Noisey Hitlist

Princess Chelsea Writes DIY Pop Songs That Subvert the Rules

Today we’re premiering the Auckland musician’s new track and video “I Love My Boyfriend.”
Daisy Jones

Prepare for the Return of Early New Zealand Punks Proud Scum

A chat with vocalist Jonathan Jamrag ahead of the band's first gig in 10 years.
Tim Scott

Magic Factory Play the Music You Find On Tapes in Truck Stop Parking Lots

Close your eyes and think New Zealand Lynyrd Skynyrd, open them and see Magic Factory.
Martyn Pepperell
music video premiere

Watch Bespin’s Hypnotic Video That Features Loincloths and a Blood-Tub

Apparently running through a forest in your jocks all night can take a toll.
Noisey Staff
NZ Music Month

Stream the New EP From Auckland Footwork Producer Surly

The young New Zealand producer is getting nods from Kode9, RP Boo and Los Angeles crew Juke Bounce Werk.
Noisey Staff
NZ Music Month

Walk the Streets of Auckland With Blaze the Emperor and a Bottle of Hennessy

Watch Blaze's new video and move to his fine piece of Southern Hemisphere trap.
Noisey Staff
NZ Music Month

Magic Factory Celebrate the Unassuming Beauty of the Suburban Hoon-Mobile

The Auckland nine-piece have written a song about their favourite (stolen) vehicle.
Noisey Staff
NZ Music Month

Dirty Pixels May Have Just Created ‘Passive Aggressive’ Pop

Listen to the Auckland songwriter's EP of sweet smelling pop that comes with a side of angst.
Noisey Staff
NZ Music Month

Go Korean Grocery Shopping With Emerging New Zealand Hip-Hop MC .hans.

The New Zealand-born, Korean rapper reps K-Town in the new video for ‘Better.’
Gareth Shute
NZ Music Month

Invisible Threads Match Mass Murder With Nature's Beauty

The Auckland surf noise rock band return with a new song and video from their upcoming album.
Noisey Staff
NZ Music Month

Balu Brigada Tackle The Dreaded ‘Friend’ Zone

The Auckland indie poppers have written a dedication for those locked in relationship purgatory.
Hannah Ballantyne
NZ Music Month

Seth Frightening’s Gothic Folk Sounds As Damaged From Berlin As It Does Auckland

The New Zealand songwriter has been described as an 'avant bard'.
Noisey Staff