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It looks like much of the doom and gloom outlook for live streaming has totally evaporated heading towards the end of 2017.  It seems, at odds with predictions, users prefer to pay a monthly

The 10 Best Studio Monitors for Home Recording

More so that perhaps any other studio equipment, Studio monitors are regarded as possibly the single most important tool for achieving great sound. Which is why top studios will sometimes

What Is A DI Box?

“Because that’s the way it’s done …”, is the common answer, when a musician is asked why they use a DI box. In fact, you can find these small boxes almost anywhere where music is made: on stage, in

Emma Cameron – Truth or Dare

My planned 20-minute interview with Emma Cameron from rock band Decades became an hour-long banter session that may have veered from the subject of promoting the band more than a few times. I…

The Faim – Exclusive Interview

Touted as the “next big thing”, Aussie Rock Breakout stars The Faim have released their debut single ‘Saints Of The Sinners’. The song was co-written with none other than Fall Out…

Eb and Sparrow – Taking The Alternative Route

On a 13-day tour of New Zealand, this is the alternative-folk band’s 4th time back in Whanganui and tonight it was at the pleasurable Lucky Bar.  As a Lucky ‘virgin’, I was mesmerized by the…

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Upcoming Gigs


Joshua Radin

May29/31 – Wellington/Auckland


Jeremy Loops

May31 – San Fran, Wellington


Seether – Poison The Parish World Tour

May31 – Auckland Town Hall


Niall Horan – Flicker World Tour

June1 – Spark Arena, Auckland


Alien Weaponry – Album Launch

June2 – Galatos, Auckland


Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening

May/June – Auckland/Christchurch


Playboi Carti – Live

June2 – Powerstation, Auckland

Latest Tour Announcements


Tami Neilson will release her new album SASSAFRASS! on June 1, ahead of a seven-date tour of New Zealand. Presented by Sunday Star Times and Under the Radar, the tour takes in some of the…

5 Seconds of Summer Meet You There Tour

Australia’s own 5SOS (5 SECONDS OF SUMMER), one of the world’s biggest pop/rock bands, is thrilled to announce they will bring their Meet You There tour to Auckland this August. After selling out…

Openside Announce National Tour

Auckland-based quartet Openside today announces their first, all-ages, nationwide tour. The group headlines The Seamless Tour presented by Spark – a series of special all-ages events in…