This weekend will see Pumice (aka Stefan Neville) unveiling his new album Puddles with an afternoon show at the Audio Foundation in Auckland. The remarkable nine-track record is coming out via Minneapolis-based label Soft Abuse and marks a change of... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/10469/Stream-Pumices-New-Album-Puddles-UTR-Preview.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Scottish outfit The Jesus & Mary Chain are heading to New Zealand to play their landmark feedback-drenched debut album Psychocandy in its entirety. The genre-defying record, which was released in 1985, changed the face of music by fusing together... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/10490/The-Jesus-And-Mary-Chain-Announce-Psychocandy-Anniversary-Show.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Despite living on the opposite side of the globe, Muzai label boss Benjii Jackson has been busy organising an epic showcase to take over Whammy and Wine Cellar bars this Saturday. Bringing together Muzai acts of the past, present and future,... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/10480/Heres-Five-Muzai.utr'>—more</a></span> Dunedin-based trio Opposite Sex will be making their way up the North Island next week to play a string of shows. The tour will see the experimental pop three-piece performing songs from their self-released album Hamlet (which came out earlier this year)... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/10486/Opposite-Sex-Announce-North-Island-Tour.utr'>—more</a></span> 
As you may have figured from yesterday's Guess Who puzzle, American punk icon Grant Hart is returning to New Zealand for a nationwide tour - which includes the headline slot at Woodcock Festival in February. Hart has a musical career stretching back to... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/10491/Grant-Hart-Announces-Nationwide-Tour-For-February.utr'>—more</a></span>

Unknown Mortal Orchestra


UTR's Pick Tonight
High Tension
Whammy Bar, Auckland
Fri 27 November
Back Beat, Auckland
Fri 27 November
Valhalla, Wellington
Fri 27 November
Bardeaux, Queenstown
Fri 27 November
Oamaru Opera House, Oamaru
Fri 27 November
Factory, Timaru
Fri 27 November
The Mt Eden Village Centre, Auckland
Fri 27 November
Ding Dong Lounge, Auckland
Fri 27 November
Eggsentric Cafe, Coromandel
Fri 27 November
Willowpark Tavern, Palmerston North
—more gigs
Kurt Vile
Mac DeMarco
Kate Tempest
Lou Barlow

  1. Nobody Gives A Shit About You by The Raw Nerves
  2. Bad Faith by Aporia
  3. Keep Your Heart Beating by Moses
  4. Moment by No Broadcast
  5. Avoid Avoid by Avoid! Avoid
  6. The New Zealand Herald Is A Bad Fucking Joke by Ron Gallipoli
  7. She Laughs by Netherdweller
  8. realise by No Broadcast
  9. Feathers and Dreams by French For Rabbits
  10. Sun Set Strip by Full Moon Fiasco