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> 
While the clues in  yesterday's 'Guess Who' riddle had some of you stumped, a few clever cats managed to figure out that experimental rock group ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead is returning to New Zealand this August. It is the first... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/9899/And-You-Will-Know-Us-By-The-Trail-Of-Dead-Announce-Tour.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Auckland trio Rackets, who just completed a punishing  20 show tour of Auckland, have released their highly-anticipated new record Walking The Skeleton. Loaded with 12-tracks of "rock music from the heart", the album has been three years... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/9882/Stream-Rackets-New-Album-Walking-The-Skeleton.utr'>—more</a></span> Back in May, we were delighted to be sent the debut EP from Wellington songstress Womb. Seemingly emerging out of the blue, the artist (whose real name is Charlotte Forrester) released the lilting five-track offering with the aide of capital city label... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/9901/Interview-Womb.utr'>—more</a></span>

Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

Ruts DC

Wed 8 July
The Upper Room, Auckland
Wed 8 July
Golden Dawn: Tavern of Power, Auckland
Wed 8 July
Ironbar Cafe, Auckland
Wed 8 July
The Common Room Bar, Hastings
Wed 8 July
One2One Cafe, Auckland
Wed 8 July
Audio Foundation, Auckland
Wed 8 July
Ponsonby Social Club, Auckland
Wed 8 July
Butterbank, Whangarei
Thu 9 July
Matterhorn Auckland, Auckland
—more gigs
The Chills
Punk It Up
Team Dynamite

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