More than sixteen months since unveiling brilliant lead single 'You're A Stranger To Me Now', Auckland artist i.e. crazy has released her eagerly-anticipated debut album Non Compos Mentis. The album's title, which translates from Latin to 'of unsound... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12526/Stream-ie-crazys-Debut-Album-Non-Compos-Mentis--Interview.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Flying Nun mainstays The Chills are about to embark on a 10-date nationwide tour, which will start tomorrow night in Wellington and zig-zag around the country before winding up in Auckland in mid-May. The extensive jaunt will see the Dunedin pop icons... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12529/Heres-Five-Martin-Phillipps-Shares-Ocean-Themed-Tunes-From-The-Chills.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Award-winning songstress Tami Neilson will be lending her goosebump-raising voice to songs from legendary artists the likes of Sister Rosetta Thorpe, Howlin’ Wolf, Mavis Staples, Blind Willie Johnson, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, and Tom Waits for her... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12522/Tami-Neilson-Announces-Songs-Of-Sinners-Nationwide-Tour.utr'>—more</a></span> 
New York-based singer, songwriter and guitar slinger Steve Gunn is heading to New Zealand for four shows in July on the heels of releasing his latest solo record Eyes on the Lines. With a career stretching back 15 years, the prolific folk-rock... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12514/Steve-Gunn-Announces-New-Zealand-Tour-For-July.utr'>—more</a></span> If it’s true that dark times create great art, then how do dark times affect dark artists? Do they thrive and become something exceptionally dark? Or do they stagnate in the darkness? Mark Lanegan, the original moody crooner of alt-rock and blues could... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12547/Album-Review-Mark-Lanegan-Band---Gargoyle--Album-Stream.utr'>—more</a></span> 
 Born in Zimbabwe but now Auckland-based, Mzwetwo (pronounced mez-way-two) has quickly established himself as a bold new figure on the local rap scene. Previously known and critically acclaimed as Loui The ZU, the 22-year-old released his first EP,... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12541/Interview-Rising-Rap-Artist-Mzwetwo-Discusses-Ambition-And-Evolution.utr'>—more</a></span>

The Undertones

So Laid Back Country China and Teeth

UTR's Pick Tonight
Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Art Gallery, Auckland
Sun 30 April
Freida Margolis, Auckland
Sun 30 April
St Cuthberts Church - Kaukapakapa, Albany
Sun 30 April
Blue Smoke, Christchurch
Sun 30 April
Brew, Rotorua
Sun 30 April
OSPA Onewhero, Onewhero
Sun 30 April
Rogue & Vagabond, Wellington
Sun 30 April
Golden Dawn: Tavern of Power, Auckland
Sun 30 April
Flight 605, Auckland
Sun 30 April
Rockstar Pizza, Christchurch
—more gigs
The Wedding Present
The Bats - The Deep Set Tour
The Dillinger Escape Plan
Tami Neilson Sings! The Songs of Sinners Tour

  1. Rain In April by Seth Frightening
  2. 030 by Suren Unka
  3. aiyhn; inyourheadnow by charlieso
  4. My Smile Is Extinct by Kane Strang
  5. Like The Time by The Paul Cathro Band
  6. Life Of The Party by Chelsea Jade
  7. Lottery by Baby Lexus x Beach Boy
  8. Fit In by David Dallas
  9. Page Of Pentacles by Hex
  10. A Hollow Dream by Transistor