Rob Talsma was formerly the drummer for popular '90s Hamilton band Inchworm. Ian Duggan talks to Rob about his music related activities since leaving Hamilton in 1999 — his latest band ‘Five Second Burn’, and his spectacular music videos. Find the interview, here, to read more!
Friday's show was one to remember...Grok's first NZ show for 19 years, Ghosts of Electricity blasting songs from their new LP 'Trolls', and Tidal Control with a rifftastic set. Ngamihi Pawa was on hand to capture the action. Thanks to everyone for coming out!
Hamilton's The Recently Deceived have been together since 2014. The band - Terry - vox/guitar, Tim - guitar/beer, Timo - bass, Reece - drums/hair - are influenced by, amongst others, Much The Same, Rise Against, and Bowling For Soup, the band nominate a show by Good Riddance and Versus The World, as something to aspire to.
Currently recording an EP, The Recently Deceived play Hamilton's Diggers Bar on Saturday October 17 with Poison Skies, Checaine & Rebel Sound Radio.
The band will play at the first annual HUP Xmas party on December 18th at Nivara Lounge, and 'Truth and Lies', from the band's forthcoming EP, is featured in the next HUPCAST, set for release this week.
HUP is involved in a project to open a new practice space in Hamilton, a secure facility in the Te Rapa area equipped with PA, drums and bass cab. Bands interested in finding out more please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arpie Shirehorse caught up with Nick Feisst of really rather awesome local synth-pop legends The Deadly Deaths and talked about the Hamilton music scene as it was and the relative successes that the band had. Search through our Archives here to read more...