Intriguing synthpop two-piece Queen Neptune have released compelling new tune 'The Body House' on the coattails of their recent bFM chart-topping single 'The Queen's Speech'. The pulsating audio venture was born of several sources, including... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/13057/Premiere-Queen-Neptune-Unveil-Pensive-New-Single-The-Body-House---Video.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Wellington trio Hex have unveiled new single 'Runes / Ruins' along with an eye-candy clip directed by bandmember Kiki Van Newtown. The song is plucked from the group's eagerly anticipated debut album The Hill Temple, and speaks to the highs and lows of... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/13081/Premiere-Hex-Unveil-New-Single-Runes--Ruins--Along-With-Visual-Treat--Interview.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Loveable rogue Mac DeMarco and LA-based artist Anderson .Paak have been announced as the first two acts for next year's Laneway Festival. A highlight of the musical calendar, the festival will be taking place on Auckland Anniversary Day as per usual... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/13075/Mac-DeMarco-And-Anderson-Paak-Announced-For-Laneway-Festival-2018.utr'>—more</a></span> 

Die! Die! Die! have announced a five-date nationwide tour to celebrate the release of their sixth full-length album Charm. Offensive. The long-standing trio will kick off the tour with an all ages show in Hamilton and then zig-zag their way... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/13062/Die-Die-Die-Announce-Nationwide-Charm-Offensive-Album-Release-Tour.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Earlier this month Wellington three-piece Mermaidens rolled out their eagerly-anticipated sophomore album Perfect Body as a stellar follow-up to their 2016 debut Undergrowth. The 10-track record sees the trio (which is comprised of  Lily West,... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/13056/Heres-Five-Mermaidens-Share-Songs-That-Helped-Shape-Perfect-Body.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Auckland psychedelic surf stalwarts the Echo Ohs are letting loose their new single 'Aliens' as they get ready to release their debut album Hot Pockets next month. The album, which will be available on vinyl courtesy of local label 1:12 Records, has... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/13047/Premiere-Echo-Ohs-Unveil-Aliens-From-Upcoming-Record-Hot-Pockets.utr'>—more</a></span>

Shonen Knife

The Others Way 2017

Tue 22 August
Caroline, Wellington
Wed 23 August
Caroline, Wellington
Wed 23 August
The Wine Cellar, Auckland
Wed 23 August
San Fran, Wellington
Wed 23 August
Charlottes Kitchen, Paihia
Wed 23 August
Whammy Bar, Auckland
Wed 23 August
The Portland Public House, Auckland
Wed 23 August
Q Loft, Auckland
—more gigs
Die! Die! Die! - Charm. Offensive Tour
Fazerdaze - Morningside Release Tour
Herriot Row - Lesser Stars Release Tour

  1. Gossip by Team Dynamite
  2. Aliens by Echo Ohs
  3. The Body House by Queen Neptune
  4. Babelsteps by Opium Eater
  5. You Can't Have Me by Physical
  6. Elmstein Surf by The Tape Wolves
  7. I Don't Wanna Be Your Dog by Miss June
  8. Teen Vamp by Embedded Figures
  9. Pseudoephedrine by Moon Lander
  10. Sunstone by Mermaidens