The line-up for Womad 2015 has been unveiled and includes Irish musician Sinéad O'Connor, who recently released her tenth full-length studio album I'm Not Bossy, I'm The Boss. Also joining the previously announced acts Rufus Wainwright and Youssou... <a href='/news/8904/Womad-2015-Line-Up-Revealed.utr'>more</a> 
After forming at university back in 2007 and making music in their dorm rooms, English folktronica act alt-J burst onto the global music scene in 2012 with their Mercury Prize-winning debut album An Awesome Wave. With their unique and unpredictable... <a href='/news/8890/Interview-Alt-J.utr'>more</a> 
The talented Anthonie Tonnon and band will be giving a special preview performance of their forthcoming record next month. The details of the much-anticipated album from Tonnon remain a much-guarded secret, but it is confirmed for release early next... <a href='/news/8895/Anthonie-Tonnon-Announces-Album-Preview-Show.utr'>more</a> 
Over the last five years in New Zealand there has been a noticeable groundswell of talented alt-country songwriters and musicians releasing albums to rival the best coming from overseas. Tiny Ruins, The Eastern, Aldous Harding, Bernie Griffen, Tami... <a href='/news/8901/Review-Will-Wood---Broken-Man.utr'>more</a> 
In anticipation of the release of his remix album Deforestation, Dudley Benson is premiering the ISO12 reimagining of his track 'Pīpīwharauroa', which is the Maori name for the shining cuckoo. The track originally was released as part of... <a href='/news/8907/Listen-Dudley-Benson---Pipiwharauroa-ISO12-Remix-UTR-Premiere.utr'>more</a> CW Stoneking has a voice that is impossible not to listen to. It's warm and gravelly, and he speaks with a slow drawl that finds some words running up against one another, like tar drops pooling on a hot pavement. It's a voice that is on full display in... <a href='/news/8912/Interview-CW-Stoneking.utr'>more</a>

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@Peace and The Plutonian Noise Symphony - Vinyl Release Tour
Galatos Live, Auckland

Sat 25 Lawrence Arabia New Zealand Tour
Wunderbar, Christchurch
Sat 25 Clap Clap Riot and Buzz Moller
Chicks Hotel Port Chalmers, Dunedin
Sat 25 Day Of The Dead Roller Derby Franken Beans Vs Pirate City All Scars
Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre, Tauranga
Sat 25 Torana With DJ Chopper
The Lucha Lounge, Auckland
Sat 25 Eb and Sparrow
The Common Room Bar, Hastings
Sat 25 80s and 90s Reunion Party
The Bedford at CPSA, Christchurch
Sat 25 Noir Ft Mary Watson
The Lido Cafe, Wellington
Sat 25 Too Late, Declaration AD and Guests
Valhalla, Wellington
Sat 25 Teeth and Lovers In Monico
MOON, Wellington
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