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...

Tour Announcement: The Black Seeds

After several years of laying low, The Black Seeds have returned with a double dose of good news – the announcement of a nationwide tour of New Zealand, and the showcasing of their brand-new album, Fabric. N...

Interview: Diaz Grimm

With a fresh track ready to drop on July 7th, Diaz Grimm talks to us about what inspires and motivates him, and how he navigates the world of music with his unique take on rap and refreshing perspective of the ...

In Review: Fleet Foxes – Crack-Up

Six years since the release of Helplessness Blues, folk artisans Fleet Foxes have settled comfortably back into our plane of consciousness with their captivating and lyrically heavy new album, Crack-Up. Comp...

In Review: Scared of Girls – Suck

Three years on, a few thousand beers and outrageous fashion statements later, four-piece Ponsonby locals Scared of Girls have completed a glorious EP titled Suck now available for your consumption. Contribut...