ANNOUNCEMENT: SIX60, Dunedin

You heard right, the Six60 boys are heading back to where it all began for one massive show. After tickets for their Auckland show at Western Springs sold like hot cakes (and a little push from The Hits FM), i...

Tour Announcement – The 1975

After the anticipated release of the bands third studio album, The 1975 are heading back down to New Zealand in September. Its been two years since the bands first tour here in 2016, and they are always welco...

INTERVIEW: Frank Turner

Interview by Shelley Te Haara After announcing a couple of New Zealand shows as part of his Be More Kind World Tour, The Speakeasy was lucky enough to be able to chat to Frank Turner ahead of his visit next...

Otium release new EP ‘You’

After recently playing a couple of shows with Sons of Zion, Whangarei locals OTIUM have released a small 2-track EP titled You. The 2 tracks are With You and For You. With You is a fun and upbeat track with ...

In Review: A Simple Favor

Review by Chelsea Pickens As I think is probably true with a lot people, I only really know Blake Lively as the ‘cool sexy girl’ from Gossip girl and poppy teen-targeted movies like Age of Adeline, and Anna K...

Introduction: Bristol to Memory

Words by Shelley Te Haara Let me introduce you to a band: Bristol To Memory is a 4-piece band based in Southern California, who at first you might think are just like any other pop-punk band, but their mu...