Tag Archives: New Zealand

ALDOUS HARDING – Imagining My Man

Aukland, New Zealand singer-songwriter Aldous Harding is gearing up for the spring release of her sophomore lp Party, which also marks her debut with legendary label 4AD. The new album was produced by John Parish (PJ Harvey/Sparklehorse) and features guest … Continue reading

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DOPRAH – Wasting

Christchurch, New Zealand six-piece band Doprah just released their debut LP Wasting, the follow-up to their self-titled 2014 debut EP. The new album is a lush and cinematic journey through “trip-pop” sounds and ethereal vocals. Opening track “Will I Be … Continue reading

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New SHOCKING PINKS – Ten Years

mp3: Shocking Pinks – Ten Years A new track has emerged from Nick Harte’s Shocking Pinks, whose 2007 debut lp still gets a decent amount of airplay on my iPod. “Ten Years” finds Harte maintaining the dark romantic sound that … Continue reading

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GLASS VAULTS – Forget Me Not

mp3: Glass Vaults – Forget Me Not New Zealand duo Glass Vaults have released their debut ep Glass, a collection of five lush, ambient tracks that marry both live and programmed drums. The release will be available on limited edition … Continue reading

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SHOCKING PINKS – ‘End of the World’

Shocking Pinks is essentially New Zealand bred Nick Harte and his debut DFA release, simply titled Shocking Pinks, is well worth checking out. Aching vocals reminiscent of Elliott Smith, accompanied by a raw synth-rock sound, slowly draw you in. Repeated … Continue reading

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FRASE+BRI

Once again, Big Stereo has brought me up to speed on a hot new electro duo that I should be stripping down to my underwear to. FRASE+BRI come to us from New Zealand and make sweet romantic electro. The track … Continue reading

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