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Weekly Round-Up: Friday 30th November

Weekly Round-Up: Friday 30th November

Friday, 30th November 2012 12:39PM

It has been yet another week of great tour announcements with the legendary Stone Roses announced to play their first ever New Zealand show in February on the back of Australia's Future Music Festival.  Laneway Festival announced the addition of not one but TWO international up and comers to the 2013 lineup in  Polica and Flume,  legendary Jazz musician Mulatu Estatke has been announced to return in March for one Auckland show and good news if you missed out on Black Sabbath tickets, a second show has been announced with tickets on sale now. Lastly,  that crazy Australian dude who opened for Grizzly Bear, Kirin J Callinan is still/back in the country and plays two shows in Wellington this weekend.

In other international music news: Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds announced the release of new album Push The Sky Away, members of Kyuss/Kyuss Lives have formed a new band called Vista Chino, Neil Young appeared on The Daily Show to discuss his new memoir Waging Heavy Peace and new music format Pono and brutal math-rockers Oxes cover Sheryl Crow and Bruce Springsteen on a new 7" alongside Will Oldham (aka Bonnie 'Prince' Billie) and Future Islands' Sam Herring - here's the Crow cover...

On the local front: we premiered the new clip from Badd Energy yesterday and confirmed the release of their new album via Flying Nun next Feb, Great North and French For Rabbits are up for Best Folk Album as part of the NZ Music Awards, we spoke to Die! Die! Die! about their recent European tour and also interviewed Auckland band Thee Rum Coves and who have just released their first official single.

WEEKEND GIG PICKS

Friday 30th November:

AUCKLAND: Why Are You Still Here feat. Tiny Ruins and Dear Time's Waste, Alleluya Cafe
AUCKLAND: Thee Rum Coves, Lucha Lounge
AUCKLAND: Die! Die! Die! with Paquin and Mean Girls, Cassette Number Nine
AUCKLAND: Bleeders with Cobra Khan, Kings Arms
HAMILTON: Hollywoodfun Downstairs + Mason Clinic, Static
WELLINGTON: Teenage Girl Fantasy, Puppies
WELLINGTON: Kirin J Callinan and Emily Edrosa, Puppies (early show)
WELLINGTON: Delaney Davidson and Marlon Williams, Mighty Mighty

Saturday 1st December:

AUCKLAND: Stonerfest 2012, Whammy Bar
AUCKLAND: Opossom, Kings Arms
AUCKLAND: Bannerman, Elliot Brown and Bat Country, Lucha Lounge
AUCKLAND: Carb on Carb, Attic Sky's, Grass Cannons + More, Old Folks Ass.
TAURANGA: Die! Die! Die! and Hollywoodfun Downstairs, Major Toms
WELLINGTON: Kirin J Callinan, Seth Frightening, Skymning, Puppies
WELLINGTON: Revolution Girl Style Now feat. Badd Energy, Emperors
WELLINGTON: Delaney Davidson and Marlon Williams, Mighty Mighty
CHRISTCHURCH: Beastwars, The Irishman

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