18 Jun 2011

The Adults

The Adults is not the first side project spearheaded by Shihad's Jon Toogood - that honour goes to SML, the dirgy riff-fest of a band that teamed Toogood with Shihad drummer Tom Larkin and Head Like A Hole's Nigel Regan back in '96. This time Toogood has brought together the powers of Tiki Taane, Nick Roughan, Shayne Carter, Gary Sullivan, Anika Moa, Julia Deans, Riki Gooch, Warren Maxwell as The Adults. It is a veritable supergroup of local musicians who have brought Toogood's vision to life. Sam Wicks met up with The Adults at The Lab studios in Auckland - some of the band is keen to talk - others, not so much.