Kia Ora! Symphonies blog hasn't been very active since early 2019 but we are back into it for 2020! There's a wealth of excellent NZ releases that have come out since we last posted, so over the next week we will be posting plenty of updates!
Long live blogspot!
Ps: We have both been busy with our other projects which you should definitely check out!
has launched and opened a distro on bigcartel, selling mainly releases from Aotearoa/NZ. Watch this space for upcoming releases in 2020!
is still going strong, releasing several things this year, including another compilation (Hairy Palm #Vol 3) featuring all the best local Punk/Hardcore from around the country. Watch out for upcoming releases in 2020 as well.
Benny from Hairy Palm has also been featured on Maximum Rock n Rolls remote radio, hosting a podcast about punk/hardcore from Aotearoa/New Zealand. Listen here:
Thirdly, Hairy Palms offshoot Caveman Noise has put out the second issue of its zine, featuring interview with Sydney's ROBBER, Wellington bands, PIGGERY, ZONE KILLER and power electronics/noise freak MUTATION. Cover art by Alex Brown along with Jess Dew. Also featuring reviews, rambling and more!
Caveman Noise has also started its own show on Auckland 95 bFM airing Sundays 1-3am after Hard Fast and Heavy. Check out the podcast here:
Happy new years blah blah from Symphonies blog!