Archive | April, 2013

Michael Bublé: To be Loved

26 Apr

michael buble to be loved

Michael Bublé: whether you love him or hate him, the man with the winning smile and the jazzy spring in his step is back with his latest album; To Be Loved. Continue reading


Alkaline Trio: My Shame is True

26 Apr

alkaline trio my shame is true

Veterans of the pop-punk craze of the late 90s and early 2000s, Alkaline Trio have come up with an album in My Shame is True that gleefully colours firmly within the lines of the genre. Continue reading

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra: Unwrap the Music- Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5

15 Apr

It is no secret that I am deeply passionate about making the arts feel more accessible, and while I have pushed this agenda with respect to cinema, I have always harboured a deep, dark personal secret: classical music makes me quake in my boots. Continue reading

Deftones: Koi No Yokan

9 Apr

koi no yokan

They say that you should never meet your heroes because they will only disappoint you. In reviewing circles there’s a similar adage because the Murphy’s law of reviewing states that that album will always be their worst; this much is certainly true of Deftones’ Koi No Yokan. Continue reading