Weekly Round Up: Friday 6th MayFriday 6th May, 2016 3:16PM
In tour news this week, Australian producer Flume announced three epic shows for New Zealand in July. Soul sister Aaradhna revealed dates for two shows as she prepares to release new album Brown Girl. Shihad frontman Jon Toogood has locked in a date for a solo acoustic performance at The Powerstation, which will see the it transformed into a seated venue. And in festival news, The Lady Of Rage (pictured) has been added to The Block Party line up.
In release news, Auckland outfit Leisure let loose a brand new single featuring American rapper Goldlink. Touring buddies P.H.F. and Roidz shared some tracks off their upcoming split EP being released in anticipation of their jaunt around the States. Scuzz-punk royalty The Blue Bloods unveiled their hedonistic new video. Speaking of cool vids, Run The Jewels unleashed their groundbreaking interactive video for 'Crown'. And we heard a killer new track from garage supergroup GOGGS.
This week's Caught Live is Grimes delivering a killer rendition of 'Flesh Without Blood' on Fallon...
WEEKEND GIG PICKS:
Auckland: Doprah and Yumi Zouma with SoccerPractise - The Crystal Palace
Auckland: The End Of Now - Kings Arms Tavern
Wellington: Average Rap Band Album Release Party - Bodega
Wellington: French For Rabbits and Fraser Ross - Caroline
Christchurch: Metal Fatigue - XCHC Exchange
Dunedin: Avec Spiral, High Twitch Athletic Club + More - Crown Hotel
Auckland: Roy Irwin's Piss, Magic Factory and Echo Ohs - F Bar
Auckland: Average Rap Band Album Release Party - Neck Of The Woods
Wellington: Racing 'Misbehaving' Release Tour - Bodega
Wellington: Waterfalls with Eyeliner and Strange Stains - Pyramid Club
Christchurch: Louie Knuxx Album Release Show - Darkroom
Dunedin: CUTSS, Ducklingmonster, Embedded Figures + More - None Gallery
Head over to our Gig Guide for more listings!!!