That’s a wrap for 2018

The end of a year is a great time for reflection. I've had over 70 guests on Kelli from the Tron in 2018 ranging from politicians, environmental and social advocates / activists, event organisers and bands. For the last two weeks of the year, I'll recap some of the bigger stories and themes covered in... Continue Reading →

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Episode #107 – A new approach to housing & “Drunken nights in Dublin”

Episode #107 Podcast link.  11:11m - "Painting pictures" a track from 80s pop rock band Step Chant Unit. 15:30m - Connected living and affordable housing - it can be done, but will involve putting our current presumptions and systems aside.  Speakers from around the motu will present the community with innovative ways to address our housing... Continue Reading →

Hamilton Circle Jerk on Free FM

To say I'm pretty darn excited about this weekend's 10th annual Hamilton Circle Jerk is an understatement.  It's hands down the best showcase of local music for the year - with 11 bands doing covers of other Hamilton bands songs (past or present) before sharing an original.  In this week's Free FM podcast, the organiser... Continue Reading →

Kelli from the Tron Episode 80

On this week's podcast we're joined by Ryan Hamilton, newly elected Hamilton City Councillor.  We began by talking about his background, the journey to be elected into the Hamilton City Council and what it's like stepping into the vacancy left by the late Philip Yeung. I was really pleased to hear him being cognisant of the importance of... Continue Reading →

Kelli from the Tron – Episode 78

To kick off the show, I share the brand NEW Skinny Hobos track "Jacked like the Ripper". They're in town next Friday with I am Giant, tickets for the Altitude gig available now. I also share music from The Recently Deceived and The Changing Same. With the Hamilton City Council 10 Year Plan consultation open... Continue Reading →

Future City Festival at FreeFM!!!

After inviting some of the bands from the Future City Festival line-up into the FreeFm studio for a live show, I didn't really know what to expect - but what I got was lots of fun, so much more appreciation for what they all do to make our city cooler and excitement for what is... Continue Reading →

Cheshire Grimm releases “Rain or Shine”

After a massive year in 2016 of break-through gigs and recording time, Cheshire Grimm is ready to drop its unique sound of psychedelic-pop-rock with its second album and brand-new masterpiece: Rain or Shine. The band has hit us with a fresh five track EP that really captures the band’s energy and diversity. Blending grungy rock with catchy psychedelic... Continue Reading →

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