I’ve been waiting for the new album by Wellington’s Fat Freddy’s Drop for a long time. The new album, Blackbird, which was released in June, is their third studio album and the first studio album since 2009.
A potential superstar of Thursday’s 2013 Pacific Music Awards is in a race against time to get back to New Zealand for the ceremony. Aaradhna, who has received a record five nominations, is in the US doing press and publicity to coincide with the release of her single Wake Up, on Republic Records.
The return of a cancelled music festival is expected to bring Wellington’s jazz musicians out of dark corners and into the spotlight. The Wellington Jazz Festival will return in June after a four-year hiatus
Lana Del Rey shared a new album sampler on her YouTube channel, so we listened and wrote down some memorable lyrics. Born To Die: The Paradise Edition features nine new songs and three bonus tracks. All the oldies (relatively) are included too (“Born to Die,” “Blue Jeans,” etc.). Take a look and let us know what […]
If you’re tired of music festivals that require you to endure muddy mosh pits, stifling tents and rapaciously priced bottles of water, consider an escape to the plunging cliffs, turquoise waters and weathered citadels of Corsica. Every year, amid this Mediterranean island’s gorgeous surroundings, musicians gather under the stars for Les Nuits de la Guitare
Until 14 months ago, Johnny Mathis was best known as an athlete: he could high-jump 6 ft. 5 in., only 2 3/4 in
FOLK SINGING Anything called a hootenanny ought to be shot on sight, but the whole country is having one. A hootenanny is to folk singing what a jam session is to jazz and all over the U.S
If you took a jazz-history course before 2000 or so, you almost certainly listened to The Smithsonian Collection of Classic Jazz. Long out of print, the Collection has finally been supplanted
Season eight “American Idol” runner-up Adam Lambert is no also-ran. His first album, not due for release until November 24, zoomed to the No