Manual Magazine

Category: Music

Residency: Liam Finn

0 By on Thursday December 12 2013 in Art, Music, News, Video

It’d be an understatement to say we’ve thrashed Liam Finn’s I’ll be Lightning album in the Manual office. The title track was even the soundtrack to Glenn Wignall’s monumental video part in our former editor’s video Skylarking. Liam hopped over the ditch recently to spend some… More ›

Def turns two, time to party

0 By on Saturday November 9 2013 in Events, Music, News, Skateboarding

What to do when you turn two? It ain’t tricky… it’s time to party. Def have had superb sophomore year, so it’s time to celebrate. Money Mike, Joey Paydirt, Che Kamikaze, The Doqument, Onnyk and special guests will be lighting up Tyler Street Garage this… More ›

G-Shock X David Dallas

0 By on Sunday October 20 2013 in Music, News, Objects Of Desire, Video

G-SHOCK announces a limited edition collaboration with NZ hip-hop heavyweight, David Dallas. As David Dallas’ brand new album, ‘Falling Into Place’ drops today and hits number one on iTunes, NZ’s biggest name in hip-hop has something else to be excited about – the launch of… More ›

Alex Knost and Tomorrows Tulips at La Casa

0 By on Wednesday September 25 2013 in Music, Video

“I guess it’s like being in love with two girls at once.” Alex Knost gets all deep and meaningful about his relationship with surfing and music. Good thing neither will slap you in the face if they hear about the other. Or will they?! Broadcasting… More ›

Instant: Sean Aickin Photography Show

0 By on Tuesday September 24 2013 in Art, Events, Music, News

Long time Manual contributor Sean Aickin is having his second solo exhibition of photographs at Wellington’s Good as Gold this Friday, 27th September. ’Instant’ is a collection of 275 photographs amassed over 15 Years. The images are shot on various formats and contain everything from nudey bits, live… More ›

Off The Record: Christian Rich

0 By on Thursday August 29 2013 in Music, Video

Responsible for Earl Sweatshirt’s “Chum” from his recently released album Doris, production duo Christian Rich is the focus of the this installment of Off The Record. They walk through the process of finding the melody, working with Chad Hugo of The Neptunes and the organic… More ›

Off The Record: Ski Beatz

0 By on Friday August 9 2013 in Music, News, Video

Legendary producer Ski Beatz is responsible for some of the most influential and instantly recognizable hip-hop beats of all time. As part of our ongoing Off the Record series, L-R-G Clothing caught up with the storied beatsmith to discuss a variety of topics – ranging… More ›

No More Heroes film to go ahead

0 By on Monday June 10 2013 in Art, Music, News, Skateboarding

In a groundbreaking deal for Yeah Bo films, makers of the cult New Zealand skateboarding documentary No More Heroes, they announce today they have teamed up with iconic record label Flying Nun Records, and Mushroom Music Publishing, to secure the long awaited release of their… More ›

Monkeys On Yoyos Grand Opening

2 By on Tuesday March 5 2013 in Events, Music, News, Skateboarding

Monkeys on Yoyos is New Zealand’s newest and only skateboard-exclusive indoor park. You can find them at 18 Ayr Street, Ohakune. Monkeys is also the first solar powered indoor skatepark in the Southern Hemisphere! Founded in 2012 by Nigel Horrocks, the aim is to a create high… More ›

Beastwars – Tower of Skulls

0 By on Friday November 16 2012 in Art, Events, Music, News, Video

Director Simon Ward’s lo-fi, sci-fi psychedelia set to the dark jams of Beastwars. See the band live at their upcoming gigs in Auckland on 17 Nov, Wellington on 23 Nov and the same day as ALC’s ramp jamage in New Plymouth on 24 Nov. They’ll also… More ›