For a time in the late 2000's, youth of all backgrounds in this country began to dance. Don Rowe remembers the brief flash when techno became a unifying force in New Zealand.
Australian musician Amy Shark played an intimate set at S @ Spark Arena earlier this week. She spoke to Lydia Burgham about being vulnerable with her songwriting, her Amy Winehouse obsession and working with Jack Antonoff.
Listen In, a mini-festival featuring A$AP Rocky, Skrillex, Skepta and Lil Skies, was announced this week. To celebrate, Hussein Moses found five of A$AP Rocky's best (and weirdest) collaborations.
Vincent Lum – aka Vincent HL – discusses his fuzzed-out take on country rock and a new set of songs that cover everything from death to hangovers to strange mystical vortexes.
In Repressed Memories, James Mustapic delves into NZ pop culture's graveyard and digs up some bodies. This episode: remembering Dane Rumble, Fast Crew, J. Williams, Evermore and Scribe.
In May of 1993 alt-metal weirdos Faith No More were cast adrift in New Zealand with nothing to do. And so Don Rowe's dad booked them to open his nightclub, a tiny room in a very different Queenstown.
The metal community is in mourning following the loss of Vinnie Paul aged 54. Co-founder of the timeless Pantera, and drummer for Damageplan and Hell Yeah, Vinnie was a metal god. Emily Writes pays tribute.
Excusing XXXTentacion's behaviour and showing support for him because he has passed away tells domestic and sexual assault survivors in your life that you don’t care.