Michael Houstoun has been a very popular and respected internationally acclaimed New Zealand pianist, teacher and recording artist for half a century.
A celebration of German-Romantic era repertoire was presented in St Joseph's Chapel yesterday afternoon by Southern Consort of Voices.
Jan Preston is classically trained but after hearing Winifred Atwell playing boogie-woogie she was hooked.
"When the whole world seems fake, give me something real," Shemekia Copeland pleads on Smoked Ham and Peaches.
Philadelphia-born Santigold, who grew up listening to her parents reggae records and visiting Jamaica, has lobbed a breezy dancehall flare into the middle of the northern summer.
Travis Scott is perhaps best known as Kylie Jenner’s Baby-Daddy, yet this status will change with grandiloquent third album Astroworld.
Heralding the approach of Yeezy Season (Kanye's plan to release an album every week through June) Pusha T's DAYTONA suggests it`s time to batten down the hatches.
Nineteen sixty-eight was a notable year in New Zealand in which the men's rowing eight won an Olympic gold medal, the All Blacks beat France three zip, and the Wahine disaster cast a long shadow...
From fluorescent adolescents to Britain's most revered indie rockers, Arctic Monkeys has proven no strangers to new directions.
If the ballad-heavy Human Performance (2016) found New York's Parquet Courts starting to cast off their lo-fi trappings, then the follow-up, their sixth album, takes their shuffle into commercialism several steps further.
Tami Neilson's last two records, Dynamite and Don't Be Afraid, have largely reflected a soul-infused country sound. In Sassafrass the soul aspect is much more to the fore, and it works a treat.
Five years ago, Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite collaborated on 2013 Grammy-winning album Get Up, but I reckon that was just a warm-up for No Mercy In This Land.
Soundcloud sensation and sadboi-in-chief Post Malone’s sophomore effort is aimed squarely at the streaming market he so successfully (and cynically) cornered with the likes of viral breakthrough...
This members of this line-up have been serious contributors to the New Zealand rock scene for decades: blues vocalist Hammond Gamble, bassist Andy MacDonald, and Brent Eccles, today best known for...
Wellington's Darren Watson has unplugged for his sixth solo album after a barnstorming career with Chicago Smokeshop.