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Kim Gillespie

Kim Gillespie is an NZME journalist


  • 23 Mar, 2017 6:00am
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JPSE will reunite to pay tribute to their friend and bandmate Jim Laing, who died in April
  • 16 Mar, 2017 6:00pm
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Silver Scroll winner Thomas Oliver this week announced an eight-date New Zealand tour, to follow the release next month of his album
  • 9 Mar, 2017 10:00am
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It can be difficult to fully appreciate Elbow without the benefit of repeated listening (and especially without the benefit of seeing
  • 9 Feb, 2017 10:00am
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Can't be too many albums these days that boast only three tracks. But when your 13-minute epic isn't even the longest song on your
  • 30 Jan, 2017 4:00pm
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New Zealand's own Fleetwood Mac are set to release a new song. The Miltones, fronted by Milly Tabak, hark back to another age. The
  • 6 Dec, 2016 6:00am
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Yoko-Zuna, Bailey Wiley and Third3ye will play intimate gigs this summer at North Auckland and Coromandel venues. It's been a big
  • 14 Nov, 2016 5:00am
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Dunedin group Summer Thieves are set to top off a big year with the release of new single Coast Roads. The four-piece, who have supported
  • 8 Nov, 2016 6:00am
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Savage is back in the swing of things with a Tigermonkey collab called Zooby Doo. A bouncy, fun and yelly track, Zooby Doo is earwormy
  • 19 Oct, 2016 9:00am
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The Naked and Famous have released their third album ahead of a major North American tour. Simple Forms was recorded in Los Angeles
  • 8 Oct, 2016 6:00am
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Shapeshifter will put a unique spin on their album launch next month - taking it to the top of Auckland Museum as part of the Volume:
  • 7 Oct, 2016 12:00pm
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Lucy Dacus is a contradiction. One of the new breed of indie singer songwriters, her sound is at once fresh, original and exciting
  • 4 Oct, 2016 6:00am
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Christchurch's Marley Sola has released a self-titled debut EP. The four-tracker features two previous singles On My Own and Fill
  • 30 Sep, 2016 2:00pm
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You'd be hard-pressed to find a cooler sound this summer than Banks. She made many fans two years ago with Goddess. Now, the California
  • 22 Sep, 2016 6:00am
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Kiwi singer-songwriter Lydia Cole this week releases a second single from her upcoming album. Sober, which follows the Silver Scroll-nominated
  • 13 Sep, 2016 5:00am
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A Kiwi lad who in the space of a few months went from playing acoustic gigs in Auckland bars to performing in front of thousands in
  • 26 Aug, 2016 5:00pm
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Louis Baker has released a new single and video called Rainbow. The Wellington 27-year-old has a captivating voice and the one-shot
  • 10 Aug, 2016 6:00am
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Skux have released The Two Sides of She, a two-track, double A-side single. The new project from Ayisha Jaffer, Skux is the result
  • 26 Jul, 2016 6:00am
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Shapeshifter have a new album on the way, with first single Stars released to give you a taster. Built on what sounds like 80s video