Fraser Thompson talks to Julie Dunn, creator of a 'micro-independent' label in Dunedin.
Sounds Good to Me
Sheep's the kind of band that likes to go with the flow, follow its buzz, rather than someone else's, Fraser Thompson discovers.
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.
On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, two costumed terrorists committed a heinous act of vandalism, Fraser Thompson writes.
Charcoal Burners are like folk music for people who find the oppressive comfortableness of folk music a bit boring, writes Fraser Thomson.
It’s dangerously easy to feel like you’ve heard it all, especially in a town the size of Dunedin, where there’s plenty of good stuff, but not as much diversity as a bigger city.
Since this is my last column of 2017, I thought we could have a bit of a korero about the state of local music.
Wellington-based electronic musician Estere is returning to Dunedin this week as part of her My Design EP release tour.
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.
Dunedin’s high schools are pumping out more bands than ever before, although you might not know it because most venues are also bars, and bars don’t allow high school pupils.
In June this year, an internationally recognised local sound artist grew tired of asking for money for his works and decided to give them away.
Prolific post-punk band Die! Die! Die! has released another album, and is returning to Dunedin on Friday for a blistering show at None Gallery. Fraser Thompson caught up with lead vocalist...
Christian McNab has arranged three dance parties under the Unofficial Club Six banner, all at The Manor, a musician’s residence that transforms into a venue semi-regularly for experimental and electronic gigs.
For the third time in a year, Dunedin’s one and only surfadelic riff monster, Koizilla, is releasing an EP.