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Untouched Mind

Release of "Untouched Mind" by Unknown Rockstar

Finally, another Unknown Rockstar album, Untouched Mind. Hypnotic, dreamy, confrontational, complex - the album travels through many moods and styles. An assemblage of live parts, samples, treatments, field recordings and anything else that can make a complex organic composition like this work.


Unknown Rockstar bye bye Wellington gig, 15th of April

Freds, 46 Frederick Street, the 15th April, 8pm

Unknown Rockstar plays his last gig in Wellington before shipping off to Sydney. Performing "Eternal Boogie" and "Annoying Synth Loops"

Other performers:
  • Dan Beban and Reece McNaughten
  • Mu-two

A neopop-drone-tribal group of timbre immensity and groove intensity.
  • Cory Champion - Drums
  • Alex Bartly Nees - Sax
  • Chris Wratt - Drums

Release of "Fog" by Starcrusher

Starcrusher have just released their third album, Fog. Something of a different approach to the last two albums. A rich mushy bed of chords and floating melody lines warp and shimmer, both oppressive and hazy.

PhotoChop Vol. 3

Unknown Rockstar plays PhotoChop Vol. 3 opening, 16th of January

A collective exhibition of collage images from print using photo chop, scissors and glue. Following the blazing paper trail left by PhotoChop (2007) & PhotoChop II (2009) the exhibition salutes the dawn of photo lithography, the 120 years old tradition of processing images for the mass print medium... give the new images a montage of new meaning.

Everything under one hundred dollars.

Opening on Sunday 16th starting 3pm with music from Dick Whyte, The Doll, Unknown Rockstar. BBQ possible depending on the weather. BYO, some nibbles and drinks provided.

Opening hours Monday 17th to Sunday 23rd 10am-6pm.

Artists include: Markus McIntyre; Dick Whyte; Robyn Kenealy; Menn-O-Matic; Sam Stephens; Will Frew; Claire Harris; Rob Groat; Denise Durkin; Ruby Nekk; BND; Curtis Nixon; Stefano Tevaga; Alison Jones; Di Dixon; Emma Goodall; Re-bound Books.

Sweet dreams, baby

Release of "Sweet dreams, baby" by Cyberphobe

Cyberphobe has released his long awaited a new album, Sweet dreams, baby.

Simultaneously mind-expanding and oppressive, Cyberphobe provides another installation of music to challenge and provoke.