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HOW TO DRESS WELL
Watch our interview with Tom Krell

Cheese on Toast’s Dani Bolton interviewed Tom on camera just ahead of his Auckland show last week.

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SLEATER-KINNY
Win a copy of No Cities to Love on CD

Cheese on Toast has three copies of the new album from SLEATER-KINNEY on CD to give away…

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LANEWAY
He said / She said review

Cheese on Toast’s Andrew & Christine Tidball attended St Jerome’s Laneway Festival at Silo Park yesterday…

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FATHER JOHN MISTY
I Love You Honeybear – check out the awesome packaging!

I grow weary of the ever-growing false narrative that the CD format is dying… FATHER JOHN MISTY’s latest album shows how much can still be achieved with CD packaging.

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95bFM
What’s new on the playlist? 22 Jan 2015

It’s been a wee while since Cheese on Toast has a sneaky wee poke around Auckland’s 95bFM playlist to see what’s new. So there’s no time like the present – here’s a list of tracks that have newly been added to their rotate…

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TAITE MUSIC PRIZE Long list of nominees revealed

Nominations for this years TAITE MUSIC PRIZE have closed, check out the complete long-list of nominated albums.

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MARLON WILLIAMS
Shares dark, twisted and surreal music video for “Dark Child”

The music video for “Dark Child” is weird and awesome, it’s directed by Damian Golfinopoulos; those familiar with his work won’t be disappointed.

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ACID BABY JESUS
Selected Recordings – album review

…possibly best described as An Emerald City meets Goat meets The Black Lips…

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SURF CITY
Stream new track “Hollow Veins”

SURF CITY have shared the first taste of a forthcoming new album due for release by London based Fire Records, Jekyll Island, a single called “Hollow Veins”. It’s bloody fantastic!

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CHEESE ON TOAST TOP TEN
22 Jan 2015 – A new number one for FANFICKK

Mysterious Auckland producer/musician FANFICKK has stormed the Cheese on Toast reader voted chart this week with her new track “Where You Are” coming straight into the chart at number one and her previous…

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THE INTERNET
New single produced by KATRANADA appears online

Kaytranada did a guest mix on UK’s BBC Radio 1 recently and it included a radio-edit of the forthcoming single he produced for THE INTERNET. Listen to the song here!

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TWO CARTOONS
Share brand new track – it’s great!

Hailing from Dunedin, but now based in London, TWO CARTOONS have returned with their first new track in two years!

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LANEWAY 2015
Auckland timetable and site-map revealed

Finally, the answers to the questions on a lot of peoples minds this week have been revealed with the release of the time-table for St Jerome’s Laneway Festival at Auckland’s Silo Park on…

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SLEATER-KINNEY
No Cities To Love album review

Welcome to 2015. Sleater-Kinney are well and truly back.

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ST VINCENT
On the cover of THE FOLD / shares new song

ST VINCENT, lovingly illustrated by Will Saunders is on the cover of this week’s issue of THE FOLD, ahead of her appearance at the Laneway Festival on Monday at Silo Park in Auckland.

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SKY TV POP-UP
SCI-FI Weekend!

This weekend, as in Auckland Anniversary weekend, let’s just say you dislike the sun and the heat, are maybe not a music fan, so might forgo Laneway, or just feel like chilling out…

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BJÖRK
Releases new album early (like, now, even)

Last week it was announced that BJÖRK’s new album Vulnicura – the follow up to 2011’s Biophilia – would be released in March. Well, surprise – it’s being released digitally via One Little…

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OFF THE RADAR
Interview with festival organisers

Cheese on Toast’s Dani Bolton met up with the three organisers of the OFF THE RADAR festival to chat about what it is they are setting out to achieve…

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KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE
Win a double pass to red carpet premiere!

The red carpet NZ Premiere of the very cool KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE takes place at Hoyts Sylvia Park on Saturday January 31 and you could be there! Cheese on Toast is giving…

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HOOTON TENNIS CLUB
Release video for new single “Jasper”

Liverpool’s HOOTON TENNIS CLUB signed to Heavenly Records in September last year and are now releasing their debut single with tje label – a double-A single “Jasper” / “Standing Knees”. Check out the…

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UKIAH BROWN
Shares second single from solo debut album

UKIAH BROWN (of HUSK) has a solo debut album in the works titled Creatures – check out the new single here.

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TORO Y MOI
Streams new track from forthcoming album

“Empty Nesters” is the ‘rockiest’ I’ve heard Chaz Bundick.

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SLEATER-KINNEY
Perform “A New Wave” on Letterman

SLEATER-KINNEY were musical guests on US chat show Letterman last week – they performed their song “A New Wave” from their new album No Cities To Love which is out in NZ this Friday.

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FKA TWIGS
Performs “Hide” / “Pendulum”- at Brit Awards Nomination Ceremony

Watch the mesmerizing performance here and let it whet your appetite for her upcoming show at Laneway on Monday Jan 26th at Silo Park.

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ADIDAS
StellaSport

Adidas and Stella McCartney have collaborated on a brand new ongoing sportswear collection – StellaSport. Bright and bold with an 80’s twist, parts of this collection can also be worn on the street…

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VOTE
For the Cheese on Toast Top Ten

The new tracks to consider come from BESPIN, FANFICKK, MMDELAI, PROTON BEAST and SHAYNA KING.

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DRAKE
Win a double pass to the Auckland show

Enter the prize draw here

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DŸSE
Win CD and double pass to their show

Enter the prize draw to win a double pass to the show of your choice and a copy of their album on CD.
Prize draw closed.

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BELLE & SEBASTIAN
Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance – album review

Words by Lawrence Mikkelsen Disclosure statement. In 2001 invited Belle & Sebastian’s Stuart Murdoch* to my wedding. This is not an unbiased review. Rewind even further back to 1998, to the arrival of…

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BELLE & SEBASTIAN
Win a copy of Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance on CD or Vinyl!

Enter the prize draw to win!
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NAS
At Auckland’s Powerstation on Saturday 17 January 2015 / Live Photos

Photos by Milana Radojcic

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THE KOOKS
w/ DIE! DIE! DIE! – at Auckland’s Vector Arena on 15 January 2015 / Live Photos

Photos by Yvonne Shearer

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JOHNNY MARR
Postpones NZ and Australian dates

Following on from the cancellation of his remaining US and Canadian tour dates, due to ongoing family illness, Johnny Marr has been forced to postponed his tour of Australia and New Zealand (as well as his tours of Japan and Singapore).

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SLEATER-KINNEY
Interview with Janet Weiss

Sleater Kinney went silent in 2006, their legacy was a collection of seven fantastically raucous and adventurous albums, three uber talented woman who left behind a delicious and powerful musical legacy, which encompassed the riot grrrl period and beyond. And now the next phase is about to begin with their new album No Cities To Love, an energetic, modern and visceral sounding return…

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THE DECEMBERISTS
What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World – album review

“Another great album from a consistently excellent band.”

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CHAPPIE
is Neill Blomkamp’s new film

“I am consciousness, I am alive, I am Chappie,” the robot voiced by Sharlto Copley (also starred in District 9 and Elysium) says.

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SUFJAN STEVENS
Announces new album, reveals trailer and album artwork + traklisting

SUFJAN STEVENS will release a new album on Friday 3rd April. It’s titled Carrie & Lowell in honour of his mother and step-father.

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CHEESE ON TOAST TOP TEN
For 15 January 2015 see’s SJD jump to Number 1!

SJD’s single “I Wanna Be Foolish” has jumped up to the number 1 spot for the first official Cheese on Toast Top Ten for 2015.

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KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE
Film review

This ‘James Bond on crack’ left of centre blockbuster is bursting… …on to screens Feb 5th.

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GUIGUISUISUI
One-man punk horror opera from Beijing to tour NZ

The self-described “one-man punk horror opera” that is GUIGUISUISUI from Beijing, China will be touring New Zealand this February, playing 5 dates across both North and South islands. Expect a one-stringed skateboard guitar…

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