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English folk/punk singer-songwriter Frank Turner returns to New Zealand to perform two concerts. SEE HIM LIVE: FRANK TURNER & THE SLEEPING SOULS SAT 06 APR THE KINGS ARMS, AUCKLAND SUN 07 APR BODEGA, WELLINGTON TICKETS ON SALE: FRI 18 JAN UNDERTHERADAR.CO.NZ

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In the early morning hours of Tue 08 Jan (US time) David Bowie released an exciting new track to his fans. The song titled ‘Where Are We Now?’ is the debut single from his upcoming album, first in ten years, ‘The Next Day’. The new album is set for release in March.

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Multi-platinum modern rock band Counting Crows return to NZ for their first tour since 2004. Coinciding with the release of their first new album in more than four years, Underwater Sunshine (Or What We Did On Our Summer Vacation) which is set for release this week.

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Justin Timberlake, after a six-year musical hiatus, has released a new single and revealed details of his upcoming album. “This year is an exciting one for me,” he posted. “Back in June of last year, I quietly started working on what is now my next journey with that thing I love called music. The inspiration for this really came out of the blue, and to be honest, I didn’t expect anything out of it. I just went into the studio and started playing around with some sounds and songs.”

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production, but winner Ben Affleck (for his work with Argo) was not a disappointment, proving once and for all Affleck belongs behind the camera not in front. The win might also be an indication that Argo is the tipped favourite ahead of Les Mis for the 2013 Oscar crown.

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The Hunger Games actress Jennifer Lawrence not only looked stunning in a floor-length red number, but proved her acting chops far beyond her years, taking her first win for Silver Linings Playbook. Up against some tough (and older) competition, including the formidable Meryl Streep, Jen will be the one to watch for the Oscars night and may well be the future darling of Hollywood.

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When it came to the small screen, Claire Danes (and also a new mum – how she looks like that, we will never know) once again took the award for her gripping performance in the extremely successful Homeland. Popular, but perhaps controversial winner for her lack of clean-cut material, Lena Dunham won the best actress award for a musical or comedy against the night’s hosts.

Favourite drink? Bourbon and Coke. Embarrassing, I know. Favourite classic film? Is Ghostbusters a “classic”? Favourite childhood memory? Waking up and going into the lounge late at night to find my dad and his best friend drinking and smoking and listening to jazz records. I was allowed to sit on dad’s knee for a while and listen along with them. Favourite party food? Tequila? Tequila and salt & vinegar chips? I don’t eat much at parties. I’m too busy entertaining the masses with my dancing. I’m a great dancer. At least that’s what I tell myself. Favourite song? Woah. That’s really tough. Today it’s ‘Just a Gigolo’ by Louis Prima. Favourite meal? You really want to know a lot about my eating habits. Are you a dietician/doctor? Favourite cause? I’ve never been much of a ‘Corrs’ fan. 
Favourite ‘90s TV show? Alf. Favourite word? Antidisestablishmentairianism Favourite album? My new album The Balladeer Hunter. Favourite body part on you? My big nose. Favourite venue? The Paradiso in Amsterdam. I played there last year with Band of Horses. It’s beautiful and it’s Keith Richards’ favourite venue too. So there. Favourite lyric? “You can hang suspended from a star, or wish on a toilet roll” - Van Morrion. Or “I miss your big, white bum” - my friend and amazing Australian songwriter (from seminal garage band ‘GOD’) Joel Silbersher.  Favourite current TV show? Grand Designs makes me feel cosy, as does Come Dine With Me.  SEE HIM LIVE: MIKE NOGA THU 17 JAN WINE CELLAR, AUCKLAND

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THE 2013 GOLDEN GLOBES ARE OUT AND ALL BETS ARE ON FOR THE OSCAR WINNERS. Welcome the 2013 awards season. In lead-up to the Academy Awards or Oscars, sister show the Golden Globes has paved the way, highlighting the hot Oscar contenders and rewarding the hard work of TV shows across the board. Of course, no awards show would be complete without hosts with the most, and this year the ladies of laughter got their turn with Saturday Night Live comedy duo Amy Poehler and Tina Fey showing why they are just as good (if not better) than their male counterparts. Quips of the night included a reference to former Globes host Ricky Gervais, who caused a decent amount of controversy last year, with Amy saying, “We want to assure you that we have no intention of being edgy or offensive tonight because, as Ricky learned the hard way: When you run afoul of the Hollywood Foreign Press, they make you host the show two more times.” A shout out to the ladies of the audience, including former Academy Award-winner and nominee Kathryn Bigelow with Amy saying, “I haven’t really been following the controversy over Zero Dark Thirty, but when it comes to torture, I trust the lady who spent three years married to James Cameron.” The room loved the one. But to the awards – it was a mixed, but predictable bag when it came to handing out the honours. The critically acclaimed adaptation of the award-winning musical Les Miserables was given the top dog award for Best Motion Picture for Musical or Comedy. It will no doubt go up against Best Motion Picture for Drama winner Argo for the 2013 Oscar win. Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway both did their part for Les Mis’ haul, as the critics’ favourites picked up a gong for male in the lead and female in supporting role. It was surprising perhaps that director Tom Hooper didn’t win for his part in the

With another year wrapped up for the Globes, it’s an eager month long wait until the 2013 Oscars are here, but like the celebrities, let’s celebrate the first list of honours for 2013. WINNERS FILM Picture, Drama: Argo Picture, Musical or Comedy: Les Miserables Actor, Drama: Daniel Day-Lewis - Lincoln Actress, Drama: Jessica Chastain - Zero Dark Thirty Director: Ben Affleck - Argo Actor, Musical or Comedy: Hugh Jackman - Les Miserables Actress, Musical or Comedy: Jennifer Lawrence Silver Linings Playbook Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz - Django Unchained Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway - Les Miserables Foreign Language: Amour Animated Film: Brave Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino - Django Unchained Original Score: Mychael Danna - Life of Pi Original Song: ‘Skyfall’ (music and lyrics by Adele and Paul Epworth) - Skyfall TELEVISION Series, Drama: Homeland Series, Musical or Comedy: Girls Actress, Drama: Claire Danes - Homeland Actor, Drama: Damian Lewis - Homeland Actress, Musical or Comedy: Lena Dunham - Girls Actor, Musical or Comedy: Don Cheadle - House of Lies Miniseries or Movie: Game Change Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Julianne Moore Game Change Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Kevin Costner Hatfields & McCoys Supporting Actress, Series, Miniseries or Movie: Maggie Smith - Downton Abbey Supporting Actor, Series, Miniseries or Movie: Ed Harris - Game Change


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I know what you’re thinking, but no- this isn’t the equine fantasy you’ve got playing in your head. The good news is that this is even better. These indie rockers from Seattle are the ones you’re going to want to put all your money on, ‘cause they’re a sure thing.

Mr. Jones has the type of ‘fro that just lets you know he’s a pretty cool guy. Oh, and then there’s the fact that he pretty much channels the heart of the Blues through the magic of his six-string. Someone mentioned that he’s the acoustic version of Jimi Hendrix, and we’re inclined to believe them.

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Pretty much all that Google will tell you is that Mike Noga was the drummer for The Drones. We, on the other hand, can tell you that he’s a one-man folk powerhouse, making waves in his own right. Plus he’s been opening for Band of Horses, so you know his shit’s legit.

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Despite the absolute heartbreak that has been Christchurch’s recent string of luck, these Cantabrians have a strength of will you just can’t beat. Taking place in their innovative Re:Start container mall, these bright chaps and chapettes have set up some aural delights as a treat whilst you partake in retail therapy.

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Having recently released and toured their fourth LP Upsidedownbackwards, these lads are covering all directions to make their sounds heard. In their very own words, they’re “like the loudest blues band in the world whispering.” Check out this quartet of troubadours at one of Britomart’s top venues.

6PM, $35-45, DASHTICKETS.CO.NZ

Lower Hutt’s about to host a melting pot of chilledout vibes, flowing from reggae beats right up to R&B tunes. Featuring a host of local talent (Sons of Zion, Tomorrow People, L40 and more), the feel-good summertime jam is what Kiwis do best. What time is it again? Twenty minutes past four?

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If you’re trying to impress a new lady or man friend, this electro/dance/light experience at the museum is pretty much where it’s at. Not only do you show your cultured side, you’re dropping the fact that you’re in the know with the coolest haps around town. Remember to play it off like it’s no big deal.

10PM, $40-50, ITICKET.CO.NZ

Drum ‘n Bass fans know what I’m talking about here. If you don’t, it’s time to get schooled. And who better to educate than Andy C- DJ Magazine’s synth-slayer of the year for 12 years running. Stock up on party favors, and prepare for the hardest hitting sonic experience technology has to offer.

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The Thing is taking over the town! World champion DJ Mr Thing aka Marc Bowles will be touring New Zealand at the end of the month. One time member of legendary DJ collect Scratch Perverts, he’s striking out on his own for four dates nationwide. The world class DJ has performed and toured with DJ Jazzy Jeff, J Live, Beastie Boys, DJ Vadim, Run DMC and KRS One. Support from DJ Hudge and T-Rice.

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SAT 19 JAN I AM GIANT, FIRE AT WILL, EKKO PARK THREE KINGS RESERVE

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Sounds in the sun, what could be more fun? Not much else, so this is where you’ll want to be. Enjoy the quintessential Kiwi Summer with some good ol’ rock and a sneaky Tui or two. Plus, I hear the drummer for Ekko Park is a mad hottie.

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4.30PM, $99-179, TICKETMASTER.CO.NZ

A New Wave legend in his own right, this veritable word-smith is a headstone for songwriting on the whole. I mean, seriously- If you don’t know who Costello is, I don’t think you know music. Don’t fret, it’s never too late to change that. And this is how.

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Summer’s really what Aotearoa’s all about, and we’re making sure we do it right this year. Gracing the stage are names such as Ahoribuzz, Tiki Taane and Kora to name a few. Yes, these are the heavyweights of Kiwi tunes you’ve been waiting for. It’d be a shame to let this one pass you by.

THE UNFAITHFUL WAYS BODEGA

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If any of your friends try to say that this generation of Kiwi musicians isn’t all that great, slap them. In the face. Then drag them along to this gig. Even if you’ve never been an aficionado of Country twang, this will change you. Choir boy heartbreak has never quite felt this good.

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I’m going out on a limb here, but hip hop artists totally get the best in the way of monikers. Featuring Mr. Mixxwell, Nutella Monk, Diamond Sutra and other suavely-titled cats, this gig is equal parts class and panache- all whilst strolling up the alley of familyfriendly fun. Bring a picnic basket and parasol to show them what a sophisticated lot you can be.

Minuit blow my mind. They’re a dance act true and through, a voltaic electronic team delivering soulfully unpretentious music. They consistently sit at the edge of the boundaries, in the cracks, somewhere between the mainstream and underground – but they’re neither really. Minuit just exist, not in the way a town like Shannon ‘just exists’ – no. While you’re just as likely to find someone who hasn’t heard of Minuit as Shannon there is a vast catchment of people from all stereotypes, nations and scenes who have encountered them. Maybe they stumbled across them or were there from the beginning. While either experience isn’t profoundly lifechanging Minuit convert you and stay with you. It could be singer Ruth Carr’s alluring sensuality or their transfixing sonorous outpour but there’s no denying the mutual understanding that develops after a Minuit taster.  Countless EP’s, remixes and relentless worldly touring amalgamate into a little drop of near perfection. A grippingly relevant transfusion of Rarotonga inspired rhythmic ambience, soaring bass lines and an almost poetic lyrical underpinning this album showcases Minuit’s constantly innovative talent for getting music right. Title track ‘Last Night You Saw This Band’ is a softly spoken first song with a marching drumbeat and festive brass ensemble. Chorus lyric “last night you saw this band and you came running home to me,’ is a poignant re-introduction to Minuit in album form.

Lead track ‘Book Of The Dead’ has been in the public domain for months and it’s Power Ranger’esque music video has plenty of impassioned commentary on the you tube. It’s second on the album but first in the world and it thunders about with emphatic bass propensity and a simple chorus hook that creates a delightful musical infection. The album’s tropical underpinning creates a pulsating tempo that carries the album through a paradise of musical exploration. Album highlights are the escapist ‘Islands’ soaring with synth and guitar fused island beats it peaks relentlessly before mellowing into a softer aural valley with a child-like chorus group seeing the song into sinister sounding ‘What We Know’. ‘Good Ol’ Days’ is an understated track with a playfully vibey atmosphere. ‘Warheads’ is a topical love diddy with a smirk worthy line; “let’s settle it with bombs”. They’re not exactly hidden but they’re not in your face either and whether that contributes to the sentimental power of their music is up for argument, what isn’t though is that their music is great. WRITTEN BY JUSTIN FOWLER

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6.30PM-10PM, $59, TEPAPA.GOVT.NZ

If you haven’t been brought up to speed, Game Masters is hands-down one of the coolest things to happen in New Zealand. Gaming isn’t just for nerds anymore- ranging from Battlefield to Dance Dance Revolution, they’ve managed to cover all points on the spectrum. Swap your Red Bull and Doritos for wine and fine dining with this upgraded experience.

HSFC ART & FILM FESTIVAL HAMNER SPRINGS FOREST CAMP 8.30PM, $5-148, EVENTDINDER.CO.NZ TUE 15 JAN - SUN 20 JAN

New Zealand’s one hell of a country- one that harbours a shit-tonne of talent at that. Numerous stalls, workshops, art auctions and all manner of entertainment will be provided to showcase the creative abilities of our very own. And for extra karma points, the money raised will go towards facility upgrades and funds for underprivileged schools.

FRI 18 JAN AMAZING MAZE ‘N MAIZE 833 KINGSEAT RD 10AM-5PM, $10-40, EVENTFINDER.CO.NZ TUE 15 JAN - TUE 05 FEB

Get in on some ‘education through agritainment’ at Karaka’s 7 hectare maize maze this summer. Bring the kids along for a learning experience and skill-honing session outside and away from the Xbox. Upgraded with a modern twist, there’s even a chance to hunt QR codes for a special prize (and hopefully distract them from Facebook).

What’s an upcoming film you’re jazzed about? Well it’s already out, but I haven’t had a chance to go see Skyfall yet. I’m also pretty keen to see the next Avengers movie when it comes out too. Where can your stalkers find you during the weekend? Of late, either alone in a practice room playing the viola or in my office on my computer. Occasionally I go home to sleep. But really, my stalkers would already know this wouldn’t they? Your fantasy spirit animal is… A Phoenix, as in Fawkes from Harry Potter – having tears with healing powers is pretty cool! The best TV show around at the moment is… BIG BANG THEORY! House is pretty good too, along with Chuck, Psych, etc., but The Big Bang Theory is an easy first. Oh, and I could hardly forget Game of Thrones!

The best place for a date night is… Well, there are lots of great places to go in Wellington, but wherever the date started, it would have to pass by Kaffee Eis at some point for some amazing gelato! People say you look like… ‘Shit’ is the response I received from my older brother, however I have also been likened to Sideshow Bob, Cleo Laine, and a tall Hobbit. I think I like the last one best – the likeness is due mainly to the fact that I walk around barefoot most of the time, and have similar hair. What generic current affair has your blood boiled? Marriage equality – enough discrimination, just pass the bill already! That and the ‘right to bear arms’ bullshit in the America. SEE HIM LIVE: THE NZSO NATIONAL YOUTH ORCHESTRA BRAHMS’ SECOND SYMPHONY FRI 08 FEB MICHAEL FOWLER CENTRE, WELLINGTON

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For those of us who aren’t thoroughly fascinated by Rothko’s walls of paint or Yoko Ono’s unintelligible shrieking, Te Papa is playing host to an exhibit showcasing European art drawn across five full centuries. Illustrating the lives of different classes, we see works from Madonna and Child to Louise de Kéroualle- prying open a window into worlds long past.

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Do you like to laugh? Who are you kidding, everyone does! With host Urzila Carlson at the forefront, each night is an eclectic mix of Australasia’s funniest people. So what are you waiting for? I mean, it’s not like you hate fun or something atrocious like that, right? RIGHT?


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THE IMPOSTER

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directed by BART LAYTON Starring ADAM O’BRIAN, FRÉDÉRIC BOURDIN AND CAREY GIBSON

Think X-Men meets Degrassi (minus the dramabombs) with a touch of Cloverfield. Three teenage lads develop psychokinesis in highschool, and their dark sides crawl out to fling shit at a spinning fan. Starting off by using their powers for trivial tricks and getting laid, all hell breaks loose when the full extent of their abilities see the light.

SAT 19 JAN 21 YEARS OF THE BIG DAY OUT MTV CLASSIC, 12PM

The closure of The Big Day Out’s New Zealand leg was a massive blow to concert culture in Aotearoa. With arguably the largest festival to grace these shores now defunct, now we at least have the chance to reminisce upon and witness the highlights of this iconic part of music history. You don’t want to miss this.

THU 17 JAN PROJECT RUNWAY TV3, 9.30PM

Can you really believe that this show has reached its tenth inning? Reality TV has really made a snug spot for itself, and we dare say it’s here to stay. If gorgeous judges, over-reaching starlets and meltdowns laced with sartorial flair tick any of your boxes- you’re in. Who doesn’t have a soft spot for Tim Gunn?

BOB’S BURGERS

Few films in the past year have matched the narrative cunning of Bart Layton’s captivating true-crime documentary The Imposter. Perhaps only next to Craig Zobel’s Compliance in its ability to generate disbelieving cries of “oh COME on” from viewers (though the latter has a distancing layer of being completely dramatised), The Imposter’s scintillating, chillingly suspenseful account of how Frenchman Frédéric Bourdin passed himself off as the missing child of a Texan family will leave your jaw hanging at every turn. Alternating between slickly cinematic reenactments and standard talking heads, the doco benefits from having Bourdin on camera imparting his own story with fast-talking, cocky charisma that leaves no room for remorse. Like a true con-man, he reels us in immediately: from his sly, quickthinking deception of the police in

Spain all the way to San Antonio, where he bizarrely found himself accepted - despite speaking with a thick French accent and not looking a damn thing like him - as Nicholas Barclay, a boy who had been missing for 3 years. The Imposter is such deftly constructed storytelling that it’s easy to forget that at the very centre of this yarn is a family devastated by a devious crime. But the injection of an ambiguous third-act twist proves the film not only to be a psychologically astute study of identity and deception but also perception. Our doubts as to why Barclay’s family would take in an apparent stranger eventually morph into an acknowledgement that we’re all equally susceptible to believing anything in any given context. WRITTEN BY AARON YAP, FLICKS.CO.NZ

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It’s Archer from Archer, only if he made some poor life choices and opened a burger joint instead of becoming a spy. Watch as this off-beat meat enthusiast deals with wave upon wave of bad luck both at work and with the family. Don’t feel bad about it, you’re meant to laugh.

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Girls is what happens when you take Sex and The City, halve the age of the cast and double the bad decisions and self-loathing. It’s a brand new season, with all new questions: Will these girls grow up? Will anything even resemble a healthy relationship? Will Hannah continue to show her bits in every episode? Tune in to find out.

GANGSTER SQUAD

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Everyone loves a good ol’ gangster flick. And I mean gangster, not that Get Rich or Die Tryin’ bullshit. Nobody but the mob pulls off both cut-throat violence and pin-stripe suits with such finesse. With a star-studded cast under the directorship of Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland), you know you’re in for a treat.

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SHIT WORTH EATING

BENEDICTION 30 SAINT BENEDICTS ST

Located in the trés chic structure designed by Michael Freelander, this stylish eatery shares the hip and upmarket vibe of the big-name agencies that cooccupy the building. If you’re in the mood for some perfectly delectable poached eggs or a mocha with gusto, this is your stop.

SCORCH-0-RAMA 497 KARAKA BAY RD

Get yourself out to one of Wellington’s hottest cafes. If you’re the sort of diner who enjoys their meals with a view, this beach-lined spot should be on your shortlist. There’s a full vegetarian menu for those of a trendy/health-conscious persuasion.

URBAN JUNGLE CAFÉ

In the words of sonic visionary Kanye West, “Welcome to the jungle.” I’m sorry, that was terrible- but I just really wanted to make a Kanye reference and tie in the fact that this joint is streets ahead and hella fresh. Put their seasoned baristas to the test, and sate your appetite with a vast array of edible treats. From your classic Caesar salad right over to the exotic land of sautéed liver and mushrooms, these culinary delights can tend to any set of wild tastebuds.

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auckland EATERIES AGENTS & MERCHANTS

6-10 Roukai Lane (09) 309-5854 Seasonal lunch meals and latenight tapas served in a small cobblestone alleyway.

BIG J’S

1 Melton Road - Mt Wellington (09) 5790340 Gourmet Burgers is Jason’s speciality take home heat and eat meals, plus huge range of cabinet food, everything cooked to serve.

BRITOMART COUNTRY CLUB

31 Galway St (09) 303-2541 Gourmet pizzas, tapas and a famous high tea service.

DE POST

466 Mt Eden Rd (09) 630-9330 Your local in the heart of Mt. Eden with over 100 beers available.

MOOCHOWCHOW

23 Ponsonby Rd (09) 360-6262 Like a stroll through the fragrant night markets & food stalls of Bangkok, MooChowChow is a boost to the senses.

District Dining

50 Customs St East (09)368-5315 Fresh, affordable bistro dining in a relaxed atmosphere.

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169 K’Rd (09) 307-0508 Celebrating 20 years on K’Rd. Open 10am till late seven days with intimate booths live music, gourmet food, cocktails & organic tap beer.

GOLDEN DAWN

Cnr Ponsonby & Richmond Rds 376-9929

PINXTOS

128c Ponsonby Rd Open now. Bar*Cafe*Tapas

LIBERTINE

37 Drake St (09) 929-2790 Taking its cue from the Americas, but with an Antipodean twist.

Malt Bar

442 Richmond Road, Grey Lynn A must have stop between Ponsonby and Kingsland, with Monteiths beers and great food.

ORVIETO CAFE

935A Mt Eden Rd, Mt Eden

SALE ST

7 Sale St (09) 307-8148 Bistro dining, award-winning microbrewery celebrated garden bar and aprivate Velvet Room!

DEPOT

86 Federal St (09) 363-7048

VERONA

MEXICO

23 Britomart Place (09) 366-1759 The Strand Takapuna (09) 280-1487 Vibrant Mexican street food served with margaritas, tequila and beer. Arrive early for a table.

Sals Pizza

277 Broadway, Newmarket (09) 524 7257 Legendary pizza maker’s secret family recipe and are proud to serve you AUTHENTIC NY Pizza.

THE WINDSOR CASTLE

144 Parnell Rd (09) 356-3650 Established in 1847, one of Auckland’s earliest surviving hotels serving gastro pub food in a comfortable, unpretentious environment.

QUAY STREET CAFE

130 Quay Street, Britomart (09) 337 0088 This cheerful, busy inner-city cafe is a fantastic place for weekday breakfast, a leisurely weekend brunch, informal lunch meetings – and great coffee any time.


GIG GUIDE

SHIT WORTH DOING

Auckland gig guide Wed 16 Band Of Horses

8PM, The Powerstation

Fever Swing 8PM, Verona

Grant Marshall and Nigel Love 8PM, Sale Street

Industry Wednesday - DJ Charlie Twentyone SKY CITY

KFM presents Mas.sive Verona

Manuel Bundy and Dee Why Sale St

Mezcolanza Beats Cosh Bar

Mike Noga (The Drones) 8PM, Wine Cellar

Rumble Edge Line & Guests

9PM, The Kings Arms

JamesRAy

Funkee Monkee Fridays

A Ponsonby Institution with Arash

Jason Kyle

Ben Wah

John McGough Trumpeter/DJ

Booty Mash

Verona

9PM, Northern Steamship

Howick Club

Laura Lush

6PM, Nuffield St.

Lo Key

6PM, La Zeppa Kitchen & Bar

Motor City Family Funk

Stanmore Bay Park and Cemetery Reserve

Fri 18

Josh Leys

Andy JV, Frank Booker 5.30PM, Everybody’s

Mr Thing w/ DJ Hudge & T-Rice

Marble Sheep (Japan)

A whole new caliber of funk w/ CULT45

Sanders, Alley & Khan

Ginger Minx

Llama Lounge

Another Wild Night Feat. Steve Richards (UK)

The Psychs, Space Creeps, Artisan Guns, Xuri Cruz and Seeds Of Orbit

8PM, Chapel Bar & Bistro 7PM, The Wine Cellar

Thu 17 Acoustic Thursdays w/ Waylon 7.30PM, Nuffield St.

Acoustic w/ Eli

7.30PM, Neighbourhood

DJ Andy Jv

9PM, Goldfinch Bar

DJ James Ashwin Twentyone SKY CITY

General Lee

Chapel Bar & Bistro

Imagine This 9PM, Snapdragon

Jason Kyle

6PM, La Zeppa Kitchen & Bar

Jason Eli

6PM, Commons

Julian Dyne

6.30PM, Everybody’s

Julian Temple Band National Tour 8PM, 1885

Trench Bar

Awkward Orchid, Sample Gee and Ultan Burke Sale Street

Leigh Sawmill, 10

Goldfinch Bar

The Kings Arms

Tido

6PM, Commons

Chapel Bar & Bistro 11PM, Goldfinch Sale Street

Cool Hand Luke 3PM, Neighbourhood

dear time’s waste, luckless, the map room 8PM, The Wine Cellar

DJ Russell Hodgson and DJ Grant Marshall Twentyone SKY CITY

DJ Sister Act

Chapel Bar & Bistro

Elvis Costello & The Imposters 7PM, The Civic

Farah Loux w/ Luke Thompson Urban Vineyard

Fou Nature, Eric Chanfoon 2PM, Allenby Park

Chet & Melissa

MUM Presents: The Sneaks

JAC’s Trading Co.

9PM, Cassette Nine

Dean Campbell

The Friday Blender Chapel Bar & Bistro

marble Sheep (Japan)

Chapel Bar & Bistro

DJ Karn Hall and DJ Sample Gee

TommyGirl & Dave

Music in Parks: I Am Giant, Fire At Will, Ekko Park & Guests

Twentyone SKY CITY

Double Dutch Chapel Bar & Bistro

Grey Lynn RSA

Tom Rodwell Clinging to the Wreckage Tour 2013 8PM, Wine Cellar

Dub Disco: Heatwave 9PM, CODE

Dylan C, Rose Alice 4PM, Neighbourhood

Faster Pussycat Kill Kill

9PM, The Golden Dawn, 15

Louis Baker

9PM, Leigh Sawmill Piha Bowling Club

2PM, Three Kings Reserve

Pure Trench with Disko Diva (Aus) Trench Bar

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Northern Steamship

Rhythmic Grooves No.1 High St

Selectah Sam

6PM, La Zeppa Kitchen & Bar

Aroha

7PM, Commons

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SHIT WORTH DOING

auckland gig guide Sick Disco with Chris Cox, Philippa, Yam Jams, Tim Ellis and Safari Boy 9PM, Cassette Nine

Sticky Filth

9PM, Whammy Bar

The Nairobi Trio

Tido

Everybody’s

Coopers Creek Summer Sunday Jazz Coopers Creek Vineyard

Sun 20 Acoustic Sunday Session w/ Eli Guttenbiel

2PM, Landsendt SubTropical Gardens

3PM, La Zeppa Kitchen & Bar

The Psychs. Space Creeps, Artisan Guns, Xuri Cruz & guests

2PM, Sale Street

Cider Co-Op

Sunday Session with the Sentimental Sound System Chapel Bar & Bistro

Sunday Soul Session ft. DJ Soane & Guest 3PM, Neighbourhood

The Gramophone Band 2PM, Domain Wintergardens

9PM, The Kings Arms

Matt Enright Daddy O’s

19 Tory Street Art Space

Stendhal (and guests)

Summer-Ville 2013

Summer Concert Series Aotea Lagoon, Porirua

Woods

8PM, Mighty Mighty, $10

Thu 17 2 For 1 Thursdays w/ DJ’s Micha, B-Lo, Gus & Kev Fresh

Betty’s Function House & Bar

Jesse Rivest & The Rec Devs

6PM, Horticultural Hall, $45

Sunley Band’s West is Best Summer Tour ‘13 Fitzpatrick’s Irish Pub, Otago

Sat 19 DJ Liam Luff

Thu 17

DJ Marek

ALIZARIN LIZARD - Double Singles Release Tour

7PM, Foxglove

9PM, Matterhorn

Paradox, Marlborough

Easy Street Jazz & Blues

Marble Sheep (Japan)

Ghost Wave & Terror of the Deep

Paul Ubana Jones

Daddy O’s

10.30PM, Mighty Mighty, $5

The YOT Club, Raglan

8PM, Taste Merchants, Dunedin

Sunley Band’s West is Best Summer Tour ‘13

Te Papa

8.30PM, The Lido

Fri 18

Mr Slackjaw - Mono Sonic - Lightning Le Quesne

Pick ‘n’ Mix

ALIZARIN LIZARD - Double Singles Release Tour

10PM, Hashigo Zake

Sandwiches

The Unfaithful Ways, Eb & Sparrow, Miles Calder & The Rumours Bodega

Wake the Town

Cook Saddle, Fox Glacier

Tauhara Sunrise Lodge, Waikato

ALIZARIN LIZARD - Double Singles Release Tour

Roots Bar, Marlborough

Bill Direen and the Bilders

1PM, Taste Merchants, Otago

Blues, Brews & BBQ’s Hawkes Bay A & P Showgrounds, Hastings

Marble Sheep (Japan) Major Toms, Mt Maunganui

Paul Ubana Jones

8PM, Redcliff Cafe, Southland

Summer Series Concert Taradale Park, Napier

The Playhouse, Nelson

Bill Direen and the Bilders

Taste Merchants, Otago

Louis Baker

Sunley Band’s West is Best Summer Tour ‘13 Formerly the Blackball Hilton, West Coast

Tiki Taane Acoustic Boiler Room, Whakatane

URBANTRAMPER 10th Birthday Tour The Freehouse, Nelson, $10

7PM, Foxglove

10PM, Havana

DJ Mike Fabulous

Sun 20

Mihirangi

Sun 20

Andy C & MC GQ (UK)

Paul Ubana Jones

Adam Piggott and Jayne Freeman

Sunley Band’s West is Best Summer Tour ‘13

Freddy Flash & The Firebirds

Fridays are a Must w/ DJ Marek & Guests B-Lo & Kev Fresh Betty’s Function House & Bar

Marble Sheep (Japan) 9PM, Mighty Mighty, $10

Miss Ink Wellington 2013

San Francisco Bath House

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Adam Piggott and Jayne Freeman

8PM, The Cabana, Napier

Nick Granville Tro

9PM, Matterhorn

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Pt Chevalier RSA

Mihirangi

Module Live - The Music of Shatter

DJ Kev Fresh

Ak JAzz & Blues Club Presents: Rick Roff Combo

Sat 19

Myele Manzanza Trio

Fri 18

Tue 22

Wed 16

Daddy O’s

9PM, Mighty Mighty, $5

Chapel Bar & Bistro

REGIONAL gig guide Suffering Quietly: A Night of Droomdronecore

Bar Medusa

Club ConnoisseursVinyl Appreciation

Chapel Bar & Bistro

WELLINGTON gig guide Wed 16

Mon 21

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The YOT Club, Raglan

Sandwiches

Steve Appeal

8PM, San Francisco Bath House, $20

The Boptet 7PM, The Lido

The Flying Dutchman, Gisborne 8PM, The Penguin Club, Oamaru

The Blue Ice cafe, Franz Josef

The Cabana, Napier

Wanganui Riverbank, Wanganui

Paul Ubana Jones

1PM, Redcliff Cafe, Southland


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CHRISTCHURCH gig guide Wed 16 Dr Sanchez

8.30PM, The Monday Room

The Press Summer Season of Grease 7.30PM, Court Theatre

Brendan & Mark - DJ Nacoa DJ Ruse Kid

8PM, Ciburb Bar

Le Gateau Chocolat

8.45PM, North Hagley Park, $10-15

Level 6

Thu 17

10PM, The Bedrock Bar

Beautiful Land by Bus Tour - Hannah Howes

9PM, CBD Bar

8PM, Darkroom

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7.30PM, The Woolston Club

7PM, Pomeroy’s

5PM, Revival Bar

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The Shameless Few 9PM, Pierside Cafe

The River Jesters 9PM, Wunderbar, $5

Fri 18

Sun 20 Diamond Harbour Presents

Bill Morris and the Mark IV’s album release tour

1PM, Godley House Cafe

10PM, The Brewery

3PM, Casino - Valley Bar

DJ Vanderfield

Willie McArthur

8PM, Ciburb Bar

Le Gateau Chocolat

8.45PM, North Hagley Park, $10-15

Monty - Dj Andy Humm 5PM, Revival Bar

Ollie

7PM, Pomeroy’s

Reckless Duo 9PM, Trevinos

Retrosonic Band 9PM, Becks Alehouse

Seth Hamilton The Get Down 9PM, CBD Bar

Soul Slide

9PM, Clink Restaurant Bar

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4PM, Ciburb Bar

Mon 21 Le Gateau Chocolat

8.45PM, North Hagley Park, $10-15

The Press Summer Season of Grease 6.30PM, Court Theatre

Tue 22 Beach Breaks with djDmand

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Lindon Puffin 7PM, Pomeroy’s

9PM, Dux Live

Andy C & MC GQ

10PM, CPIT CPSA Building, $40

Bill Morris and the Mark IV’s album release tour Wunderbar, $10

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THE MATTERHORN 106 CUBA STREET

Splendidly recherché in its own right, this trendchasing haunt is one of Cuba St’s most iconic locales. Matterhorn is the crux at which fine dining, good music and good company all intertwine. With a vast plethora of drinking options alongside an equally resplendent array of entrées.

Coco’s Baretta 374 KARANGAHAPE RD

A trattoria-style wine bar replete with authentically Italian wines and aperitifs, dimly illuminated to get you in the mood- located perfectly on Auckland City’s street with most soul. Start your evening here on a good foot and see where the night takes you.

GOLDFINCH

As the cool new kid on the block, Goldfinch has some big, old players to contend with. But worry not, this rathskeller does not at all fall short. Visit it as a lounge by day and witness it transform into a club by nightfall. Placed smack dab in the center of the Viaduct, this joint is a must-visit if you’re planning on hitting town with style. Wander into this plush, intimate locale and make yourself comfortable on the kitsch low-slung couches just made for snuggling in close and swapping whispers. Who knows? You might just get lucky.

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204 QUAY STREET DAYTIME

SPORTS BAR

OPEN LATE

DANCE FLOOR

FOOD

ONE NIGHT STAND

HIPSTER FRIENDLY

LIVE MUSIC

AFTER WORK

CRAFT BEERS

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shit worth Drinking

auckland GROOVE GULPS PONSONBY & other PONSONBY Bonita Bar

242 Ponsonby Road 3765670 The ponsonby local on the corner of summer st, that brings the beauty of fine and inexpensive wines together with a real appreciation of tapas.

GRAND CENTRAL

126 Ponsonby Rd (09) 360-1260 Ponsonby’s longest serving bar with live music/DJ 7 nights. 2 for 1 happy hour & licensed to 5am.

AGENTS & MERCHANTS

6-10 Roukai Lane (09) 309-5854 Seasonal lunch meals and latenight tapas served in a small cobblestone alleyway.

THE BRITOMART COUNTRY CLUB

31 Galway St (09) 303-2541 A garden bar in the middle of the city. Comes with a mini golf lawn, cocktail jugs and vinylonly DJs.

VERONA

169 K’Rd (09) 307-0508 Celebrating 20 years on K’Rd. With intimate booths, live music, gourmet food, cocktails & organic tap beer.

Q Theatre

305 Queen Street Enjoy a Supreme coffee and power up at our WIFI hotspot. A range of hot-pressed or old school doorstop sandwiches, serious salads, biscuits, tarts, cakes and an ultracheap Artists’ Pot of the Day.

GOLDEN DAWN

Cnr Ponsonby & Richmond Rds 376-9929

IPANEMA BAR & RESTAURANT

2 Ponsonby Road Brazilian cuisine and bar mixed with classic & contemporary Brazilian music & culture.

Malt Bar

442 Richmond Road Grey Lynn A must have stop between Ponsonby and Kingsland, with Monteiths beers and great food.

THE PONSONBY (Belgian Beer Cafe)

1-3 St Mary’s Rd (09) 376-6092 A little piece of Europe in the heart of Ponsonby. The perfect spot to kick start the weekend.

REVELRY

106 Ponsonby Road 376- 8663 19th Century bohemian pallor meets opium den chic

BRITOMART BRITOMART 1885 - Britomart

27 Galway St (09) 551 3100 Nightclub upstairs. Cocktail lounge downstairs. Home to Auckland’s biggest club nights.

SHOOTER SALOON BAR

330 New North Rd Not your ‘typical central bar’ Their no bull policy means what you see is what you get.

Rakinos- Beats, Bar, Kitchen

SNAPDRAGON

Level 1/35 High Street (09) 358-3535 ‘The Joint since 91’

204 Quay St (09) 357-6147 A blend of 1930s vintage glamour and West Hollywood lounge with a healthy shot of private gentlemen’s club.

Mt MTEDEN EDEN

QUAY ST CLUBROOMS

MEXICO

23 Britomart Place (09) 366-1759 Drink in the eclectic front bar or settle into the cosy dining area to explore the short but compelling menu.

NEWMARKET NEWMARKET THE CLADDAGH

372-376 Broadway (09) 522-4410 The Claddagh Irish Pub - A slice of Ireland in the heart of Newmarket.

PINXTOS

128c Ponsonby Rd Open now. Bar*Cafe*Tapas

463 New North Rd The newest port of call in Kingsland.... rustic and raring to serve this evolving part of town.

VIADUCT VIADUCT

RACKET BAR

6-10 Roukai Lane (09) 309-5854 Serves everything from singlemalt whisky to cans of Double Brown.

The Portland Public House

CENTRAL& K’RD & Krd CENTRAL

DE POST

466 Mt Eden Rd (09) 630-9330 Your local in the heart of Mt. Eden with over 100 beers available and superb food.

VICTORIAPARK PARK VICTORIA PARNELL PARNELL THE PADDINGTON

117 St Georges Bay Rd (09) 309-3586 A Parnell institution for sports events, craft beers and superb food with the recent addition of top-notch live gigs.

DOC BAR

THE WINDSOR CASTLE

103 Victoria St West 300-6352 21st Birthdays, Hen/Stag Parties, Corporate Events, Dance Parties, CD Release Parties, Live Music.

SALE STREET

7 Sale St (09) 307-8148 A unique collection of spaces award-winning microbrewery, bistro dining, with a celebrated garden bar and very private Velvet Room!

LA ZEPPA KITCHEN & BAR

352 K’Rd (09) 365-1800 Tues-Sat

GRACE BAR

204 Quay St (09) 357-6147 Watch the game while your girlfriend goes dancing.

144 Parnell Rd (09) 356-3650 Established in 1847, one of Auckland’s earliest surviving hotels serves gastro pub food in a comfortable, unpretentious environment.

37 Drake St (09) 379-8167 Focuses on the fact that people want to enjoy each other’s company with a great glass of wine and tasty plates, without the constraints of having to book or have a meal at a certain time.

LIBERTINE FATHER TED’S ORIGINAL IRISH PUB

1 Wellesley St West (09) 377-3144 Entertainment seven nights a week, with three big screens, pool table, competitions & prizes, quiz, karaoke and live music.

KINGSLAND KINGSLAND Neighbourhood Brewbar

498 New North Rd (09) 846-3773 Nestled in the site of an old garage and engineering shop.

37 Drake St (09) 929-2790 This new bar and eatery takes its cue from the Americas, but with an Antipodean twist. Guests can sit and order from anywhere within the space - plates to share in the dining area.

THE OAKROOM 17 Drake 300 6313

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tours & events

Upcoming tours & events A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS (US)

FRED WESLEY (US)

Thu 21 Mar The Powerstation, Auckland

Sun 27 Jan San Fran Bath House, Wellington

FUN. (US)

ALABAMA SHAKES (US)

Wed 13 Mar Logan Campbell Centre, Auckland

Tue 15 Jan The Powerstation, Auckland

ALESTORM (UK)

Thu 24 Jan The Kings Arms, Auckland

CAT POWER (US)

Fri 22 Feb Bruce Mason Centre, Auckland Sat 23 Feb Town Hall, Wellington

CLASSIC HITS WINERY TOUR 2013

BAND OF HORSES (US)

CLIFF RICHARD (UK)

APO SUMMER MATINEE Tue 15 Jan Town Hall, Wellington Wed 16 Jan Town Hall, Auckland

BARRY GIBB & CAROLE KING

Sat 23 Feb Mission Estate, Hawkes Bay

BLACK SABBATH (UK)

Sat 20 Apr Vector Arena, Auckland Mon 22 Apr Vector Arena, Auckland

B.O.B (US)

Postponed. Date TBC Logan Campbell Centre, Auckland

BONNIE RAITT (US)

Fri 05 Apr The NZ International Jazz & Blues Festival, Christchurch

BOUNCING SOULS (US)

Sun 03 Feb The Kings Arms, Auckland Mon 04 Feb San Fran Bath House, Wellington

BRYAN ADAMS (CA)

Mon 22 Apr Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington Tue 23 Apr Civic Thearter , Auckland

Sat 26 Jan Vector Arena, Auckland Mon 28 Jan TSB Bank Arena, Wellington Thu 31 Jan CBS Canterbury Arena, Christchurch

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Fri 08 Mar CBS Arena, Christchurch Sun 10 Mar Vector Arena, Auckland

GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR (CA)

Fri 08 Feb The Kings Arms, Auckland Sat 09 Feb San Fran Bath House, Wellington

HOMEGROWN 2013

Sat 02 Mar Waterfront, Wellington

MICHAEL KIWANUKA (UK) Thu 04 Apr Holy Trinity Cathedral, Auckland Fri 05 Apr Old St Pauls, Wellington

MIKE NOGA (AU)

Mon 14 Jan Bodega, Wellington Thu 17 Jan Wine Cellar, Auckland

MORE FM VINEYARD TOUR

Fri 15 Feb Mills Reef Winery, Tauranga Sat 16 Feb Sileni Estates Winery, Hawkes Bay Sun 17 Feb Te Kairanga Vineyard, Martinborough Tue 19 Feb Trafalgar Park, Nelson Fri 22 Feb The Groynes, Christchurch Sat 23 Feb Turanga Creek Vineyard, Auckland

HUNX & HIS PUNX (US)

Thu 24 Jan Whammy Bar, Auckland

THE JACKSONS (US)

Tue 26 Mar Vector Arena, Auckland

THE JON SPENCER BLUES EXPLOSION

Mon 04 Mar The Kings Arms, Auckland Tue 05 Mar Bodega, Wellington

CRYSTAL CASTLES (CA)

MOUNT EERIE (US)

Fri 01 Feb Wine Cellar, Auckland Sat 02 Feb Puppies, Wellington Mon 04 Feb Barrytown Hall, Barrytown Tue 05 Feb Tim’s Place, Marahau Wed 06 Feb Wunderbar, Lyttelton Thu 07 Feb Chicks Hotel, Dunedin Fri 08 Feb Public Art Gallery, Dunedin

MULATU ASTATKE

Sat 16 Mar The Powerstation, Auckland

NEIL YOUNG & CRAZY HORSE

Tue 19 Mar TSB Bank Arena, Wellington Thu 21 Mar Vector Arena, Auckland

Tue 15 Jan Studio, Auckland

THE NZ INTERNATIONAL JAZZ & BLUES FESTIVAL

DEEP PURPLE & JOURNEY Sun 24 Feb Vector Arena, Auckland

Wed 03 Apr - Sun 07 Apr Christchurch

DINOSAUR JR. (US)

THE OFFSPRING (US)

Tue 05 Mar The Powerstation, Auckland

Wed 27 Feb Vector Arena, Auckland

DIRTY PROJECTORS (US)

PARACHUTE FESTIVAL 2013

ED SHEERAN (UK)

PAT BENATAR, AMERICA AND MORE…

Fri 25 Jan - Sun 27 Jan Mystery Creek, Hamilton

Wed 23 Jan The Kings Arms, Auckland Thu 24 Jan San Fran Bath House, Wellington

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

KITTY, DAISY & LEWIS (UK)

ELVIS COSTELLO & THE IMPOSTERS (UK)

LANEWAY FESTIVAL 2013

Sat 19 Jan Civic Theatre, Auckland

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Sun 30 Jan - Sun 06 Jan Canaan Downs, Nelson

GLENN FREY (US)

Sat 09 Feb Government House, Auckland

Sat 28 Sep The Kings Arms, Auckland Mon 30 Sep San Fran Bath House, Wellington

LUMINATE FESTIVAL

Tue 19 Feb Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington Wed 20 Feb Civic Theatre, Auckland

Sat 02 Feb Ascension Wine Estate, Matakana Sun 03 Feb Marina Reserve, Tutukaka Tue 05 Feb Brunton Road, Gisborne Wed 06 Feb Church Road, Napier Fri 08 Feb Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North Sat 09 Feb Alana Estate, Martinborough Sun 10 Feb Tui Brewery, Mangatainoka Tue 12 Feb Sentry Hill Estate, New Plymouth Sat 16 Feb The Mud House Winery & Café, Waipara Sun 17 Feb Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin Tue 19 Feb Waitiri Creek, Gibbston Fri 22 Feb Neudorf Vineyards, Upper Moutere Sat 23 Feb Neudorf Vineyards, Upper Moutere Sun 24 Feb Villa Maria Winery, Blenheim Fri 01 Mar Wharepai Domain, Tauranga Sat 02 Mar Villa Maria Winery, Auckland Sun 03 Mar Mystery Creek, Hamilton

AMANDA PALMER (US)

Thu 21 Feb Vector Arena, Auckland

GARBAGE (US)

ALAN DAVIES (UK)

Fri 01 Feb Town Hall, Auckland Sat 02 Feb Bruce Mason Centre, Auckland Sun 03 Feb, Capitaine Bougainville Theatre, Whangarei Tue 05 Feb Founders Theatre, Hamilton Wed 06 Feb Aurora Centre, Christchurch Thu 07 Feb TSB Theatre, New Plymouth Fri 08 Feb Opera House, Wellington

LINKIN PARK (US)

Thu 04 April The Kings Arms, Auckland Sat 06 Apr Bodega, Wellington

Mon 28 Jan Silo Park, Auckland

Sat 16 Feb The Amphitheatre, Taupo Sun 17 Feb Matakana Country Park, Matakana, North Auckland Wed 20 Feb Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington Sat 23 Feb Gibbston Valley Winery, Queenstown


tours & events

Upcoming tours & events PAUL UBANA JONES

ROBERT PLANT (UK)

PRETTY LIGHTS (US)

RONAN KEATING & BRIAN MCFADDEN (IE)

Fri 17 Jan Taste Merchants, Dunedin Sat 18 Jan Penguin Club, Oamaru Sun 19 Jan Redcliff Cafe, Te Anau Mon 20 Jan Redcliff Cafe, Te Anau

Thu 31 Jan San Fran Bath House, Wellington Fri 01 Feb Studio, Auckland

RAGGAMUFFIN 2013

Fri 01 Feb - Sat 02 Feb Rotorua International Stadium

Tue 09 Apr TSB Bank Arena, Wellington Thu 11 Apr Vector Arena, Auckland

Wed 27 Feb Trusts Stadium Arena, Auckland

RUSSELL PETERS (CA)

Wed 13 Mar Vector Arena, Auckland

SANTANA & STEVE MILLER BAND

Sun 17 Mar AMI Stadium, Christchurch Tue 19 Mar Vector Arena, Auckland

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What was it like reteaming with Quentin Tarantino? Well, it wasn’t really reteaming because the team spirit stayed alive - it kind of bridged the gap between two movies. We were in constant contact anyway and as this script sort of inched its way into the world, I was allowed to take the occasional peek. I could follow what was happening… I take it he wrote this part for you? You’d really have to ask Quentin Tarantino, that…. But kind of, yeah, I guess (laughs)... That process helped me to kind of slowly, cautiously approach the thing, to think about it in portions and not the whole big brunt of a part, you know, wondering for a few weeks what will happen next. So it kind of drew me in gradually. I prefer that than being hit over the head with something. How did you prepare for the film – aside from growing that incredible beard? It was a very good beard. But growing beards is not really part of preparation. Well, maybe it is (laughs)… who knows? You know, I don’t really elaborate on what I do and how I do it all that much… There is so much myth about ‘the actor’s preparation,’ which is basically bullshit, because everybody just does whatever he can to get the ball rolling, the juices flowing, to start to understand what’s required. So that whole

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sensational thing of ‘If I play an Indian I have to live in a teepee and skin beavers…’ Well, if you have to, fine. Nothing to be said against it. But there’s too much PR mileage taken from that. You know, you read the script and you switch your brain on. That’s what you basically do. I mean, that’s what I do. What was it like working with Jamie Foxx? You guys have great chemistry together. Somebody else mentioned this and I agree, absolutely. I mean, chemistry is really the science of how elements, like elements from The Periodic Table, are combined with each other in order to create something new... And that’s really how it was. Because, you know, we’re very different. Not just the background and the color of our skin, you know, but everything is very different, as it should be. The combination is what makes it. That’s why film is such a great medium. Because it’s really all about composition – putting together different things, putting together details, elements, materials, people, histories, melodies and rhythms... What was the biggest challenge making the film? For me, that it was a very, very long enterprise. So far I’ve spent about a year and a half with it. If you consider the promotional part of it, it will be two years. And I’ve never done that before. I never have done anything of this scale in terms of time.


What is about Quentin Tarantino’s films that audiences find so attractive? I don’t think there is such a thing as ‘an audience’… There is a wonderful example by C.G. Jung who says if you want to determine the average weight of a beach pebble, you take a hundred or a thousand, whatever representative number of pebbles, you weigh them, you divide it by 100 or 1000, and that kind of gives you a pretty precise approximation of the average pebble on that beach. The probability that you find a single pebble of that weight, however, is vanishingly small. Almost nonexistent. So I think this generalization of ‘an audience’… is very unfair to the individual who has a right to find a Tarantino movie for his own very personal reasons. I think that’s why people love these movies. Because he speaks to every single one of them individually. He doesn’t aim it at a target audience. He does not satisfy a market segment. That’s for the promoters or business people. He doesn’t share that perspective. He makes movies from his heart to the heart of the spectator. And that’s why people love it. And as an actor – what’s it like to be in one of his movies? It depends on what part you play and how you fit in. If it fits in, it’s bliss. And I’m sure if it [didn’t], it would be torture…

Was there a sense of pressure coming off Inglourious Basterds? Yes, definitely… Definitely. The pressure really was mostly that I didn’t want to repeat what we’ve done before. It’s a different story, different context, different time, different situation, different necessities – everything different. You know, why should we fall into that trap and repeat something, just because it was successful? Do you see your collaboration with Quentin Tarantino continuing in the future? In one way or another, definitely. Be it only over dinner... But will we get to see you in his next film? That, I don’t know… Because unless you’re inviting us to dinner… (Laughs)… I have no idea. You know, it’s one of these things where you say, if there’s a part for me, he will ask me. And if he doesn’t ask me, there was no part for me. So you know, everything’s cool. DJANGO UNCHAINED

How would you describe your relationship with Quentin? Is it strictly professional?

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No, actually it’s more a personal friendship than professional. Which is a good thing, because in a way it separates the two fields. When I work with him, I work with him. When he’s the director, it’s his movie. He is different from any other director in the world and he’s probably more of an auteur than any of the other auteurs still alive. And so I completely concede that it is his movie… I’m just there to try to supply the best material for his edit.

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Elvis Is In The House THE “OTHER” KING TAKES CENTRE STAGE FOR ONE SHOW ONLY. GROOVE GUIDE LOOKS AT HIS LONG AND ILLUSTRIOUS CAREER.

After beginning his career playing in London’s punk rock scene in the 1970s, Elvis Costello is back in New Zealand for one special performance, showcasing his long career of hits with the help of a few special guests. The English singer-songwriter recorded his critically-acclaimed debut album My Aim Is True (released in 1977, following the single ‘Less Than Zero’). The album reached number 14 on the UK charts and later Top 40 in the US. When the soul-infused fourth album Get Happy!! dropped, it became Costello’s most successful experiment with genres (outside of those he was known for). Since then, Costello’s been called a “pop encyclopedia” for his ability to reinvent the past in his own image. His career has spanned an impressive three decades, which have arguably left him well known for his performances with The Attractions, The Imposters and concert experiences with Steve Nieve. The last 30 years have also produced a staggering discography for Elvis and his collaborators, with the first nine albums all released within one year of each other. A testament to Costello’s hard working ethic, which no doubt is part responsible for his continued success. As well as being an acclaimed musician, Costello has reached into other art forms. He’s written pieces for Vanity Fair magazine, and has appeared in nearly 20 films and TV shows – including a notable appearance on Sesame Street, performing alongside Elmo and Cookie Monster. Did we mention he also released his own book called A Singing Dictionary? This is all part of what’s been dubbed his “artistic significance”. Costello has not only championed the works of others in his articles, but he’s contributed to two Grateful Dead tribute albums and appeared

in documentaries about Dusty Springfield, Brian Wilson and Wanda Jackson among others. This landed him spot number 80 in Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 100 greatest artists of all time. The 2000s have been just as impressive, with Costello becoming UCLA’s (University Of California Los Angeles) artist in residence, where he composed the music to a new ballet. He also released an album in 2002 titled When I Was Cruel on Island Records – the first album to feature Costello’s (at the time) new band, The Imposters, and spawned the hits ‘45’ and ‘15 Petals’. When he’s not working as a musician, Costello rallies for humanitarian causes, namely sitting in the advisory board for the Jazz Foundation of America. Through this, Costello has been able to save the lives and homes of some of America’s elderly jazz players. The musical icon won’t be alone at his Auckland show – he’ll be backed by his trust Imposters: Keyboardist Steve Nieve, drummer Pete Thomas and bassist Davey Faragher –and they’ll be playing what’s been called a “refresher course”, with a selection of Costello’s hits. This will be the first time in 13 years that Costello has come to New Zealand and to welcome him back, the show has an impressive list of guests from Tim Finn, James Reyne (former frontman of Australian Crawl) and The Mutton Birds’ Don McGlashan. WRITTEN BY SEBASTIAN MACKAY SEE HIM LIVE: ELVIS COSTELLO & THE IMPOSTERS SAT 19 JAN CIVIC THEATRE, AUCKLAND

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The double-edged sword for this situation comes in the form of item management. Did your previous survivor hoard the guns for himself or did he leave some behind in the safehouse? If he did the former then you’ll be heading out with a cricket bat, a pistol, and six bullets. If you manage to take out your previous self, you get to take back all the goodies you once had, but fail - and this is easier to do than you may think - and those items are lost for good. ZombiU is a genuinely tense title that sees you holding your breath and feeling insecure from start to finish. You won’t charge into a room, you’ll creep. You won’t walk up to a zombie with intent to kill, you’ll turn your flashlight off and hope it doesn’t see you. You won’t let off a round from your shotgun before scanning the area for more zombies, and you’ll probably stick to the silenced pistol instead of the brutal Magnum. The game is designed to make you fear what’s around the bend, it’s designed to feel like you’re controlling an average Joe in a nightmare situation, and it’s designed to be hard enough that you may consider changing to the “chicken” difficulty. ZombiU is a must-buy for gamers looking for something mature and difficult. You won’t beat survivor mode on your first play through, you’ll die a lot, and you’ll fear the dark more than in the majority of survival horrors released in the last generation of gaming. While the game isn’t perfect, it’s easily the best title available in the survival horror genre at the moment. WRITTEN BY REAGAN MORRIS

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BREATHING NEW LIFE INTO A CULT GENRE, RESIDENT EVIL DIRECTOR PAUL W S ANDERSON TALKS ABOUT WHY HE’S BROUGHT THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE BACK TO OUR SCREENS FOR A FIFTH (AND HOPEFULLY SIXTH) TIME There’s something ironic about talking to Resident Evil director Paul WS Anderson on Dec 21, 2012. With the Mayans predicting the end of the world – and some hypothesising death by zombie takeover – it seems fitting to discuss the subject with a man who has dedicated 10 years of his life to sharing the destructive force of the undead with cinema audiences. Unsurprisingly, the zombie fiend agreed it would be the most likely way to go and although he says his family – consisting of his lead actress Milla Jovovich and their five-year-old daughter – is “unprepared for the end of the world, his solution is to let his ass-kicking wife do all the hard work. “I feel kind of secure knowing that I can just hide behind Milla if it does start to break out,” he laughs. “She has really proved herself dealing with these kinds of things. Failing that, [2012 director] Roland Emmerich lives just up the hill from us, so with the combination of Rolland and Milla I will be perfectly safe.” English-born Paul relishes the chance to talk about a subject that many consider him to be an expert in. The Resident Evil saga, of which he has directed three and written all five, is the most successful film series based on video games, with the franchise bringing in US$876 million collectively worldwide. As somewhat of a gamer – his first big-budget flick was a movie adaptation of Mortal Kombat in 1995 – it’s the cinema allusions in the original games that drew him to the first Resident Evil project in 2002. “I played the [Resident Evil] video games, which were heavily influenced by movies that I grew up with – the George Romero movies and early John Carpenter flicks. It was a chance to reenergize the zombie genre. When I was a teenager, I used to watch a new zombie movie every couple of weeks, so when I played the first game, I thought no-one has made a zombie movie in 10 to 15 years and it was about time zombies came back.” The 47-year-old ended up, ironically, beating Romero for the chance to write and direct the initial blockbuster. In 1999, Romero signed up as director and writer, and created a story revolving around game character Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine, but his script was ultimately dismissed.

Brought onboard by Sony, Paul stated at the time the film would not include any tie-ins with the game as “underperforming movie tie-ins are too common and Resident Evil, of all games, deserved a good celluloid representation”. Instead, he took bits and pieces here and there, bringing a new generation to the classic horror genre. “There is something very primal about the undead,” Paul says, when explaining the appeal of the genre. “It’s that fear of people you know coming back to life and trying to consume you. It’s scary when you’re being chased by something and that thing is remorseless. I think, like all good horrors, it taps into something basic and elemental.” Like his reanimated subject matter, Paul refused to let the project die while he was at the helm. To keep the saga fresh, each film would revolve around central elements from other genres, such as haunted house films, road movies, prison escapes and balls-to-the-wall blockbusters, in order to make the films more than just ‘another zombie flick’. It was also the reason why his latest and fifth film in the series, Resident Evil: Retribution, refrained from being filmed back-to-back with the sixth and final film in the series. “We have always approached them one at a time, using that gap to think things over. I think that’s the hallmark of these films. They are made by professionals who are passionate about what they do, they love their job and it felt like doing the two films back-to-back would make it a bind and I didn’t want to lose the magic I felt with the other films so we drew back from that idea.” He’s dedicated more than a decade of his life to this project and it is Paul’s undying drive for the genre to survive that has kept the cast and crew coming back for more. Although it may be a slow process, he’s relentless when it comes to what he wants and hopes to do it all over again one last time. “Another film?  I would very much hope so and I would like to end it all in a spectacular fashion.” WRITTEN BY LAURA WEASER RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION OUT ON DVD, THU 16 JAN

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