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15/11/2016

Beach Pigs: Grom Warfare

Blending the Auckland band's many influences into a warm, good-natured rock album, 'Grom Warfare' runs the gamut from sparkly ...

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21/04/2016

The Lowest Fidelity: This Is The Life

This Is The Life by The Lowest Fidelity Tight but unfussy riffs, snarly yet melodic vocals. Like Toy Love, The Lowest Fidelity has ...

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21/09/2015

Rackets: Burning The Candle

Rackets like doing things a bit differently, and have done since the band’s inception in 2009. There was the release of ...

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15/08/2015

Rackets: Walking The Skeleton

Rackets have done it again. The Auckland three-piece's fourth or so – details are sketchy – full album 'Walking The Skeleton' ...

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15/02/2015

Thee Rum Coves: Thee Rum Coves

This self-titled debut is a mix of fuzz and grime and sing-along fun, and a good representation of what the band sounds like ...

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17/12/2014

Thee Rum Coves: Polish & Grit

With old-school swagger and sharp-edged attitude, Thee Rum Coves have been electrifying the Auckland music scene with their ...

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14/08/2014

Beach Pigs: Skate, Party, Smoke, Play

Billy Robertson and Daniel Kerr played in high school bands together, connecting with Dahnu Graham back in those days too. ...

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08/01/2014

Sal Valentine & the Babyshakes: Selt-titled

You might have read about them in the last NZM issue, maybe seen posters for Sal Valentine’s infamous ‘Deadbeat Prom’ ...

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29/10/2013

Fresh Talent: Grrlfriendz

Asked to describe her band in five words or less, Annabel, the guitarist of Grrlfriendz, pauses for a moment, before laughing ...

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