New Zealand Music Features

Carla Camilleri
Kristen Ng AKA Kaishandao

WHY LIVE MUSIC MATTERS WITH KRISTEN NG AKA KAISHANDAO

“I live for live performance. Whether it’s as a performer, audience member or behind the scenes. I live for the gigs we’re doing now and ones that you will remember for the rest of your life.”

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by Emma Bernard
ICYMI: SIX AOTEAROA ELECTRONIC RELEASES OF 2023

ICYMI: SIX AOTEAROA ELECTRONIC RELEASES OF 2023

Emma Bernard (AKA producer, musician and DJ Ludus) sums up six Aotearoa electronic releases from 2023 that you may have missed. 

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VERA ELLEN IN CONVERSATION WITH VIOLET HIRST

VERA ELLEN IN CONVERSATION WITH VIOLET HIRST

Three months after the release of Violet Hirst's debut album Donegal, Vera checks in with Violet to discuss post release blues, crawling on stage and sampling neighbourhood wind chimes.

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DELANEY DAVIDSON ON SUNDAE PAINTERS

DELANEY DAVIDSON ON SUNDAE PAINTERS

The Sundae Painters are the creative collaboration between members of The Bats, The Clean, Tall Dwarfs & Toy Love. Beaming out mysterious sonic frequencies from a farm shed in the South Island, bandmates Kaye Woodward, Alec Bathgate, Paul Kean, and Hamish Kilgour's project documents the four-piece discovering themselves somewhere else musically.

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