Author: Simon Mercep

Double, by Darkfield Radio – Fantastic sound. The story? Not so much.

This week New Zealanders get the opportunity to try a new web based entertainment experiences called Darkfield Radio.This audio only entertainment is the first to gain entry for the Venice International Film Festival. Its creators, David Rosenberg and Glen Neath,…

Radioactive – an artist’s view of love and death

The film Radioactive tells the story of Marie Curie, one of the world’s most famous and influential scientists. She is the woman who, along with her husband Pierre, effectively unlocked radioactivity. It’s not subject matter to be taken lightly. Radioactive…

ROCK TIL YOU DROP: Elton John at Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland, Sunday February 16, 2020

“I can’t sing. I just completely lost my voice. I gotta go. I’m so sorry. I’m so sorry” With those words Sir Elton John rose to his feet, about two thirds of the way through his first of three planned…

Post Modern Jukebox at the Auckland Town Hall, October 12th: Great show, not great sound

(With thanks to Chris Zwaagdyk for the concert photos) You have to say two things in the same breath about this show from Post Modern Jukebox (PMJ): first, that it was a barnstorming concert, full of energy, humour, and good…