NEW ZEALAND

Premieres

Take a Time Out and Listen to "Hang," Merk's Lazy New Psych-Pop Track

We're premiering the Auckland artist's blissful new introvert anthem, and its Parallel Teeth-directed video.
Shaad D’Souza
9.27.18
noisey meets

Keeping Māori Culture Alive with Thrash Metal: Alien Weaponry — Noisey Meets

Making heavy metal inspired by ancient Māori battles has made teenage trio Alien Weaponry unlikely heroes in the fight to preserve New Zealand’s indigenous language.
Noisey Staff
9.12.18
Zealandia

Meet the Teen Metalheads Saving the Maori Language Through Thrash

A new episode of Zealandia meets Alien Weaponry, three teen metalheads raging against colonialism.
Shaad D’Souza
7.4.18
Premieres

New Zealand Witch Rockers Hex Are Here to Curse the Patriarchy

Stream the eldritch trio's new album, 'The Hill Temple,' which blends doom, psych, and riot grrrl into a divine manifestation of feminine rage.
Kim Kelly
2.13.18
Noisey News

A Hacker Broadcast "Fuck tha Police" Over a Police Scanner

Yeah, this is definitely illegal.
Lauren O'Neill
1.10.18
Internet Exploring

Paul McCartney is The Only Good Vlogger

Look out guys and gals, there's a new Zoella in town.
Lauren O'Neill
12.19.17
Noisey News

New Zealand's National Party Ordered to Pay Up for Ripping Off Eminem

Eminem wins more than $400,000 after a court found a New Zealand political party breached his copyright.
Noisey Staff
10.25.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Ah, The Beauty of a New Zealand Court Listening to "Lose Yourself" in Silence

Put this one in the Tate Modern.
Issy Beech
5.3.17
Holy Shit

Have Mercy: Lorde Releases New ‘Melodrama’ Track, “Liability”

Oh, and ‘Melodrama’ is officially coming out on June 16.
Alex Robert Ross
3.9.17
Holy Shit

Lorde Finally Returns With "Green Light"

The New Zealand singer will follow 2013's breakout 'Pure Heroine' with a new album, 'Melodrama.'
3.2.17
Noisey News

Listen to Yumi Zouma's Shoegaze Take on Oasis’s "She’s Electric"

New Zealand dream-poppers Yumi Zouma are covering Oasis's entire '(What's The Story) Morning Glory?' album.
Noisey Staff
2.15.17
Trump

3 Doors Down's Kiwi Manager On Why the Band Said Yes to Trump's Inauguration

“They're not the latest, hottest thing, but they will always attract a lot of people.”
Noisey Staff
1.20.17
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