The Shins have unveiled their new single ‘Mildenhall,’ the third track from forthcoming album Heartworms.
To accompany the new track, The Shins have also unveiled a lyric video for ‘Mildenhall’. Shot in black and white, the video features a wandering James Mercer in England as he reflects on the place he once called home: Royal Air Force Mildenhall in Suffolk where his father was stationed. Deeply autobiographical in nature, ‘Mildenhall’ explores the idea of home and the enduring influence of life abroad at the precipice of adulthood, chronicling his process of self-discovery both as a person and as a musician.
Heartworms is out March 10th on Sony Music. Ranking on multiple Most Anticipated Albums lists of 2017 including Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, Stereogum, A.V. Club and Consequence of Sound, Heartworms’ first two singles have garnered glowing reviews.
HEARTWORMS TRACK LIST
1. Name For You
2. Painting a Hole
3. Cherry Hearts
4. Fantasy Island
6. Rubber Ballz
7. Half a Million
8. Dead Alive
10. So Now What
11. The Fear
New York-based three-piece pop rock phenomenon, Against The Current, will visit New Zealand for the first time this October.
British singer-songwriting legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Yusuf / Cat Stevens
will tour New Zealand in December.
New Zealand 2015 Music Hall of Fame inductee for The Exponents, David 'Duck' Barraclough has released his new album, the eponymously named 'Duckshit'.
Gorillaz are back. The world’s most successful virtual band will make their highly anticipated return with a new studio album, Humanz, to be released by April 28th.
Rock n Roll Consciousness, the new album by Thurston Moore, is set for release on April 28th on Caroline International (via Universal Music New Zealand). The album was recorded with producer Paul Epworth (Adele, The Pop Group) at The Church studios in Crouch End, London and mixed by Randall Dunn (Marissa Nadler, Earth) at Avast! in Seattle, Washington.
The Jean-Paul Sartre Experience will play a one off-show, Saturday 22nd April at the newly refurbished Hollywood Theatre in Avondale to commemorate their friend and band mate Jim Laing.
Sun Kil Moon’s will play their first show in New Zealand in nearly a decade at The Tuning Fork on 28 May, 2017.
Two of New Zealand’s indie rock heavyweights have joined forces again for a short tour over the coming Queens Birthday weekend.
As the powerhouse guitarist for inarguably one of the most important progressive rock bands ever, Steve Hackett has been a guiding influence for musicians and guitarists for over 40 years.
By Poppy Tohill
When I sat down with Australian rockers The Delta Riggs lead singer, Elliot Hammond and bassist Michael Tramonte (Monte) all I knew them for was the fact that Elliot thinks he’s Noel Gallagher and they ruin people’s nights, but as we delve deeper into a fantastically, strange conversation I discovered that the people who say such things are false.
To mark 30 years since the release of U2’s fifth studio album The Joshua Tree, an anniversary edition of the seminal record will be released by Island Records on 2nd June 2017.
Imagine Dragons wants to collaborate with YOU on their next music video!