Below are a collection of links to a broad mix of reviews, interviews, promos and other media pieces. I am always happy to talk to media, please get in touch.



Character flaws provide no grounds for banishing memory of individuals, Otago Daily Times

Otago academic on Michael Jackson, Radio NZ

Tracing origins of Student flats, Otago Daily Times

David Bowie: Life Changer, Warner Music Australia

Rocking On, Otago Bulletin

Otago academic on Michael Jackson, The Panel, Radio NZ

Write On with Vanda Symon, Otago Access Radio.

Book Review: Scarfie Flats of Dunedin, North & South.

Book Review: Scarfie Flats of Dunedin, Booksellers NZ.

From “Toad Hall” to “Shrieking Shack”: new book celebrates flat names, Otago Bulletin.

New book celebrates Dunedin's scarfie flats. Newshub.

Dunedin's unique student flats. Heritage Matters, Otago Access Radio.

Tracing origins of Student flats [extract from Scarfie Flats of Dunedin] / Otago Daily Times, The Weekend Mix, p.11.

A charity concert honouring Paul McCartney's cousin / Radio NZ

Scarfie Flats Phenomenon / RNZ Sunday

Dunedin's colourful student digs celebrated / Stuff


Ian Chapman Rocks WORD Christchurch Festival / Christchurch City Libraries

Dr Glam and the revelation of Alice Cooper: A light for misfits and mavericks the outcasts and estranged / Down in Edin Issue 13

Why we heart Otago: Scarfie Flats / eConnect

Ex-scarfie shares flat’s stories / Otago Daily Times

Musicologist delves into rock star’s life / Otago Daily Times

“Scarfie Flats” authors call for contributions / Otago Bulletin

Scarfie flats celebrated in new book, Otago Daily Times

Student flat book about “preserving history”, Otago Daily Times


David Bowie Performance talk by Dr ian Chapman (aka Dr Glam) and the Cosmic Jive Trio


The Dunedin Sound / Radio Live

The Dunedin Sound / Otago Daily Times

New book on the Dunedin Sound / Channel 39

The disenchanted-DIY chic of the ‘Dunedin’ sound / RadioNZ

Dr Ian Chapman – The Dunedin Sound and a passion for music / Christchurch City Libraries

Sound and Vision / Otago Daily Times

Was the Dunedin Sound a thing? / NZ Herald

Dunedin Sound in pictures planned / Otago Daily Times

David Bowie mourned in Aus and NZ / NewsHub

I cried on my daughter's shoulder when I heard David Bowie was dead' / Stuff


Life is a cabaret for the new Mr Glad / Otago Daily Times
Experiencing David Bowie: A Listener's Companion / Amazon

Interview about David Bowie with Australian Broadcasting Assoc’s, Andrew Ford

Bowie fans study star this summer / Otago Daily Times

Brushing up on Bowie the New Zealand Way / David Bowie website

Sanctioned by the source / Otago Daily Times


Death of a glam rock star / Otago Daily Times
Rock-star selection for Summer School / Otago Daily Times


Concert re-enacts 'Ziggy Stardust' / Otago Daily Times

Ziggy Stardust / RadioNZ

Interview with Footsteps


Venture back in time with Dr. Glam / Channel 39


Not afraid to shine / Otago Daily Times


Dr Glam the perfect escape / Otago Daily Times

These chicks rock / Otago Daily Times


Festival goes glam today / Otago Daily Times

Doing the time warp / Otago Daily Times

Not just platform boots and polyester / Otago Daily Times

Playing Favourites with Ian Chapman aka Dr Glam / RadioNZ

The Ziggy Zeitgeist / Stuff

Lecturer dons lycra for glam-rock shakedown / Otago Daily Times


On the Floor: Serious glitter / Otago Daily Times

Dr Glam. Glitter Spreader. Ode Records / Otago Daily Times

Dr Glam To Shake Things Up / Channel 39

Author says '70s more flair than flares / Otago Daily Times