The line-up for Womad 2015 has been unveiled and includes Irish musician Sinéad O'Connor, who recently released her tenth full-length studio album I'm Not Bossy, I'm The Boss. Also joining the previously announced acts Rufus Wainwright and Youssou... <a href='/news/8904/Womad-2015-Line-Up-Revealed.utr'>more</a> 
After forming at university back in 2007 and making music in their dorm rooms, English folktronica act alt-J burst onto the global music scene in 2012 with their Mercury Prize-winning debut album An Awesome Wave. With their unique and unpredictable... <a href='/news/8890/Interview-Alt-J.utr'>more</a> 
The talented Anthonie Tonnon and band will be giving a special preview performance of their forthcoming record next month. The details of the much-anticipated album from Tonnon remain a much-guarded secret, but it is confirmed for release early next... <a href='/news/8895/Anthonie-Tonnon-Announces-Album-Preview-Show.utr'>more</a> 
Over the last five years in New Zealand there has been a noticeable groundswell of talented alt-country songwriters and musicians releasing albums to rival the best coming from overseas. Tiny Ruins, The Eastern, Aldous Harding, Bernie Griffen, Tami... <a href='/news/8901/Review-Will-Wood---Broken-Man.utr'>more</a> 
In anticipation of the release of his remix album Deforestation, Dudley Benson is premiering the ISO12 reimagining of his track 'Pīpīwharauroa', which is the Maori name for the shining cuckoo. The track originally was released as part of... <a href='/news/8907/Listen-Dudley-Benson---Pipiwharauroa-ISO12-Remix-UTR-Premiere.utr'>more</a> CW Stoneking has a voice that is impossible not to listen to. It's warm and gravelly, and he speaks with a slow drawl that finds some words running up against one another, like tar drops pooling on a hot pavement. It's a voice that is on full display in... <a href='/news/8912/Interview-CW-Stoneking.utr'>more</a>

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Fri 24 Jakob - Sines Tour
San Fran, Wellington
Fri 24 Lawrence Arabia New Zealand Tour
Wunderbar, Christchurch
Fri 24 Clap Clap Riot and Buzz Moller
Churchills, Christchurch
Fri 24 Monty Bevins EP Release Tour
The Rogue Stage, Rotorua
Fri 24 Freaky Meat EP Launch
Backbeat, Auckland
Fri 24 Invisible Threads Album Release Tour
Chicks Hotel Port Chalmers, Dunedin
Fri 24 Jack Carty
The Wine Cellar, Auckland
Fri 24 Reggie Watts - Hello Humans Tour
Sky City Theatre, Auckland
Fri 24 Justin Townes Earle
Bodega, Wellington
Fri 24 Hikoi Of Hatred
Valhalla, Wellington
Fri 24 CANCELLED Lindi Ortega
The Tuning Fork, Auckland
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Sage Francis - Copper Gone Tour 2014
Minuit - The Final Fling
The Skatalites 50th Anniversary
The Datsuns - Deep Sleep Tour