New Music: Tonight Alive – Temple

Tonight Alive are back, baby! The Aussie band may have evaded our shores in terms of touring for the past few years, but they certainly haven't evaded our hearts, and now they have returned with their latest...

New Music: DUNES – Hard

Following the release of their debut single Horses, the delightful sister duo DUNES are back with another killer track Hard. The track, which is led by the younger of the two, Tessa, is a lovely yet sad piec...

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...

New Music: Openside – I Feel Nothing

A few days ago, Speakeasy faves Openside dropped their latest single, less than a year after the release of their debut EP Push Back. On face value, I Feel Nothing is a track that broaches a certain level of on...

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...

New Music: Phoebe Bridgers

With an impending trip around Europe/move to the UK, I gave myself a deadline as to when I would stop writing and start packing. This deadline was 5 days ago, and yet here I am. And it's all because of the amaz...

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 ...