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25/08/2016

So Laid Back Country China: Calmly Armed

Separately frustrated with the strictures of the different variations of country music that their respective bands had hitched ...

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19/08/2016

Cleve Cameron: Dancing Pukekos, Rockugrams And Taxis

Former adman Cleve Cameron gave up a good job in a large agency this year to focus on making music. Not a stranger to music ...

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15/07/2016

Anna Van Riel: Boogie In The Lounge

The 2016 Childern's Music Awards will be awarded in Auckland on August 9. Finalist for both Best Song and Best Album, Lake ...

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16/06/2016

Jocee Tuck: Made To Be

Not many people write music around xylophones, and even fewer would have an item like, ‘Founded popular panda-themed indie ...

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26/02/2016

Doprah: Psychedelic Enclave

Doprah first appeared on the radar in early 2013, when then-Christchurch resident Stephen John Marr, previously known for ...

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25/02/2016

71 Sunset: Nothing Left To Say

An oddly catchy name that, on the face of it, might deliver anything from Californian radio pop to nu metal. Turns out 71 ...

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02/11/2015

B2KDA: Abbreviated Fusion

We’ve been dancing happily to them for a decade but now Batucada Sound Machine is no more, the band instead formally acronymed ...

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21/09/2015

Ex-Pat Files: Asti-Loren Newman

Christchurch, as anyone who has been in the local music industry for long well knows, has produced many of our biggest and ...

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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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