Posts By: justin

Backstage With The Modern Dancers

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Canadiana-indie-folk-country act Great Lake Swimmers have recently released a video for Backstage With The Modern Dancers off their latest album Ongiara. Not sure whether the Great Lake Swimmers albums are available in NZ music stores but you can download the lot from the great little Canadian independent music store I say buy the lot!… Read more »

The View, on fire, Kings Arms, Auckland

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The View are playing at The Kings Arms in Auckland June 4th. I saw them in Edinburgh before I left and they were on fire. Loads of Dundee kids were there tearing the place apart. Kyle has been hospitalised in Japan with blood poisoning, so hopefully he recovers in time for the Kings Arms gig…. Read more »

Contact FM presents the Third Annual Hamilton Circle Jerk

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It’s time once again for Hamilton’s biggest and best celebration of local music. More than a dozen local artists will join forces for one huge show, performing their own and each others’ songs at The Third Annual Hamilton Circle Jerk. Proceeds of this show will help Contact FM’s continued support of Hamilton music. The Third… Read more »

Hey ho! Let’s grow!

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ILLICIT CLOTHING have baby gear! I haven’t spent any time in Auckland since I’ve been back in NZ so I didn’t know until someone told me today. There’s hoodies, onesies, bibs and rock n roll feeding bowls! Now I need to find some hair accessories for Edie’s Robert Smith look, some spider hair clips or… Read more »

Nice boat apartments in London

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Ben’s nice boat is coming along…nicely. Carbon neutral London apartments on a refurbished spacious former Thames tank barge. very nice!

Threadless – something for the whole whanau

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Threadless have launched Threadless Kids – Designer Kids & Baby Clothing – Tees, Tshirts and T shirts! There’s only one onesie design so far but heaps of tees for kids. I got my godson The Optical Illusion Kid Ang got The Bad Seed by Kiwi designer Aaron Hogg and I couldn’t resist the combination of… Read more »

World hack champs

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I hate calling it hacky but anyway check out the Up & Go World Hacky Champs. There’s a live comp as well as an online comp. Major prize – $7,000 California beach package for two, includes 5 nights accommodation and NZ$1000 spending money. Regional prizes (total prize pool) 1st – Motorola MOTORIZR Z3 mobile phones,… Read more »