Country music fans are in for an acoustic treat this October when four of the nation's top talents hit the road together. Delaney Davidson, Tami Neilson, Barry Saunders and Marlon Williams have announced The Lost Highway tour, which will take them... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/9854/Delaney-Davidson-Tami-Neilson-Barry-Saunders-and-Marlon-Williams-Announce-Church-Tour.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Recently reformed act Luna have announced their debut New Zealand show for September. The American indie rock group, which was formed in the early 90s by New Zealander Dean Wareham and sonically nodded to the likes of The Velvet Underground, disbanded... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/9861/Luna-Announce-Debut-New-Zealand-Show.utr'>—more</a></span> 
A slice of New Zealand's musical sub-culture is the focus of new documentary Land Of the Long White Stain. Directed by Claire Duncan aka i.e. crazy, the 30-minute film is stitched together using digital footage and follows genre-bending artists Seth... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/9879/Watch-Land-Of-The-Long-White-Stain-Music-Documentary.utr'>—more</a></span> 
A few weeks ago, Auckland sewerpunks Mucus Kids unveiled their unruly debut EP Mosh For Jesus through local label Powertool Records. The trio, made up of Loz L'estranja (human sounds), Madison Von Uber Rothschild (banging) and Sebasschin Cumball... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/9873/Interview-Mucus-Kids.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Recent Spunk signees New Gum Sarn are sharing their beautiful debut album New Gold Mountain. The eight-track offering from the Auckland foursome was recorded and mixed by Sam Hamilton, and then went to Rohan Evans (of Arcade Recordings) for mastering.... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/9886/Stream-New-Gum-Sarns-Debut-Album-New-Gold-Mountain.utr'>—more</a></span>

Punk It Up

The Chills

UTR's Pick Tonight
Nadia Reid June Tour
Taste Merchants, Dunedin
Sun 5 July
Leigh Sawmill, Leigh
Sun 5 July
The Common Room Bar, Hastings
Sun 5 July
Mashina Lounge, Christchurch
Sun 5 July
Freida Margolis, Auckland
Sun 5 July
Grainstore Gallery, Oamaru
Sun 5 July
Treble Cone, Wanaka
Sun 5 July
Hallertau Brewbar & Restaurant, Auckland
Sun 5 July
Auckland Old Folks Ass., Auckland
Sun 5 July
South Dunedin Community Hall, Dunedin
—more gigs
Nadia Reid June Tour
Good Riddance with Versus The World
Hiatus Kaiyote

  1. East Moon Rising by Encouragement
  2. Rain by Moonpup
  3. Burning Sugar by Silicon
  4. Eating Glue by Brian Tamaki and the Kool Aid Kids
  5. Money Talks by New Gum Sarn
  6. Play It As It Lays by Astro Children
  7. Nobody Gives A Shit About You by The Raw Nerves
  8. Let It Go by The Admiral
  9. Beauty In The City by Memory Pills
  10. Used To Be In A Cult by Lost Rockets