First impressions are an interesting measure for a new body of work. Relevant? Yes. But more often than not, reactions and responses that are tempered with the inevitable familiarity of repeat listens. Every now and then though, an album comes along... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12816/Feature-Aldous-Harding-Discusses-Party-And-Her-Newfound-Passion.utr'>—more</a></span> Mind-expanding psychedelic rock linchpins Acid Mothers Temple And The Melting Paraiso U.F.O. have announced two New Zealand shows for August. The Japanese five-piece, which emerged from the sprawling Acid Mothers Temple Soul Collective in 1995, centres... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12807/Acid-Mothers-Temple-And-The-Melting-Paraiso-UFO-Announce-New-Zealand-Shows.utr'>—more</a></span> 
American doom giants Pallbearer are making a long-awaited appearance on our shores for two shows next weekend and will no doubt take the opportunity to treat us to a few choice cuts from their most recent outing Heartless. In anticipation, we caught up... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12822/Interview-Pallbearer-Discuss-New-Album-Heartless-Ahead-Of-NZ-Tour.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Earlier this year Wellington post-rock group Hiboux released their debut album Command The Earth To Swallow Me Up, which made it on to our list of favourite local albums of 2017 so far. Now, on the precipice of a leap over the ditch for a handful of... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12815/Premiere-Hiboux-Unleash-Extraterrestrial-Clip-For-Mausethal.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Villette is an Auckland-based vocalist, producer and songwriter steadily on the rise with her sound that blends elements of R 'n' B, hip hop and soul. Last year she produced the wonderfully endearing tune ‘Strong Woman’ for Young Gifted and Broke... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12824/Interview-Villette-Talks-About-Upcoming-Mixtape--Madcap-Madness.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Wellington's Luke Rowell aka Disasteradio has announced the impending arrival of new album Sweatshop, and as a first taste he has served up the aptly-titled lead single 'Oh Yeah'. Rowell has been no slouch over the last seven years, having released an... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12789/Disasteradio-Announces-First-Album-In-Seven-Years--Shares-Oh-Yeah.utr'>—more</a></span>

The Chills - New Zealand Tour 2017

Aldous Harding Performs Party - SOLD OUT

UTR's Pick Tonight
Tiny Ruins - Winter Tour 2017
The Vic , Auckland
Thu 29 June
The Drawing Room at Pah Homestead, Auckland
Thu 29 June
Pyramid Club, Wellington
Thu 29 June
Flight 605, Auckland
Thu 29 June
darkroom, Christchurch
Thu 29 June
Rogue and Vagabond, Wellington
Thu 29 June
The Thirsty Dog, Auckland
Fri 30 June
Caroline, Wellington
Fri 30 June
Sherwood, Queenstown
Fri 30 June
Meow, Wellington
—more gigs
Reb Fountain - Hopeful and Hopeless Tour
Glass Vaults - The New Happy Release Tour
The Dillinger Escape Plan
Napalm Death, Burjeria and Lock Up

  1. Lions Tour by The Naenae Express
  2. AH's 144th Dream by Sub Dude
  3. Soul Free (Prod. P Money) by JessB
  4. Lavender by him
  5. Tilt Of His Hat by The Ruby Suns
  6. Birthdays by Deer Park
  7. Pseudoephedrine by Moon Lander
  8. Horizon (Aldous Harding Cover) by Benjamin
  9. Hot Pockets by Echo Ohs
  10. Runaway Train by The Terminals