Concert review 
18
APR
2015

Frank Turner with PHOTOS

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Photos by David Watson

By Sebastian Mackay

Artist:  Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls

Date / Venue:  Friday April 17th, The Tuning Fork, Auckland

I'm sitting at the train station, it's 12.02 am, and I'm thinking this is the second time I've been covered in Frank Turner's sweat and haven't been jolted out of a dream (his mic was even changed) afterwards. Fucking awesome.

A bearded man in gla…

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Concert review 
18
APR
2015

Ricky Martin with PHOTOS

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Photos by Lou Mitchell

By Christina Croucher

Artist:  Ricky Martin

Date / Venue:  Friday April 17th, Vector Arena, Auckland

There's a slight expectation when a superstar that made it big in the 90s does a big tour; will it be a bit of a laugh down memory lane or a show that refreshes your view on them? Ricky Martin at Vector Arena last night in Auckland quickly passed my pre-conceived ideas…

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News 
17
APR
2015

Flying Out Record Store set for trade on Record Store Day

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If Sub Pop have a record store in Seattle, Captured Tracks have one in Brooklyn, and Rough Trade and Beggars Banquet both started as record store/labels in London, then Flying Nun Records and Arch Hill Recordings figured they might as well have one too.

So we are pleased to announce the new Flying Out Record Store. Opening in Auckland on Record Store Day - this Saturday, April 18 from 9AM.

Follo…

Tagged as : Flying Out Record Store | Record Store Day | Ben Howe | news |


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News 
17
APR
2015

iHeartRadio New Zealand launches new ANZAC Day Remembered station

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iHeartRadio New Zealand has launched a new station ANZAC Day Remembered to commemorate all New Zealanders killed in war and honour the returned service people.

ANZAC Day Remembered offers listeners a dedicated stream to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the ANZAC Gallipoli landings on Saturday, April 25 by featuring documentary content prepared by the Christian Broadcasters Association for Newst…

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News 
17
APR
2015

Neil Finn releases 'Blue Smoke' for Poppy Day

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Neil Finn and Jim Carter have released their version of Blue Smoke today, in advance of Anzac Day.  

The song was originally written by Ruru Karaitiana in 1940 while he was part of the Maori Battalion, and Jim Carter featured on the original recording of the song in 1948.  

The track can be downloaded via iTunes HERE with proceeds going to support the RSA's 2015 Poppy appeal.  

Check out th…

Tagged as : Neil Finn | Blue Smoke | Jim Carter | Anzac Day | Poppy Day | Ruru Karaitiana | Aquitania | Maori Battalion | news |


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News 
17
APR
2015

Diaz Grimm & Junior Voyage reveal new music video 'Light The Flame'

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Diaz Grimm & Junior Voyage have revealed the music video for their new single 'Light the Flame' today, which can be viewed below. The single is also available as a FREE download from Soundcloud.

The video gives insight into the beginning of Diaz's musical journey, with the song 'Light the Flame' as a reference to sparking a movement - and the video representing the initial spark for what Diaz ha…

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News 
17
APR
2015

Iron And Wine & Ben Bridwell announce new collaborative album 'Sing Into My Mouth'

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Longtime friends Ben Bridwell of Band of Horses and Iron & Wine's Sam Beam take great pride in announcing the completion of their first ever collaborative album, Sing Into My Mouth.



Scheduled for a joint release this winter (exact date TBD) on Beam's Black Cricket and Bridwell's Brown Records via Caroline, Sing Into My Mouth is a loving homage to 12 songs that have had indelible influence on both …

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News 
16
APR
2015

Trinity Roots announce 'Citizen NZ tour'

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Trinity Roots are taking to the road to celebrate the release of their third studio album ‘Citizen' with a national tour this May and June.  The Wellington-based platinum-selling trio launched the powerful follow-up to 2004's Home, Land and Sea as part of their live performance at WOMAD 2015 in March.

New Zealand has come to know and love the music of Trinity Roots - a boil-up of ingredients t…

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