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11/10/2016

Dark Water: You’re Only As Addicted As You’re Willing To Be

This album is a strange brew. The guitar playing swerves between delicate ’80s Cure-influenced tendrils and much bolder ...

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08/10/2016

Jupiter Sulphur Mine: Introducing EP

Sulky, silky bass leads you on a valium-induced rollercoaster as you enter the spaceous sub-consciousness of Jupiter Sulphur ...

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29/09/2016

Sachi: Lunch With Bianca EP

Sachi is two 18 year-old Auckland producers with an ear for smooth melodies. ‘Lunch With Bianca’, their first collection ...

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24/09/2016

Man From Atlanta: Flood Of Tears

Ex-Sushi Lovers Allan Innes-Walker (guitar/vocals) and Ilmar Taimre (bass/keyboards) team up for the fifth time as Man From ...

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23/09/2016

Evangel: Sea Of The Dead EP

The quality and depth of the current metal scene in NZ is staggering. Evangel epitomises the craft and cunning that we see ...

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20/09/2016

Gareth Thomas: Fizzy Milk

Former Goodshirt keyboardist Gareth Thomas is known as the co-writer of that band’s prevalent NZ #1 song Sophie in 2001, ...

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28/07/2016

Will Wood: Magpie Brain & Other Stories

Aucklander Will Wood is a country/folk storyteller who has been writing about his life and loves for a few years now. ‘ Magpie ...

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14/07/2016

Shady Brain Farm: Feather In A Fire

First things first, the CD packaging for ‘Feather In A Fire’, the latest release for the ominously named Shady Brain ...

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18/05/2016

Hollie Smith: Water Or Gold

From the sweet scatted intro of Hollie Smith’s voice on the opening title track to the end of the album, ‘Water Or Gold’ ...

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