After a whirlwind January Reunion Tour that gathered fans together far and wide, Plus1 is excited to announce The Mockers are hitting the road again in 2018!
To celebrate the limited edition CD/DVD release of THE MOCKERS LIVE (filmed on their recent NZ Reunion Tour), the kiwi legends will be taking their feel-good live show to Auckland, Wellington and Tauranga in March.
Hear the golden classics, including ‘Forever Tuesday Morning’, ‘Swear It’s True’, ‘One Black Friday’, ‘My Girl Thinks She’s Cleopatra’ and more, with the original dream team: Andrew Fagan, Brett Adams, Geoff Hayden, Tim Wedde and special guest drummer, Chris O’ Connor (Phoenix Foundation, Nadia Reid). Continue reading
Today kiwi singer-songwriter Corban Koschak, who creates under the guise of This Pale Fire, celebrates the release of his debut album Alchemy. A collection of carefully selected gems from his time up in Matakana writing songs with fellow New Zealand artist Levi Patel, this impressive debut work balances subtle, more ambient tracks like ‘Northern Lights’ with darker, angstier creations such as ‘End of Science’. Continue reading
The Vodafone NZ Music Awards 2017 held on 16 November 2017 at the Spark Arena, Auckland.
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Legendary kiwi favourites, stellar* have today announced their first shows together in eight years! The multi award-winning group has just confirmed two March 2018 shows in Auckland (Tuning Fork, Friday 9 March) and Wellington (San Fran, Saturday 10 March) to follow their summer festival touring route.
This announcement follows their performance at the Vodafone NZ Music Awards last week, playing the legendary hit ‘Maxine’ as a tribute to NZ Music Hall of Fame inductee, Sharon O’Neill. Continue reading
“The art-sleaze of Alex Cameron’s second album transcends its surface-level smarm to become a biting piece of commentary. Thankfully, the songs are as effortlessly catchy as they are eminently creepy.” — Pitchfork
Currently wrapping up a UK support run for The Killers, with another North American and New Zealand tour on the horizon, Alex Cameron presents yet another standout video today in support of Forced Witness, out this past September on Secretly Canadian. This time it’s a video from the mind of Cameron’s business partner and saxophone player, Roy Molloy, for the album’s final number, “Politics of Love,” a song written by Cameron, Molloy, Jonathan Rado, Brandon Flowers, and Jacknife Lee. Continue reading
“Appelez de la terre l’esprit de ma grand-mère”
“Call from the earth the spirit of my grandmother”
Written on the eve of her paternal grandmother’s passing, today Estère shares possibly the most personal song of them all off her newly released body of work, My Design Part 1. Watch the official music video, filmed by Zenn Van Zyl, produced by the empress herself and directed by Paascalino Schaller here. Continue reading
Tom Rogerson is pleased to share a second offering, ‘Idea of Order at Kyson Point’, taken from Finding Shore – a collaboration with Brian Eno – out 8th December on Dead Oceans. The track opens the record beautifully, acting as a perfect sonic introduction to the 13-track album – an album full of surprises and cohesive too. Continue reading
Today Estère releases her coveted new mini album My Design, out digitally today via DRM NZ. The new six-track offering is part one in a prolific two-part album My Design, On Others’ Lives, due for release in March 2018. Continue reading
VIDEO: Dude York – “Break Up Holiday” [dir. Sean Downey]
It finally happened: Hardly Art is attempting their hand at the lucrative holiday album racket. More catchy than cynical, however, Dude York‘s Halftime for the Holidays defies any knee-jerk categorization as a mere year-end cash-grab. As evidenced by spunky original “Break Up Holiday”–for which the new music video premiered today on Stereogum–Dude York still have a lot on their minds. Plus, they really like the holidays. Continue reading
Listen To Lead Track ‘The Cuckoo’ Now:
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Rough Trade Records are excited to announce the release of ‘The Birds’ EP by Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker. The six track EP will be released both digitally and as a very limited edition 12” – 650 copies worldwide, to co-incide with them supporting Richard Thompson on his sold out UK Tour this October. A very limited quantity of the EP on CD will also be for sale via the Rough Trade Records Webstore, otherwise only available on the band’s merch table! Continue reading