Luke Live – July Tour

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Bookings being taken now for July 2018 tour. No gig too anything. Call me now 021 0259 2919. First confirmed gig is 7th at Moutere.    And The secrets Of The Mona Lisa concert June 30 in Palmerston North. Updates to come. Invercargill July 13th, 14th. Download poster as an A4 pdf  (about 10mb) to print for your event. Poster includes space at the bottom for you to write in your details.

To Be or Not to Be – Short Documentary in Edge film festival

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‘To Be or Not to Be’ is an 11 min documentary Directed by Jing Chen, the 11-minute “conversation” takes its title from one of the songs from Hurley’s 1994 album Reha. He describes meeting the documentary makers as “wonderful serendipity”, saying they approached him while he was out busking in Auckland. “As we were working on it, I was amazed at how they were able to understand where I was coming from.” The full story is featured in the Stuff … Continue reading To Be or Not to Be – Short Documentary in Edge film festival

Music and passion and blockchain

Got invited to play five songs live on my fav station* with Steve Upston engineering and Jessie asking me a few questions. And my New Years resolution is to answer emails and show great-attitude regarding support from all of you. Thank you again. * was played at 2:30pm on Dec 15th afternoons on RNZ. See NZlive link or direct podcast here if the player below isn’t visible.  The first song played was “The Sound”. John Renbourn of Pentangle was name-checked as an early … Continue reading Music and passion and blockchain

A perfect day in leafy over privileged inner suburbia

Casting my mind back to the days prior to making HIGH RISK late last century in fact. The day it happened was a perfect day in leafy over privileged inner suburbia”. There was the father in law loading up the trailer with the few things needed from the old life; And in a moment they will get in his car. The wife and the kids and just about everything of any meaning, Will cruise sedately down the driveway and out … Continue reading A perfect day in leafy over privileged inner suburbia

Have you heard of Pop Up Shows?

Dan the pilot affirmed that CDs are far superior. His life depends on checks. Have you checked yet? Listen to your fav track on Cleptofy and then on cd. One will sound like a goat crapping into a tin can and the other will sound vaguely like music. Better still vinyl. But that’s another story. Taylor Swift hasn’t suffered from withdrawing from Cleptofy. Her latest album is just shy of 5 million in sales. Not bad! 5 million listens on … Continue reading Have you heard of Pop Up Shows?

Taranaki tomorrow – live is way better than a stream

Had a great chat with Murray at Stebbing Recording. We were discussing CDs and how sales have plummeted by 70% but are starting to rise again. We agreed that a track off Spotify sounds thin compared to the same track played on a CD player. CDs are significantly better would you not agree? If you can be bothered try listening to your fav track on cleptofy …..correction Spotify. And then play the same track on the cd album it was … Continue reading Taranaki tomorrow – live is way better than a stream