Last week APRA AMCOS NZ hosted SongHubs Auckland, an initiative which saw 18 Kiwi and Aussie songwriters connect with four international guests, for a week long song writing camp in Roundhead Studios.
Through rain and shine, Splore 2019 shone bright for three days.
Cardi B plays Bay Dreams festival in Mount Maunganui and Nelson just after New Year's. What should she do while she's here? What should she eat? We offer her some suggestions for her itinerary.
Last week, APRA announced the five finalists for the 2017 Silver Scroll Award. Today, exclusively for The Spinoff, the five artists discuss each other’s nominated songs.
The Spinoff presents the video premiere of Dudley Benson's first single in three years, a cover of Shona Laing’s 1988 classic '(Glad I’m) Not a Kennedy'.
Square Dance Discotheque will be the hottest dancefloor in Auckland this weekend. So you're not completely unprepared, here are five guaranteed bangers from David Dallas and Shapeshifter's playlists.
Nine musicians and producers from this year's SongHubs, a collaborative song-writing retreat presented by APRA AMCOS with support from NZ on Air, share their experiences.
They formed in 1965, had their biggest hit in 1990 and in 2018 they’re coming to New Zealand with Def Leppard! Get ready with a quick guide to the last half-decade of German hard rock veterans Scorpions.
Today, Auckland band Carnivorous Plant Society released their new album The New King. To celebrate, bandleader Finn Scholes has drawn a comic that you can read while listening to the album.
The Spinoff presents the video premiere of Paul Williams' 'Surf Music', featuring Rose Matafeo, Brynley Stent, Maddy Budd and Chris Parker.
We talk to Etienne Marais, event producer of Auckland City Limits and probably the only person to work at every New Zealand Big Day Out.