Let there be more rock

As if they don’t have enough rock cred already, The Datsuns have hired Led Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones to produce their highly anticipated second album. Says singer, Dolf de Datsun, “It’s going really well considering that we’ve been on the road for two years and had no time to write or rehearse. We’ve got eight songs written. It’s a pretty much a rock and roll record.” Also featured in NME, Daniel Bedingfield educates British readers on deer farming Kiwi-style, and jokes about comparisons drawn between James Dean and himself by a smitten American music press: “It’s hilarious, isn’t it? I wonder who paid who at the record company…”

 


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Annaleese Jochems’s Debut Novel Alive and Squirming

Annaleese Jochems’s Debut Novel Alive and Squirming

“Cynthia, the simpering, scheming, covetous emotional sinkhole of New Zealander Annaleese Jochems’ assured debut novel, Baby, is alive and squirming; a memorable addition to the growing coterie of unapologetic antiheroines (dis)gracing…