Flying Nun mainstays The Chills are about to embark on a 10-date nationwide tour, which will start tomorrow night in Wellington and zig-zag around the country before winding up in Auckland in mid-May. The extensive jaunt will see the Dunedin pop icons... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12529/Heres-Five-Martin-Phillipps-Shares-Ocean-Themed-Tunes-From-The-Chills.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Memphis singer-songwriter Julien Baker has announced an Auckland sideshow coming off-the-back of her appearance at Byron's Bays Splendour In The Grass festival in July. The 21-year-old artist, who has a penchant for penning heart-wrenching yet... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12537/Memphis-Artist-Julien-Baker-Heading-To-New-Zealand-In-July.utr'>—more</a></span> If it’s true that dark times create great art, then how do dark times affect dark artists? Do they thrive and become something exceptionally dark? Or do they stagnate in the darkness? Mark Lanegan, the original moody crooner of alt-rock and blues could... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12547/Album-Review-Mark-Lanegan-Band---Gargoyle--Album-Stream.utr'>—more</a></span> 
 Born in Zimbabwe but now Auckland-based, Mzwetwo (pronounced mez-way-two) has quickly established himself as a bold new figure on the local rap scene. Previously known and critically acclaimed as Loui The ZU, the 22-year-old released his first EP,... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12541/Interview-Rising-Rap-Artist-Mzwetwo-Discusses-Ambition-And-Evolution.utr'>—more</a></span> 
After eking out cracking singles ‘Tired Of Getting Old’ and ‘Help Me’ over the last few months, Auckland based indie-rock mainstays Clap Clap Riot have lifted the lid on their third album Dull Life.  Produced by Thomas Healy (Pop Strangers, Tiny... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12548/Stream-Clap-Clap-Riots-New-Album-Dull-Life--Tour-Dates.utr'>—more</a></span> Legendary composer Hans Zimmer graced Auckland for one special show on Saturday night at the newly re-named Spark Arena (fka Vector Arena). Backed by an expansive and accomplished orchestra which encompassed both local and international artists, Zimmer... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12552/Live-Photos-Hans-Zimmer---Spark-Arena-Auckland.utr'>—more</a></span>

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