It was great news to hear that Joan Baez will play two New Zealand shows later this year; Auckland, Thursday August 29 at The Civic and Wellington, Saturday August 31, MFC. Joan Baez. I love her In Concert album, her covers of songs made famous by Bob Dylan and Led Zeppelin are better than the [...]
My Father and The Man in Black Director: Jonathan Holiff Intentionally Left Bank/New Chapter Productions Jonathan Holiff (filmmaker) is the son of Saul Holiff. Holiff Senior was, for a time, Johnny Cash’s manager. The two shared a fascinating time together, Holiff is intriguing as a guy-behind-the-guy, credited with introducing Johnny to June, adding her to [...]
This Saturday, February 23, Cat Power will play Wellington’s Town Hall. And thanks to Mystery Girl I have one double-pass to offer for a lucky Off The Tracks reader. To be in to win all you have to do is leave a comment below telling me your favourite Special Guest: Five Albums I’m Loving post [...]
David Bowie turned 66 and released a new song. What’s the big deal? Well a decade’s silence – plenty of speculation he was dying/enjoying being a father/both. The new song is the first single from upcoming new album (released March). Here it is – it’s called Where Are We Now? What do you reckon?