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17/06/2020

Fresh Talent: Sophie Gibson

Sophie Gibson played her first gig when she was 14, at the Talisman Hotel in Katikati. Her set list included Iko Iko and ...

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04/03/2020

Supporting Spacey Jane in March

Returning to NZ for the second time in four months, Perth's cruisey indie rock four-piece Spacey Jane will be playing three ...

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20/12/2019

L.A.B.: Three.Strikes – You’re.In.

There are plenty of ways in which L.A.B. have been a phenomenon on the local music front, most evidently their popularity ...

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13/05/2019

The Shirleybyrds: I Wonder What Became Of Leia

Katikati represent. Shirley Ryder and Graeme Hardaker are the foundation stones, guitars and vocal chords of The Shirleybyrds, ...

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07/02/2019

NewTracks New Artist: George

In her last year of high school Georgia Lines won Smokefree Rockquest with her song Wannabe. That was 2014 and not long ...

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15/08/2018

NewTracks New Artist: Siena Stone

Hailing proudly from the Bay of Plenty, Siena Mascheretti aka Siena Stone plays guitar (primarily) and dabbles on the piano. ...

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05/04/2018

2018 National Jazz Youth Competition

With 320 students from 21 secondary schools, the 2018 National Youth Jazz Competition held in Tauranga from March 28-30, ...

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18/12/2017

McPherson White Fuzz

There are plenty of off-the-peg guitar effects pedal options available from the High St shops, so if you’re going to go ...

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25/01/2017

Emo Empire: Fact & Regret

Despite the plethora of social media sites, what can be gleaned is that Tauranga musician Billy Edwards runs a label (Hope ...

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