Category: Interview

Crave! episode 75: Mary Poppins Returns, Vice, Holmes & Watson, and an interview with Myles Kennedy

Mary Poppins has returned, but while Steve is quite taken with its charms, Simon has less room in his cold, cold heart for its joys. Vice, on the other hand, has thoroughly impressed both our reviewers just as much as…

Crave! episode 70: Johnny English, A Simple Favour, Ladies In Black, Kim Benzie

In the seventieth — seventieth! — episode of Crave! Steve struggles to convince Simon of the merits of A Simple Favour, the new Blake Lively—Anna Kendrick two-hander; while Simon rates it, he isn’t as taken in with the film’s charms…

Crave! episode 69: BlacKkKlansman, The Happytime Murders, Steven Wilson, Pink

Two films of very different calibres have been occupying Simon and Steve’s attention this week. BlacKKKlansman, the Spike Lee joint about a black detective who infiltrates the Ku Klux Klan, made a very positive impression; The Happytime Murders simply managed…

STEVEN WILSON interview – ahead of his tour, a chat about life, music and why it’s good not to wear shoes

Steven Wilson

He’s been called the King of Prog Rock, and also the most successful musician you’ve never heard of. Those who have heard of him are clearly a devoted lot, as Englishman Steven Wilson has sustained a career for 30 years.…

Crave! episode 67: The Spy Who Dumped Me, LBJ, Taylor Swift, the Bay City Rollers, and Jim Glennie

Crave! has sent intrepid guest reviewer Debbie to Florida this week to cover Taylor Swift’s show at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, for a sneak preview of the Reputation tour that will be coming to New Zealand in November. Steve…

Crave! episode 65: Incredibles 2, The Bamboos, Sicario: Day Of The Soldado

Incredibles 2, the sequel to, well, Incredibles, has finally arrived, and Simon and Steve ask just how incredible it really is, and find it to be, well, not entirely credible. Simon’s been talking to Lance Ferguson, Kiwi songwriter with Australian…

THE BAMBOOS – “Night Time People”: new album preview, interview

This week the Melbourne based soul-funk band The Bamboos are to release their eighth studio album, Night Time People. Simon caught up with band leader, Auckland born Lance Ferguson, to chat about the new album, and in particular a stand…

Crave! episode 59: Melissa Etheridge & Sheryl Crow, Rag n Bone Man, Early Man, A Quiet Place, The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society, and an interview with Penny Ashton

It’s been a busy week for Steve and Simon. Monday evening saw them both at Auckland’s Trusts Arena, where they were very impressed with Melissa Etheridge and Sheryl Crow. Steve has also seen English soul singer Rag n Bone Man,…

Crave! episode 57: Lauv, Tomb Raider, Annihilation, Melissa Etheridge, Death Wish

In the latest instalment of Crave!, Steve and Simon share their thoughts on a concert that they were probably a little too old for, Lauv’s recent show at Auckland’s Powerstation. But, age notwithstanding, they were both impressed by the American…