Kurt Vile has slowly and steadily built a reputation for himself over the past 10 years with his brand of country tinged indie-rock, firstly as member of The War on Drugs and now as a solo artist. Well-loved in his hometown of Philadelphia, which gave... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/10271/Interview-Kurt-Vile.utr'>—more</a></span> 
Bewitching trio The Moonlight are sharing their self-titled debut album ahead of its official release on Friday. Formed in 2014 from members of Xanadu and Lost Rockets, the Auckland three-piece have spent the last year conjuring up songs that are built... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/10281/Stream-The-Moonlights-Self-Titled-Debut-Album-UTR-Premiere.utr'>—more</a></span> 
A blood-stained and beer-soaked new video has emerged from the team at Candlelit Pictures for 'Crash & Burn' by indie-rock trio Meridian Vibe. The West Auckland outfit self-funded the clip which pays homage to the time honoured westie tradition of... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/10261/Video-Meridian-Vibe---Crash-And-Burn-UTR-Premiere.utr'>—more</a></span> 
This month marks the one year anniversary of New Zealand-based experimental label End Of The Alphabet Records. Helmed by sonic adventurer Noel Meek, the label launched onto the scene last September with the highly-accessible drone and noise... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/10255/Heres-Five-End-Of-The-Alphabet-Records.utr'>—more</a></span> 
In true southern fairytale fashion, at the core of country-folk act Jamestown Revival sits a story of a friendship stretching back more than a decade. Founding members Zach Chance and Jonathan Clay grew up together in the idyllic Texan town of... <span class='readMoreLink'><a href='/news/10285/Heres-Five-Jamestown-Revival.utr'>—more</a></span>

Messed Up 2015

Giving A Shit: Songs For Syria

UTR's Pick Tonight
Toxic Holocaust
Kings Arms Tavern, Auckland
Wed 7 October
Logan Campbell Centre, Auckland
Wed 7 October
Wunderbar, Lyttelton
Wed 7 October
Valhalla, Wellington
Wed 7 October
De Luxe Theatre, Opotiki
Wed 7 October
Golden Dawn: Tavern of Power, Auckland
Thu 8 October
Birdlands, Oamaru
Thu 8 October
The Wine Cellar, Auckland
Thu 8 October
The Cabana, Napier
—more gigs
The Fall
Moon Duo
Lawrence Arabia solo

  1. Leash by Yukon Era
  2. Razor by The Moonlight
  3. Hamburg by The Situations
  4. Balisong Boogie by The Dobermen
  5. Nobody Gives A Shit About You by The Raw Nerves
  6. She Laughs by Netherdweller
  7. Placid by Kairi
  8. Clear by Sunken Seas
  9. Not The Same by Chris William
  10. Sorry by Log Horn Breed