Wellington heavy metal outfit Beastwars are joining forces with Napier post-rock trio Jakob this month for a four-date joint tour of the country. The unmissable match up comes off-the back of Jakob releasing their long-awaited and critically... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/10245/Heres-Five-Beastwars.utr'>—more</a></span> 
A blood-stained and beer-soaked new video has emerged from the team at Candlelit Pictures for 'Crash & Burn' by indie-rock trio Meridian Vibe. The West Auckland outfit self-funded the clip which pays homage to the time honoured westie tradition of... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/10261/Video-Meridian-Vibe---Crash-And-Burn-UTR-Premiere.utr'>—more</a></span> 
This month marks the one year anniversary of New Zealand-based experimental label End Of The Alphabet Records. Helmed by sonic adventurer Noel Meek, the label launched onto the scene last September with the highly-accessible drone and noise... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/10255/Heres-Five-End-Of-The-Alphabet-Records.utr'>—more</a></span> 
It's been a jam-packed couple of years for Glasgow group CHVRCHES. The synthpop trio, which is made up of Iain Cook, Lauren Mayberry and Martin Doherty, released their debut album The Bones of What You Believe in September 2013 and it was met with a... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/10234/Interview-Chvrches.utr'>—more</a></span> 
The finalists have been announced for the Technical Awards as part of the 2015 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards. The technical awards recognise people behind the scenes that pour blood, sweat and tears into locally released music, including producers,... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/10258/NZ-Music-Awards-2015-Tech-Finalists-Announced.utr'>—more</a></span> It may have been recorded in a basement flat studio in Glasgow over five months, but in actuality, Chvrches new record, Every Open Eye was conceived in the sunburnt fields and sweat fuelled dance tents of the perpetual festival-go-round. Opening with the... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/10266/Album-Review-Chvrches---Every-Open-Eye.utr'>—more</a></span>

Ruts DC

The Fall

Sun 4 October
Dux Live, Christchurch
Mon 5 October
Gin and Raspberry, Wanaka
Mon 5 October
Old St Paul's, Wellington
Tue 6 October
Suzie Q, Invercargill
Tue 6 October
Old St Paul's, Wellington
Wed 7 October
Kings Arms Tavern, Auckland
Wed 7 October
Logan Campbell Centre, Auckland
Wed 7 October
Wunderbar, Lyttelton
—more gigs
Moon Duo
The Fall
Lawrence Arabia solo

  1. Leash by Yukon Era
  2. Razor by The Moonlight
  3. Hamburg by The Situations
  4. Nobody Gives A Shit About You by The Raw Nerves
  5. Placid by Kairi
  6. She Laughs by Netherdweller
  7. Clear by Sunken Seas
  8. Sorry by Log Horn Breed
  9. Not The Same by Chris William
  10. When She Falls by The Conjurors