Dave Dobbyn's Pike River tribute (+audio)
Dave Dobbyn's Pike River tribute (+audio)

Dave Dobbyn's touching tribute to the victims of the Pike River disaster has been released. Called This Love , Dobbyn…

'Songs in the Kiwi of life'
'Songs in the Kiwi of life'

Music magazine NME has published a four-page spread on the influential Dunedin Sound.

Duran Duran sues its own fan club
Duran Duran sues its own fan club

Popular 1980s band Duran Duran is suing its own fan club. The group known for hits like Notorious and Hungry Like the…

Yanto Browning: Pitching in gives Britney a tune-up
Yanto Browning: Pitching in gives Britney a tune-up

Put Britney Spears into a YouTube search and the third item on the list is "Britney Spears without Auto-Tune".

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Shihad's new take on Barnesy
Shihad's new take on Barnesy

Shihad are gearing up for the release of their ninth album, but they've found time to record a song…

Tour news: Elbow, Prong plan NZ shows

British soft-rockers Elbow are set to return to Auckland this November. Fronted by bearded crooner Guy Garvey, the five-piece…

12 Questions: Labretta Suede

My parents are from Lesbos - yeah, where lesbian came from and also Wonder Woman!

Album review: The Antlers, Familiars

Peter Silberman, the main man behind and up-front of New York's Antlers, has been making steady and stealthy moves towards…

Album review: Luluc, Passerby
Album review: Luluc, Passerby

The early 70s genre "sensitive singer-songwriter" was enjoyed by similarly attuned souls or ridiculed…

Album review: Sia, 1000 Forms of Fear

Sia Furler has had an unusual path to success. The Australian 38-year-old has been writing and singing since she was a teen…

Album review: Weird Al Yankovic, Mandatory Fun

If you go down to the dole queue today, "Weird Al" Yankovic should probably be lingering about.

Kayne's bizarre new interview

Kayne West interviews are like, well, Kanye West interviews - nothing compares. GQ magazine is the latest publication…

Lost Amy Winehouse interview released: 'I'll have one baby'

Amy Winehouse detailed her dreams to have children in a previously unpublished 2004 interview.

How does 'Weird Al' Yankovic get away with it?
How does 'Weird Al' Yankovic get away with it?

Attention pop stars: If "Weird Al" Yankovic shows up at your concert or has tracked down your personal…

How Shakira became Facebook's most popular celebrity

Shakira has become the world’s most liked celebrity on Facebook, setting the record with over 100million fans.

Head Like a Hole to play free Auckland show

Head Like a Hole are set to play a typically rawkus one-off show in Auckland - and it's free for iHeartRadio listeners. The…

[VIDEO PREMIERE] Las Tetas: The Plains

Watch the new video from Auckland band Las Tetas, The Plains , directed by Orlando Stewart.

AC/DC drummer to release solo album

Tauranga-based AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd is about to release his first solo album. The album, titled Head Job, is expected…

Video Premiere: Flip Grater - The Smell Of Strangers
Video Premiere: Flip Grater - The Smell Of Strangers

Watch the new video from Flip Grater, The Smell Of Strangers, taken from recent album Pigalle.

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