Empress evolved out of Hamilton’s Cheshire Grimm in 2019. With the release of their new EP, ‘Trash Dynasty’, on the 10th of September, Trevor Faville caught up with Lora and Craig and talked about the transition from Cheshire Grimm to Empress, the challenging aspects of working as a two-piece, the new release, and more!
Read the interview -> HERE <-
HUP caught up with Alex Hudson, on of the brains behind new Kirikiriroa bar and music venue 'Last Place'. Skip over to FEATURES to read all about it!
HUP had a natter with Penelope and Robin of Wellington existential folk band Grawlixes. They have just released a new LP ' Love You To Death', and are about to embark on a twelve-date tour of the country. Skip on over to FEATURES to read more.
HUP caught up with New Plymouth-based psychedelic bedroom-pop artist Kayleb Duckett aka The Tiz to talk about his songwriting process, releases to date and plans for the future. Head over to FEATURES to read more.
HUP caught up with Matt and Lisa of tremendous Oamaru-based indie noiseniks Cuticles ahead of their show at Tāmaki Makaurau's Wine Cellar, (with The Biscuits and Kraus), this coming Saturday, 17th July. Head over to FEATURES to read more.
Barnaby Greebles reviews the debut LP from Ōtepoti indie-rock/shoegaze exponents Bathysphere. Released at the end of April, 'Heaven Is Other People' is a delicious slab of 90's inspired noise that you probably need in your life right now, but don't take our word for it, head on over to FEATURES and let Barnaby convince you further.
Arpie caught up with James from Carb on Carb and had a yarn about the past, present and future. Hop on over to FEATURES to read more!
The incredible Pat Kraus talked openly with Indira Neville about his new album 'Chocolate, Candy, Love and Dreams' and the very personal driving forces behind it's creation. Click HERE to read the full interview. Please note this article refers to suicide which some people may find distressing.
Arpie caught up with Nick and Eliza of Never Project Space ahead of their one year anniversary celebration this coming Friday 18th June! Click HERE to read all about it!