I.E CRAZY – PRAYING MANTIS (VIDEO)

It’s been a few months since the release of i.e. crazy’s album Non Compos Mentis, a “wonderfully neurotic and idiosyncratic” record that walks “that tight rope between discordant and melodic”. (Overblown.co.uk) i.e. crazy continues to tow the line of discomfort and delicate touch, returning today with a game of sensory roulette. Praying Mantis features chop-up

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EMBEDDED FIGURES

Embedded Figures is the solo electronic project of Amber Skye, one half of Dunedin coldwave duo, Strange Harvest, and one quarter of Dunedin/Auckland experimental hardware four piece, Rise of the City Cat Cult. Described by sonic contemporary, Forbes Williams, as “an auteur of synth”, Embedded Figures has paved a venomous, dark disco path in the

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Sing-a-long with Craig Elliott

“We need a music video Craig – what can you do?” “Not too sure. Any thoughts?” “What about a lyric video? That’s simple enough to get the music out there a little more.” “Sure – I’ll talk to Will Agnew. He did the video for Hole In The Wall Gang.” That pretty much was the conversation

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LOG HORN BREED

Burnt in an All Plastics factory. Bunked down in a pagan house post-quake. And emerging in the shadow of a Crusader’s ruined stadium, where finally it has found a bit of a home (well, a tentative one at least): Smoking. Cracked concrete. Floods. Suppression. Rants. Flying off the handle. Dealing with the fickle. Burnt and

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THREAT.MEET.PROTOCOL

They rallied the mighty unwashed of Tauranga with the battle cry of “Fuck MUZAI” in a wrestling-style feud that went either incredibly well or terribly wrong (depending on your view of kayfabe and promotional stunts). But like the mighty Ric Flair, it’s with a tear in our eyes that Threat.Meet.Protocol have returned to the label

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