News 
24
OCT
2014

Pond announce new album 'Man It Feels Like Space Again'

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Even if you're from the most insular, incestuous musical scene in the most isolated city on the planet, people will still stand up and take notice if the music you make is as good as Pond's.  Over a couple of months Nick, Joe, Jay, Jamie, Lukas, Cam and a parade of friends and well-wishers cobbled together a mountain of tape that was stitched up to become Pond's sixth studio album.



"It had alread…

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24
OCT
2014

Melbourne guitarist Hamish Anderson to release new EP 'Restless'

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Off the back of a BB King US tour, gifted Melbourne guitarist and lyrical wordsmith, Hamish Anderson has announced the release of his new EP, Restless, out November 7th.

With an amazing story unfolding overseas, Anderson has relocated to the US to tour and record, while making a quick trip back to Australia to open saxophone guru from Bruce Springsteen's E-Street Band, Jake Clemons' solo performa…

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24
OCT
2014

Neneh Cherry to play two NZ shows

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Neneh Cherry is heading to New Zealand in 2015 where she's to perform two shows.  

Cherry will play at the James Cabaret in Wellington on Tuesday March 3rd and at the Auckland Arts Festival on Wednesday March 4th.  

Twenty-five-years since her globally explosive debut, and with a string of smash hits, the Grammy nominated powerhouse of reinvention is back with a unique brand of anarchic, post …

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24
OCT
2014

Tonight's Lindi Ortega concert in Auckland cancelled

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Lindi Ortega has been forced to cancel her Auckland concert tonight at The Tuning Fork due to her New Zealand visa not coming through in time.  

Below is a media release sent out from Vector Arena concerning the cancellation.  

Vector Arena regret to announce the cancellation of Lindi Ortega's Auckland show at The Tuning Fork (@ Vector Arena), New Zealand on Friday 24 October 2014.

Lindi Orte…

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Interview 
24
OCT
2014

Hotboxed Treehut

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By Poppy Tohill

Step aside Katchafire, there's a new reggae band in town. Forming just over a year ago, Auckland's newest seven piece roots reggae band who go by the name of Hotboxed Treehut, have just released their debut single, Positive Music, and a brand new music video to go with it.

With the release of their debut EP also just around the corner, I recently caught up with the bass player of…

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News 
23
OCT
2014

Peter Hook And The Light announce NZ tour - will perform New Order albums 'Low Life' & 'Brotherhood'

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Peter Hook And The Light are to perform New Order's third and fourth albums, Low Life and Brotherhood for the first time ever in Australia and New Zealand in February 2015.



The concerts will include the Singles and B-Sides from New Order's most prolific period - August 1983 to 1987, taking the audience from 'Confusion' to 'True Faith', with both Low Life ('Perfect Kiss', 'Sub-Culture') and Brother…

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23
OCT
2014

Sinead O'Connor announced for WOMAD 2015 - Full Line-Up!

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Sinead O'Connor has been announced for WOMAD 2015, which is being held from March 13-15th Brooklands Park & TSB Bowl Of Brooklands, New Plymouth.  Joining Sinead O'Connor are Bombino from Niger whose breakthrough album was produced by multi Grammy winner, Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys and British folk legend Richard Thompson is set to astonish us all with his celebrated songs and guitar playing…

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Interview 
23
OCT
2014

Itch

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By Poppy Tohill

Some of you may be familiar with the punk rock band The King Blues who for ten years challenged the politicians and war-monger's of the United Kingdom with their original punk rock, ska, protest music. Well almost three years on from their break up, vocalist Jonny Fox, is back on the airwaves, more commonly known and referred to as ‘Itch' these days which is his stage name for …

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