The All-Girl Band Making Waves in the New Dunedin Sound

Lacuna consisted of three (now two), musicians Mackenzie Hollebon, Bexy Shingleton, and Grace Cook, who has recently left. After a short hiatus from their previous band The Burps, the girls returned to each other, forming Lacuna. After countless gigs in Dunedin, they are ready to release an EP and a music video.  Mackenzie and Bexy met when Mackenzie was the drummer for Albion Place.  “One night we were playing with Hot...

The Top Five Dunedin Sounds of 2018

Ah yes, the Dunedin sound. A pivotal part of Dunedin’s brand identity, as we are a town that is inclusive to all new bands (so long as you’re a male and play surf rock). It’s been a great year for the Dunners music scene. Ed Sheeran came to visit, Coyote defaced The Chills mural, and The Cook reopened its doors, we have seen so much drama and music arise in this new era of the Dunedin sound. I myself have participated in the odd...

Hold My Hand Lover It Is Weed Time

Tonight we take gather here to partake Weed is our captain, its smoke is our guide Oh no, Erin is scared, she does not want to smoke the weed Please don’t listen to Erin A weed is a Good time, every time Everyone get Some weed Out of all the people on this Fair earth We who smoke weed Easily Eat more of everything Don’t be afraid (unless you’re Erin) Puff, puff On ya mate Everyone loves weed True for...

Tōku haerenga ki te rohe o Catlins

I haere māua ko tōku hoa ki te rohe o Catlins. Ātaa- hua rawa te wāhi rā. Kīkī te whenua ki ngā oneroa, ngāhere, horowai hoki. E rua ngā rā e tipi haere ana māua ki reira. Ko tōku tūmanako, ka whāia te kaituhi e au. Kei ngā wāhi i toro ai māua i tuhi au i ētahi kōrero mai i ōku aroaro. Koinā te kaupapa o tēnei atikara hei...