Tahini Bikini: Fever Dream (2022)

Tahini Bikini: Fever Dream (2022)

Here we have the debut album by Wellington band Tahini Bikini, who at the time were Mads Taylor, (lead vocals, lyrics) Alex Coffey (keyboards, rhythm guitar, production), Lukas Jury (lead guitar), Cae Heke (bass), Chev Fraser (trumpet) and Barney Johnson (drums)...
Greta O’Leary: Treasure Horse (2022)

Greta O’Leary: Treasure Horse (2022)

Following on from the release of her first two singles earlier this year, alt-folk artist Greta O’Leary has now released her debut EP which contains five songs, including both singles. In the past I have likened Greta to Vashti Bunyan, {Jazmine Mary} and {French For...
Anderson Rocio: Chapter One (2022)

Anderson Rocio: Chapter One (2022)

I guess it will be a long time before I think of Anderson of anything different to how I first saw her, playing a grand piano wearing a wonderful ballroom dress as she opened for {Sol3 Mio}. We have kept in touch since then, and last year I reviewed her excellent...
Seas Of Conflict: Consume (2022) single

Seas Of Conflict: Consume (2022) single

I know I was not the only one within the metal scene to be excited when I heard there was a new release coming from Seas of Conflict. Although there have been significant line-up changes since I last saw them play, the duo of Kody (vocals) and Nic (all instruments)...
Christine White: Raven (2022)

Christine White: Raven (2022)

This multi-media project commenced in March 2020, and more than 2 ½ years later the release had come together with five songs (one of which is a remix of the opening title cut by electronic producer Paddy Free, so there are six tracks). These are accompanied by three...