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13 New Zealand Music Acts You Should Be Listening To

New Zealand has had the attention of worldwide music lovers for decades – with movements like the punk-inspired Dunedin Sound of the 80s, the huge and rightly justified success of Crowded House, and the Dub groove explosion with bands like Salmonella Dub and Fat Freddy’s Drop in the 90s, this little Land of the Long White Cloud has been holding its own for decades. 733 more words

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Playlist pairs- quirky indie folk playing quirky indie folk.

A beautiful, restless track from Tigran Hamasyan’s new album Shadow Theatre, featuring the amazing Areni Agbabian on (wordless) vocals. Lots of references came to mind when I heard this, from the piano playing of Bojan Z to the circular routines of Penguin Cafe Orchestra. 50 more words


The Ruby Suns

The Ruby Suns is a project fronted by American-via-New Zealand musician Ryan McPhun since 2004. Known as a world traveller, McPhun has taken tips from many cultural and esoteric genres, while always being sure to throw his own person touch into the alchemy. 165 more words


[NEW] Pick A Piper - All Her Colours (The Ruby Suns Remix)

There’s no shortage of Pick A Piper remixes floating around (Vessels, Prismism Project, and Sun Glitters have done some of our favorites). We’ve already written about 2 of those, so I was in no rush to post this one when I first saw it come in (because I hadn’t heard it yet). 131 more words



Meet Lorde – the 16 year old Kiwi, Ella Yelich-O’Connor. She released her first EP online back in December 2012, and “Tennis Courts” is her newest single. 115 more words