Music editor and former member of Die! Die! Die! Henry Oliver talks to his ex-bandmates about making music together for nearly 20 years.
A couple of years ago Aldous Harding was just another New Zealand folk musician; now she's an international sensation. Henry Oliver sat down with her to try to discover what sparked her transformation
When future historians look back at life in New Zealand in the early part of this century, there's one pop cultural artifact that, in three-and-a-half minutes summed up the aspirations of a changing nation: Gold Medal Famous' masterpiece 'We Bought A House'.
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Nadia Reid on the highs and lows of her year, the rigours of touring, and being accepted by the music industry.
Henry Oliver talks to Ross Sutherland, a British poet whose VHS performance piece Standby for Tape Back-Up, a multimedia meditation on memory, meaning and grief, is on in Auckland and Wellington this week.
Yesterday, Henry Oliver risked it all by predicting the winners of last night’s New Zealand Music Awards. Today he updates that post with the actual results and slightly jaded commentary.
The Spinoff vs Spotify. Narrative vs Data. Heart vs Head. Who can predict more winners of tonight's New Zealand Music Awards – Henry Oliver or Spotify's team of (probably) Stanford-educated computer-geniuses?
Our regular round-up of new songs and singles, featuring Sufjan Stevens, N.E.R.D, Kelly Clarkson, The Beths and more...
Henry Oliver talks to Campbell Smith, music mogul and the man behind Auckland City Limits, about bringing the festival back after sitting out a year.
Christchurch's Wunderbar in Lyttelton attracted fury today after a refugees advocate posted a photograph which seems to run counter to its 'nice people only' slogan. Henry Oliver called to ask what they were up to.
According to a new report, the design sector contributed over $10 billion to the New Zealand economy in 2016. Henry Oliver asks Thomas Mical, the head of AUT’s School of Art and Design, what that means for New Zealand design.
As we brace ourselves for more hyperbolic post-radio survey self-congratulations, Henry Oliver talks to MediaWorks’ Leon Wratt, who argues it’s time for the radio networks to end the arms race and start reporting on the results even-handedly – for the good of all radio.
Last summer, before the release of his amazing album Big Fish Theory, Henry Oliver tried to go deep with Los Angeles rapper Vince Staples and failed, so asked him about basketball and cartoons instead.
When future-historians look back at life in New Zealand in the early part of this century, there's one pop cultural artifact that, in three-and-a-half minutes summed up the aspirations of â€¦
Henry Oliver talks to Auckland-based producer/singer/artist October about her new single 'Pure' and the return of the guitar.
Henry Oliver talks to bedroom producer and multi-instrumentalist Merk, who is playing at Seamless, an all-ages show, in Auckland this weekend.