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After a nine years since their last visit to these shores, The Cure stopped by for one epic show at a full-to-the-brim Vector Arena last night in Auckland. Robert Smith and co delivered a set jammed-packed with fan favourites, and played not one or two... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/11416/Live-Photos-The-Cure---Vector-Arena-Auckland.utr'>—more</a></span> The top 20 songs contending for this year's prestigious APRA Silver Scroll Award have been revealed. The annual event celebrates the country’s songwriters and composers, tipping a hat to outstanding achievement in the craft of songwriting. The final 20... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/11412/Top-20-Finalists-Revealed-For-APRA-Silver-Scroll-Award-2016.utr'>—more</a></span> Seattle-based songstress Kimya Dawson has announced two New Zealand shows for September. The folk-punk artist, who is also one half of duo The Moldy Peaches, was last on these shores in 2008 to play in Wellington and Auckland, where she will be returning... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/11418/Kimya-Dawson-Returning-To-New-Zealand-For-Two-Shows.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Auckland-based trio Spawts are just about to roll out their second EP Big Fresh Corner, Milky Way, and in the build-up they are sharing a humdinger of a video for lead single 'Big Fresh'. The group, which is made up of Jamie Hannah (drums), Kieran... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/11398/Video-Spawts---Big-Fresh-UTR-Premiere.utr'>—more</a></span> 
South London squat-dwellers Fat White Family will be in New Zealand next week for their first ever shows on these shores. As has been pointed out by many a music journalist, the five-piece group seem to constantly teeter on the edge of break-up -... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/11413/Interview-Fat-White-Family.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Auckland City Limits music festival, which made its debut back in March this year, has been confirmed to return for 2017. Last year's line-up saw the likes of Kendrick Lamar, The National and Action Bronson hit the stage at Western Springs stadium for... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/11411/Auckland-City-Limits-Set-To-Return-For-2017.utr'>—more</a></span>


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