‘25 to life’ (Eminem). Favourite meal? Dumplings and beer.

Bragg was politicised by Rock Against Racism in the late 1970s. He marshalled his songs in opposition to Margaret Thatcher, supporting the miners when they went on strike in 1984 and subsequently founding Red Wedge, a collective of left wing musicians who campaigned for the defeat of Thatcher at the 1987 election. Throughout his career, Billy Bragg has remained contemporary, providing his insightful, clear-eyed yet hopeful commentary on our times through social, political and technological change. Although often defined by his political songs, Bragg is also a writer of great love songs. He said “I write about the things make me angry: sometimes it’s the government, sometimes it’s the girl.” His songs describe the emotional peaks and troughs of love, navigating the difficult terrain of modern relationships. 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Woody Guthrie, folk singer and ‘dust-bowl troubadour’, a prolific writer whose songs, ballads,

Photography Karen McBride

DIE VS CITY

Artists hate having to define their music by genre or style – a modern day necessity when it comes to operating in the digital space of iTunes and Spotify but for Billy Bragg’s people – filling out those online forms must’ve been a complete mind-fuck - search political, comedic, pub-rousing, urban folk love songster on the web and your computer will say no! We are proud to be part of the support crew on Billy Bragg’s return to New Zealand for his - Ain’t Nobody That Can Sing Like Me Tour that includes a Quake Benefit show in Christchurch.

prose and poetry championed the plight of the underdog. Bragg has a special musical affinity with Woody a and has dedicated the first half of his show in his honour – when Woody’s daughter Nora unearthed a treasure trove of her father’s unrecorded lyrics after his death, Bragg and Wilco worked together setting these to music, creating the critically acclaimed Mermaid Avenue albums. The Complete Sessions has just been released, including Mermaid Avenue Vol. III. Bragg will play songs from Woody’s extensive repertoire as well as the Mermaid Avenue albums, giving audiences new insights into one of the most influential figures in popular music, a man who inspired artists from Bob Dylan to Joe Strummer, as well as Bragg himself. In the show’s second half, Bragg will take a trip through his back catalogue. In nearly three decades of performing and activism, Bragg, described recently by the London Times as a “national treasure”, has crafted an incredible collection of songs traversing the personal and the political. A guardian of the radical dissenting tradition that stretches back over centuries of political, cultural, and social history, Bragg is a consummate performer and gifted raconteur. His live shows, like his songs, are funny, warm, sad and true. SEE HIM LIVE: BILLY BRAGG
 Fri 12 Oct Town Hall, Auckland Sat 13 Oct The Opera House, Wellington Sun 14 Oct Otago Festival Of The Arts Quake Benefit, Christchurch TBC 

Favourite cause?  Legacy. Favourite label to put on your relationship? Mates.  

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Favourite ‘90s TV show? Dragon Ball Z.  Favourite word? Sick!   Favourite album? Hybrid Theory - Linkin Park. Favourite type of groupie? One that knows how to party. 

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Favourite body part on you? The forehead.   Favourite body part on someone else? Arse (On chicks).

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Russian Standard Vodka

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Favourite venue? Dalhalla amphitheatre in Sweden (We haven’t played there). Favourite lyric? “We share the same biology/ Regardless of ideology” (Sting).  Favourite candy bar? Picnic. Favourite current TV show? Family Guy. SEE THEM LIVE: DIE VS CITY THU 02 AUG OPIUM BAR, WANAKA FRI 03 AUG DUX DE LUX, QUEENSTOWN SUN 05 AUG THE BLUE PUB, METHVEN

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Dear future Beam Bar Legend, Here at Beam, we have been working on a pretty amazing opportunity. Over the next three months, we’re running a bartender competition like never seen before here in little old New Zealand – and we want YOU to be a part of it. Do you live and breathe working in bars - the greatest job ever? Do you make all your non-bartending mates jealous with your ‘better work stories’? Are you the funniest person you know? Probably. Are you keen to take your career to the next level by becoming a champion for the sweet Beam portfolio? If you answered yes to all of the above, have we got a deal for you. We are not looking for a technical mixologist, bottle-thrower, or dedicated cocktail historian. We’re after the ultimate bartender with charisma, personality and dedication to the cause. You love your job, and always bring your A-game to every shift. Oh, and of course you will need to make awesome drinks too. This is a quest to find New Zealand’s first ever Beam Bar Legend. Every bartender in the country is eligible, and even if you’re not sure you’ve got what it takes, trust us, you have. Along with the awesome kudos that goes with being a Beam Bar Legend, our 2012 winner will take home: - An expense card to the value of $200 per week for 12 months (total value of $10,000) to spend on whatever you like, and the chance to be a brand champion for Beam, all while keeping your night job. - A trip to a Beam distillery of your choice, all expenses paid. Just so you know, we have famous distillery operations in Kentucky, France, Mexico, The Caribbean, Scotland, Ireland and Canada. - Plus, just to keep the boss happy, your bar will also win stock and a staff or customer party – to the value of $5,000! What are all these great prizes worth? Only a cool $25,000. Cash, international travel and a great party, plus we’ll also give you the opportunity for loads of publicity, and help you develop your career even further. Entries are open now – all the dates and stuff you need to know are on the official entry page – www.beambarlegend.co.nz. So get online and get amongst it - what are you waiting for?!

Rene Bros Marketing Director

Calem Chadwick National Brand Ambassador


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FRIDAY 10

Thursday 09 MARK GARDENER

SOLA ROSA

MIGHTY MIGHTY

THE STUDIO

8PM, $36, UNDERTHERADAR.CO.NZ

8PM, $35, UNDERTHERADAR.CO.NZ

Fixtures at pretty much any summer festival around the country, Sola Rosa have been chasing the sunshine in the northern hemisphere, returning to our shit weather to embark on their nationwide tour. Not exactly ‘sit in your room and cry about how cold it is’ music, it’s guaranteed to brighten your mood.

Frontman of the ‘shoegazing’ alt-rock 1980s band Ride, Mark Gardener, celebrates the 20th anniversary of the band. Originally labelled by the media as the ‘new Kids On The Block of shoegazing’ for their boyish good looks, Mark’s grown-up in the looks department (he’s 42), but expect him to rock like he did back in the day.

KING CANNONS

FRIENDS

GRAVITY BAR

Snapdragon

8PM, $27, TICKETMASTER.CO.NZ

$5-10, DOOR SALES ONLY

Ready to have your mind blown? The Melbournebased rock band is back following their sold-out shows in March. With an energy comparative to The Clash and Bruce Springsteen, their passionate songs from the heart speak to those who are fighting hard for what they want in life. They’re like rocks answer to soul music.

We’re all friends in Auckland so lets celebrate somewhere different for a change. All the duo busting DJs are in for the party and if you bring you tag-team buddy, partner in crime or general best mate you can reap the benefits of 2 for the price of 1. 

SATURDAY 11 KATCHAFIRE

UPPER HUTT POSSE

SAMMY’S

LIQUID NZ BAR NELSON 9PM, $10, EVENTFINDER.CO.NZ

8.30PM, $30, EVENTFINDER.CO.NZ

You don’t need to be a reggae fan to know the rasta-beats of Katachafire. llll Believe it or not this is their first New Zealand tour in two years. Considering they play every New Year’s concert, I feel like they never left, but the former Bob Marley tribute band has been have ‘Giddy Up’-ed all over the world and like Sola Rosa just returned from an American tour last month. So if lighting one up and bobbing on the spot is your thing, let Katchafire warm your winter – perhaps with the help of some ‘friends’.

Before there was Scribe and PNC, Upper Hutt Posse were the pioneers of rap and hip-hop with the country’s first rap song in 1988. Clearly driven by a socio-political message, their new album Declaration of Resistance sets the mood for their political point of view but also promises a good helping of dubstep.

THE ENCORE SERIES TITIRANGI THEATRE AT LOPDELL HOUSE

7.30pm, $20

When an iconic building gets shut down for a makeover, most places would just close it down. In Titirangi, they give it a send off in style. As the Lopdell house is home to Titirangi’s arts and dance scene, they’re holding a whole month of music, ranging from ukulele serenades to a good oldfashioned country hoedown.

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christchurch

TOUR

8PM, $25, TICKETMASTER.CO.NZ

As the name suggests, these guys are ninjas that play heavy metal. But unlike ninjas, these guys are not about stealth mode. Instead they electrify the stage with their laser-light show and unreal amount of energy. But keep an eye out behind you; these ninjas are crafty bastards…

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ALBUM REVIEW

SUNDAY 12

FRANK OCEAN

KENNY ROGERS

CHANNEL ORANGE

VECTOR ARENA

ALBUME OF TH WEEK

8PM, $99-163, TICKETMASTER.CO.NZ

Thank you Kenny for teaching me how to know when to fold them, hold them and know when to run. Pity you weren’t there to stop me making a total dick of your iconic tunes one drunken karaoke night. The godfather of country is set to make your grandmother’s (or even mother’s) knickers spontaneously combust.

NOW! HERE! FESTIVAL AUDIO FOUNDATION

gig OF THE WEEK

FRI 10 - SUN 12 AUG $0-10, UNDERTHERADAR.CO.NZ

Not for the hard of hearing, this three-day celebration of all things music and sound showcases everything avant-garde and experimental, breaking down the fundamentals of what we hear. Alongside performances from innovative vocalists, guitarists and electronic figureheads, explore sound in other mediums such as live cinema, vocal classes and workshops. Get there, it’s now! Here!

STRING QUARTET – THE SCROLL SISTERS PALMERSTON NORTH CENTRAL LIBRARY

2PM

If you were ever that kid that couldn’t play the violin properly and just ended up pissing off your neighbours with the cat-like wails you made your instrument play, then this is for you. Live vicariously through four lovely women (not sisters) who can actually make string instruments sound like music and not total shit.

MONDAY 13 CLUB CONNOISSEURS CHAPEL BAR AND BISTRO

Enough of this electronic shiz, everyone knows everything sounds better on vinyl. Your parents were onto a good thing before iPods and CDs came along and ruined everything for them. Gather round to hear pureist DJs mix only the best collection of vintage funk, soul, reggae, jazz and everything in between.

ONE NIGHT OF QUEEN BAYCOURT COMMUNITY & ARTS CENTRE

TAURANGA 7.30PM, $77, TICKETDIRECT.CO.NZ

As a diehard Queen fan, the concept of anyone dressing up as Freddie Mercury in a tribute band and prancing about the stage offends me. But for arguments sake, this guys not half bad. He did win Stars In Their Eyes. Sadly, Brian May and his luscious hair will not be part of the band.

Suddenly more famous as the result of a tabloid media-fuelled album release, freshly “out” star Frank Ocean — famous for many things, including work with “that group” Odd future, who got infamously scratched from Auckland’s 2012 Big Day Out because of homophobia — has kerb-stomped the rule book for hip-hop convention. Riding on the waves of his 2011 mixtape nostalgia, ULTRA, Ocean’s career is built on songwriting for some casual buds such as John Legend (Bieber too, kids) and collaborating with heavyweights including Jay-Z. His debut album, Channel Orange, has been anxiously anticipated by critics, musicians and fans alike. So, should you buy into the hype? Yes. Although Channel Orange debuted at number two in the UK, it will be a surprise if any of the tracks spend time being relentlessly bashed on the airwaves. The album is good – really good – but is far from the bassheavy or catchy 16 bars that usually break out. It’s meticulously crafted and soulfully personal – brave even. The debut is, in most cases, a defining moment in a musician’s career. Aside from being a step from poverty to regular eating, it’s their first opportunity to offload. More often than not, it’s doused in an emotional rawness that will rarely be repeated. Ocean’s is screaming for attention, checking boxes from reviewer to reviewer — defined, inspired, seductive and fresh. Channel Orange is a poignant poetic dissemination, wrapped in layers of truth, delivered in a way that hints at a personal affinity with hip-hop. The lyrical content is poised, polished

and restrained enough to achieve the one thing that characterises a good musician: accessibility. It’s all very cleverly hidden in an easy listening R&B style. The first couple of listens will dance over the top of your head. You’ll groove along to some sweet, chill melodies without even realising it’s not a very happy album. ‘Thinkin ‘Bout You’ evokes comparisons with the graceful, relaxing ambience associated with John Legend. Then when you actually listen to it, it reveals itself as a bitter piece of prose, littered with metaphors and even allusion about unreciprocated first love. Bitterness is a theme repeated. Notable tracks include ‘Pyramids’. Gliding from dub-step to guitar solo, it’s a carefully compiled 10-minute wonder superficially about hookers (it also gives off vibes about the exploitation of Africans that could fill an essay). ‘Super Rich Kids’ ranks highly, possibly inspired by a fusion of Supertramp with The Chemical Brothers, it features Earl Sweatshirt and is an ode for the disaffected silver-spoon-fed. ‘Forrest Gump’ is one of the tunes that pricked the ears of the oh-no-it’s-gay brigade (fair in a genre associated with heteronormativity). It’s a sentimental outro with a hauntedorgan lurking in the background of some cleverly moulded beats, echoes, whistles and sound delivered to another powerful set of lyrics. Channel Orange is a demonstration of one suave mo-fo and a testament to his fore-boding reputation. Listen to it — that includes you too white kids. 
 WRITTEN BY JUSTIN FOWLER ALBUM OUT NOW

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ARTIST Q&A

Thursday 09

MATT BAKER

AWATEA

FREE LOAD

MAIDMENT THEATRE SEASON: WED 08 – SAT 11 AUG

What happens when you mix CocaCola with Pepsi? I would never, I repeat NEVER, mix Coca-Cola with Pepsi.

8PM, $28-62, MAIDMENT.AC.NZ

Written by acclaimed Kiwi playwright, the late Bruce Mason, Awatea is a story of heart-wrenching betrayal. A small town boy turned big shot doctor Matt returns home for his annual New Year’s Eve visit– but to some devastating new. With an all-star cast including Geraldine Brophy, Nancy Brunning and Te Kohe Tuhaka.

The best TV show around at the moment is… Internationally; Modern Family, NZ; 7 Days.

Friday 10

The best place for a date night is… Anywhere you can share a good view. You’d get arrested if the police knew that you… Oh, I see what you’re trying to do there.

CIRQUE NON SEQUITUR Q THEATRE SEASON FRI 10 – SUN 12 AUG 8PM, $35-40, QTHEATRE.CO.NZ

Renowned Auckland-based theatre company, The Dust Palace, brings their new surrealist burlesque into town designed to titillate even the biggest prude. Led by Eve Gordon (who plays Stacey on The Almighty Johnsons), the show is a blend of dance, acrobatics and R-rated comedy. You have been warned.

SATURDAY 11 NZ BALLET’S CINDERELLA ST JAMES THEATRE

Who’s in the dead supergroup for your dream hologram show? Freddie Mercury, Jimi Hendrix, Dean Martin, and Nat King Cole. What’s an upcoming film you’re jazzed about? Since The Dark Knight Rises? Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Where can your stalkers find you during the weekend? Opening night of whatever show is opening that weekend.

Five celebs on your f**klist? Julia Roberts, Francoise Boufhal, Christina Hendricks, Mila Kunis, and Michael Fassbender (yep, I’d turn for him). What generic current affair has your blood boiled? Conservative Party leader Colin Craig’s ‘research-based’ campaign on the advantages of heterosexual relationships and traditional family structures in opposition to Louisa Wall’s legalise same-sex marriage bill. SEE HIM LIVE: FREE LOAD

People say you look like… Joseph Fiennes

TUE 14 AUG – SAT 18 AUG THE BASEMENT THEATRE, AUCKLAND

SEASON: WED 08 – SAT 11 AUG 7.30PM, $37-140, TICKETEK.CO.NZ

Fairy-tales are back in fashion at the moment, what with Hollywood’s endless stream of reimagining’s. Get on the bandwagon while getting cultured with the ballet at the same time. It will certainly beat Kristen Stewart as Snow White hands down.

SUNDAY 12 WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR ROTORUA MUSEUM SEASON: SAT 11 AUG – WED 31 OCT

Marc Blake: Relativity

9AM, AA, DOOR SALES ONLY, $18

Milford Galleries

‘Ooh’ and ‘ahh’ at the cute baby chimpanzees, or come face-to-face with the most disgusting tarantula. Beyond the beauty of each image, there is an equally impressive story to go with each photo, describing how the photographer risked life and limb getting that perfect moment. There are also some ridiculously good photos taken in the youth category.

SEASON: WED 08 – WED 15 AUG 11AM

Marc Blake presents a collection of images painted/ drawn onto natural wood grain. Don’t be dissuaded by the idea of isolation and disconnect behind his works – these images are enchanting, with the reoccurring images of cherry blossom and pastel colours that make them seem less sad.

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TUESDAY 14 PINK FLOYD DOUBLE FEATURE STARDOME

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8PM, $35

Why take drugs when you can listen to Pink Floyd in a psychedelic, brightly illuminated stardome? Sit back and let your mind go on an intergalactic trip to the sounds of Wish You Were Here and Dark Side of The Moon. Who knows, if you try hard enough you might time-travel back to the 1970s.


PLANETARIUM MUSIC SHOW

PINK FLOYD

‘DARK SIDE OF THE MOON’ & ‘WISH YOU WERE HERE’

NEXT SHOW:

TUESDAY

14TH AUGUST 8PM Re-live two of the greatest rock albums of all time with surround sound in the planetarium theatre at Stardome. 18+ event that includes two glasses of wine.

To book phone 09 624 1246 / stardome.org.nz

$35


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ON SCREEN

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FILM REVIEW

WEDnESDAY 08 AMERICAN PIE: REUNION

STEP UP 4: MIAMI HEAT 3D

GENERAL RELEASE

What happened to our favourite high school friends of 1999? They stopped fucking around (well, all except Stifler), some had kids and most got ‘day jobs’. But when the whole gang of guys gets back together, it’s time to realise not much has changed at all. Expect carnage, nudity and more ‘Stifler’s mom jokes.

LONDON OLYMPICS 2012

directed by Scott Speer

MULTIPLE CHANNELS

If you hate sport, this is not the two weeks for you. But let’s face it, everyone can gather around the TV for a bit of national pride as our top athletes battle it out for the gold medals. You can catch highlights, news and full coverage pretty much everywhere you turn right now.

THURSDAY 09 TAKE THIS WALTZ GENERAL RELEASE, 116 MINS

When he’s not being everyone’s favourite chubby, lovable stoner, Seth Rogan is not half bad at the dramatic roles. Alongside Oscar nominee Michelle Williams, Take This Waltz is a bittersweet look at love and relationships. Except a more serious (500) Days of Summer.

IRON SKY

Starring Kathryn McCormick, Ryan Guzman and Cleopatra Coleman

There are some things that are guaranteed to be in a Step Up film – clichéd characters, bad acting, astonishingly attractive people – but the one thing audiences expect from the franchise is incredible dancing. While you’re forced to take the good with the laughably bad, Step Up 4: Miami Heat 3D delivers on the franchise’s promise as well as the film’s title (and what a title it is, read it aloud with me: Step Up 4: Miami Heat 3D). We follow a flash mob dance crew (unimaginatively called The Mob) seeking recognition through various social media sources. But when some big-shot businessman tries to tear down their neighbourhood, The Mob attempt to prevent his plans through the power of dance.

premises of Tower Heist and Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo, you’d get Step Up 4. The generically derivative story borders on hilarity, but luckily the film never pretends it is Oscar material, rushing through the requisite plot elements and interrupting them nicely with what’s really important – the dance sequences. The creativity on display here is amplified by the viral marketing angle and at one point, a sequence sees the crew break into an art exhibition and camouflage themselves as sculptures that come to life one-by-one. You never believe for a second that they’d get away with the stunts they pull, but they’re such a joy to watch that you’re bound to not care. WRITTEN BY LIAM MAGUREN, FLICKS.CO.NZ OUT NOW

Basically, if you were to make a Frankenstein’s monster from the

FRIDAY 25

GENERAL RELEASE, 93 MINS

THE NEWSROOM SOHO, 8.30pm

Three words: Nazis from space. According to Iron Sky, the Nazi’s were more advanced than the Russians and Americans combined when it came to space exploration in the 1940s and organised a secret hideout on the dark side of the moon (maybe they hung out with Transformers?) Seventy years later, they’re back to take over the world.

Ever wondered what it’s like behind the scenes of the 6 o’clock news? Then go do some work experience at TV One. But if you’re after a politically charged, high-drama TV series looking at the highs and lows of journalism, penned by The West Wing’s Aaron Sorkin, then look no further.

CABIN IN THE WOODS

Horror fans, prepare to have your mind fucked. Playing with every genre convention in the book, there are twists and turns that not even the most dedicated movie fan would see coming. Brought to New Zealand shores after a hardcore petition by fans, Cabin in the Woods is screening as part of the International Film Festival.

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SHIT WORTH EATING

WAGAMAMA MULTIPLE LOCATIONS, WAGAMAMA.CO.NZ

Chicks dig bad boys. Bad boys and scars. And guys dig naughty things. In Japanese, wagamama means naughty child. So if you’re a bit of a nerd, trying to impress that bad boy or naughty girl, take them out to Wagamama for a bite or two.

REVIVE MULTIPLE LOCATIONS, REVIVE.CO.NZ

I’m not going to lie – I love a good steak. But at the risk of not getting five plus a day, hitting up vegetarian meals is all good. Vegetarian and healthy food café Revive has a ridiculously good salad bar – even tempting ones like Thai Satay Noodles and Honey Mustard Roast Potatoes are worth digging into this winter. Your body will love you for it.

PITA PIT

Like the Subway of Turkish food, Pita Pit has healthy and delicious pitas and wraps. I always see people lining up for Pita Pit which is a good sign. Founded in Canada in the 1950s, a Kiwi on his time over there discovered how awesome it was and decided to bring it back to NZ. You can choose pretty much anything you want with a huge range of salads and meats (vegetarian options also). Now, with four locations around the country – and more due to open soon – it’s taking off like sweet wildfire.

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GIG GUIDE

SHIT WORTH DOING

WELLINGTON gig guide Wed 08

Rodger Fox Big Band 8PM, Hotel Bristol

Sat 11

Sun 12

Lawnmaster, Underwire

Young Guns Comedy Show

FFD presents JUST FRIENDS

Clube de Choro

10PM, Mighty Mighty, $5

Local Legends @ The Session w/ special guest Reuben Bradley 9PM, Matterhorn

Mighty Mighty Quiz 6.30PM, Mighty Mighty

Outsiders

8PM, The San Francisco Bathhouse

7PM, The San Francisco Bathhouse, $20

Heavy Metal Ninjas

Fri 10 Audiocity Live & Rhombus (DJ Set) w/ Guests 9PM, Bodega

Chris Bryant

9PM, The Gasworks

Thu 09 Quiz Night

7PM, The Big Kumara

Mark Gardener

10PM, Mighty Mighty, $36

Mikejoffa Presents 9PM, Bar Medusa

DUNEDIN gig guide

10PM, Burgundy Room, Bodega, $10

Ghetto Red Hot 9PM, Fast Eddie’s

The Postures, Captain Sergent Major, Diving 10.30PM, Mighty Mighty, $5

The Wellington City Shake ‘Em On Downers 10PM, The Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant

3PM, The Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant

The Sunday Jazz Club 7PM, Public Bar & Eatery

8PM, Bodega

Johnsonville City Nights

9PM, The Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant

Justin Sane

9PM, Public Bar & Eatery

Shave For A Cure

5PM, The Southern Cross Garden Bar Restaurant

Soul Caravan Soul Party

Tue 14 Live Music

6PM, The Library

String Wizardy Extraordinaire

7PM, Mayfair Cafe, Lower Hutt

The Klezmer Rebs go to church for lunch 12PM, Old St Pauls Church

10PM, Mighty Mighty, $5

The Neil Billington Blues Band 8PM, The Lido Cafe

CHRISTCHURCH gig guide

Wed 08

Wed 08

Kenny Rogers

Mon 13

Frode Gjerstad Trio

Quiz Night

Natalie Elms

Japanese Drum Group ‘TAKUMI’ 5th Anniversary Concert

8PM, Chicks Hotel

7PM, Phoenix Bar

8PM, CBS Canterbury Arena 5PM, The Astro Lounge

Sat 11

Thu 09

Sat 11

Altmusic Presents Pete Swanson w/Peter Wright, Kilmore Girls

Bobby Brown

Dr Sanchez

Katchafire

9PM, Dux Live

8PM, Chicks Hotel 9PM, Sammy’s

Latin Party

8PM, Phoenix Bar

City Nights ft. Simon Kong Salsa On Thursdays

7PM, Salsa Latina Dance Studio

8PM, Alley Cantina

Mirikachinist Back To The Fuel 9PM, ReFuel Bar

Sun 12 Chocolate

7PM, The Stadium Sports Bar

6PM, The Astro Lounge

King Cannons 8PM, CPIT

Mark Gardener 8PM, Wunderbar, $36

The Atarmies

9PM, Pierside Cafe & Bar

Fri 10 Altmusic 2012 Presents Pete Swanson w/ Gate & IRD 8PM, The Physics Room

Battle of the Bands National Championship Regional Final 8PM, The Venue

Beach Breaks w/ DJ Dmand

8PM, Pierside Cafe & Bar

Katchafire

9PM, The Bedford

7PM, Aurora Centre for the Performing Arts

Quiz Night

7PM, Bealey’s Speight’s Ale House

Quiz Night

7PM, Ferrymead Speights Ale House

Tue 14 Jamesons Jam Sessions

7PM, Bealey’s Speight’s Ale House

Sun 12 Alice Louise-Barker & David Haslett 3PM, The Astro Lounge

Master T

7PM, The Pedal Pusher

Open Mic Night

7PM, Irish Society Hall

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auckland gig guide Wed 08

Fri 10

Alzarae

THE NOW! HERE! FESTIVAL!

8PM, The Kentish Hotel, Waiuku

Dirty Diana’s Sol Night 7PM, Chapel Bar

DJ Dan Payne

9PM, The Golden Dawn

H D S P N S, Karaoke Taxi, Lost Rockets

6PM, Audiofoundation, $10

Ben Wah, Normski

6PM, Northern Steam Ship

Dj Cian

5PM, Neighbourhood

DJ Dirty Diana & CVE

8PM, The Kings Arms, $5

7PM, Red Hummingbird Bar

Industry Night

DJ General Lee

8PM, twentyone

1AM, twentyone

Wednesday at Sale St

DJ Karn Hall

5PM, Sale St

Thu 09 Acoustic Thursday Ft. Jonny Edwards 5PM, Northern Steam Ship

Acoustic Thursday w/ Eli 7PM, Neighbourhood

Acoustic Thursdays with Waylon 7PM, Nuffield St

Alex Richards

9PM, Hurstmere Brew Bar

DJ Andrew Tidball 8PM, The Golden Dawn

DJ Dave Taylor 8PM, Libertine

DJ James Ashwin 9PM, twentyone

General Lee 7PM, Chapel Bar

Heavy Metal Ninjas 8PM, Kings Arms

Imagine This 9PM, Snapdragon

Infamous Night Owls Ft. White Rabbit Black Monkey, Louie and The Bear,Edward Waaka, Geoff Ong, Bluebird Avenue 8PM, Khuja Lounge

Katie Scott

8PM, The Wine Cellar

M1ssing T1me 10PM, The Hangar

The Get Down 6PM, Sale St

8PM, twentyone

Hello Weekend VIP Launch

4PM, Chapel Bar

Sene, Scotty Mayes

George Fm Live to air, Dj Dylan C, Dj Soane

6PM, Longroom

Shitripper, Proton Beast, Satin Lives & Dead Lion 9PM, The Lucha Lounge

Sola Rosa: Low And Behold, High And Beyond Tour 8PM, The Studio, $35

Staff and Guests: Dr Carol Brown - Composition Workshop

DJ Sister Act

4PM, Neighbourhood

Jason Kyle, Big Rich 7PM, Northern Steam Ship

Jazz

8PM, La Zeppa Kitchen

London Hard House Reunion 9PM, The Studio

Nightchoir

9PM, The Dogs Bollix

The Damned Enlightened

Saturday at Sale St

9PM, Galatos

7PM, Sale St

King Cannons

The Eversons, Emily Edrosa, Beach Pigs

Shakespear’s Sisters, Rebecca Maxine

10PM, Cassette Number Nine

7PM, Libertine

Latin Acoustic Guitar

The Friday Blender

Shane Hand, Alex Richards

League Of Extraordinary Superbands

The Midnights w/ Dj Mikee Tucker

Hudge

6PM, La Zeppa Kitchen

John Holmes 6PM, Nuffield St.

8PM, The Powerstation 7PM, Alp Ice Cafe

8PM, Zeal Henderson

LHHR Official Warm Up Party 9PM, 4:20

Lunchtime Concert: Jazz Students 1PM, Studio One, Kenneth Myers Centre

Mark Gardener 8PM, Kings Arms, $36

Maximum Joy

7PM, The Golden Dawn

Mike Ross, Jordan Momentus 6PM, Hurstmere Brew Bar

NIGHTCHOIR album release

9PM, Leigh Sawmill Cafe, $15

Oceania Storm

8PM, New Brew Tavern

One Foundation 9PM, Rakinos, $10

Outside In

8PM, Juice Bar, $10

Rhythm and Style

6PM, Libertine

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8PM, Red Hummingbird Bar

Ritual 010: Future One, Lowquid, 36Deep

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4PM, Music Theatre, School of Music

4PM, Grace Restaurant

5PM, Sale St

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Scaphist, Blackleaf Gardens, Dead Teach the Living, Broken Season

5PM, Chapel Bar

9PM, Khuja Lounge

Tribe called West 10PM, The Hangar

Sat 11 A Ponsonby Institution 8PM, Chapel Bar

Adam O, TDK

9PM, Snapdragon

Alexandre Champagnat 7PM, Alp Ice Cafe

THE NOW! HERE! FESTIVAL!

10AM, Audiofoundation, $10

Battle of the Bands National Championship Regional Final 8PM, Juice Bar

Caged Lion Ft. Max & Raiz, Blaze The Emperor, Dj E Munn, Dj Locksteady, Beneath The Hype, Iron Will & Guests 8PM, Khuja Lounge

DJ Big Pun & DJ Grant Marshall 9PM, twentyone

10PM, Rising Sun, $10

8PM, Hurstmere Brew Bar

Supernova: HipHop & RnB Edition 9PM, Nova Night Club & Bar

The Babysitters Circus, DJs Jason Kerrison & Nyntee 7PM, Longroom, $15

The Damned Enlightened 9PM, Galatos

The Eversons

8PM, The Golden Dawn, $5

The Good, The Bad, The Sexy 10PM, The Hangar

The Rakinos Garage Party 8PM, Rakinos, $10

We Rob Banks, These Four Walls & Guests 9PM, The Kings Arms

zohzoh jungle fever concert

8PM, The Kingslander, $15

Sun 12 Acoustic Sunday Session w/ Eli Guttenbiel 3PM, La Zeppa Kitchen


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auckland gig guide THE NOW! HERE! FESTIVAL!

12PM, Audiofoundation

Dj Tido

Music Quiz

7PM, The Kings Arms

VIVA Jazz Quartet 6PM, The Windsor Castle

6PM, Everybodys

Kenny Rogers

Tue 14

Moisty Atsushi’s EP Release

Acoustic Sessions w/ Jonny Edwards

8PM, Vector Arena

8PM, Verona Cafe

Sunday @ Sale St 2PM, Sale St

Sunday Jazz

5PM, The Golden Dawn

Sunday Session with the Sentimental Sound System 3PM, Chapel Bar

8PM, Quay St Club Rooms

Dj Submariner 7PM, Imperial Lane

Student Jazz Ensemble Concerts - Jazz Combo Concerts 6PM, Studio One, Kenneth Myers Centre

open mic night

8PM, The Windsor Castle

Mon 13

Spooky

Acoustic Sessions with Eli

The KA Quiz

Dj Frank Booker, Rose Alice

Worlds greatest Quiz Night with Quizmaster Thane Kirby

7PM, Quay St Club Rooms

5PM, Everybodys

7PM, Everybodys 7PM, The Kings Arms

7PM, Chapel Bar

Selecta Sam

6PM, Imperial Lane

RESt of nz Gig Guide Wed 08

Sat 11

Black Grace - WAKA

Casting Shadows

7.30PM, Playhouse Theatre, Nelson

7PM, Bureta Park Motor Inn, Tauranga

CS O & TH E

TOPP TWINS

LI V E IN C O N C ER T

Oceania Storm

Thu 09 King Cannons

9PM, Gravity Bar, Hamilton

Fri 10 Bay Of Islands Jazz & Blues Festival Paihia Pacific Resort

8PM, The Gables Tavern, Hamilton

Sola Rosa: Low And Behold, High And Beyond Tour

8PM, Yot Club, Raglan, $22.50

Sunken Seas Null Hour National Tour 9PM Bad Cave, Palmerston North, $10

Upper Hutt Posse

8PM, Liquid NZ Bar, Nelson

Heavy Metal Ninjas

Sun 12

Upper Hutt Posse

Raglan Sunday Lounge Session

8PM, The Mayfair, New Plymouth 8PM, Dharma Burns Club, Blenheim

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The Hand

8PM, YOT Club, Raglan

SATURDAY 25TH AUGUST, 7.30PM CBS CANTERBURY ARENA

5PM, YOT Club, Raglan

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BARS

Shit worth dRINKING

BRITOMART COUNTRY CLUB GALWAY ST, AUCKLAND

Don’t be put off by the name – golf pleats are not a prerequisite. It feels like you have popped a gazebo up in your backyard, but this one has a bar, a sweet dinner set up and an area of petanque. I kid you not. Word on the street is their Friday night pitchers of red and white sangria is tops.

HOUSE ON HOOD 27 HOOD SET, HAMILTON

My first experience of House on Hood was rocking up one Saturday night to experience what can only be described as a pub house party. It’s the best party house on the block. Atmosphere ranges from chilled and low-key during the day, to rowdy front-yard parties to cover bands at night.

NEIGHBOURHOOD MAC’S BREWBAR

Mac’s bars up and down the country are legendary for solid pub food without cliché old English-style country feel. There have been many drunken nights out in Mac’s Brewbar, barefoot dancing on the astroturf pretending MGMT video. Anyways – fresh and funky, Neighbourhood is nestled in the heart of Kingsland in an old converted garage site – and they have it covered whether it is getting ready for the big one or recovering from the night before. Check in for some sweet beats with Auckland’s finest DJs, then lax out and undo the top button of your jeans with their hearty Sunday roasts.

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tours & events

Upcoming tours & events ANIKA MOA, BOH RUNGA & HOLLIE SMITH

Thu 04 Oct St John’s Cathedral, Napier
 Fri 05 Oct All Saints Anglican Church, Palmerston North
 Sat 06 Oct Old St Paul’s, Wellington
 Sun 07 Oct Old St Paul’s, Wellington
 Wed 10 Oct St Andrew’s On Liardet, New Plymouth
 Thu 11 Oct Chapel of Christ The King, Hamilton
 Fri 12 Oct Holy Trinity Cathedral, Auckland
 Sat 13 Oct Holy Trinity, Tauranga
 Sun 14 Oct Rotorua, Civic Theatre
 Wed 17 Oct St Michael & All Angels, Christchurch
 Thu 18 Oct St Michael & All Angels, Christchurch
 Fri 19 Oct Knox Church, Dunedin
 Sat 20 Oct First Presbyterian Church, Invercargill

DEVO, SIMPLE MINDS & THE CHURCH

Sat 15 Dec Villa Maria Estate, Auckland

EARTH (US)

Fri 07 Sep San Fran Bath House, Wellington Sat 08 Sep The Kings Arms, Auckland

ED SHEERAN UK)

Fri 08 Mar TSB Arena, Wellington  Sat 09 Mar Vector Arena, Auckland

THE ENGLISH BEAT (UK)

Thu 23 Aug Powerstation, Auckland

KATCHAFIRE

Sat 11 Aug Sammy’s, Dunedin Fri 17 Aug Hill 16, Porirua Sat 18 Aug San Fran Bath House, Wellington Fri 24 Aug Altitude, Hamilton Sat 25 Aug Powerstation, Auckland

Fri 10 Aug CBS Arena, Christchurch Sun 12 Aug Vector Arena, Auckland

KORA

Sat 28 Jul Powerstation, Auckland

LA DE DA FESTIVAL 2012 NICKELBACK

Tue 18 Sep Zeal, West Auckland

Fri 30 Nov Vector Arena, Auckland

EVERCLEAR (US)

NIGHTCHOIR

Wed 17 Oct Juice Bar, Auckland Thu 18 Oct The Studio, Auckland

Fri 10 Aug Sawmill Cafe, Leigh Sat 11 Aug The Dogs Bollix, Auckland Fri 17 Aug St Peters Village Hall, Paekakariki Sat 18 Aug Mighty Mighty, Wellington Thu 06 Sep Penguin Club, Oamaru Fri 07 Sep Refuel, Dunedin Sat 08 Sep Wunderbar, Lyttelton 

EXODUS

Sat 31 Dec Te Tumu Kaituna Reserve, Papamoa Beach

FEAR FACTORY (US)

Sat 22 Sep Powerstation, Auckland

ARTISAN GUNS

Fri 24 Aug Bacco Room, Auckland Sat 25 Aug Snake Pit, Auckland Thu 30 Aug Taste Merchants, Dunedin Fri 31 Aug Dux Live, Christchurch Sat 01 Sep, SFBH, Wellington

Fri 24 Aug Pukekohe Town Hall, Pukekohe Sat 25 Aug The Brownzy, Browns Bay Thu 30 Aug The Howick Club, Howick Fri 31 Aug The Plaza, Putaruru Sat 01 Sep Owhango Hotel, Taumarunui

Sun 30 Dec - Mon 31 Dec Daisybank Farm, Martinborough

LANGUAGE OF LIVING

Fri 10 Aug ASB Theatre, Auckland Sat 11 Aug ASB Theatre, Auckland

MARIA MINERVA (UK)

Fri 24 Aug Whammy Bar, Auckland
 Fri 25 Aug Meow, Wellington

BEN HARPER (US)

MARK GARDENER (UK)

Sat 03 Nov Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington Mon 05 Nov ASB Theatre, Auckland

Thu 09 Aug Mighty Mighty, Wellington Fri 10 Aug The Kings Arms, Auckland Sat 11 Aug Wunderbar, Lyttelton

BILLY BRAGG (UK)

MISSY HIGGINS (AUS)

Fri 12 Oct Town Hall, Auckland Sat 13 Oct The Opera House, Wellington Sunday 14 October Otago Festival Of The Arts

Tue 07 Aug Q Theatre, Auckland

BILL BAILEY (UK)

Fri 28 Sep Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington Sat 29 Sep Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington Mon 01 Oct CBS Canterbury Arena, Christchurch Wed 03 Oct ASB Theatre, Auckland Thu 04 Oct ASB Theatre, Auckland

THE BLACK KEYS (US)

Sat 03 Nov Vector Arena, Auckland Mon 05 Nov TSB Bank Arena, Wellington

COLDPLAY (UK) Sat 10 Nov Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland 

DAME EDNA EVERAGE (AUS) Sat 11 Aug The Civic, Auckland Sun 12 Aug The Civic, Auckland Mon 13 Aug The Civic, Auckland Tue 14 Aug The Civic, Auckland

GRIZZLY BEAR (US) Tue 20 Nov The Opera House, Wellington Wed 21 Nov Bruce Mason Centre, Auckland

MOZART: GREAT MASS IN C MINOR

JEFF DUNHAM (US)

Sat 25 Aug Town Hall, Auckland

KEITH BARRY (IRE)

Fri 02 Nov Vector Arena, Auckland Sun 03 Nov Town Hall, Wellington Sun 04 Nov Town Hall, Wellington Tue 06 Nov CBS Canterbury Arena, Christchurch

Sun 19 Aug Vector Arena, Auckland

Wed 08 Aug Bruce Mason Theatre, Auckland Mon 13 Aug Opera House, Wellington 

Tue 07 Aug - Sun 12 Aug Multiple Venues, Wellington Tue 07 Aug - Sun 12 Aug Multiple Venues, Dunedin Thu 09 Aug - Sun 26 Aug Hoyts Northlands, Christchurch

OWL CITY (US)

Fri 16 Nov Powerstation, Auckland

PARACHUTE FESTIVAL 2013 Fri 25 Jan - Sun 27 Jan Mystery Creek, Hamilton

THE PHARCYDE (US)

Thu 16 Aug Mint Bar, Wanaka Fri 17 Aug San Fran Bath House, Wellington Sat 18 Aug Studio, Auckland Sun 19 Aug Dux Live, Christchurch

Fri 10 Aug Mighty Mighty Wellington Wed 15 Aug San Fran Bath House, Wellington Thu 16 Aug Space Monster, Whanganui Fri 17 Aug Square Esge, Palmerston North Sat 18 Aug Whammy Bar, Auckland

Tue 23 Oct The Powerstation, Auckland
 Wed 24 Oct The Opera House, Wellington

Thu 18 Oct TSB Bank Arena, Wellington Sat 20 Oct Vector Arena, Auckland

NZ INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

THE POSTURES

GOMEZ (uk)

HOT CHELLE RAE (US)

Thu 21 Aug The Kings Arms, Auckland

KENNY ROGERS (US)

ENTER SHIKARI (uk)

THE FEELERS

NASUM (SE)

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Upcoming tours & events RADIOHEAD (UK)

Sat 18 Aug Groove Kitchen, Napier Fri 24 Aug Mayfair Bar, New Plymouth Sat 25 Aug San Fran Bath House, Wellington Thu 06 Sep Dux De Lux, Christchurch Fri 07 Sep Sammy’s, Dunedin Sat 08 Sep World Bar, Queenstown

Tue 06 Nov Vector Arena, Auckland

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS (US) Sun 13 Jan Vector Arena, Auckland

STEEL PANTHER


Tue 02 Oct Powerstation, Auckland

SUNKEN SEAS

Wed 11 Aug Bad Cave, Palmerston North

THE TOPP TWINS

RUFUS WAINWRIGHT (US)

Sat 25 Aug CBS Arena, Christchurch

Fri 21 Sep Civic Theatre, Auckland

REGINA SPEKTOR (US)

Mon 3 Dec Town Hall, Auckland

Wed 26 Sep The Kings Arms, Auckland
 Thu 27 Sep San Fran Bath House, Wellington

RHYTHM & ALPS SOUNDCHECK

SLASH (US)

Thu 04 Oct Union Hall, Dunedin

Fri 17 Aug Vector Arena, Auckland Sun 19 Aug CBS Arena, Christchurch

RHYTHM & ALPS

SMASH MOUTH (us)

RHYTHM & VINES SOUNDCHECK

SOLA ROSA

Fri 28 Dec - Sat 29 Dec Terrace Downs, Christchurch

Fri 05 Oct Vector Arena, Auckland

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Wed 17 Oct The Powerstation, Auckland

Fri 10 Aug Studio, Auckland Sat 11 Aug The YOT Club, Raglan Fri 17 Aug Hot Lava, Ohakune

Fri 24 Aug Dux Live, Christchurch Fri 31 Aug Static, Hamilton Sat 01 Sep Whammy, Auckland

TIM & ERIC (US)

Sat 06 Oct Powerstation, Auckland

TOMMY EMMANUEL (AUS)

Thu 16 Aug Bruce Mason Theatre, Auckland Sat 18 Aug Founders FEELERS - QTRTheatre, GG ADHamilton - 3_8_12_FEELERS - QTR GG AD - 3_8_12 03/08/201 Sun 19 Aug Memorial Hall, Waikanae Fri 11 Jan Vector Arena, Auckland

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Joining the race for ���Super-flick Of The Year”, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter weaves another layer to the biography of America’s 16th president.

money. His mother died when he was a youngster. In fact, everybody he loved had died. With no education and armed with just his mind, he became the president and saved the nation.”



It promises to end the run of the sleazy vampires that have clambered about the silver screen for way too long now by arming Honest Abe with an axe and some sweet new kung-fu inspired moves. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is a film adaptation of a piece of ‘bio-fiction’, conceived by author and screen-writer Seth Grahame-Smith during his 2009 tour promoting previous book Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.

Twenty nine-year-old Broadway actor Benjamin Walker takes on the role of Lincoln after nailing the famous Gettysburg Address’ in screen-testing. He has taken on the role of Abraham Lincoln: president and human.

Grahame-Smith was led to fusing history with vampires by something as simple as display tables. “That year marked the bicentennial of Lincoln’s birth and many of the bookstores on my promotional tour had two displays: one featured books about Lincoln’s life; the other was a vampire-themed display, including Twilight and Sookie Stackhouse books (upon which True-Blood is based). It led me to think about combining the two subjects.” The 2010 tome caught the eyes of Hollywood before it was even finished. AL:VH producer and famed director Tim Burton (Edward Scissorhands, Batman Returns, Dark Shadows) decided it was the type of movie he wanted to see. “It felt like it could have the crazy energy of the films of my youth, which had a lot of weird mash-ups of horror movies.” What makes this movie particularly interesting is that the director hails from Russia originally and here he is with his hands on the reigns of a portrayal of one of America’s most precious historical figures. Director Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted, Night Watch) was originally going to be a producer on the film, until Burton encouraged him to take control because he wanted to see Bekmambetov’s version of the story. “A big plus was that Timur is from another country, so he provides a different perspective on these characters and historical events,” says Burton.

“What’s dangerous about playing an icon is not allowing the character to be human,” Walker says. “You must allow the character to be vulnerable or even silly. Luckily Tim [Burton] and Timur were open to making Abraham a flawed, funny and conflicted man.”
 The plot of the film unravels as young Lincoln’s mother, Nancy, contracts a disease of “unknown origin” – he knows it’s a vampire bite. Nancy was paramount in instilling Lincoln’s morality, giving him the words, “until everyone is free, we are all slaves”. This poignant moment in history is also where he came to hate-on his nemesis, his mother’s killer and vampire Jack Barts.

 Barts is played by Invercargill-born Marton Csokas (Shortland Street, Xena, Aeon Flux) and is an addition to the film’s story. The film unravels as a life-long shit fight between these two characters that evolves into a greater war between humanity and vampire’s over who gets the rights to the nation – disguised by the US civil war. Special effects were provided by Weta Workshop, but the greatest emphasis has been placed on the action sequences. They were born miles away from the USA in Kazakhstan, out of the mind of fight choreographer Igor Tsay and his Acting School of Fighting Kun-Do. The weaponry (axes, knives, guns and rifles) were all authentically reproduced according to 19th century methods. Girls, you can take your partner to this one – so it’s got one up on Twilight.

Lincoln has been given the superhero treatment in this film. He is presented as the USA’s first superhero. Burton said, “Lincoln’s entire life mirrors the classic comic book superhero mythology. It’s a duality: during the day he’s the president of the United States; at night, a vampire hunter.”

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Grahame-Smith adds, “Lincoln’s life story is an archetypical superhero origin story. He’s as close to an actual superhero as this country’s [USA] ever seen. Forget about vampires. Lincoln had neither family name nor

DIRECTED BY TIMUR BEKMAMBETOV STARRING BENJAMIN WALKER, RUFUS SEWELL AND DOMINIC COOPER


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ON THE BACK of their successful North American tour, Sola Rosa are bringing their summery sound to our rough New Zealand winter on their first home tour in two and a half years. Getting back into the country at “stupid o’clock” the day before our chat, producer Andrew Spraggon sounds weary and tired, but is eager to share his stories from the road. Originally scheduled to head to Canada for a one-off show last year, things went pear-shaped and the band pulled out due to the “booking agent being a bit of a dick”. But since making the right connections, the whole thing turned into a “happy accident”, resulting in the recent tour, which took them from Whistler, to Seattle, Los Angeles and everything in between. “We were focused on Europe like a lot of other Kiwi bands and it seemed where most of the interest was, but this just happened by total accident. It was wicked and almost not long enough for me.” Aside from battling “insanely hot” weather of a Californian summer, the tour was a success, drawing a positive reception from both first timers and long-term dedicated fans. “We would meet people afterwards and found some die hard fans over there,” says Andrew. “There were always people who had driven for miles to see us. I still get surprised. I’m too close to the music, so it always blows me away when people are that dedicated.” Their sixth studio album, Low and Behold, High and Beyond, marks three summers worth of writing – “Most of the writing is done over summer. I write when I feel more positive and when I’m in a good headspace” – but that’s about to change. Previously shutting himself away in his Auckland home (it doubles as a studio), Andrew says now they plan to tour more, and changing technology means capturing the vibe and energy of a life on the road is getting easier. “I have begun to write on the road a lot more,” Andrew explains. “I wrote a bunch of beats when I was in LA. It takes on a different vibe than anything I would have written in New Zealand. It’s the start of a new process. I think it’s great when you’re on tour, there’s not a lot of downtime, you sleep for anywhere between four to five hours – and with every album the band is collaborating more and more when we are on tour.” The album also marks a change in their sound, shifting away from the reggae and Latin beats in favour of hip-hop and “nu-soul”. “I don’t really ever have a direction, I just know what I don’t want to do,” laughs Andrew ”which is usually a reaction to getting pigeon holed by the previous album. Get It Together had a lot of labels pinned to it like world music, Latin and reggae and I thought, ‘I don’t want to do that again.’ I stopped listening to a lot of reggae. I didn’t hear anything progressive that I liked and with so much here, we don’t need to be another Kiwi reggae band. I’ll leave that to others.” After the nationwide tour wraps up, it’s off to Australia in September for eight weeks, then back to US and Europe before heading home for New Zealand’s own summer. So what’s the key to keeping it going? “I don’t have a secret, I just try to stay healthy, eat well and basically do what I’m told,” he muses. WRITTEN BY LAURA WEASER

SEE THEM LIVE: SOLA ROSA

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Like the very best puzzlers, Quantum Conundrum takes a handful of simple concepts, mashes them together, turns them inside out and comes up with situations and solutions that makes your brain beg for mercy. Snap. Puzzle time. You’re the twelve-year-old nephew of Professor Quadwrangle. Visiting your uncle for the holidays, you find a mansion full of flying furniture, multiple dimensions and a disembodied voice trying desperately to figure out what the hell went wrong. Before you know it, your uncle is directing you towards a gauntlet that lets you master the mansion’s four dimensions and you start puzzling your way through the mindbending madness. And there is a lot of mind-bending going on. Within the mansion, there are four different physical states that can be activated. The first one is the fluffy dimension. When this is active, everything become 10 times lighter. Everything, that is, except for you. So you can activate the fluffy dimension with your gauntlet, pick up a safe and throw it at a window.

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If it hits the window in its fluffy state, nothing happens. The trick is to switch off the fluffy dimension while the safe is in flight. The safe regains its mass, while maintaining its momentum and smashes the window. There are three other tricks hidden in your uncle’s glove. There’s the heavy dimension, where everything is 10 times heavier, the slow dimension, where everything goes slow (duh) and the reverse gravity dimension. You’ll spend hours building bridges with fluffy furniture stuck to the walls with giant fans, riding safes into the air as you turn off the gravity, or walking over furniture frozen in the air. It’s very, very smart. The presentation doesn’t quite live up to the game’s IQ. The whole first person view gets frustrating – being unable to see your feet is really awkward. Also, the professor’s continuous chatter sometimes leans more towards annoying than helpful. Rooms all look the same and the story stumbles – all you’re left with is a series of very good puzzles. But it is a very good series of puzzles. And the game’s just so smart that, every time you play, your IQ will go up at least ten points - or you’ll have to go for a lie down in a dark room because your brain hurts. WRITTEN BY DENE BENHAM

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Auckland Transport’s Sober Driver Sorted game provides Facebook friends with a fun way to select a sober driver for their outing. Once the mates are selected, the player spins up to five times to randomly select the sober driver. The winning sober driver wins Wendy’s voucher or a free NZ music download. Play at www.facebook.com/makeithome and sort your mates with free prizes. The game can be accessed via smartphones or PC. The MP3 music files need to be downloaded on PC. Featured artists are: Bene Shanks (RJ Remix) Chloe Bartlett (Freak Out) Chris Cope (Said too much) Hanna Grace (Hush now) Josh Leys (Don’t you know) Phil Stoodley (Walk forward in Motion) Ria (The one) Soljah (One night)


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What’s the ethos of your store/clothing line? I make clothes for women who value style, great cut and quality over fad-based fast fashion. My aim is to create favourite wardrobe pieces for years to come and I have a commitment to making them in New Zealand. Selector clothing is a mash-up of beautiful silhouettes, vibrant colours, prints and plains on mostly natural fibre fabrics. Which historical figure had some wicked style? Deborah Harry had and still has it. Need I say more! What muso/celebrity has style up the wazoo? Tabatha Coffey, the hair stylist. She has a great taste in silhouettes, which really appeals to me. Although her outfits are almost exclusively black – which could easily translate to boring – she wears an array of textures and layers, which accentuates the line of the clothing and keeps it interesting. Teamed with a shock of white hair and statement shoes. Colours/patterns big this season? I have favoured tangerine and scarlet this winter to give some life to the winter gloom. Also, I love charcoal in lieu of black as a softer option for the winter complexion and as a fabulous contrast to make colours pop. Print-wise, it’s a mix of sun, polka and graphic. What are the essentials for a man’s wardrobe? I think as men in general tend to buy less on mass every season than women, having a variety of well-cut shirts in good quality fabrics are the most practical items for a man’s wardrobe. Throw together with a pair of favourite well-cut jeans/ pants and a jacket, and voila – would cover most dress codes in New Zealand. What are the essentials for a lady’s wardrobe? At the moment warm and weatherproof! Ideally, a scoop-neck and/or slim fit merino top. Tuniclength tops and tights are the ultimate base for layering over and for getting mileage out of the rest of your wardrobe. They are also are a great way to wear slinky layers. Also on the list: a selection of cosy knits, casual/ work and special occasion dresses, tailored pants and jackets, and a fab winter coat. To top it all off and help give an outfit personality, a collection of great boots and shoes, and accessories such as jewelry, scarves and hats. Hyphenate three words to describe your style: Chic-versus-street. SELECTOR HQ AND SHOWROOM; 25H SANDRINGHAM RD, KINGSLAND, AUCKLAND.

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O TA K E S E A S E R A R R Y. W A R E R L A U E R ’ K E IT H B K R V IE W E IN T E ‘B R A IN H A C ID U G S E G R O O VO R L D FA M O U W

How did you get into this line of work? As a young child I was given a magic set for Christmas and it was in my late teens/early 20s that I started mixing psychology and hypnosis together. I initially became a cosmetic scientist [someone who invents women’s make-up] of all things. I went to college ‘cause my parents told me to go because they didn’t think I could make a living as an entertainer. After two and a half years doing that I just got completely fed up with it. I jumped into this full-time, so that’s going back around twelve years now and haven’t looked back since, thankfully. The term ‘brain-hacker’, what does that mean exactly? I don’t really believe in mind reading and I don’t believe in psychics, so that’s why I’ve coined the term ‘brain-hacking’. What I do is use the five known senses to create the illusion of a sixth sense. So our brains are safes or computers, in other words. Some safes only have a two to three digit combination – they’re quite easy to hack into if you know anything about safes. Other safes are electronic and have a 10 to 12 digit combination depending on what they are holding inside and they are very difficult to hack into. Would you describe it as a form of magic per say? Or is it more science based? No, it’s definitely more science based now. With magic, it’s sleight of hand. You always know the outcome is going to be exact. This is a science and you don’t know the exact outcome until you actually try and hack into someone’s brain. It is what it is, which is reading people’s body language – eye movements, subtle cues, facial cues, micro-expressions. Does that mean you’re reading me right now? Yeah and you’ve got a lot of interesting thoughts I have to tell you, Laura. The viewers at home might want to find out about (laughs). Can you share any? (Laughs) I would say that you are a very obsessive person, almost compulsively so. You’re a bit of a neat freak as well I would say you keep your CD’s in alphabetical order, also externally you’re quite confident, but internally you suffer from your nerves and you would want to work on that. Also, I see a big change coming up soon with you, I won’t say where that change is because your boss might not be happy that, but there is a big change coming up for you soon. Wow, that’s actually quite amazing. I didn’t realize you were reading me the whole time. Yeah, I read everybody. There’s a cameraman and a sound girl in front of us and one of you three people in my peripheral vision is cheating on their partner. And now they are all looking at each other like which one (laughs) (Laughs) that threw me off! I’m nervous now.

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Obviously with your kind of work, even though it’s not magic, you’ll still encounter people that are cynical. Is it fun to bust them once you’ve read them? I’m a skeptic myself. I don’t believe in psychics. So I quite enjoy when I get a skeptic into a room because they think very linearly for the most part. They just want to figure out how something is done and they will go to what they consider to be the most logical conclusion, but the most logical conclusion is invariably always wrong, so I use that against them. You have a lot of celebrities that you do a lot of stuff with. Was there a particular person you enjoyed working with? Sir Bob Geldof was interesting because he was such a cynic when he came in. He was grumpy old chap, to be honest, and it was interesting to see the transition of him being a skeptic into a fan by the end. That was kind of interesting from the point of view that it was a challenge. Keanu Reeves sticks out too. He completely freaked out because he’s got a phobia of mentalism and magic, so he ran out of a restaurant and never came back. He literally went, “I can’t see a thing, I can’t watch this” – and ran! It was kind of interesting to see him running away from all of his friends and family. Has anything gone wrong for you? Things go wrong all the time, but as a good mentalist, you should always have a couple of escape routes that the audience isn’t aware of. You always think that nothing is going wrong, but really things can go wrong all the time. I remember one time I was on with Jimmy Kimmel in the US. I was performing magic at the time – this is going back around seven or eight years ago – and I do this thing when I pop a black-eyed bean in my ear canal, squeeze it along the side of my face and allow you to feel it, then I pop it out my eye duct and I lost the bean down my ear canal. It went all the way down and stopped at my eardrum. So for you show in New Zealand this week, what shall we expect? It’s a mixture of me hacking into people’s brains and planting thoughts, extracting thoughts, comedy, mentalism, hypnotism, profanity, and nudity. Don’t come if you’re easily offended. It’s a night of escapism from everyday life and just to remember what it was to wonder again. I want to see people laughing until their faces hurt and in the same breath, I want to see them amazed as well. To leave the theatre looking at each other going how did he do that? So it’s a night of fun, but it’s a night of wonder and amazement. WRITTEN BY LAURA WEASER SEE HIM LIVE: KEITH BARRY WED 08 AUG BRUCE MASON THEATRE, AUCKLAND MON 13 AUG OPERA HOUSE, WELLINGTON 


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