music + dance
"We aren’t trying to sound like anything else in particular. When people hear me they know I'm not British or American, but that's okay. I'm from here—from Budapest."
Margaret Island tells us about the Hungarian language, the music scene in Budapest, and about their creative process.
One band came up in almost every conversation we had with Wellington music lovers. This band embodies the relentless work ethic and experimental spirit we found characteristic of music artists in the city. That band is Orchestra of Spheres.
An introduction to Malia Johnson, the choreographer defining the dance and choreography landscape across New Zealand.
As a rotating event series that features not only local music of all genre, but also visual art, dance and readings, Old Hall Gigs is a prime example of a theme of collaboration we heard about in our conversations across Wellington.
The alt-rocker discusses the band’s upcoming album, the Wellington music scene, and why you should never tell a band to smile on-stage.