Homegrown Ambient Music With Omit and Fuckault

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A double dose of homegrown ambient music with Omit’s Negative Pulse Logic and Fuckault’s Sine Works Vol​.​1: Organics.

Long Distance Runner: No Value

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No question, No Value is a great debut. But, even better, it shows a lot of promise for Long Distance Runner’s artistic future.

Girls Pissing On Girls Pissing: Songs of Sodomy & The Compost of Aethyr

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Songs of Sodomy & The Compost of Aethyr is monstrous vision, fully realised.

Antony Milton: Mrtyu!, Streaming Black, And Off-White

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Milton’s music is often no-fi, off-the-grid, and red-raw. And it’s also heart-rending yet wholly euphoric.

Hiboux: Command the Earth to Swallow Me Up

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New Zealand instrumental band Hiboux make melodic and poetic post-rock that combines transportive escapism with deep-set catharsis.

Spiteful Urinator: Absurdities And Death Rites

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Spiteful Urinator are masters at making vile noise. And if you’re looking for music that sounds and feels like it actively hates you, Absurdities and Death Rites is the perfect place to start.

Stalker: Satanic Panic

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Satanic Panic is just pure, unadulterated metal fun.

The All Seeing Hand: Sand to Glass

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Most of the music we listen to is comprised of variations on familiar themes. It’s much rarer to encounter genuinely innovative music like The All Seeing Hand create.

Knee Splitter, Abschäumer, Poverty & Spit, Wizz Kids, The Cavemen, Markdown and Blame Thrower

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Here are five more recent New Zealand punk releases that you don’t want to miss out on.

Hollywoodfun Downstairs: Tetris

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No other band in New Zealand is making music like HFD, and their storming new album, Tetris, shifts the goalposts even further in that regard.