Trust Punks, true to their name, have been working hard on new music to provide some serious competition to New Zealand’s punk scene. The four-piece have been achieving their goals with an 80s post-punk voice of the angry youth, innit, kind of sound. They’ve just released a new track ‘Through
Sibling duo, Georgia and Caleb Nott are looking to light even more Kiwi fire under the asses of the music world. 2014 has been very kind to Broods. Their self-titled EP was well received when it was released in January plus a few popular singles have amped up the buzz
There’s something very Black Flag-ish on Die! Die! Die!’s latest album. The album, SWIM, available now, is a record of 12 solid, old-school punk songs from the New Zealand three piece. At first glance, SWIM is a fairly same-y record. It’s a relentless 40 minutes of fuzzy, old-school punk, with
After dropping her first single ’90s Music'; which was wonderfully remixed by Salva and the legendary DJ Shadow, New Zealand goddess Kimbra has unleashed another beautiful track off her upcoming sophomore effort, The Golden Echo. Kimbra is no stranger to flirting with multiple genres, even on the one track and
Electro-pop princess Grimes put it pretty succinctly when she said “This is great”. She was referring to New Zealand’s Lorde, the preternaturally talented and enigmatic teenager who’s extremely classy new EP The Love Club oozes with some of the coolest bass-y electronic r’n’b we’ve heard this side of Santigold. You’ve
New Zealand dub-pop band Six60 is heading back across the ditch to delight Australian audiences. The last time the lads were here was for Homebake in December when they made a lasting impression, and, having just signed a European deal with Sony Music, this will also be Six60’s last tour
I Am Giant are hitting our shores in February for a delightfully loud headline tour. To celebrate this we sent Vulture reporter Charli along to have a chat to Ed Martin of the band about world famous venues, surfers and life away from New Zealand. Last time you were in
As Facebook explodes with well crafted statuses – containing more exclamation marks and emoticons than Justin Bieber’s outgoing message folder – about the joys forthcoming summer festival season, Aunty Meredith (they haven’t coined a creepy familial nickname for Golden Plains yet) released the line-up for her 7th Annual Golden Plains
In the lead-up to an August/September Australian tour, Kiwi roots-rock outfit Katchafire have released a video for ‘Irie’, third single off platinum-selling album On the Road Again. “Irie is a state of consciousness that allows you to feel spiritually content and comfortable with your environment,” Logan Bell of Katchafire explains.
King Cannons are gutsy, working class rock and roll personified. The New Zealand-born but Melbourne-based six-piece echo Bruce Springsteen, The Clash and, to make a more recent comparison, The Gaslight Anthem, and their uplifting blue collar anthems have been making massive waves on triple j over the last two years.