The year of Teeks

He’s a nervous sex symbol and a reluctant pop star, but soul singer Teeks is slowly becoming more comfortable in his own skin.

In full bloom: Paige on standing up, speaking out and always growing

The Always Growing songwriter tells us about her new EP and why she thinks it’s so important for NZ music to include voices like hers.

Cecily on spending New Year’s alone and her surprise side gig

Sam Brooks interviews Cecily, the local singer behind surprise sleeper hit 'Thinking 'Bout Me'.

EXCLUSIVE: MAALA ‘Fire Burning’ video premiere

The Spinoff presents the premiere of MAALA’s new music video, the Connor Pritchard-directed ‘Fire Burning’.

New Zealand Music Archive

Church & AP explain every song on their debut album

Fast-rising Auckland rap duo Church & AP talk us through the ten tracks of their debut album, Teeth.

EXCLUSIVE: Daffodils ‘Boys’ music video premiere

The Spinoff presents the premiere of buzzed-about Auckland post-punk band Daffodils’ new music video ‘Boys’.

Coming for the world, ready or not: Church & AP get set for take-off

The “Ready or Not” hitmakers talk ambition, competition, and how things change when you accidentally become the most buzzed-about young rap group in the country.

15 years of Die! Die! Die! – the punk band that won’t, y’know, die

Music editor and former member of Die! Die! Die! Henry Oliver talks to his ex-bandmates about making music together for nearly 20 years.