Interview: Seas of Conflict

Interview: Seas of Conflict

Catching up with friends who are musicians at their gigs is always an odd, awkward, rushed affair between sets, pack-down, or a series of inaudible shouts as another band plays. So with the release of the new Seas of Conflict single Monachopsis, I thought it was time I simply scheduled time for a chat, not only once but twice--due to technical issues--with guitarist Declan Storrie.

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The Beatles' Abbey Road Live: Bringing one of the greatest records of all time to life

The Beatles' Abbey Road Live: Bringing one of the greatest records of all time to life

Darren Middleton (POWDERFINGER), Mark Wilson (JET), Davey Lane (YOU AM I) and Kram (SPIDERBAIT) have joined forces to become ARC, one of the most collectively celebrated and successful supergroups in Australia’s rock history will be performing Abbey Road live, commemorating 50 years of existence.

Abbey Road, The Beatles' swansong and their crowning achievement as a recording group - is a stately, majestic, playful yet fiercely rocking masterpiece of pop music, regarded as one of the greatest records of all time.

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Interview: Amanaki

Interview: Amanaki

I recently ventured back to my old festival haunting grounds - or at least the successor thereof.  It was a hot Sunday afternoon and after juggling band members between their Festival One main stage duties and their prior commitments off-site, I managed to sit down with the guys and gal from Amanaki - one of the few hardcore-metal acts to perform at the mostly radio-friendly festival.

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Taite Music Prize - Official Announcement

 Taite Music Prize - Official Announcement

Independent Music NZ (IMNZ) is very pleased to announce that the finalists for the Taite Music Prize 2019 have been confirmed. In celebration of its tenth year, the Taite Music Prize adds an extra element with a new Independent Spirit Award and a venue move to Auckland's Q Theatre for the Taite Music Prize award ceremony on Tuesday 16th April 2019.

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Secret Sounds 2019 SXSW Party

Secret Sounds 2019 SXSW Party

Secret Sounds are throwing a party you won’t want to miss at this year’s SXSW. This year’s explosive line-up includes our very own Aussie dream girl Odette as well as Englishman on the rise Sam Fender, R&B mastermind Pink Sweat$, genre-bending Boy Azooga, Brisbane legends WAAX and riff rulers The Amazons.

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