Wednesday, 10 September 2014

The Legendary Elvis Presley Ice Cream from Giapo




This is the legendary Elvis Presley Ice cream from GiapoIt has peanuts, banana ice cream and was double dipped in dairy milk chocolate with a gold shimmer finish. If you are thinking of getting an ice cream in Auckland city I strongly suggest you get one from Giapo. The service is amazing with a passionate and attentive staff. You can actually fast test any ice cream you like! The shop is also beautifully designed and their Ice Cream is the best in New Zealand by a country mile! Moss Rock 


Key Vs Cunliffe - Who Won the Final NZ Leaders debate?


Who won the final leaders debate on NZ TV tonight? Well it was a close battle between passionate David Cunliffe and a half-hearted John Key. The showdown was not unlike David verse Goliath with a demanding aura and stance of authority Cunliffe weathered the cheeky remarks of the Prime Minister situated in a superior possession and showed how underdogs can come out on top. 

The decisive blows rained down from Cunliffe hitting John Key wear it hurt; issues of child poverty!          I had to cringe when John Campbell quoted verbatim the statistics that 2/5 kids living in poverty in Aotearoa had a working parent in opposition to the Prime Ministers speech. John Key's disappointing figure of 11% made a mockery of his party even making the effort to check there facts let alone address the issues of child poverty in New Zealand. I for one despise any person that tries to minimise child poverty and John the nations not impressed. 

Key walked into a second minefield and fell over when he tried to argue National had done more than enough to help manage the NZ housing market and protect peoples rights in the work force. It was comical seeing a man of net worth well into the tens of millions trying to justify a $14 an hour minimum wage. I doubt John would work for $14 an hour and expect to keep his family in check so why does he expect someone else to do the same and slave their guts out in the process. Hate to break it to the man but were not all living on Planet Key.

Thankfully Cunliffe was easily able to dispel the outdated capitalist rhetoric of Economics 101 presented by Key. And furthermore he offered sound solutions and a new theme of Government accountability to cold hard numbers (untampered). David made a promise to the nation tonight stating that Child Poverty was number one on his Labour governments agenda and that he would measure his success in politics by the results his Government will produce through supplementary measures National has been to selfish to proceed with. 

He also went onto deliver Key another haymaker with strong does of humble apple pie when he offered a resounding "No" to the question of weather raising the minimum wage by "$2" would hurt the economy. I could hear families across NZ draw a sigh of relief when the labour leader stated that if anything Treasury has deemed it would strengthen the econmoy and raise up youth and families out of poverty. At seems at the heart of Labour's commitment to creating new jobs higher wages and homes is their commitment first and foremost to decisive action in the face of frigid National party almost adolescent in it's procrastination in addressing and improving living conditions for the majority living in NZ.

The winning punch that saw Key sent to the mat was somewhat self-inflicted due to his lacklustre closing address which saw him essentially give. His boring auto-pilot stupor saw Key stupidly speak of a "Multi-National" New Zealand that was also "Multi-Cultural". To me the confusing difference conveyed the thin facade of a National government in bed with corporate "Multi-National" greed lead by a product of it's own sad ideology. To not even be able to hide his deep and unending ties to capital, money and a "Multi-National" companies over the rightful place of Kiwi's struggling in the recession is the number one reason why Key's government should be thrown out by their bootstraps. 

In vast contrast David delivered an evocative fully invested closing speech addressed not to money not to a corporatized "Multi-National" NZ but a future were New Zealanders come first, every-time.         It's become painfully obvious Cunliffe is a man leading a coherent party that offers a vastly improved economic and social vision for New Zealand. Labour is a party were passion and human dignity are at the top of the political agenda and under Cunliffe's leadership they should take over the running of New Zealand as soon as the winning vote has been counted! 

 Moss Bioletti 



Monday, 8 September 2014

The Neo-Kalashnikovs get accepted into the Ivy League at Vasar College

Really stoked to hear from a new friend of the band Drew that he is really liking The Neo-Kalashnikovs cd at Vassar College in New York. He goes to the same College that Rockstar Chief Anthony Bourdain went too, although he never gradutaed haha as well as Mike D. While both Lisa Kudrow and Meryl Strepp did graduate. Come on guys education is important go back to College :)





Saturday, 6 September 2014

Thanks to Phantom Billstickers and The Fold NZ for helping support The Neos NZ Rock Tour


Picked up a copy of The Fold last week and was super stoked to see The Neo-Kalashnikov and Southies tour poster up in the mix. Big thank you to Phantom for helping support local NZ music and the Fold for being brilliant. Still want to see the image of us that you drew when you were taking the mickey out of us haha gotta have a laugh :) Rock On Moss

Gig Details:
http://www.undertheradar.co.nz/gig/40744/The-Neo-kalashnikovs-The-Southies-and-more.utr


What I'm Listening too - Gabrielle Aplin, Xing, Saint Raymond

 Gabrielle Aplin


Awesome singer songwriter from Bath in the U.K. Her song "Please Don't Say You Love Me" has just gone platinum in Australia. It's a very heartfelt song and Australian's are really digging it.
She's born in 1992. She writes about "things i've done, places i've been, people i've met, cats i've met, dogs i've met... food..."  

http://Facebook.com/gabrielleaplin

XING



A band from California, USA. This song is awesome because its a folk song very similar to all top 40 folk songs that have blown up but has some rocker edge. The string arrangement's kickass, vocal performance is nice and trippy and I like the big chorus sing along!! yes yes :)

https://twitter.com/_itsXING


Saint Raymond



Massive new artist Saint Raymond delivered up a brilliant pop song on "I Want You" this song really sounds so good and perfect. I like the lyrics again the vocal performance is amazing but I especially like the production on this song. I'm not sure if Jake Gosling had something to do with it maybe not but man this song is sweet!! 

saintraymond.co.uk

Thursday, 4 September 2014

The Neo-Kalashnikovs - "Turn the Tables" playing on US College Radio (WCNI)



The Neo-Kalashnikovs cranking out on US College radio in New London, Connecticut thanks to WCNI
 :) Footage courtesy of Jeff Buddington. 

"We want the world
and we want it know
We're gonna take it anyhow

We want the airwaves
We want the airwaves
We want the airwaves, baby
If rock is gonna stay alive

Oh yeah-well all right
Let's rock-tonite
All night"
~ Ramones "We Want the Airwaves" song lyrics
 — in New London, CT, United 

Sunday, 31 August 2014

The Neo-Kalashnikovs - Heavy Rotation on KUCR and WRSU (Both Coasts of the U.S.A)


I'd just like to say a giant thank you too KUCR in California and WRSU in New Jersey for playing the Neo-Kalashnikovs on heavy rotation. It's so awesome to have both coasts going hard and supporting the band on College radio. It's super humbling to be on the airwaves in the U.S.A. Especially on the West Coast were we've preformed a lot in the past (hopefully in the future too)
and have a great bunch of friends in the music biz.

I'd really like to thank Dan and the team for their amazing work and rocking with us. I'm looking forward to possibly releasing an even stronger record in the states and the U.K as well. The good times are coming, no, they're already here!!! :)

Moss from the Neos

We are also being supported by the AWESOME: WKDU [Philadelphia, PA], KCSB [Santa Barbara, CA], WMXM [Lake Forest, IL], WUNH [Durham, NH], WBWC [Berea, OH], WXOU [Rochester, MI], RLC [Piscataway, NJ], KRSC [Claremore, OK], KXUA [Fayetteville, AR], WWSU [Dayton, OH], UNIVERSITY PULSE [Boise, ID], WKWZ [Syosset, NY], WCYT [Fort Wayne, IN], SCAD RADIO [Savannah, GA] & SPINNAKER RADIO [Jacksonville, FL]