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Music

August 14, 2017

As it is for many, music has always been a place in my life where I can find depth and feeling. And when these experiences are shared with others, it makes them all the more meaningful. I started studying music five years ago because I wanted to find out how music can move us in […]

August 14, 2017

Thursday: Church of Goya / Beatcomber / Damn Dans — Slip on down to Moon this Thursday for a heavenly infusion of post-punk, surf rock, and pop jams. Doors at 7.00pm, $10. Friday: Unholy jam space show — An absolute stellar lineup of Pam, Girlboss, Dodge Viper, and Happily Headless makes this $5 steal of […]

August 7, 2017

Over the last decade, Dunedin has established a rapidly growing and developing music scene, the most notable act to emerge of course being Six60. The international and local success the band found has created something of a new wave of music in the city, and at the forefront of this new wave is Albion Place. […]

August 7, 2017

Thursday: Totems / lskse_ NZ tour Wellington w/ Brace + The Scrussian — Don’t go out on student night, save yourself for this instead. At the Pyramid Club from 8.30pm: “Totems … ambient long-form compositions (akl) // lskse_ … pushing, pulling, uniting in unexplained noise clutter (akl) // Brace … biting, grinding pleasure // The […]

August 7, 2017

Ohney is the solo project of Auckland-based musician Leith Towers. Farewell Lester Square is the second four track album Leith has released this year, following Sweet Aromas which came out in April. Musically, both records are tricky to define, blending elements of electronic music, jazz, folk, and indie rock, all with a very proggy and […]

August 7, 2017

Local musician Rhys Stannard has been developing his solo Voe project with quiet determination over the last few years and has recently formed The Happily Headless with Douglas Kelly (Girlboss/Date Night), Mike Keogh & Isaiah Wilson (Kobra Club), Louis Reeve (Lilah/By A Damn Sight), and Jazz Kane. We caught up for a chin-wag.   How would you […]

July 31, 2017

When Lorde released her debut album Pure Heroine in 2013, the singer set herself up with a definitive sound that caught the world’s attention. Pure Heroine had a consistent flow filled with sparse beats, negative space, and layered vocals. After four years of waiting we finally have Melodrama, a testament to the growth, pain, loss, […]

July 31, 2017

On July 26, around one thousand students pack into the Hunter Lounge for one of the biggest US headlines to have graced the venue — Lil Yachty. The recent shift of the bar to one side of the room opens the venue’s floor to a crowd who swarm in, wide eyed and Patagonia-clad, a sea […]

July 31, 2017

Friday: Onono — This troupe of international playboys are reuniting with a hometown shakedown at Meow, joined by their pals Honey and Bad Friend. Let their soothing milk of psychedelic pop wash down your thirsty, thirsty throats. 8.00pm onwards. Friday: Raveactivate Vol. 2 — If psych isn’t quite your bag, then we have the doofiest […]