Music listening evening – May

I enjoyed the group listening at Paul Quilter’s monthly music evening at PQ Imports HQ in Tamahere, last night. Highlights for me were: The Blind Boys of Alabama – Spirit of the Century Loggins & Messina – Mother Lode (on original vinyl) Jim Suhler Sacred Spirit – Vol. 2: Culture Clash Brian Eno – Nerve […]

May is New Zealand Music Month

It’s here again – time to celebrate and support our home-grown talent. Plenty of great music to hear for the first time or again, at home on the stereo, in the local library, on TV and radio, and in schools, as well as your local live gig venues. Witchdoctor magazine is running a piece each […]

Bill Nelson – a favourite son

Yorkshire in the north of England has been a hotbed of home audio products for decades – Sugden, Wharfedale, Castle, etc. Another perhaps less well known gem is Bill Nelson, founder of Be-Bop Deluxe and prolific solo writer and guitarist for many years since. Actually ‘prolific’ is a major understatement – he has issued several […]