Ahead of his four New Zealand solo shows starting this week in Auckland, he discusses the decline of the mom and pop guitar store, childhood buddy Kurt Vile, and the colourful characters and misadventures of his youth.
Last week, after seeing her first four singles rack up a combined 9 million plays on Spotify, Christchurch's Theia released her first EP. She spoke to Henry Oliver on the eve of her first New Zealand tour.
Sitting in the waiting room: An interview & never-published photos from Fugazi’s 1997 New Zealand tour
To commemorate 20 years since Fugazi’s tour of New Zealand, Henry Oliver presents an excerpt from his 1997 interview with Ian MacKaye and some never before seen photos of the tour by Amber Easby.
Ten years ago, HBO screened the first episode of Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement's Flight of the Conchords. And look, there, sitting outside that shop. Isn't that Spinoff music editor Henry Oliver?
Henry Oliver reviews LSD Fundraiser’s new album StreetNOISE, which lead to a sizeable section of Dunedin’s CBD being shut down a cassette of album was mistaken for a bomb by a concerned citizen.
On Monday 19 June we’re releasing Lorde: Behind the Melodrama, an 11 episode track-by-track podcast interview with Lorde about her new album, Melodrama. Spinoff Music editor Henry Oliver introduces the series.
Paula Bennett is reportedly keen to see tipping introduced to New Zealand. Henry Oliver explains why this is a terrible, terrible, terrible idea.
A couple of years ago Aldous Harding was just another New Zealand folk musician. Then she found a fierce voice, and started playing a string of mesmerising live performances which now have her on the cusp of international stardom. Henry Oliver sat down with her to try and find out what sparked her transformation.
As TechWeek'17 comes to an end, Henry Oliver spoke to national director Jennifer Clamp about what she's learned from the newer and bigger 2017 event.