I first saw The Veils play in 2009, throughout the performance the band’s singer seemed caught between a state of tears, panic and violence. It felt, at least to me, like somebody was finally telling the truth.
Harkening back to his earlier material, Ed Kuepper returns with The Aints! in tow to shine a light on an unrecorded chapter of The Saints through the release of The Church of Simultaneous Existence.
Smith & Daughters are out to do food differently and dare other establishments to up their vegan game.
Angular and unforgiving, the dark and dissonant sounds of Wax Chattels’ self-titled debut album are a stark reminder that it isn’t always sunny in New Zealand.
Kardajala Kirridarra combine elements of chill-out music, rap, and searing four-part harmonies sung in English and Mudburra to affect a deep, historical connection to country and a stunning blend of contemporary and traditional culture.
Lentil As Anything is a restaurant with a difference - a volunteer-run creative hub incorporating a rotating menu of seasonal vegan meals, a community space for events and workshops, and an ethos of non-judgement, generosity and trust.
The music of Augie March is far from immediate. Rather, it takes the listener time and space to acclimatise; for the mind to open up to these wordy, otherworldly songs.
T Totaler, a refreshingly original tea house with an environmentally and socially conscious heart.
A natural evolution from The Drones, Tropical Fuck Storm contains many of the elements that you would expect, namely Gareth Liddiard’s apocalyptic balladry and the rhythmic heft of Fiona Kitschin’s basslines, undercut by a chilling catharsis.
MOD CON’s debut LP begins with a bang. Distorted bass erupts into a flurry of staccato percussion and angular guitar lines that weave around Erica Dunn’s frenzied vocals.