Queens native Pharoahe Monch will be making his way back to New Zealand for one show in September which will be followed by a string of six dates across Australia. The tongue twisting lyricist, who originally emerged on the scene in the early nineties... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12782/Queens-Rapper-Pharoahe-Monch-Returning-To-New-Zealand-In-September.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Wonderfully wry songsmith Kane Strang is set to deliver his sophomore full-length album at the end of the month, and in anticipation he is sharing a charming video for 'My Smile Is Extinct' which we are over the moon to premiere here at... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12769/Premiere-Kane-Strang-Unveils-Video-For-My-Smile-Is-Extinct--Interview.utr'>—more</a></span> 
After sharing a handful of singles over the last few months, Seattle-based alt folk outfit Fleet Foxes have now released their third studio album Crack-Up in full. The texturally rich 11-song album picks up where their 2011 record Helplessness... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12768/Stream-Fleet-Foxes-Gorgeous-Third-Studio-Album-Crack-Up.utr'>—more</a></span> Mind-expanding psychedelic rock linchpins Acid Mothers Temple And The Melting Paraiso U.F.O. have announced two New Zealand shows for August. The Japanese five-piece, which emerged from the sprawling Acid Mothers Temple Soul Collective in 1995, centres... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12807/Acid-Mothers-Temple-And-The-Melting-Paraiso-UFO-Announce-New-Zealand-Shows.utr'>—more</a></span> 

Matariki is fast approaching and Auckland outfit SoccerPractise will be launching a three-day celebration down at Silo Park next Friday. In preparation for the event, the four-piece have been penning a new song about the aligning of stars which marks... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12790/Heres-Five-Geneva-From-SoccerPractise-Shares-Her-Favourite-Matariki-Inspired-Waiata.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Wellington's Luke Rowell aka Disasteradio has announced the impending arrival of new album Sweatshop, and as a first taste he has served up the aptly-titled lead single 'Oh Yeah'. Rowell has been no slouch over the last seven years, having released an... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12789/Disasteradio-Announces-First-Album-In-Seven-Years--Shares-Oh-Yeah.utr'>—more</a></span>

The Wedding Present

The Chills - New Zealand Tour 2017

UTR's Pick Tonight
The Hard Ons
The Yot Club, Raglan
Sat 24 June
PLATO, Dunedin
Sat 24 June
Backbeat, Auckland
Sat 24 June
The Wine Cellar, Auckland
Sat 24 June
Village Cinema, Tauranga
Sat 24 June
Hashigo Zake, Wellington
Sat 24 June
Rocksalt Restaurant and Bar, Kerikeri
Sat 24 June
Leigh Sawmill Cafe, Leigh
Sat 24 June
darkroom, Christchurch
Sat 24 June
The Cabana, Napier
—more gigs
Madcap Madness 2017
Acid Mothers Temple and the Melting Paraiso UFO
Peter Hook and The Light
The Bads - Losing Heroes Album Release Tour

  1. Lions Tour by The Naenae Express
  2. Tilt Of His Hat by The Ruby Suns
  3. AH's 144th Dream by Sub Dude
  4. Soul Free (Prod. P Money) by JessB
  5. Lavender by him
  6. Birthdays by Deer Park
  7. Pseudoephedrine by Moon Lander
  8. Horizon (Aldous Harding Cover) by Benjamin
  9. Shelter Love by The Bads
  10. Hot Pockets by Echo Ohs