Friday, March 1, 2024

13th Floor’s Marty Duda Remembers Randy and Ozzy

Time for a walk down memory lane... little did I know that 40 years ago I was helping to making a little rock &...
Crowded House

Crowded House Remind Us Why We Do What We Do

Two weeks ago I watched and listened to Crowded House along with 12,000 other fans at Auckland’s Spark Arena. Last night, I was fortunate...

13th Floor’s Top 10 Albums of 2020

The new year has just begun, so what better way to spend New Years' Day than to ruminate over last year's best music? Listening to...

The ABBA Reunion: The Winner Takes It All

The four members of ABBA have released a statement announcing the fact that they have gotten back together and recorded two new songs. Right...

Are We Killing Our Rock Stars?

This past Saturday marked the 59th anniversary of “the day the music died.” It was on February 3rd, 1959 that Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens...

A Few Words About Aldous Harding…

There is no doubt that Aldous Harding’s music is polarising. Some (like me), love it, others find her vocal affectations annoying and her intense...

A Letter From The Kings Arms

This just in from the folks at The Kings Arms... A letter from the Kings Arms: It's fair to say that the last week and a...

Demand A Better City!! – 13th Floor Opinion

The aftermath of the closing down of The Kings Arms this past Saturday night due to a noise complaint has resulted in Australian promoter...

Tina Turntables – Yes, Black Lives Matter

So I first wrote this on the 2nd of July before the shootings of innocent black men and before the police shootings. It seems...

Postcards from Tourettes – The Boat

On the day we took the boat out, the sky was sleepy. You promised it would wake up later and I have always believed...