Henry Oliver talks to Kate Robertson and Madeleine Chapman about their summer music festival experiences.
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.
Wellington synthpop genius Disasteradio is playing Auckland City Limits this weekend! To help prepare you, The Spinoff retraces his career in 121 seconds.
In the 25 years since he first appeared, Beck has left few genres untouched. To help prepare you for ACL, The Spinoff retraces his diverse career in two minutes.
Political rap/rock supergroup Prophets of Rage are heading to Melbourne's Download Festival and a sideshow in Auckland (be in to win tickets and flights to that show – and five more Download sideshows – below!).
Rock revivalists The D4 have reformed for a final hurrah at Auckland City Limits and the closing of the Kings Arms. To help prepare you for ACL, The Spinoff retraces their career in 106 seconds.
Our regular round-up of new songs and singles, featuring Tommy Genesis, Stephen Malkmus, Rhye, Transistor, Kehlani and more…
Our regular round-up of new songs and singles, featuring Lawrence Arabia, UMO, Dry Dive, Justin Timberlake, Bromelain/Manzanza and more…
Our regular round-up of new songs and singles, featuring Kody Nielson, The Venus Project, Kylie Minogue, Fall Out Boy and more…
Our regular round-up of new songs and singles, featuring Troye Sivan, Justin Timberlake, David Byrne, MGMT and more…
The Spinoff presents the video premiere of Rob Ruha & The Witch Dr’s ‘KALEGA’, featuring Michael Jackson street dancer Shaun Lindsay and members of Te Kapa Haka o Te Whānau a Apanui.
The classic album has just been reissued in a series of special edition packages and we're giving away the most impressive of the lot, the 5-LP collector's box set.
Max Key vowed to avenge the National Party after they lost their recent court case against Eminem's Eight Mile Style. In a Spinoff exclusive, Max Key* releases his diss track. (* Comedian Paul Williams)
To craft its new campaign, New Caledonia Tourism sent Australian electronic group Crooked Colours to its islands to record everything the country had to offer and turn it into a track that would combine the group's summery aesthetic with both the country's musical heritage and the sounds of their experiences on the islands. We asked them about the experience of making music out of paradise.
Auckland City Limits (or ACL for short) returns on 3 March 2018 after a one-year hiatus. These are our favourite songs from the just-announced lineup.