When I saw that Green MP Chloe Swarbrick was in the line-up for a gig I got excited because I thought she might be a secret DJ, a la Jacinda Ardern, but apparently she’s just here to speak.
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Charcoal Burners are like folk music for people who find the oppressive comfortableness of folk music a bit boring, writes Fraser Thomson.
Last November, a bunch of high school pupils decided to gather their friends and put on a gig. They called it the Big Gig and, well, it was, with eight acts, five hours of music and a massive,...
Zaimph is the solo project of New York-based musician Marcia Bassett, who is currently embarking on a New Zealand tour. Tonight, she will be performing in Dunedin, writes Fraser Thompson.
New Jersey-based rock band Screaming Females have been wowing the crowds of the underground since 2005, and now they're heading to our shores for a five-date tour. I caught up with the band just...
Whiskey and the Wench is widely regarded as Dunedin's loudest folk-punk band, with around a decade's worth of blistering (sometimes literally) live jams behind them. On Thursday, it will be adding...
Finally some good news for local fans of war, filth, corruption, torture, scum, obliteration and death. Fraser Thompson talks to METHCHRIST.
Fraser Thompson recently sat down with Dunedin folk indie band Soaked Oats to talk about breakfast and its upcoming tour.
Him is the musical project of Auckland's Jazmine Rose Phillips, performed live with the help of Aaron Longville on saxophone and Saoirse Chapman on synth, and her latest album, Snakes at Night, is...
On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, two costumed terrorists committed a heinous act of vandalism, Fraser Thompson writes.
Most bands, when asked to describe their music, will respond with a long period of silence and then a genre made up by Pitchfork such as "Foamcore" or "Bath House" writes Fraser Thompson.
Over the past four months, Copenhagen-based blackened-hardcore band Hexis has been on the largest tour of its career. Next week, they'll be arriving on our shores, writes Fraser Thompson.
For the third time in a year, Dunedin’s one and only surfadelic riff monster, Koizilla, is releasing an EP.
There I was scanning Radio 1's Playtime Report to get the lowdown on this weekend's fizzy doings when I noticed a name I didn't recognise - girlboss. Intrigued, I jumped on Bandcamp.