Saturday 2 August 2014, with Emma Smith
Earlier this year, Lydia Cole and her guitarist Luke Oram started thinking about a way to help their friend, Jono Wilson, an Auckland session drummer who was seriously injured in a car accident. They decided to create an album of nine never before heard tracks from the likes of Avalanche City, Great North and Nathan King. We speak to Cole and Avalanche City's Dave Baxter about the process and some of the surprising results.
Portrait by Chester Travis
Fazerdaze's Amelia Murray / Photo by Gareth Thomas
@Peace live at Montecristo Room
On @Peace and the Plutonian Noise Symphony, the debut album from @Peace, the leftfield hip hop and future soul collective wrestle with heady subjects like time dilation, aliens, death, and determinism. The group chose Auckland’s Montecristo Room as the venue to premiere these songs in front of a hometown crowd, and Radio New Zealand engineer Andre Upston was there to capture their space-is-the-place set.
@Peace's Tom Scott live at Montecristo Room / Photo by Milana Radojcic