Back to the ’70s when Max Merritt and the Meteors went to London

Some NZ acts who moved to Australia in the '60s then moved to London to try their luck there. Max and the Meteors went in 1970. Dave Russell (who was also Christchurch born) was in the band at that stage. In their time in London they played at some famous music venues. One of these … Continue reading Back to the ’70s when Max Merritt and the Meteors went to London

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Stranger Than Fiction: the life & times of Split Enz – Mike Chunn

Recently I read this book by Mike Chunn (published in 1992) from his time in Split Enz & later from the outside looking back in. The book is difficult to purchase these days. One well-known online outlet sells it for an enormous price but I found a copy (via Abe Books) at Book Now in … Continue reading Stranger Than Fiction: the life & times of Split Enz – Mike Chunn

Spectrum-Ariel with the Pardoners at Caravan Sunday May 21

THE PARDONERS: GLYN MASON & SAM SEE Caravan was full yesterday afternoon & after four hours of music (hosted by Laneway Music) we, the audience, left feeling elated & topped full of memories of so many great songs. It was a busy afternoon for Glyn Mason who under the Pardoners name is half of that … Continue reading Spectrum-Ariel with the Pardoners at Caravan Sunday May 21