Silver Scroll winner Marlon Williams tells Henry Oliver why 'Nobody Gets What They Want Anymore' is the best song he's ever written.
Abdul Kay, a young Auckland rapper who rose quickly from obscurity only to go silent, talks about his comeback single 'September Freestyle'.
The annual free concert featuring the top local pop stars of the day is one of New Zealand's most enduring Christmas traditions. James Mustapic looks back at its most memorable moments.
John Rykenberg ran a studio of photographers from the 50s to the 70s. Last year, 900 boxes from his studio were donated to Auckland Libraries. Here are some favourites.
1997 was a simpler time – British anarchists topped the charts and you could buy collections of the days' hits on little plastic discs.
Ex-Kids of 88 star talks bidding wars, bigwigs and breakdowns, and how, with new project HIGH HØØPS, he came out the other side.
Brockhampton have quickly risen from a Kanye messageboard to a multi-million-dollar record deal. We review their new album, documentary and concert in Auckland last night.
Almost 15 years later, NZ Idol winner Ben Lummis is re-emerging onto the music scene with a new song, new mindset, and possibly, even a new tour.
The case to make the singer a citizen of Aotearoa is now irrefutable. Please jump on board and get this passport party started.
Last week, APRA announced the five finalists for the 2017 Silver Scroll Award. Today, exclusively for The Spinoff, the five artists discuss each other’s nominated songs.
Hans made his name in the Soundcloud rap scene, but last year made a leap with his one-and-only track on Spotify racking up 1.5 million streams. He talks collaborarting and his new EP, Puddles.
The five finalists of APRA's Maioha Award were announced today. We looks at the final five and their place in the future of te reo Māori.
Flying Nun's rightful place in New Zealand history has been secured with the acquisition of the legendary label's master tapes by the Alexander Turnbull Library.
The first album by Avantdale Bowling Club, the new moniker of rapper Tom Scott, is released tomorrow. Dominic Hoey (aka Tourettes) reviews the latest work by the rapper who over a decade ago was taking his demos to Tourettes shows.