Tag: New Zealand

Live Review: Gin Wigmore @ Dingwalls

Gin Wigmore @ Dingwalls New Zealand singer-songwriter Virginia “Gin” Wigmore played a show at Camden’s Dingwalls venue in North London as part of a short run of European shows in support of her third studio album Blood To Bone. With a distinctive voice often compared with the likes of Wanda Jackson and Amy Winehouse but with songs fashioned with rock guitars instead, it was truly a treat to catch her live. Thankfully making it to the stage following a short stay in a London hospital after arriving in the capital a couple of days ahead of the show, Wigmore...

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Interview: Liam Finn. 67 Varieties Of Cool.

Rachel Lipsitz caught up with Liam Finn ahead of his 4 week Murmuration residency at The Lexington in London beginning 1 Sept. Thirty year-old Finn plays 67 (!!!) instruments on his recently released, third album, The Nihilist. His gentle voice belies the sheer fun and dynamism of his live shows. Often adding musician friends to the mix, and building into controlled chaos, he and his musical collaborator Eliza-Jane Barnes’ shows aren’t your usual affair. Finn effortlessly loops guitar lines, plays drums, commands a theremin like you haven’t seen since Jon Spencer, and sings–culminating in a uniquely ramshackle show that...

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