21-year-old Memphis-based singer-songwriter Julien Baker performed at Auckland’s Tuning Fork last night ahead of the release of her highly-anticipated second album. Also on the bill was Fat Possum recording artist Adam Torres.
Photographer Trevor Villers was there and has put together this photo gallery:
(Check out The 13th Floor interview with Julien Baker here)
The Miltones wrapped up their album release tour in front of a hometown crowd at Auckland’s Tuning Fork. And what a crowd it was…they showed up early and in large numbers making for a very special evening. Continue reading
Founding member of The Sex Pistols and Rich Kids, writer of hits ‘Pretty Vacant’ and ‘God Save The Queen’, Glen Matlock is a musical legend and raconteur extraordinaire. Continue reading
Memphis-based singer-songwriter Julien Baker makes her New Zealand performing debut at Auckland’s Tuning Fork this Sunday, July 23rd.
At the rip old age of 21, Baker is wowing audiences with songs from her debut album, Sprained Ankle, released in 2015 when she was still a teen. She comes armed to the Tuning Fork with a clutch of new songs that will appear on her next album, due later this year.
The 13th Floor’s Marty Duda spoke to Julien Baker recently. They began their conversation discussing another impressive young artist who has just released her second album…Lorde. Continue reading
MONDAY JULY 17, 2017 – Australian indie-rock band DMA’S are heading back to New Zealand for two headline shows, playing Wellington’s San Fran on October 19 and Auckland’s Tuning Fork on October 20. Continue reading
Joe Pug returns to New Zealand with two shows: Wednesday, July 19th at San Fran in Wellington and Thursday, July 20th at Auckland’s Tuning Fork.
Last time Joe was here, he was opening for Robert Ellis. This time around he is headlining, with another promising artist, Courtney Marie Andrews, filling out the bill.
The 13th Floor’s Marty Duda caught up with Joe Pug as he was touring Australia to find out what the Texas-based singer-songwriter has been up to since his last visit. Continue reading
With his band Gomez on indefinite hiatus, gravelly-voiced Ben Ottewell carries on with his solo career. He’s just released his third album and, last night, he presented a good portion of that record to a live audience at Auckland’s Tuning Fork…his second solo show there in three years. Continue reading
The Tuning Fork and Christchurch Arts Festival are proud to present Brazilian songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Rodrigo Amarante at Auckland’s Great South Pacific Tuning Fork on Saturday 16 September and Christchurch’s The Piano on Sunday 17 September. Continue reading
With his band Gomez on an extended hiatus, Ben Ottewell refuses to slow down, releasing his third solo album, A Man Apart just a few weeks ago and setting out on the road, with a show at Auckland’s Tuning Fork scheduled for Friday, June 23rd.
The 13th Floor’s Marty Duda chatted with the gravelly-voiced musician recently. The conversation began with talk of the new album…and then the future of Gomez. Continue reading
Ben Cooper, aka Radical Face, performed a dozen or so songs last night touching on topics such as murder, domestic violence, matricide and suicide and somehow made everyone who attended feel better for having experienced the show. Continue reading
Tonight’s scheduled Evan Dando concert at The Tuning Fork has been cancelled. No further details available at this time…watch this space.
Sun Kil Moon put on an extraordinary show last night at Auckland’s Tuning Fork. The gig included a special guest, a tribute to a fallen rocker, a previously unheard song and a performance that was as much stand-up comedy as rock and roll. Continue reading
Julia Jacklin’s star has been on the rise for about a year now. The Australian singer-songwriter recorded her acclaimed debut album in New Zealand. Now she returns for one last headlining performance before heading back into the studio. Continue reading
Radical Face is the nome de plume of Florida-based musician Ben Cooper. Having just completed his epic, 3-disc trilogy, The Family Tree, Radical Face has just released his latest EP, SunnMoonnEclippse.
Now, for the very first time, Radical Face will perform in New Zealand, at Auckland’s Tuning Fork, on Saturday, June 3rd.
The 13th Floor’s Marty Duda spoke to Ben Cooper recently and their discussion dug deep into Cooper’s creative process, particularly his collaboration with visual artist Gordon McBride. Continue reading
Thomas Oliver kicked off his nationwide tour with a show at Auckland’s Tuning Fork last night. Oliver has just released his latest album, Floating In The Darkness. 13th Floor photographer Ivan Karczewski was there and has delivered these photos, including a few of opening act Ed Zuccolo. Continue reading