Interview: Amy Shark

Amy Shark is as charming and hilarious in person as you would hope. Even though I was ten minutes late to our meeting and ridiculously sweaty from sprinting down Victoria Street, she was warm and friendly and e...

Interview: Against the Current

Words by Shelley Te Haara Against The Current hit our shores next week for the first time! The 3-piece will be playing at the Tuning Fork, performing tracks off their debut album In Our Bones. Shelley had th...

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...

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...

Interview: Decades

Ten years ago, Decades were an emo cover band called Taking Back Thursday*. Today, they've not only had the opportunity to support Taking Back Sunday, the band that pretty much started it all for them, but they...

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 ...

Raising Awareness: Music Therapy Week

As someone who eat, sleeps, and breathes music, I am well aware that it has the ability to bring you back to life when you most need it. As music journalists, we turn to our favourite albums or attend concerts ...

Introducing: DUNES

I've always loved that feeling of laughing or smiling so much that your jaw aches for hours after a conversation ends, and just a short time chatting with sisters Jamie and Tessa McDell - otherwise known as Dun...

Interview: Theia

There may be times that we scan the endless lists of tour dates posted by international artists and feel our hearts sink when New Zealand, once again, does not make an appearance. Sometimes, though, it's import...

INTERVIEW: All Time Low

All Time Low popped by last week for a fleeting visit to play an unforgettable headline show at Auckland's Powerstation. I got to have a chat with them and found out that on top of being one of the best bands i...