Public demand for QUEEN with ADAM LAMBERT has prompted the promoter to add a second date.
Support from TRUST PUNKS, THE KALEIDOSCOPES and FAZERDAZE.
Photos by Danielle Bolton
Check out our interview with Auckland band MIDNIGHT GALLERY.
… well, via Skype… but hey that’s still freaking awesome.
THE PUSSYCLUB are from Norway. They’re pretty goth-y.
SAL VALENTINE & THE BABYSHAKES are the cover of the 75th issue of THE FOLD (our white diamond edition!).
British producer Lxury (real name Andy Smith) has remixed the latest single from JUNGLE’s self titled debut album, “Time”. Check it out here…
I went to see 20,000 Days on Earth – the Nick Cave quasi-doco at the NZIFF yesterday…
We are massive peanut butter fans here, one of us likes smooth and the other crunchy and one of us only recently started eating it again after dreaming of choking on the stuff as a child.
HOMELAND is due to start season four in October on US screens…
SPOILER ALERT – If you haven’t seen season 3 this post is not for you!
We’re super stoked, here at Cheese on Toast to present the online premiere of two new tracks from the forthcoming new album from LITTLE BARK.
Australia’s Triple J will be streaming live from SPLENDOUR IN THE GRASS – broadcasting over 25 sets from the festival over the three days of the event at Byron Bay this weekend.
We first spotted Extant’s spacy promo on Prime TV and being obsessed with all things ‘space’ and especially ‘scary-space-stuff’ here at Cheese on Toast HQ, we had to see this show!
SPOON have a brand new album coming out early August called They Want My Soul.
They’ve just shared a music video for the single “Do You” and the audio for a new track “Inside Out” – check ‘em out here!
Cambridge Town is the latest album from Hamilton based singer-songwriter Chris Baigent aka Rivers / Rivers Edge…
Have a listen here. And be a bit disappointed.
Listen to this stream of “Back on the Shack” in full
Tomorrow night (Wednesday 23rd July) PRIME TV premieres Season Two of massively popular CBS show, Under The Dome. We were glued to this science fiction drama last year based on Stephen King’s novel of the same name and so were US viewers.
Independent Music New Zealand have announced the return of the annual GOING GLOBAL MUSIC SUMMIT in September.
In the lead up to Florian Habicht’s new documentary, Pulp: A Film About Life, Death, And Supermarkets screening at the NZIFF this week (Thursday 24th July at 8.45pm and Friday 25th July at 4.15pm) and the Post-Pulp Pritpop Party People afterwards…
iHeartRadio and Radio Hauraki are presenting a free HEAD LIKE A HOLE show in Auckland at the beginning of next month.
COURTNEY BARNETT has shared a brand new track called “Pickle From The Jar“. It’s taken from forthcoming compilation from COURTNEY’s own record label – Milk! Records which is due out next month, August, on 10″ vinyl.
Bob Cardy is home from a spell in hospital and “feeling much better after a spot of pneumonia” according to a post on his Facebook page. Also there’s a new SHAFT album on its way! OMFG!
The upcoming ANGUS & JULIA STONE show this September has been moved to the larger, majestic Civic Theatre due to popular demand.
Stream two tracks from forthcoming EP and check out the tour dates for Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland.
NEIL FINN and a six piece ensemble are headed on tour in September; performing five shows around the country as part of their Dizzy Heights World Tour.
Cat Stevens is 65 today! Here’s Cheese on Toast’s fave Cat Stevens’ tunes – is your favourite here?
The band have, today, revealed this album-trailer.
Our shipment of Pana Chocolate was delayed due to the storms hitting NZ over the last fortnight, so I was waiting with excitement (and a sweet tooth) for the box to land on the doorstep.
New Zealand new-wave heroes MI-SEX and seminal Split Enz keyboardist Eddie Rayner are joining forces for a winter three-date mini-tour of the country, playing their hits from the 70s, 80s and beyond.
Hey, today is Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam – aka M.I.A.’s birthday so why not list our favorite M.I.A. songs of all time…
A Personal Selection from Anthony Metcalf
(just announced as support act for COURTNEY BARNETT)
GLASS OWLS have just been announced as the support act for the upcoming COURTNEY BARNETT show at Auckland’s Kings Arms in September. Cheese on Toast asked Anthony from the band to share five Personal Selections…
The World Premiere of much-anticipated New Zealand film, The Dark Horse opened the NZIFF to a sold-out house at The Civic Theatre last night. By the end of the 124 minutes I had experienced a roller-coaster of emotions – tears, fear, empathy, joy and enormous admiration for everyone in and involved in making this compelling, powerful and poignant New Zealand masterpiece of a film.
Chart-topping Sydney boys 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER are heading out on the road to play their first-ever headline Australian and New Zealand arena shows, touring in support of their recently released self-titled #1…
NZ brother & sister duo performed their latest single “Mother and Father” on late night Us talk show Late Night with Seth Meyers… watch it here
Releases music video shot and made by NEIL FINN
for “Me At The Museum, You In The Wintergardens“
Premiered on NPR this morning, you can watch it here…
From his recently announced new album Too Bright comes PERFUME GENIUS’ latest single, “Queen”
Friday’s draw is open
EXTANT is coming to NZ’s Prime TV next week (premiering Thursday 24 July). It stars Halle Berry as an astronaut who returns home from a solo mission only to discover she didn’t come back alone….
Check out this week’s show, first broadcast on 95bFM here via the joy of podcasting and the playlist is detailed below.
Also, during the show, I spoke with ROXY AGOGO (at about 30 minutes in) on the phone…
Beatnik Publishing have launched a crowd-funding campaign to help publish a book of the creative works of Chris Knox 1965-2014 to be titled “Grafix Knox: The Graphic Art of Chris Knox“
Our pals over at Flicks.co.nz, in association with NZIFF are putting together this pretty special one-off free event next week…
With support from MELODY POOL and ALDOUS HARDING
Photos by Danielle Bolton
“War On The East Coast” comes from the highly anticipated new album from THE NEW PORNOGRPAHERS, which is due to be released on August 25th via Matador Records. The new album is titled Brill Bruisers.
Continuing in our featurette from guest contributor Victoria Storey – we shine the light on bands from Australia who aren’t , y’know, shit…