Lightning On Me
About Lightning On Me: Lightning on Me is the combined effort of Sean Patterson and Michael Cannon–previous members of The Earlybirds with Chris Hurn. Originally a solo artist in Wellington, Chris has brought a sophisticated drawing upon the influences of Destroyer, Phoenix, The Killers, New Order and Bruce Springsteen. Together...
About Quarks: QUARKS! is the pseudonym of New Zealand deep-thought synthesist Richard Pilkington, previously one half of Kiwi cult-electro act Vodafone Warriors and currently full parts impossible gentleman. Representing the infinitesimal bleed of pop-past excavation, a magic-school-bus adventure through sedimentary layers of dense pads, microbial percussion, and deeper still electron...
Atsushi and the Moisties
About Atsushi and the Moisties: Atsushi and the Moisties is an Auckland based ska/ rocksteady/ reggae band. Atsushi Ukito, aka “Moisty Atsushi” immigrated to New Zealand in 1999 from Japan. That year he joined Auckland ska band Risto Rockers as guitarist and songwriter. Later he joined local ska/punk band Skivvy,...
About MCG: MCG The Gemini a.k.a. Gerard Price is a Hip Hop / Alternative artist from Nelson, New Zealand. He says: “My music is basically my life’s journey from beginning to where I am now. It’s a mix of life events, views and future goals where I touch base on...
About Bad State: Bad State is a New Zealand rock band that was formed in 2012 in Auckland. They play regularly at venues such as ‘The Kings Arms’, and ‘Ding Dong Lounge’. Bad State has recorded an EP at ‘ROUNDHEAD STUDIOS’ and it is in the process of being mixed...
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The Last Strip! - Gig of the Month Sept 2015: What was your gig of the month? Easy call for me for September - got to say ‘The Last Strip!’, held at the iconic Las Vegas Strip Club on Auckland's K Rd. Bittersweet, without doubt, as the event marked the final weekend of New Zealand's longest established strip club, just prior to its sad closure after 53 years. But thanks ...Read More
Violet Highway Gig Review: Fresh from recording their EP and ready to blow off some steam, three piece rock band Violet Highway held their EP release party at K Rd’s Backbeat Bar, a hub of up-and-coming local talent with the perfect moody basement vibe for Violet Highway’s gritty sound. Infused with blues, punk and pop influences, the band consists of Jacqui - guitarist and commanding powerhouse vocalist, Ant on bass ...Read More
Alien Weaponry ‘Te Reo Metal’ song is a winner: Northland thrash metal band Alien Weaponry have added three more successes to their resume for 2015, placing second in the National Finals of both the Smokefree Rockquest and the Smokefree Pacifica Beats competition. They also took out the Youth Performance Trust’s Native Reo Award at Pacifica Beats for their song Ruana Te Whenua (The Trembling Earth). Written entirely in Te Reo ...Read More