D4 dee-light North America

The D4 have unleashed their distinctive sound on the North American market, gaining thumbs-up all round. Rolling Stone: “[The D4] blitz through their blues-punk-garage-rock playbook on hyperdrive.” Chart Attack: “One of the few rock bands the editors of Chart universally agree rule, NZ’s The D4 release 6Twenty, a terrific collection of songs that’ll make you feel like running through the streets playing air guitar.” And they also impress across the Atlantic at their Camden Electric Ballroom gig in London. “New Zealand rockers the D4 have stadium-sized ambition … [Lead guitarist Dion] is not concerned with being the next big colonial thing; he’s too busy being Brian May.”

 


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Composer Annea Lockwood at Chicago Festival

Composer Annea Lockwood at Chicago Festival

Chicago’s Frequency Festival has become a crucial showcase for the movement of “new music”, according to Aaron Cohen reporting for Chicago Tribune. New Zealand-born and New York-based composer Annea Lockwood exemplifies…