Laneway festival: 10,000 fans ensure sellout at Silo Park
Laneway festival: 10,000 fans ensure sellout at Silo Park

No Lorde, and no James Blake - but no one seemed to be talking about the missing headliners at this year's Laneway festival…

Live review: Laneway 2014
Live review: Laneway 2014

Gusty winds didn't deter 10,000 music fans celebrating Auckland Anniversary Day at the Laneway music festival at Auckland's…

Sun to shine on festival city
Sun to shine on festival city

A bustling Auckland Anniversary weekend is set to climax today with the Laneway Festival and Anniversary Day Regatta.

How the tide has changed
How the tide has changed

It's always a given that at least a handful of acts at the annual Laneway Festival are teetering on the cusp of big things;…

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Laneway: Daughter's songs of death

Laneway: Daughter's songs of death

Elena Tonra never set out to be a musician. Her brother played guitar and cello, and a good school friend was a guitarist too, but though they would teach her bits and pieces, the idea of being a "real" musician wasn't something…

Savages: Phones not welcome

Savages: Phones not welcome

Chris Schulz talks to Savages, expected to be the loudest act at Laneway.

Laneway: Cat Power is coming full circle

Laneway: Cat Power is coming full circle

Cat Power, aka Chan Marshall, has stepped out from in front of the band and is taking to the stage solo for the first time since 2005. She tells Lydia Jenkin what Laneway fans can expect from her set on the Cactus Cat stage…

Laneway: Haim's Sister act

Laneway: Haim's Sister act

Los Angeles siblings Haim emerged as one of the hottest new bands of last year with a sound that makes them one of Laneway's sunniest prospects. Tom Lamont caught them on tour.

Laneway: Watercolours

Laneway: Watercolours

Rising local star Watercolours talks to Lydia Jenkin about following her own artistic path.

Laneway timetable unveiled

Laneway timetable unveiled

Get ready for a serious case of ADD: no band on the upcoming bill for Auckland's Laneway Festival will play for longer than 45 minutes.

Laneway loses second headliner

Laneway loses second headliner

Auckland's Laneway music festival has suffered a second blow, with headliner James Blake pulling out to attend the Grammy Awards just weeks before the event.

Feasts for festival fans

Feasts for festival fans

Great menu offerings at summer festivals is music to the ears of foodies, writes Joanna Mathers.

Chvrches: Scots beam in from the 80s

Chvrches: Scots beam in from the 80s

Interviewing a musician who previously worked as a freelance music journalist (and did her masters degree in journalism, with a dissertation about the portrayal of women in media) sounded like a slightly daunting prospect…

Laneway 2014: Six hot acts

Laneway 2014: Six hot acts

Here are six hot young acts we're looking forward to checking out at Laneway.

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