ALBUM REVIEW: Neil Finn – Out Of Silence

Out Of Silence is unique for the fact that it was rehearsed and then recorded live at Finn’s Auckland studio, whilst being streamed live to the world via Facebook and You Tube. It was a fascinating insight into a logistical and creatively adventurous undertaking. Even for those who didn’t see or know about the process, the spirit and communality of the session is imbued in … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Neil Finn – Out Of Silence

Neil Finn – Out Of Silence album recording/webcast

Out Of Silence was recorded live in-studio via webcast on Facebook and YouTube and will be mixed, mastered and digitally released one week after the recording, on 1 September 2017. “It’s pretty damned exciting. It’s the way I always dreamed of making music.” Each Friday for the last month, Neil Finn has been convening in his Roundhead Studios in Auckland, New Zealand with a collection … Continue reading Neil Finn – Out Of Silence album recording/webcast

ALBUM REVIEW: Neil Finn | Dizzy Heights

Neil Finn is an artist who is always searching for and experimenting with new ways to satisfy his muse. He’s a pan-genre musician capable of immersing himself in pop, art-rock, acoustic balladry and groove-based experimentalism and he masters most of them. On Dizzy Heights he applies a new psychedelic and fantastical pop-art filter to his songs with mixed results. Finn worked with producer Dave Fridmann … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Neil Finn | Dizzy Heights

PHOTOS: Pajama Club / Glass Towers @ OAF (13/06/11)

Pajama Club / Glass Towers @ OAF (13/06/11), a set on Flickr. Neil Finn introduced his new band Pajama Party featuring wife Sharon, Sean Donnelly (SJD) and Alana Skyring (ex-The Grates) to Sydney with a set of songs filtered through funk, pop and post rock electronica landscapes… Continue reading PHOTOS: Pajama Club / Glass Towers @ OAF (13/06/11)

REVIEW: 7 WORLDS COLLIDE – The Sun Came Out

1 2 3 4 5 Reviewed for FasterLouder It is surprising that musicians don’t do this kind of thing more – getting together for the sake of the music, collaborating and sharing the experience of songwriting. One way to do it is the ‘supergroup’ which can either work (Them Crooked Vultures, Temple Of The Dog) or can be a turgid affair (Chickenfoot, Tinted Windows). The … Continue reading REVIEW: 7 WORLDS COLLIDE – The Sun Came Out

NEWS: NEIL FINN’S 7 Worlds Collide super lineup…

This week has seen three concerts in Auckland, New Zealand led by Neil Finn and featuring a stellar lineup that includes members of Radiohead and Wilco plus Johnny Marr, Liam Finn, Bic Runga, KT Tunstall, Don Mclashan, Lisa Germano and Sebastian Steinberg. The last of the shows is tonight at the Powerstation in Mt Eden and will be followed by an album of original material … Continue reading NEWS: NEIL FINN’S 7 Worlds Collide super lineup…