Monday, March 31, 2008

Knives check out Dudley

Thursday 27th March,
I pottered along to the St Paul's Cathedral and saw Dudley Benson.

First up we had Mr Richard Nunns. This man knew everything there is to know about New Zealand Native instruments. He gave a 20 minute lecture on all of these fascinating instruments ranging from hand crafted stone through to a flute made from bones of albatrosses 

This was a fantastic way to start off the performance which was to follow.

First the 8 part choir arrived then the string quartet. Following this the man him self Mr Dudley Benson arrived on stage. Starting off with the first track of his new album The Awakening, His angelic voice echoed through the halls of St Pauls. After several tracks he go to the single off his New album. This is a wonderful song and for anyone who has not heard it Audrey H is a masterpiece.
What sounds almost like a harpsichord brings life to the tune. The quartet follows soon after.
He continued to play all of his marvelous tracks

All in all a brilliant evening.

I will keep you posted about the lives of knives


Thursday, March 27, 2008

Groove guide

We have just been put on the Groove guide list of up and coming bands... This is an excellent way for others to see what is going on around Good old NZ.

We have 6 shows coming up over the NZ music month of May! 
I used to play in a band which toured a lot, and there is nothing more fun than heading around the country playing shows.

I think Wellington will be an exceptionally enjoyable show!



Tuesday, March 25, 2008


Hello all and welcome to the Knives at Noon blog.

Bear with us as we are new to the realm of blogging!

Knives at Noon is an electro-indy band from New Zealand and started life in Dunedin. Formed from three ambitious musicians, Knives combines delicious angular guitar, sweet synthersizers, rumbling electronic bass and high intensity drums.

The three musicians - Andy Ketals (Vocals/Guitar), Oli Wilson (Synths), and Tim Couch (drums) - all met at the University of Otago. Their love of electro music and exciting live shows drew them all together.

Knives at Noon have just put the finishing touches on their debut EP. They are about to tour New Zealand playing live and distributing the new EP. Catch them at the following places:

Jetset Lounge - Christchurch (9th May)
Backstage - Dunedin (10th May)
Bar Mode - Palmerston North (23rd May)
Bodega - Wellington (24th May)
The Dog's Bollix - Auckland (30th May)
Yellow Submarine - Hamilton (31st May)

Get along to one of their live shows and see for yourself the Knives at Noon experience.


Knives At Noon