Nuns fly high in Seattle

Seattle Weekly chats with “one of New Zealand’s coolest exports” – David Kilgour of The Clean. Kilgour answers questions on a musical career which spans 20 years; from 1981’s “coughing, cursive, and practically perfect Boodle Boodle Boodle”  to the “every bit as urgent, acerbic, and exceptional” Getaway two decades later. Featured in a previous issue were Flying Nun stablemates The Tall Dwarves, whose latest CD – The Sky Above the Mud Below – was pronounced “maximally minimalist and cleverly cool.” (May-June 23)


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Taika Waititi Portrait Wins Packing Room Prize

Taika Waititi Portrait Wins Packing Room Prize

Sydney-based artist Claus Stangl has taken out one of Australia’s top art honours with his portrait of Academy Award-winning director Taika Waititi, The Guardian reports. Stangl won the packing room prize, a…