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15/02/2015

Lucid Hiest: Absence In Motion

Some real thought and energy has gone into every aspect of this album. It's what you need in this day and age to stand out ...

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17/12/2014

Fresh Talent: Hartebeest

Isaac Tollestrup, better known by his pseudonym Hartebeest, strikes me as a musician who belongs very much to his generation. ...

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Death and the Maiden: Temporarily So

Although conceived as more of a recording act, Death and the Maiden have been playing their intriguing brand of gothic techno-electronica ...

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09/07/2014

The Nomad: 7

The short but suitably named seventh album from Daimon Schwalger (otherwise known as The Nomad) was completed by him in deliberate ...

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The Difference Engine: The World According To The Difference Engine

The Difference Engine (check out the original source of the moniker) is Auckland-based Michael Travis, who has been making ...

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Sorceress: Dose

Not what you’d expect from the name – no, not a goth or metal band – Sorceress is the new name for the band previously ...

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@Peace: @Peace and the Plutonian Noise Symphony

@Peace’s third release, and first album, is the strongest both conceptually and musically, dismissing any notions this ...

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27/06/2014

Estere: Estere

Just when you think that everything had been achieved with some of the most iconic samples in electronic music (808s, 606s, ...

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23/04/2013

Fresh Talent: Estere

She's been compared to the likes of Erykah Badu and Kimbra, but the Wellington-based singer, songwriter and beat-maker Estere ...

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