Laneway ’18, baby!

The best (and most overwhelming) thing about music festivals - and St. Jerome's Laneway Festival, in particular - is that every year you think you've had the most fun you're going to have... and then the next l...

New Music: Bermuda Triangle

We know her as Thunderbitch and we know her as the fearless frontwoman for Alabama Shakes – and now, Brittany Howard is known as one-third of the all-new lady-centric, Bermuda Triangle. Making their debut earli...

New Music: Twin Peaks

If you hadn’t already heard, my favourite indie Chicago rockers, Twin Peaks, have been releasing a brand new single every single month this year (and intend to do so until its end). The enactment of this projec...

In Review: Beast Epic – Iron & Wine

Upon my discovery of Iron & Wine in 2007, they quickly became my favourite band – but I didn’t realise that ten years on, I would still consider them the epitome of musical magnificence. Since the releas...

New Music: Estère

In anticipation for her forthcoming release of her album, My Design, Part 1, Estère has dropped a music video for her energetic new single, Pro Bono Techno Zone. Directed by Paascalino Shaller, the video is an ...

Interview: Ciaran McMeeken

After building his musical foundation in Dunedin, Ciaran McMeeken made the move up to Auckland in 2015 to pursue the most courageous venture – making music. Despite the growing acoustic and folk movement, McMee...

In Review: Tremelow – The Creases

You know how before you do anything at all, you do an unnecessary amount of research beforehand? Like, you look up the website of the restaurant before you eat there, and read through the menu three times; or y...

New Music: Cage The Elephant

Following the release of their first live album entitled Unpeeled, Cage The Elephant have spent much of this year showcasing their music in a very special and intricate way. Stripping back old, fan favourite tr...

Interview: Albion Place

Finding their roots in the crisp heart of Dunedin, Albion Place have been lighting up their hometown with indie rock-inspired beats since 2011. Now, they are making waves across the rest of the country with the...