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SHAYNE P CARTER
Announces three rare solo South Island shows

Shayne P Carter will play rare South Island solo shows next week with appearances in Christchurch and two shows on the same day in Dunedin….

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THE EVERSONS
Share hilarious new music video for “Emily”

The rebellious film-makers at Candlelit Pictures have teamed up with acclaimed duo THUNDERLIPS to direct the new music video from THE EVERSONS, “Emily”.

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95bFM
Announce Hugh Sundae as new GM

95bFM have announced the appointment of Hugh Sundae as the new General Manager at the station, marking a brand new era at the station.

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GIRL BAND
Share music video for “Why They Hide Their Bodies Under My Garage?”

NSFW unless you work in a really quite liberal work environment.
Don’t say I didn’t warn you…

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RAURY
Shares music video for “Seven Suns”

Atlantia soul / RnB singer RAURY has shared a new music video for his track “Seven Suns” in the form of a satirical Public Service Announcement …

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DJANGO DJANGO
Share new music video + details of forthcoming album

DJANGO DJANGO have shared a video for “First Light” – the lead single from their upcoming new album, Born Under Saturn.

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WARPAINT
Share new track called “No Way Out (Redux)”

WARPAINT have shared a new song, one that they have been playing live recently, that’s not on last years self titled album. It’s called “No Way Out (Redux)”.

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NZ ON AIR
Making Tracks February funding decisions revealed

143 applicants applied for the first Making Tracks funding round of the 2015 calendar year, 20 of which were awarded grants. They are…

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HOUSE OF CARDS
Shares brand new trailer

“President Underwood fights to secure his legacy. Claire wants more than being First Lady. The biggest threat they face is contending with each other.”

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PULP
Florian Habicht’s doco to open limited season in March

One of the highlights from last years NZIFF returns for limited general release – details here

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SPEIGHTS
Mid Ale Now In Bottles

For fans of Speights Mid Ale – here’s some exciting news – you can now buy it in a bottle to take home or drink at a bar in a classy bottle as opposed…

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WESTFEST
Announce set times and reveal site-map

WESTFEST is happening on Tuesday next week (3 March). Gates open at 2pm with Judas Priest on stage at 5.30pm; Faith No More at 7,30pm and Soundgarden at 9.30pm.

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PURITY RING
Another Eternity album review

Another Eternity is firmly rooted in musical undergrounds but presents these darker courses as palatable and more accessible Hors d’oeuvre that won’t leave the unaccustomed completely bewildered yet not totally diluting the flavours for those of us with more adventurous tastes.

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BEST COAST
Announce new album

BEST COAST – singer/songwriter/guitarist Bethany Cosentino and guitarist Bobb Bruno – will release their third full-length album, entitled California Nights, on May 1st.

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THE PRODIGY
Share music video for “Wild Frontier”

Check out this awesome music video for “Wild Frontier” from THE PRODIGY.

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TOURETTES
Shares new song, “John Key’s Son’s A DJ” – listen here / it’s fucking incredible

This is the best fucking thing I have heard in a long time.
“a backwater Twilight Zone where Nikki Kaye is a feminist, Cameron Slater is a journalist and John Key’s Son A DJ…”

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SURF CITY
Share “Leave Your Worries” – stream it here

SURF CITY will release their forthcoming new album Jekyll Island in mid March. They have shared a stream of “Leave Your Worries”. Check it out here…

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QUARKS!
On the cover of issue 103 of THE FOLD

Issue 103 of THE FOLD is out today. QUARKS! is the pseudonym of New Zealand deep-thought synthesist Richard Pilkington, previously one half of Kiwi cult-electro act Vodafone Warriors and currently full parts impossible gentleman.

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LILY ALLEN
House of Holland Sunglasses

Lily Allen has teamed up with one of my favourite labels, House of Holland with the MEGA collection and campaign. You can get your hands on the eight styles right now by calling 0508…

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THE MINT CHICKS and DIE! DIE! DIE!
Exclusive never seen before live photos

In 2004 THE MINT CHICKS and DIE! DIE! DIE! toured New Zealand together. Ian Jorgensen aka Blink tagged along and has given these never-seen-before photographs to Cheese on Toast exclusively.

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DRAKE
Live review of Vector Arena show on Monday 23 February

“I’m not asking to change your life, I’m just asking to be a part of it tonight, is that ok?”

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HEAVY
Share new single “Shrink” – CHEESE ON TOAST PREMIERE

Last night I debuted the brand new single from Auckland rap duo HEAVY on the Cheese on Toast Dinner Party on 95bFM. Now you can listen to and download the tune for yourself via Bandcamp.

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DRAKE
w/ 2CHAINZ – live photos from Auckland’s Vector Arena last night (Monday 23 Feb 2015)

Photos by Georgia Schofield DRAKE 2CHAINZ

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CHAPPIE
Watch a couple of new clips from the film

A couple of clips from the film have been released online. Watch them here.

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HEAVY
To debut brand new single “Shrink” via Cheese on Toast this week

HEAVY will premiere their new single, titled “Shrink” via Cheese on Toast this week.

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HIDEOUS SUN DEMON
Share clip for “FLEX”

Fremantle garage punks have shared their latest video for their song “FLEX”. It’s edging towards NSFW and it’s certainly questionable content to be showing your grandma. But it’s pretty awesome!

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SLEATER-KINNEY
Share totally awesome Bob’s Burgers animated clip for “A New Wave”

On a scale of one-to-awesome, this scores an 11.

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NO WHY
Share new song “Dead Dreaming”

Auckland’s NO WHY have shared a new single titled “Dead Dreaming” check it out here

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MARLON WILLIAMS
And The Yarra Benders – live photos from Friday 20 February at Tuning Fork

MARLON WILLIAMS AND THE YARRA BENDERS performed at Auckland’s Tuning Fork on Friday night with Eb & Sparrow in support.
Cheese on Toast’s Danielle Bolton was there to take these photos

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HOUSEBOUND
Coming to SKY Movies

It seemed like everyone we knew caught Housebound at the NZIFF last year, so we were hanging out to see this hugely popular black comedy/horror/slasher film that the whole of New Zealand has…

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PERFUME GENIUS
Live photos from Friday night’s show at Auckland’s Kings Arms

PERFUME GENIUS wowed the audience at Auckland’s Kings Arms on Friday 20th February, support from Mali Mail and Lontalius. Cheese on Toast’s Yvonne Shearer shot these photos… PERFUME GENIUS LONTALIUS MALI MALI

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I LOVE UGLY
1st 2015 Collection

In five short years, NZ label I Love Ugly’s rise to fashion stardom is incredible. This is the first of 11 collections planned for this year and is available online and in NZ and…

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JACK WHITE
Shares new interactive music video online

JACK WHITE Has released a nifty interactive music video for his song “Black Bat Licorice” which is from his solo album Lazaretto.

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BLUR
Share new single and announce new album

BLUR have announced their first album in 12 years, titled The Magic Whip to be released at the end of April.

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FOO FIGHTERS
Charity side show cancelled

In devastating news, the planned surprise FOO FIGHTERS side-show at Auckland’s Town Hall has had to be cancelled.

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TAITE MUSIC PRIZE
Finalists for 2015 award announced

This year’s ten finalists for the TAITE MUSIC PRIZE, from a lengthy list of 65 nominations submitted by record labels both independent and major from across the country are…

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PERFUME GENIUS
Win a double pass to either Auckland or Wellington show

PRIZE DRAW CLOSED

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LIAM FINN
Solo tour expands

LIAM FINN has added dates to some rare solo appearances in March where he’ll perform material spanning from Betchadupa through to his latest album The Nihilist. Initially there were only two opportunities to…

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JAKOB
Announce two headline shows ahead of UK & Europe tour

After years hampered by injuries and interruptions JAKOB released their epic powerhouse of an album Sines last year. 2015 is looking even better with the announcement that they are headed to UK &…

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BACKSTREET BOYS
Are back (in NZ). With Kevin.

BACKSTREET BOYS are bringing their ‘In A World Like This Tour’ to New Zealand this autumn.

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