Interview 
31
OCT
2014

Kevin Mark Trail

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By Sebastian Mackay

Listening to Kevin Mark Trail speak, in a rapid fire English accent over the roar of a train and excited shouts in the background, my internal monologue was singing Good Charlotte's Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous quietly to itself, interjected with a deluge of snide comments. (Mum says I need to work on my people skills and I'm finally beginning to see that).

Always see it…

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News 
31
OCT
2014

Tami Neilson & Joshua Neilson win the 2014 APRA Silver Scroll Award

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Tami Neilson and Joshua Neilson have won the 2014 APRA Silver Scroll Award with their song Walk (Back to Your Arms). The soulful, retro-flavoured blues ballad was chosen as this year's winner by APRA's membership, made up of over 10,000 New Zealand songwriters and composers.

The award was presented at the APRA Silver Scroll Awards - a highly anticipated annual event that recognises and celebrates…

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News 
30
OCT
2014

Jesus Jones announce Auckland show

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UK indie heroes Jesus Jones are heading to New Zealand in March 2015 to perform one show.  Known for their hits ‘Right Here, Right Now', ‘Real Real Real' and ‘International Bright Young Thing', Jesus Jones will play at the King's Arms on Tuesday March 10th.  



Formed in Wilshire in 1988, Jesus Jones pioneered a hybrid of styles including house, techno and indie rock - indicative of what was…

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30
OCT
2014

Randa wins 2014 NZ On Air Critics' Choice Prize

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Randa has been named as the winner of the NZ On Air Critics' Choice Prize in the 2014 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards.

Finalists Estere, Lake South and Randa each performed a live set at the King's Arms in Auckland last night (Wed. Oct. 29) in front of a packed crowd and a panel of 11 music critics.

The judges were tasked with selecting just one recipient; a musical prodigy they believe has th…

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News 
30
OCT
2014

Sharon Van Etten to play four date NZ tour

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Brooklyn based multi-instrumentalist Sharon Van Etten will be playing New Zealand for the first time in March 2015. In a touring schedule that has taken her most of the way around the world Sharon Van Etten requested to include both the North and South Islands of NZ on this visit. She will play shows in Auckland, Wellington, Lyttleton and Dunedin. Venue and ticketing details below.

Are We There

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News 
30
OCT
2014

Deltron 3030, Mr Scruff & The Cat Empire added to Splore 2015

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Splore has added to its line up with UK DJ legend Mr Scruff, hip hop supergroup Deltron 3030, renowned party band The Cat Empire and up and coming Los Angeles R&B artist Tinashe.



Festival Director John Minty says "This is the first Splore with so many artists presenting new albums or material. From Tinashe and Trinity Roots to Lunice and SJD plus new producers like Kamandi, Race Banyon and Samuel …

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30
OCT
2014

Foo Fighters announce two NZ shows

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Foo Fighters have announced they're returning to New Zealand for two concerts in 2015.  

The band will perform at AMI Stadium in Christchurch on Wednesday February 18th and Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland on Saturday February 21st.  Rise Against have been announced as special guests. 

Foo Fighters are touring to celebrate the release of their latest album 'Sonic Highways' which is out on Novembe…

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News 
29
OCT
2014

Belle & Sebastian unveil music video for 'The Party Line' - Facebook Q&A tomorrow

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Belle And Sebastian is have revealed the music video for their latest single 'The Party Line' which has been taken from their forthcoming album 'Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance.'  The song is the band's first radio single since 'Come On Sister' from their previous album, 2010's Write About Love.  You can check out the video below.  

In January next year, Belle And Sebastian will celebrate th…

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