My dopamine releasing activities



The Dose – where to get your dopamine hit (March 13 – 19)

I've picked up the pieces and am getting back on the horse... here is the latest.


The Dose – where to get your dopamine hit (Jan 30 – Feb 12)

This is a 2 week edition of The Dose – mostly because I am spending this week in the South Island with The Veils on their Total Depravity tour. So obviously I will be at San Fran on Wednesday to... Continue Reading →

#1: Summer fun, bands, & holiday heaven @ Valhalla

Over the last year or so I have had some of my favourite nights at Valhalla - they consistently put on great, well-priced line-ups, and tonight was no exception. Four bands, each of whom had their own distinct sound and... Continue Reading →

Live Comedy with a Sprinkling of Live Music – Rock’n’Lols

The lure of an event containing two of my favourite things at an unconventional venue was enough to draw me away from my usual Wednesday night comedy show, and I’m glad I went along. Rock ‘n’ Lols is organized by... Continue Reading →

Another great night at Valhalla (Sept 2016)

Once again for a mere $10 there were several bands playing at Valhalla, only this time each of the bands was very different musically. First up we had Short Girls. Opening to a small crowd is never easy, and although... Continue Reading →

Curlys Jewels & Thin White Lines @ Valhalla (Jan 2016)

This was one of the best value gigs I have ever been to.  $10 for 4 bands and every single one of them was brilliant.  What a great way to start the year. I last saw Curlys Jewels when they... Continue Reading →

Sounds Like Winter (Sept 2015)

Sounds Like Winter are a goth/darkwave band from Sydney.  Playing to a mid-sized crowd in Valhalla on a Saturday night they were quite wonderful to watch with a perfect blend of goth sounds mixed with heavy guitar riffs. The lead singer,... Continue Reading →

Brave New Void (Jan 2015)

Opening Act: Saint Drogo Saint Drogo are an alternative progressive rock band.  They had an interesting vibe on stage - the lead singer was energetic (possibly slightly too much so given his slightly un-co nature) and the rest of the band... Continue Reading →

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