South By South West - Spring Break For The Industry EVERYTHING IN TEXAS IS BIGGER!
It certainly is exciting to find out that the band you manage (Gasoline Cowboy in my case), has been accepted to perform at the largest music performance showcase/festival in the world. ...more
48May - Stepping Out From The Shadows
Remember 48May? Those four dudes from Hamilton who, a few years back, put out a punk-pop-rock album and sang a song about the aphrodisiacal properties of leather and tattoos? Well, they're back. ...more
A.J Hickling - Projecting the Spirit of Song
The 'Spirit of Song Project' is the latest musical endeavour of 'world famous in rural New Zealand' multi-instrumentalist A.J Hickling. ...more
Goon - Boy, Girl, Drummer
All serious musicians will agree that being in a band is hard work. For most, the dream of a lucrative signing to a major record label, groupies, five star hotels and good times is just that - a dream. ...more
Katchafire - Burning Ambitions
Music is a creative process that seems to thrive in spite of (not infrequently because of), conditions of hardship, emotional turmoil, repression and adversity. Few types of music have flourished more over the last three decades than reggae. ...more
Labretta Suede - Hangin' Out at the Motel Six
Fancy your rock'n'roll just a little unhinged, dripping with attitude and messy around the edges? Meet Labretta Suede and the Motel Six. Front woman Labretta swears the moniker is real and given to her at birth.
Well respected Auckland musician and studio engineer Mark Guy Wirepa (aka Mark Wi), sadly died at his family home in Glenfield on Tuesday March 20, after a courageous battle with serious medical conditions.
Take The Willing - Taking the Fight All Over
The moment a relatively young band takes an unexpected, seemingly meteoric climb to attention, it's time for the skeptics to start talking. ...more
The Vacants - They Just Moved Out
Noise-rock trio the Vacants have been simmering near the top of the Auckland indie scene for the past two years. ...more