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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

Ben Folds Paper Airplane Request Tour – Live @ The Powerstation, Auckland 2018

  American Nineties alt-pop rocker Ben Folds brought out the fanboys and fangirls to a packed house at Powerstation last night. He rolled out the hits, as well as some more obscure songs both…

Riff Raff – Live @ The Studio, Auckland 2017

I love a good rap concert, and something about a badass MC from the United States making it all the way to little ol’ New Zealand makes it even more thrilling. WORDS BY DIANA LAMBERT A…

Cigarettes After Sex – Live @ The Powerstation, Auckland 2018

Singer Greg Gonzalez is somewhat of an enigma. His dreamy androgynous-like vocals and slight demeanour personify the music and muse of the El Paso group, to a point it seems to fit the band like a…

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Upcoming Gigs


Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra – ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE

Sunday 28 July, Aotea Centre Auckland


Sons of Zion – Come Home Tour

August 2nd – 31st, Nationwide


Daily J – RIDE THE TIDE Tour

July/August NAtionwide


Tom Walker – Live

August 20th, Powerstation. Auckland


Kings – NZ Tour

August 16-24, Nationwide



August 28th-Sept 1st, Nationwide


Jacob Collier – In Concert

2nd & 4th September, Wellington & Auckland

Latest Tour Announcements

America – 50th Anniversary Tour

Nov 22-24, Hamilton, Wellington and Christchurch

Ross The Boss – Live

Nov 15/16/17, Auck, Wellington & Christchurch

Emotional Oranges – Live

Wednesday, 11th September, Neck of the Woods, Auckland

Bruno Major – Live

24th September, The Tuning Fork, Auckland