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Poised to release their third studio album Relaxer next Friday, Leeds trio alt-J are celebrating by announcing a jaunt downunder in December which includes two New Zealand shows. The three-piece, who forged a strong fanbase for themselves with first... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12663/Alt-J-Announce-New-Zealand-Shows--Unveil-New-Single-Adeline.utr'>—more</a></span> 
In what is surely an unprecedented event, not one but two female solo artists from New Zealand made an appearance on the same night on long-running UK music show Later... with Jools Holland. The iconic show, which aired on BBC Two overnight, featured a... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12661/Caught-Live-Lorde-And-Aldous-Harding-Perform-On-Later-With-Jools-Holland.utr'>—more</a></span> Star-studded punk rock crew Me First and The Gimme Gimmes are returning to New Zealand for two shows in October. The group, which brings together members of Lagwagon, Bad Religion and Frenzal Rhomb, are heading downunder having just released their... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12649/Me-First-And-The-Gimme-Gimmes-Announce-Two-North-Island-Shows.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Fans of early 2000s electro-punk were treated to a rave reminiscent of scene from British television series Skins at the Powerstation last night. Doused in strobe lights, Crystal Castles spilled boogie-inciting bangers through the sizeable sound... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12667/Live-Photos-Crystal-Castles---The-Powerstation-Auckland.utr'>—more</a></span> 

Brimming with anticipation for Sun Kil Moon's sold-out show at Auckland's Tuning Fork on Sunday, we reached out to our friend Jeremy Taylor from the iconic Slow Boat Records store in Wellington. Jeremy is an avid fan of Kozelek's, and well... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12658/Heres-Five-Saddest-Songs-By-Mark-Kozelek-aka-Sun-Kil-Moon.utr'>—more</a></span> If Aldous Harding’s debut album was her introduction – a musical germination – then Party is her blossoming. It’s a glorious shift from sombre introspection to expansive exultation, an artist having the tools and confidence to fully realise her thoughts... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/12634/Album-Review-Aldous-Harding---Party--Album-Stream.utr'>—more</a></span>


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