Hot, cocky and extra AF: Tommy Genesis reviewed by Tayi Tibble

OG fangirl Tayi Tibble reviews Tommy Genesis' new self-titled album.

‘End the horror’: Luke Buda’s new Nauru protest song with Don McGlashan

Luke Buda and Don McGlashan have today released "Children Don’t Belong in Jail", a protest song about the refugee children detained on Nauru

Hunting for Katango: a desperate search for a $5 fan club refund

In the mid-1980s, a teenager paid five dollars for a Katango fan club parcel. Thirty years later, her son attempts to track down the missing goods, or at least a refund.

Bret McKenzie on Strange Caravan, his new band that isn’t a band and isn’t his

Bret McKenzie about his new project/tour Strange Caravan and which is definitely 100% not a band (even though it's very similar to a band).

Music Archive

Charli XCX: Live in a K Road yoga studio

Charli XCX played twice in Auckland on Friday night – at Mt Smart Stadium and a performance space/yoga studio on K Road. Dejan Jotanovic was there.

Taylor Swift in Auckland, reviewed: Despite the snakes, her Reputation shines on

Lydia Burgham reflects on over a decade of being a Taylor Swift fan, and reviews her Reputation Tour show at Mt Smart Stadium.

FAKE NEWS: The Lime-ing Taylor Swift was Jono and Ben’s final jape

Ahead of her stadium gig in Auckland, New Zealand, the pop star was spotted this afternoon riding a pay-per-minute electric scooter along Mission Bay, according to a man called Ben.

Delaney Davidson, musician/travelling salesman: ‘It’s my job and I take it seriously’

Delaney Davidson, whose album release tour starts today, talks to Henry Oliver about storytelling, collaborating and his new album Shining Day.

A brief history of The Wombats

How the Wombats, one of the most long-lasting bands from the mid-2000s British guitar rock revival, outlived their contemporaries.

Rapper Meer: ‘Once I started to love myself completely, I became almost unstoppable’

Ex-Heavy/Cool Tan rapper Meer talks about her new single ‘1953'.

Leonard Cohen’s amazing island life, and the New Zealander who documented it

Cohen went to Hydra in 1960 in search of sunshine, succour and sex. He found it - alongside a friend from New Zealand.

Now That’s What I Call 1999: Have U2 and New Radicals ever been seen in the same room?

In 1999, Elle Hunt's dad convinced her that New Radical's 'You Get What You Give' was actually by U2. Today, she revisits the life-changing moment she realised he was wrong.

Israel Starr: Second generation reggae star and rastaman

Israel Starr on his new single, ‘Future Navigator,’ and the astounding popularity of local reggae music.

A rave review: getting down at sunrise dance party Morning People

According to aficionados, there's no better way to start the day than at the regular Morning People events in Auckland and Wellington. Sarah Pollok went along to find out whether she could become a convert.

‘I wanted to rep my neighbourhood, my country’: Che Fu on making 2b S.Pacific

Twenty years on from the release of his debut album 2b S.Pacific, RNZ Music speaks to Che Fu about how getting kicked out of Supergroove lit the fire that helped him create his landmark album.

High School Musical: Which NZ school has the most #1 albums of all?

Which high school rocks the hardest? Which is top of the pops? Which is number on the New Zealand number one album charts tally?