Alt-folk artist Nadia Reid has announced a nine-date nationwide tour to celebrate the release of her sophomore album. The upcoming record, titled Preservation, is slated for release on 3rd March and follows on from the stunning debut Listen To... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12079/Nadia-Reid-Announces-Album-Album-Release-Tour--Shares-New-Single-Richard.utr'>—more</a></span> 
While in the country for his appearance at Splore next month, electro pioneer Egyptian Lover has announced a special sideshow for Wellington. The Friday night appearance will see the King Of The 808 joined by Los Angeles-based cassette DJ Awesome... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12078/Egyptian-Lover-And-Awesome-Tapes-From-Africa-Announce-Wellington-Show.utr'>—more</a></span> 
French blackgaze duo Alcest will be winging their way to New Zealand for two shows in April. Forged in 1999 as a solo project by multi-instrumentalist Neige (aka Stephane Paut) who was joined by drummer Winterhalter in 2009, the band released... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12096/Alcest-Announce-Two-New-Zealand-Shows.utr'>—more</a></span> 
The organisers of Laneway Festival have announced that hiphop drawcard and late entry Young Thug is no longer able to play the festival. However, Sydney-based electronic project What So Not has agreed to cross the ditch for an appearance at the... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12095/Young-Thug-Unable-To-Appear-At-Laneway-Festival-2017.utr'>—more</a></span> 
In addition to their headlining slot at this year's Woodcock Festival, Australian blue collar scallywags Cosmic Psychos have lined up a show for Auckland - and as a cherry on top they will be joined by Melbourne four-piece jangle pop group Swim Team as... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12083/Cosmic-Psychos-Announce-Auckland-Show.utr'>—more</a></span> 
After what feels like eons, indie-electronica sweethearts The xx are today unveiling their hotly anticipated third album I See You. The album's release ends a long wait for fans, coming five years after the release of their last full-length effort... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12071/Interview-The-XX.utr'>—more</a></span>

Frankie Cosmos

Nadia Reid - Preservation Tour

UTR's Pick Tonight
Jay Clarkson with Breathing Cage
Blue Smoke, Christchurch
Thu 19 January
Golden Dawn: Tavern of Power, Auckland
Fri 20 January
The Sherwood, Queenstown
Fri 20 January
Meow, Wellington
Fri 20 January
MOON, Wellington
Fri 20 January
Whanganui Musicians Club, Whanganui
Fri 20 January
Wainui Reserve, Raglan
Fri 20 January
The Boathouse, Nelson
Fri 20 January
Whammy Backroom, Auckland
Fri 20 January
Dog With Two Tails, Dunedin
—more gigs
The Veils
Mermaidens, Bespin, Oscar Dowling and ONONO
Windhand and Cough
Frankie Cosmos

  1. You Me and the Old Hill by Jay Clarkson - Breathing Cage
  2. Lucille by Jay Clarkson - Breathing Cage
  3. No Brain by Blame Thrower
  4. Baby Girl Feat. Lord $eez by Baby Lexus
  5. Burn It Up by High H00ps
  6. The Life by Oscar Dowling
  7. Form Follows Function by Queen Neptune
  8. A Hollow Dream by Transistor
  9. Ease My Passing by Oscar Dowling
  10. Level Headed by Hans Pucket,