The Mountain Goats Beat The Champ

Longstanding storyteller John Darnielle returns with his fifteenth studio album, a concept album about semi-pro wrestling in the 1970s and 1980s.

Brad Hanford reviews...

The-Dream Crown EP

With disappointing efforts IV Play and Royalty: The Prequel behind him, will Terius Nash be able to return to the highs of his first three albums?

Richard Petty reviews...

Toro & Moi What For?

The latest by Chazwick Bradley Bundick is the final separation from his tether to the chillwave genre. 

Joseph Moore reviews...

Laura Marling Short Movie

Laura Marlin's latest release is a nifty little gem.

Luiza Lodder reviews...


The Singles Bar - 30th March 2015

School's out for the Easter holidays and you ain't got no alibi, so come to The Singles Bar. And if you don't want to... Ooh! Stick You!

Joe Rivers extends those wishes to both yo Momma and yo Daddy...

Overlooked Albums #40: The Clean - Vehicle

Our overlooked albums series continues with Dunedin music scene veterans The Clean. 

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This month's best home cinema releases, including The Manchurian Candidate, Man of the West and Věra Chytilová's Traps

Kai Lancaster reviews...


Leviathan (Andrey Zvyagintsev)

Both biblical and modern in scope, Zvyagintsev's epic film indicts the corrupt intertwined power structures of the Russian Orthodox Church and State with pointed finality.

Grant Phipps pulls it in with a fishhook...