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Opinion - As the realities of being stuck in our houses for weeks on end with our children set in, Kirsten Johnstone tries to put a positive spin on this situation.
We visit singer Ria Hall in beautiful Tauranga Moana
Hanging out with a musical polymath.
Introverted English minimalists The XX have expanded their sound palette on their third album, I See You.
In the depths of Upper Hutt, no-one can hear the screams.
Psychedelic-pop crafter Connan Mockasin’s new collaborative album is the soundtrack to a yet-to-be-made film about a race of human-lizards.
The shortlist for the 2016 APRA Silver Scroll Award has been announced.
Pip Brown, better known as Ladyhawke, is in a good place right now. She talks to Kirsten Johnstone about what got her there.
Modest Mouse frontman Isaac Brock discusses "Strangers To Ourselves" and explains what took so long to get it out there.
Pokey LaFarge on achieving timelessness with his music and the complex social issues that inspire his songs.
The Lonesome Pine Specials dust off some old-timey US folk songs.
The NY-based musician chats about her highly personal tales of failed relationships.
Known for their uncomfortably loud shows, Mogwai talk about their evolution and how their hearing is holding up.
Nadia Reid’s debut full-length album Listen To Formation, Look For The Signs is the culmination of ten years' writing.
Jakob have had a rollercoaster ride getting it out their new album.
Bad Blocks started out making party music, but now they aren't so worried about tracks for the dancefloor.
J Mascis is a man of few words, but Kirsten Johnstone manages to extract a few about meditation, his guru, and his new solo album.
Experiential rock band Kerretta don't spend Sundays in the jam room together any more, but they still know how to create a wall of sound.
The British music media have labelled Jungle, from the UK, as “the most exciting band in the world”.
"Rap is a literary form for me. It's as important as poetry, as playwriting, as novel writing – but it's very different," says Kate Tempest.
Music 101 producer Kirsten Johnstone says at 16 she never would have thought she'd be interviewing the Pixies for a living.
In the lead up to the release of his album El Chupacabra, Suren Unka talks to Kirsten Johnstone.
Emerging local musicians are given two minutes to introduce one of their songs and say whatever they like about themselves and their music.Your time ... starts ... Now!
Business commentators on the music industry, and my predictions for 2014...
I swore I’d never be one of those people who stopped listening to new music ...