BOB MARLEY'S INFLUENCE ON MUSIC AND CULTURE IN AOTEAROA (2016): A panel discussion with Tigi Ness, Leonie Hayden and Graham Reid

 |   |  <1 min read

BOB MARLEY'S INFLUENCE ON MUSIC AND CULTURE IN AOTEAROA (2016): A panel discussion with Tigi Ness, Leonie Hayden and Graham Reid

It was my pleasure to take part in this panel discussion -- hosted by Duncan Greive -- about the importance and impact of Bob Marley in New Zealand popular music and culture.

This was the inaugural panel discussion/podcast which launched the Spinoff's Pod on the Couch series of discussions and debates.

The discussion was prompted by the release of Stir It Up; Aotearoa's Tribute to Bob Marley on which Tigi Ness' band Unity Pacific deliver their own treatment of Exodus.

The album is discussed further here.

You can hear the podcast here.

pod_on_the_couch_001

Share It

Your Comments

post a comment

More from this section   Cultural articles index

AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINAL ART (2011): The state of the art

AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINAL ART (2011): The state of the art

If only the moment could have been frozen in the lens. It resonated with meanings. The heavily bearded Aboriginal man -- unsteady on his feet and the cuffs of his worn jeans caked red with dust... > Read more

DOUGLAS LILBURN CONSIDERED (2013): Are friends electronic?

DOUGLAS LILBURN CONSIDERED (2013): Are friends electronic?

Most musicians with any intellectual integrity or curiosity -- unless they happen to be in Status Quo or ZZ Top -- will change direction or style at some point in their career. Maybe - as in the... > Read more

Elsewhere at Elsewhere

WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT . . . KLAUS NOMI: Twinkle twinkle little star . . .

WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT . . . KLAUS NOMI: Twinkle twinkle little star . . .

There have been some remarkable voices who have landed in rock culture -- that strange world where people like Tom Waits, Antony Hegarty (of Antony and the Johnsons), Yoko Ono and other people... > Read more

Barbecued Duck Breasts

Barbecued Duck Breasts

These days I, like most people, can toss together a very serviceable and reasonably impressive red curry with duck in just a matter of minutes. It helps when you have a shop selling cooked duck... > Read more