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Top 10 Music Software Plugins For Songwriters

A modern computer system is an invaluable tool for songwriting.  Here are some recommended software plugins to enhance your experience and not blow the budget. The Internet can be an excellent source

Is The Music Industry Right For You?

Of all industries you can choose to start a career in, a professional musician is probably one of the hardest to make a baseline income

The Best Time To Be In The Music Industry

There have been some fascinating statistics released last year affirming what many already knew about the music industry. Hip-hop and rap have surpassed rock as the most listened to genre of music in

Concert Review Highlights

Homegrown 2019 – Full festival review and photos

Homegrown 2018 – New Zealand’s classic gig. The one ride that lasts for all ages. She was on again and did not disappoint. WORDS BY KJ PANUI PHOTOS BY NICHOLE DAVIS Wellington’s waterfront…

Jimmy Barnes – Live @ Spark Arena, Auckland 2018

Taking my seat amongst a crowd full of Cold Chisel and Jimmy Barnes fans including Neil Finn and Jane, Jimmy’s wife I knew this is bound to be an experience like none other. WORDS BY KIMBERLY…

Auckland City Limits Festival

On Saturday the 19th March, I was given the amazing opportunity to attend Auckland City Limits. The sun was shining and one of the first things I did was check out Auckland Kiddie Limits, it was…

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Upcoming Gigs


Channel Tres – Live

Sunday 21 July
Neck Of The Woods, Auckland


Drax Project – NZ Shows

July 27th, Auckland Town Hall/Aug 2nd ChCh Town Hall


Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra – ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE

Sunday 28 July, Aotea Centre Auckland


Sons of Zion – Come Home Tour

August 2nd – 31st, Nationwide



August 8th, ASB Theatre, Auckland


Daily J – RIDE THE TIDE Tour

July/August NAtionwide


Tom Walker – Live

August 20th, Powerstation. Auckland


Kings – NZ Tour

August 16-24, Nationwide

Latest Tour Announcements

A-Ha & Rick Astley – Live

March 5th Christchurch, March 7th Auckland

Ash Grunwald – Mojo Tour

28th Nov – 1st Dec North Island

Daily J – RIDE THE TIDE Tour

July/August NAtionwide

Devilskin – A Decade of Devilskin Tour

October 2019, nationwide