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.

Into Orbit: Unearthing

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Plenty of instrumental bands can construct complex musical suites. But it takes a greater level of songwriting acumen to make that music dramatic and soul-stirring like Into Orbit do.

Mothra: Decision Process

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Decision Process is highly recommended for rockers, rollers, habitual headphone listeners, and fresh-faced or long-term fans of heavyweight rock alike.

Into Orbit: Dark Matter

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New Zealand experimental rock duo Into Orbit have released a storming video to accompany their brand new track “Dark Matter”.

Six Noises’ 2015 Extravaganza: New Zealand Noise

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Six Noises’ 2015 Extravaganza: New Zealand Noise

Sunken Seas: Glass

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For all the darkness engulfing Sunken Seas second album, Glass, it never overshadows or obscures the talent or beauty therein.

New Zealand Music Month: Seven Rockers

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New Zealand Music Month: Seven Rockers

New Zealand Music Month: Jakob, Into Orbit, and Spook the Horses

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New Zealand Music Month: Jakob, Into Orbit, and Spook the Horses

Spook the Horses: Rainmaker

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It’s not often a band like Wellington-based post-hardcore outfit Spook the Horses comes along. A band willing to take risks in pursuit of a greater artistic goal, as they’ve done on their sophomore album, Rainmaker.

Tis The Season: Part Five

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Tis the Season part five, with picks from Mosquito Control’s Fei Yun, and Anger Management Show host Witchfinder General.