Vancouver's White Lung are teaming up with LA super-group Upset for a tour of New Zealand in June. A perfect punk-rock pairing, raucous trio White Lung have been kicking around since 2006 and are touring their newly announced third album Deep Fantasy... <a href='/news/8064/White-Lung-and-Upset-New-Zealand-Tour-Announced.utr'>more</a> 
Folk three-piece Tiny Ruins have announced a one-off show at the historic Crystal Palace theatre in Mt Eden, Auckland. The beautiful cinema, which closed its doors in 2005, has a special place in the heart of the band, underneath is the recording... <a href='/news/8066/Tiny-Ruins-Announce-Special-Show--New-Single-Carriages.utr'>more</a> 
Cosmic sound explorers Orchestra of Spheres have unveiled an out-of-this-world video for plucky surrealist-pop single 'Fingerweg' (meaning 'hands off' in German). To make the clip, the band collaborated with Auckland installation artist Brydee Rood who... <a href='/news/8076/Video-Orchestra-of-Spheres---Fingerweg-UTR-Premiere.utr'>more</a> 
Over the last 16 years, Stink Magnetic Record Company has taken ratbag musicians from the backblocks of rural New Zealand and put their lo-fi rumblings to tape. This month, with help from Swiss affiliate Voodoo Rhythm Records those same misfits are... <a href='/news/8060/Interview-Dylan-Herkes-Tape-ManStink-Magnetic-Records.utr'>more</a> 
Sisters Clementine and Valentine Nixon started creating music together under the name Purple Pilgrims a few years ago while based in Christchurch, but following the 2011 earthquake the pair relocated to Hong Kong where they experienced an underground... <a href='/news/8083/Interview-Purple-Pilgrims.utr'>more</a> 
Auckland-based alt group No Why have revealed the lead single from their upcoming EP Weathered, due out May 1st. The song's bass-heavy opening strands and drawling vocals evoke the classic riff from Sonic Youth's 'Diamond Sea', but midway the track... <a href='/news/8086/Listen-No-Why---Anxious-UTR-Premiere.utr'>more</a>

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