Album review 
27
JAN
2015

Björk - Vulnicura

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By Rathan Paul Harshavardan

Released Thursday January 22nd, 2015 - Inertia

Something about heart-break is therapeutic to artistic geniuses like Björk, who've made it perfectly clear that finding happiness in sadness is really in vogue. Most of the albums I've reviewed recently are all about the death of something these artists have held close to their heart. So when the queen of experimental mu…

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News 
27
JAN
2015

Change of venues for Raymond Crowe The Unusualist NZ Tour

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Raymond Crowe The Unusualist performances in Auckland, Whangerei, Hamilton and New Plymouth have been moved to different venues. The change of venues has been decided in order for patrons to enjoy a greater intimate experience of Raymond's unique show and performance. The revised venues are listed below. Patrons with existing tickets for these shows at the venues initially announced will be co…

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News 
27
JAN
2015

I Am Giant announce Homegrown warm up show in Auckland

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Hot off the back of a blistering summer tour with Shihad, The Datsuns, and Cairo Knife Fight, I Am Giant will be playing a special intimate Homegrown warm up gig at the Kings Arms in Auckland on Saturday February 28th.



This will be the first chance for Auckland-based I Am Giant fans to meet the band's new lead singer, Ryan Redman, up close and personal before they head to play the Rock stage at Ho…

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News 
26
JAN
2015

The Winery Tour 2015 gets underway - PHOTOS

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Photos by Dani Bolton

Just over 3,741 concert goers attended the Winery Tour at Auckland's Villa Maria last night to see Anika Moa, Supergroove, Dave Dobbyn and Don McGlashan perform on a lovely summers evening. This was the second show on a 11 show run of the the ninth annual Winery Tour - the biggest in New Zealand.

Co-promoter Campbell Smith said of the Villa Maria show "Villa Maria is the…

Tagged as : The Winery Tour 2015 | Villa Maria Estate | Anika Moa | Dave Dobbyn | Don McGlashan | Supergroove | photos | news |


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News 
26
JAN
2015

Where do New Zealand songwriters live?

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APRA AMCOS has released national rankings of the top song writing postcodes in New Zealand, based on the number of earning APRA songwriters by postcode. The report finds that Auckland's Grey Lynn / Kingsland is the number one spot in the country for songwriters, which has retained first place for the highest number of earning songwriters in a postcode since 2003.

Anthony Healey, Head of New Zeala…

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News 
24
JAN
2015

Laneway Auckland 2015 sold out!

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The word is now officially out that tickets to Laneway Auckland 2015 featuring Flying Lotus, St. Vincent, FKA Twigs, Belle & Sebastian and much more, have sold out.

Now in its sixth year - and the fourth to sell out - the 2015 Laneway line up is set to top them all. "We are incredibly proud and blown away that this years Laneway Festival is a sell out," say the Laneway promoters. "It's awesome to…

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News 
23
JAN
2015

WOMAD 2015 schedule revealed!

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The schedule for WOMAD 2015 has been revealed which can be viewed HERE.

One of the world's greatest guitarists and folk legend Richard Thompson & The Electric Trio take the stage on the opening Friday night. Rufus Wainwright, performing his Best Of show performs on the main stage on Saturday night as does Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club as they make their first ever appearance exclusively at WOM…

Tagged as : WOMAD | Bowl of Brooklands | New Plymouth | New Zealand | schedule | news |


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News 
23
JAN
2015

The Waterboys heading to NZ for one show

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The Waterboys have announced a welcome return to Antipodean shores this March for a series of headline shows, in addition to their already-announced Bryon Bay Bluesfest appearance.

Coinciding with today's release of their eleventh and highly anticipated new album, Modern Blues, The Waterboys return for their second-ever Australia/New Zealand tour, and will head to Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and Au…

Tagged as : The Waterboys | ASB Theatre | Auckland | New Zealand | news |


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