William Dart review on RNZ concert

Sunday Nov 1, 7pm, Radio NZ Concert will feature William Dart reviewing Corporate Moronic. Also featured are Rebel Peasant, The Clean, The Veils and Dimmer. (Pretty good crop you?d have to say).

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TV and other things



Someone asked me the role played by television in cultivating my interest in classical music that culminated in my Phd on Mahler. Might seem a ludicrous question to ask now seeing as free to air TV is wall to wall survivor this, survivor that... Read More
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Boy racers

Boy Racers

Simon Comber has written a wonderful song called ?The Jaws of Life? on his new album ?Endearance? (plug plug, out soon I think) so I thought I?d take a shot at the subject as well (while we've been on the subject of demonising the... Read More
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Feminist critique of gangsta rap


This is quite old (1994) but worth a read. The author doesn't seem to have been active in recent times as far as I can tell with a brief search this morning. In spite of its age it seems relevant still.http://race.eserver.org/misogyny.html

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AlbumsRgood

I thought I?d turn something of yesterday?s lecture into a blog. For first-year song writing we were looking at some tracks from Don McGlashan and the Seven Sisters? latest album ?Marvellous Year?. It spawned a good discussion on the validity of... Read More
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