Concert review 
01
NOV
2014

Lorde

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By Dimitri-O

Artist:  Lorde

Date / Venue:  Friday October 31st, TSB Bank Arena, Wellington

Fresh from winning two Silver Scroll awards the evening before, Lorde gave the Wellington crowd a solid and at times tingling performance, working through her album Pure Heroine along with covers of local and international acts.

Although diehard fans were sitting quietly outside the TSB Arena at 9am -…

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News 
01
NOV
2014

Prong's Auckland show cancelled

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Prong's Auckland show, which was set for Sunday November 23rd at the Powerstation has been cancelled.  

Below is a media release sent out concerning the cancellation - 

The first NZ show by US Heavy Metal group PRONG has been cancelled by the promoter. Scheduled for Auckland at the Powerstation on Sunday 23rd November, the ticket sales required with just under a month to go did not stack up. …

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News 
01
NOV
2014

CW Stoneking set for NZ tour

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CW Stoneking is heading to New Zealand to play five shows throughout the country, you can check out the dates and venues below.  

Stoneking celebrates the release of his new album Gon' Boogaloo with the news he has made the long list for the Australian Music Prize. In addition the album has been receiving regular plays on various BBC stations in the UK and also here in NZ where Nick Bollinger ra…

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Interview 
31
OCT
2014

Kevin Mark Trail

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By Sebastian Mackay

Listening to Kevin Mark Trail speak, in a rapid fire English accent over the roar of a train and excited shouts in the background, my internal monologue was singing Good Charlotte's Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous quietly to itself, interjected with a deluge of snide comments. (Mum says I need to work on my people skills and I'm finally beginning to see that).

Always see it…

Tagged as : Kevin Mark Trail | The Knight | The Streets | Sola Rosa | interview |


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News 
31
OCT
2014

Tami Neilson & Joshua Neilson win the 2014 APRA Silver Scroll Award

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Tami Neilson and Joshua Neilson have won the 2014 APRA Silver Scroll Award with their song Walk (Back to Your Arms). The soulful, retro-flavoured blues ballad was chosen as this year's winner by APRA's membership, made up of over 10,000 New Zealand songwriters and composers.

The award was presented at the APRA Silver Scroll Awards - a highly anticipated annual event that recognises and celebrates…

Tagged as : 2014 APRA Silver Scroll Award | Tami Neilson | Joshua Neilson | Walk (Back To Your Arms) | Robert Ruha | Tiki Tapu | Michael Norris | Inner Phases | Victoria Kelly | Field Punishment No 1 | Tom McLeod | Girl vs Boy | Douglas Lilburn | Lorde | Joel Little | news |


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News 
30
OCT
2014

Jesus Jones announce Auckland show

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UK indie heroes Jesus Jones are heading to New Zealand in March 2015 to perform one show.  Known for their hits ‘Right Here, Right Now', ‘Real Real Real' and ‘International Bright Young Thing', Jesus Jones will play at the King's Arms on Tuesday March 10th.  



Formed in Wilshire in 1988, Jesus Jones pioneered a hybrid of styles including house, techno and indie rock - indicative of what was…

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News 
30
OCT
2014

Randa wins 2014 NZ On Air Critics' Choice Prize

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Randa has been named as the winner of the NZ On Air Critics' Choice Prize in the 2014 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards.

Finalists Estere, Lake South and Randa each performed a live set at the King's Arms in Auckland last night (Wed. Oct. 29) in front of a packed crowd and a panel of 11 music critics.

The judges were tasked with selecting just one recipient; a musical prodigy they believe has th…

Tagged as : Randa | NZ On Air Critics' Choice Prize | 2014 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards | King's Arms | Auckland | Estere | Lake South | news |


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News 
30
OCT
2014

Sharon Van Etten to play four date NZ tour

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Brooklyn based multi-instrumentalist Sharon Van Etten will be playing New Zealand for the first time in March 2015. In a touring schedule that has taken her most of the way around the world Sharon Van Etten requested to include both the North and South Islands of NZ on this visit. She will play shows in Auckland, Wellington, Lyttleton and Dunedin. Venue and ticketing details below.

Are We There

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