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Talking Heads: Duncan Greive and Brendan Smyth
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Talking Heads: Duncan Greive and Brendan Smyth

NZ On Air is now seven rounds into MakingTracks, the music funding scheme established to increase diversity in local music by funding individual songs and connecting them with an audience via broadcast and digital platforms.

Killing Joke: Tomorrow's world
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Killing Joke: Tomorrow's world

The new MMXII sees Killing Joke preaching the same nihilistic vision they have for over 30 years. As front man Jaz Coleman says, the rest of the world is only now catching up.

Jack White talks to Volume
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Jack White talks to Volume

<p>At the Third Man Records SXSW showcase in Austin Texas last month, Jack White headlined the lineup, debuting material from his new solo album <i>Blunderbuss</i> and retooling songs from The White Stripes, The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather with the muscle of two new bands – one all-female and one all-male.</p> <p>The day after the showcase, <i>VOLUME</i> had an audience with the newly solo renaissance man.</p> <p><i>Volume</i> traveled to Austin courtesy of <a href='http://www.statravel.co.nz/home.htm' target='_blank'>STA Travel</a>, and this interview was shot using Panasonic <a href='http://www.panasonic.co.nz/lumix/system-cameras/dmc-gh2.html' target='_blank'>GH2 cameras.</a></p>

Tono and the Finance Company: Obsessed with a point
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Tono and the Finance Company: Obsessed with a point

The album cover for Up Here For Dancing shows Anthonie Tonnon at the window seat of a plane, face obscured as he gazes, perhaps worryingly, outside which is particularly fitting as it focuses on Auckland, but is written by a newcomer.

Lawrence Arabia: The Perfect Specimen (+video)
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Lawrence Arabia: The Perfect Specimen (+video)

On Saturday VOLUME and Barkers are celebrating Record Store Day and Barker’s 40th birthday by releasing a free Lawrence Arabia single on the most vibrant and living format there is – seven-inch vinyl.

Talking Heads: Cameron Bennett and John Taite
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Talking Heads: Cameron Bennett and John Taite

The late, great New Zealand music journalist Dylan Taite put his body on the line to get a scoop, going above and beyond to secure classic interviews with the likes of Bob Marley, Lou Reed and the Sex Pistols.

Mark Lanegan: Gray goes black
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Mark Lanegan: Gray goes black

Mark Lanegan has long been one of the most magnetic and mercurial rock vocalists. Blues Funeral, his first solo album in eight years, could be his best work yet.