Fraser Thompson interviews Splash Club 7's Ferris Cooler.
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The first time I saw The Mentalist Collective was when it played to a crowd of 10 or so at one of Re:Fuel's open mike nights.
The stars have aligned and the music loving public of Dunedin are once again faced with beautiful prospects and tough choices, writes Fraser Thompson.
No Age is a two-piece from Los Angeles which has been ripping up stages internationally with its jagged noisy art rock for the best part of a decade. Next weekend, it will be bringing the noise to...
There's been a bunch of great underground releases to come out of Dunedin in the past month or two. Fraser Thompson rounds up some of the best.
Mf/mp is a hot new semi-local label that has already made waves with its lathe-cut "Sundrian Editions", which feature pairings of experimental electronic musicians from across the country.
Damin McCabe put Jack Berry Band together specifically for last year’s OUSA Battle of the Bands to "play his songs and see what would happen".
If your ideal Saturday night involves a folk musician who dabbles in Afro-beat and witty banter, then you might want to head down to Inch Bar tonight.
Wellington in the late 1970s and early '80s was a time of anti-establishment nihilists and anarchist revolutionaries. Rent was cheap and the government sucked, writes Fraser Thompson.
This year marks the 23rd iteration of the OUSA's Battle of the Bands competition. It is also the first (hopefully of many) under the new name - "Bring the Noise". To get the lowdown on the what and...
Wellington-based electronic musician Estere is returning to Dunedin this week as part of her My Design EP release tour.
Wax Chattels is an Auckland-based post-punk power trio which is about to embark on its album release tour, starting at The Crown Hotel.
Te Reo metal band Alien Weaponry has taken the world by storm with its pummelling combination of groovy, thrashy, metal and Maori legends, writes Fraser Thompson.
Wellington singer-songwriter Lake South has released Wellington | Te Upoko O Te Ika, the follow up to his 2017 critically acclaimed debut If You're Born On An Island The Ocean Heals You, and it's...