Rap artist Randa was awarded the Critic's Choice Prize at a showcase in Auckland last night. The 21-year-old rapper, along with limber limbed producer Totems, went head-to-head with the two other finalists Lake South and Estere at the packed... <a href='/news/8933/Randa-Takes-Critics-Choice-Prize-2014.utr'>more</a> 
Late last month Auckland outfit Trust Punks shared the lead single 'Gordian Knot' from their forthcoming debut album, and now the five-piece have returned with another taster in the form of 'Through The Thicket'. The bursting two-minute-twenty cut is a... <a href='/news/8920/Listen-Trust-Punks---Through-The-Thicket-UTR-Premiere.utr'>more</a> 
Japanese noisegrind duo Sete Star Sept have announced two New Zealand shows for November. The Tokyo-based act, comprising of Kae on vocals and bass alongside Kiyasu on the drums, settled into their current formation in 2010 and have since been blowing... <a href='/news/8943/Sete-Star-Sept-Announce-Two-New-Zealand-Shows.utr'>more</a> 
Originally forming in Wellington in 2011, Canterbury-born folk duo French For Rabbits has quickly gone from strength-to-strength. The two-piece has signed to North American imprint Lefse Records (which operates under the umbrella of Fat... <a href='/news/8927/Interview-French-For-Rabbits--Album-Stream.utr'>more</a> 

Earlier this month we shared the second part of our Laneway Video Collections, a snapshot of visual offerings from some of the excellent artists that will be performing at the 2015 event. Last time we left off with Perfect Pussy, so we begin our... <a href='/news/8815/Video-Collection-Laneway-Festival-2015-Part-3.utr'>more</a> Black and white footage shot in the period between World War One and World War Two has been stitched together to create a new video for Delaney Davidson's single 'Down On Me'. The grainy images were captured by Jacques Naegeli, who after WWI acquired... <a href='/news/8939/Video-Delaney-Davidson---Down-On-Me-UTR-Premiere.utr'>more</a>

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