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First show at Blue Smoke in CHCH Sells out, Second date added!

  • 9 shows
    from Wed 12 Apr
  • to Sat 29 Apr
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Join Jon Toogood this April as he takes his solo acoustic show throughout New Zealand.

Inbetween sessions for a new ADULTS album, Jon will take his hit filled sets on a musical roadtrip around the country.

Featuring solo, acoustic versions of some of … read more

Living Colour's Vernon Reid & Doug Wimbish talk to Marty Duda ahead of their upcoming show at Powerstation

  • Thu 11 May
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The 13th Floor’s Marty Duda spoke to both Vernon Reid and Doug Wimbish at length recently. Today we feature part one of the conversation with Vernon Reid. The interview was conducted shortly after this year’s Grammy Awards show and Vernon … read more

Ladi6 Release new single & Video "Beffy"

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Ladi6 Releases new single & video "Beffy"

"New Zealand national treasure Ladi6 are on the verge of treating the world to a new full-length release and to spark it off they are premiering the animated video for the catchy first single … read more

Aaradhna joins Katchafire, Sons Of Zion and Kora for what is sure to be the hottest tour of the summer!

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Anyone who caught Aardhna at her album release show for Brown Girl at Auckland’s Neck Of The Woods this June knows what kind of heat this woman can generate on stage. Even in the dead of winter, she and her band had fans sweating like they were in … read more


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Team Dynamite release their new video "Marvin" today from their EP Never Again get the EP and watch Marvin here


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“Carolina” is the first taster of new material from KORA. The first since their genre bending 2012 album LIGHT YEARS. Of the new single, Francis Kora says: “Carolina is a metaphor for something/someone that is undeniably addictive. What … read more

Shihad headline Rock the Park This February

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Shihad headline Rock the Park This February

This massive event saw a crowd of thousands in 2015, so with a lineup that includes rock standouts Villainy, Blacklistt and the legendary Shihad, there’s no doubt that 2016 will be even … read more

Cairo Knife Fight Nominated for Best Rock Album at the NZ Music Awards

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Cairo Knife Fight's 2015 Album The Colossus has been nominated for Best Rock Album at the New Zealand Music Awards.

Nominated alongside Shihad & Devilskin the awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 19th November at Vector Arena


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Annah, whose 2011 hit ‘Girl in Stilettos’ flooded the airwaves and was certified double platinum with over 350,000 views on youtube, has recently released her new single, this time as an independent artist.

Written by Kristin Chartres, … read more

Shapeshifter Release 6th Studio Album "Stars"

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Today, Shapeshifter solidify their out-of-this-world status with their sixth studio album ‘Stars’, out now.

Melding a progressive bass music approach with their definitive core elements - hypnotic electronic textures, barrelling backbeats … read more