On the heels of releasing their ninth studio album Going, Going… last year, Leeds post-punk group The Wedding Present are treating New Zealand to a five-date tour in July. The group, who at their height of popularity clocked up twelve top-30... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12380/British-Post-Punks-The-Wedding-Present-Announce-July-Tour.utr'>—more</a></span> 
San Francisco act Sun Kil Moon is coming to New Zealand for one show in May off the back of releasing double album Common as Light and Love Are Red Valleys of Blood last month. Mark Kozelek, who spearheads alt-folk project, was last here in July 2008... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12381/Sun-Kil-Moon-Announces-One-New-Zealand-Show-For-May.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Released earlier this month, the sophomore full-length offering from French For Rabbits sees the dream-pop purveyors close one chapter and open another. Following on from their 2014 debut Spirits, new album The Weight Of Melted Snow was... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12377/Interview-Brooke-Singer-Discusses-New-French-For-Rabbits-Album.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Having carved out a name playing top notch live shows over the last year-and-a-half, Auckland trio Altered Blondes have emerged with their eagerly-anticipated single 'No Thought'. Made up of Callum Yule, James Thorrington and Nick Lehtola, the teen... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12383/Aucklands-Altered-Blondes-Share-New-Single-No-Thought.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Dunedin three-piece  Élan Vital have let loose their highly-anticipated debut album Shadow Self via local label Fishrider Records.  The trio, which is comprised of Renee Barrance, Danny Brady and Nikolai Sim, formed in 2015 at None Gallery and... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12386/Dunedin-Gothtronica-Trio-Elan-Vital-Unveil-Debut-Album-Shadow-Self.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Crime rock crew Chain and The Gang brought their trademark minimal rock 'n' roll to New Zealand for two shows late last week. The four-piece lurched into action at Auckland's Whammy Bar on Thursday night before taking their anti-establishment... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12362/Live-Photos-Chain-And-The-Gang-Hex--Beatcomber---Moon-Wellington.utr'>—more</a></span>

NZ Psych Fest 2017

Roland Tings - Each Moment A Diamond Tour

UTR's Pick Tonight
The Bats - The Deep Set Tour
Nga Maara Hall, Dunedin
Sat 25 February
Tiny Triumphs, Auckland
Fri 24 March
Cossie Club, Upper Hutt
Sat 25 March
Space Academy, Christchurch
Sat 25 March
The Wine Cellar, Auckland
Sat 25 March
MOON, Wellington
Sat 25 March
Freida Margolis, Auckland
Sat 25 March
SmashPalace, Christchurch
Sat 25 March
Leigh Sawmill Cafe, Leigh
—more gigs
Clap Clap Riot - Dull Life Album Release Tour
The Map Room - Album Release

  1. Bait by Labretta Suede & The Motel 6
  2. Sleep Talk by Pixels
  3. Up The River by The Echo Ohs
  4. Succubus by Teeth
  5. No Thought by Altered Blondes
  6. Page Of Pentacles by Hex
  7. Fit In by David Dallas
  8. Intro by Kerosene Comic Book
  9. Hundred Waters by Grayson Gilmour
  10. A Hollow Dream by Transistor