The Changing Same are releasing their second album, ‘Creative Evolution’, with a release party on September 5 at Nivara Lounge. We had a quick chat to Matthew Bannister about the points of difference between this and his other band, Sneaky Feelings, the evolution of The Changing Same through time, and more! Read there interview -> HERE <-
It's only a few days until the 10th Annual Circle Jerk! One band making its first appearance at the event is Dr Mesmer's Private Army. We talked to Kent Macpherson (Octave guitar/synth/field recordings) about the concept behind band's performances, aspirations, and the story behind the name. Click HERE to read the interview!
HUP's next show is next Friday, August 17th and features Auckland's Swallow The Rat alongside two new Hamilton bands, shoegazy noiseniks Landlords and lo fi indie heads Bitter Defeat. Just a tenner on the door first band around 9.
The compilation 'This Sporting Life - Alms for Children' was released recently by Failsafe Records, compiling the outputs of the two inter-connected Auckland bands. We had a talk to members Ben Hayman (bass) and Daron Johns (drums) about the release of the compilation, how they feel their songs have stood the test of time, memories of their time together, Hamilton gigs, and more! Read about it -> HERE <-