To celebrate the launch of New Balance's 997H – the sneaker built for independents – The Spinoff spoke to Auckland synth pop duo Imugi about their musical influences, independence, growing up, and giving voice to bicultural experiences.
Australian band Haiku Hands had a social media smash with their song 'Not About You', and they're performing at Splore this weekend.
Tonight, Pussy Riot perform their show Riot Days as a part of Auckland Fringe. In the lead-up to the performance, Dina Jezdic talked to the collective's Maria 'Masha' Alyokhina.
There's a cyclone sitting off the coast and we're already feeling its tendrils. From Six60 to Splore, which shows will suffer worst this weekend?
Sam Brooks talks to ASHY about her brilliant new single 'Temporary Crush', the hustle of being self-managed, and her hopes for 2019.
Waveney Russ is impressed by an outstanding performance from Marlon Williams and the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra at Villa Maria in Auckland.
Talented women guitarists are not in short supply, so why aren't they anywhere to be seen on lists ranking our guitar greats? Who is currently regarded as the greatest guitarist of â€¦
This week the Auckland radio station 95bFM celebrates its 50th anniversary. Russell Brown looks back at the station's history, the hurdles it's overcome, and why it thrived.
Music festivals are slowly making progress towards being accessible to disabled people – but is it happening fast enough? Alice Mander shares her experience at this year's Laneway and offers some suggestions for improving accessibility.
A popstar reclaims her hype, an indie-darling goes pop, and a trio of locals make good on their early promise. These are the songs of the month – five international, five local.
God may have created all his children in his image, but the same cannot be said for his hymns. Some church songs are good, some are bad, and some are absolute bangers.
The Phoenix Foundation’s Samuel Flynn Scott checks out the food, music and wacky shirts of Laneway Festival 2019 in a review for Radio NZ.
It's Auckland Anniversary Weekend, and you know that what means? St Jerome's Laneway Festival, aka Laneway! Sam Brooks shares his guide to how to do your 2019 Laneway Festival right.
Rudimental are one of the UK's biggest bands with a list of collaborators as long as your arm. Sam Brooks takes a look at some of their best moments ahead of their new album, Toast to Our Differences.
Twenty years on, Bonnie 'Prince' Billy's I See a Darkness continues to beguile listeners. Jonny Potts tries to make sense of a timeless classic.
Acclaimed experimental pop musician Julia Holter's latest album Aviary appeared on multiple year-end lists - including Pitchfork and the Guardian, and she's touring New Zealand next week. Her NZ opening act, Ryan McPhun, interviews her ahead of her show.
Henry Oliver reminds himself of eight songs from the Now That’s What I Call Music collection that hit once and never again.