Grass and Seeds

Wellington reggae-soul group The Black Seeds played at the Australian music festival Splendour in the Grass at Woodford in Queensland on 29 July; keyboardist Nigel Patterson was interviewed ahead of the gig by the Gladstone Observer’s Seanna Cronin. Since November 21 the eight-piece has been working on their next studio album. Patterson said: “The sounds that are coming out are very exciting, and we are looking forward to starting playing some of these new flavours live.” The Black Seeds have released seven previous albums.


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You don’t need physics to appreciate Katherine Mansfield

You don’t need physics to appreciate Katherine Mansfield

In an entertainingly self-deprecating essay for Oxford University’s independent student newspaper Cherwell, Ben Jureidini apologies to the ghost of New Zealand short story master Katharine Mansfield for almost submitting a terribly…