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SETE STAR SEPT
Japanese Noisegrind duo announce 2 NZ shows

Sete Star Sept is a noisegrind band from Tokyo, Japan. They are loud, and are playing here next week!

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PRONG
Novemeber show cancelled

The planned first ever visit to New Zealand by PRONG has been cancelled.

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WAITAKERE FESTIVAL
Family Fun Day this Sunday!
Set-times revealed

This Sunday, what better way could there be than spending the afternoon in the beautiful surroundings at Corbans Art Centre in Henderson soaking up the excellent musical line up and looking around the…

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CRITIC’S CHOICE AWARDS
Photos of LAKE SOUTH, RANDA and LAKE SOUTH

The VNZMA Critic’s Choice Awards were held on Wednesday night at Auckland’s Kings Arms where the three finalists performed.
Dani Bolton aka The Red Beanie was there taking photos for Cheese on Toast …

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JONATHAN BREE
“Weird Hardcore” – video and download

JONATHAN BREE has released a brand new single “Weird Hardcore” from his upcoming sophomore album A Little Night Music which will be released early 2015.

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EXISTS
film review

On the way into the woods, to an abandoned cabin owned by a pair of brothers in the group’s uncle they hit something which flees, wounded, into the dark…

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JESUS JONES
Announce Auckland show performing Doubt in full

Grebo heroes JESUS JONES are coming to Auckland to perform their 1991 album Doubt in full next March.

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BEACH PIGS
Share video for “Paid in Cash”

The brand new music video from BEACH PIGS see’s the hapless foursome captured by some paramilitary bad guys… watch it here.

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SUPERFOOD
Don’t Say That – album review

…it delivers huge Brit-pop dollops of brilliant awesome, with a confident and assured swagger. Superfood are like a distilled Blur meets Supergrass…

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FRENCH FOR RABBITS
Spirits – album review

I’ve been a long-time fan of FRENCH FOR RABBITS and the release of their debut long player, Spirits, has been met by much anticipation. Most pleasingly, the dream-pop duo have more than delivered on any expectations I might have had. In spades.

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FOXYGEN
…And Star Power – album review

…And Star Power is Foxygen’s third and most ambitious effort to date, and comes as a much anticipated follow up to last year’s outstanding We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic…

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SHARON VAN ETTEN
Announces 4 date NZ tour

SHARON VAN ETTEN has announced a four date tour of New Zealand next March, it will be her first time ever in NZ. Earlier this year VAN ETTEN released her fourth album Are…

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FOO FIGHTERS
Announce two NZ dates in February (plus Australian dates)

Foo Fighters February.

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RANDA
Wins VNZMA Critics’ Choice Award

RANDA rocked the stage tonight at the annual VNZMA Critic’s Choice Awards with TOTEMS looking after beats.

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SHAMIR
“On The Regular”

Shamir is Shamir Bailey, a 19-year-old musician from Las Vegas. He grew up in the desert across the road from a pig farm, so it’s only natural that he’d end up making music like this (not).

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RACING
Confirm tour dates

Having revealed their debut single “Carnivalize” a few weeks back, RACING (Edward Knowles and Sven Pettersen (The Checks), Izaac Houston (Space Creeps) and Daniel Barrett (Sherpa)) have confirmed the following tour dates

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BELLE & SEBASTIAN
Stream new “dance-y” single

BELLE & SEBASTIAN have revealed the first single from Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance which is due to be released mid January 2015. It’s titled “The Party Line” and you can listen to it here. I think it’s great!

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TRUST PUNKS
Announce album and tour

Album details and tour news

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HOW TO DRESS WELL
Cheese on Toast top five plus one

Tickets go on sale to HOW TO DRESS WELL today. Here’s Cheese on Toast’s Top 5 HTDW songs plus one more…

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SPANDAU BALLET
Soul Boys Of The Western World
WIN A DOUBLE PASS to Q&A Screening this Sunday

Enter the draw to win a double pass to attend this special screening event!
PRIZE DRAW CLOSED

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BUSY SIGNAL
Remixes JUNGLE’s “Busy Earnin'”

Jamaican dancehall star BUSY SIGNAL has turned his attention to JUNGLE’s hit single “Busy Earnin” …

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THEE RUM COVES
Release new single “Time and Time Again”

Ahead of the release of the long awaited debut album from THEE RUM COVES comes a brand new single “Time and Time Again”.

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RODI KIRK
Formerly SCRATCH 22, releases new EP – stream it here

RODI KIRK aka SCRATCH 22 has released a new EP – titled Solms… stream it here

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LAWRENCE ARABIA
Live photos from Thursday 23rd October at Wine Cellar, Auckland

Photos by The Red Beanie aka Danielle Bolton

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CRITICS CHOICE
Lake South, Estere and Randa perform Wednesday night.

It’s that time of year again…

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i-D
Website Launch

i-D’s new Australian-based website was launched at Golden Dawn last week and a series of portraits, shot by Derek Henderson and styled by Karen Inderbitzen-Waller exhibited in the courtyard. The subjects were well-known NZ…

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CHELSEA JADE
Shares music video for “Visions”

CHELSEA JADE (formerly known as WATERCOLOURS) has shared her new music video for “Visions”. Watch it here.

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CINEMA Z
TV Cheese Fest

Launching on SKY TV’s brand new channel, The Zone, is Cinema Z. With as many cheesy, ridiculous, fun horror and science fiction films you can handle, Cinema Z will screen on Saturday nights…

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CHRONOPHONIUM
Makes 2015 announcement

The for-fun-not-for-profit, do-it together music and art festival CHRONOPHONIUM has announced it’s return for 2015.

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SUPERFOOD
Stream debut album ahead of release

If you’re a fan of UK band PEACE, then perhaps you should get some SUPERFOOD into your ears. If you’re not sure who PEACE, then, think PAVEMENT x 90s Britpop …

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SAM PREBBLE
Rest in Peace

Sam Prebble has passed away.

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ARIEL PINK
Announces side-shows

ARIEL PINK, when he’s not busy being a dick and saying the most stupidest things ever, is also announcing a series of side-shows off the back of his appearance at Melbourne’s Sugar Mountain.

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SWAMPLAND
join with LABRETTA SUEDE & THE MOTEL 666 and pals for Halloween

Who doesn’t love Halloween. You get to dress like a goth without having to be one!

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SPRING BREAK
Announce Auckland show

SPRING BREAK shows don’t happen all that often. Ryan is pretty busy around world with his primary project THE RUBY SUNS. I don’t know what James gets up with his own time…

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SPEIGHTS
Ginger Beer

Speights new Ginger Beer arrived at the Cheese on Toast HQ, was chilled, and was gone within a few days…

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YOUMI ZOUMA
Read our interview with Charlie

YUMI ZOUMA are from New Zealand. But they aren’t. But they are. I mean, they’re all from here, but Charlie lives in Paris, where he is studying, Josh lives in New York, working…

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NENEH CHERRY
Announces two NZ shows

Trailblazing trip-hop Goddess, Neneh Cherry is bringing her bold new sound to New Zealand next March.

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PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT
Perform NEW ORDER’S Low Life and Brotherhood at three NZ shows

PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT are to perform NEW ORDER’S third and fourth albums, Low Life and Brotherhood for the first time ever in Australia and New Zealand in February 2015.

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DEVLISKIN
Announce summer tour dates

Explosive rock band DEVILSKIN are playing a series of seven shows in the usual holiday haunts this December / January. DEVILSKIN’s debut album went to of the charts remaining as the #1 Album…

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JOHN LEGEND
Announces Auckland show this December

#1 charting neo-soul singer JOHN LEGEND has announced a one-off show at Auckland’s Vector Arena on Wednesday December 10 in support of his fourth highly acclaimed album, Love in the Future, featuring double…

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