Welcome to the future

April 28, 2019

You might have noticed things are looking a little different.That’s because the site has been completely rebuilt from the ground up using… More


Catching up with Michael Morris

March 22, 2019

Until recently Michael Morris was making down and dirty rock n’ roll in Dunedin with The River Jesters. He toured both NZ and Australia… More


The Shambles - Gone but not forgotten

February 15, 2019

Local blonk-pop band The Shambles are parting ways, but they’re not going out without one last tour, one last opportunity to experience the… More


Hexis and their insane 80+ show world tour

December 17, 2018

Over the past four months Copenhagen-based blackened-hardcore band Hexis have been on the largest tour of their career, and next week they… More


Blindfolded and Led to the Woods on their strange origins

November 13, 2018

I fondly remember the day 16 year old me came home from school, switching on the TV to semi-ironically watch mother of the nation Erin… More


What is Congress of Animals?

November 06, 2018

Congress of Animals is what happens when a bunch of NZ’s most prolific and respected musical talent gets together and jams without any… More


Exclusive: Destroy All False Metal does not play metal

October 24, 2018

Destroy All False Metal might sound like a radical metalhead’s ultimate dictum but it’s actually just a band from Wellington, and tonight… More


Tech stack rundown

October 03, 2018

I thought it might be a good time to write a little rundown of the tech behind dunedinsound.com, partially as a way for me to clarify my… More


Sugarcoated Bullets on AMPED and Numbskull

September 21, 2018

AMPED Project concluded again this year with a marathon 6 hour gig at Fifty Gorillas. Fifteen highschool acts played, who had all been… More


The mystery of Ben Woods

September 11, 2018

It’s hard to know what to expect from Ben Woods Group.So far the only Ben Woods release is one song called “Lozenge” on Melted Icecream’s… More


The Mentalist Collective are finally releasing an album

September 04, 2018

The first time I saw The Mentalist Collective was when they played to a crowd of ten or so at one of ReFuels open mic nights.This was 201… More


Talking to Lee Nicolson about his pedals (video)

August 31, 2018

In 2011 Lee Nicolson started making guitar pedals. He learnt how to breadboard from a friend, a rudimentary prototyping method which… More


The All Seeing Hand on their new album and more

August 03, 2018

At the Cook last Friday Wellington based indescribable trio The All Seeing Hand did what they do best.Set to a backdrop of RGB LEDs they… More


Talking to Methchrist

July 27, 2018

If you’re feeling a little itchy it could be because Methchrist haven’t played a gig here since January, but that all changes tonight. In a… More


How to organise an all ages gig when all anyone wants to do is sell alcohol

June 26, 2018

November last year a bunch of highschoolers decided to gather all of their friends and put on a big gig. They called it the Big Gig and that… More


Nook & Cranny Music Festival: A music festival in a library? (video)

June 18, 2018

With 50 artists performing over six locations and five hours it’s Dunedin’s largest music festival… And it takes place in a library. This… More


Talking to Julian Temple of Julian Temple Band

May 30, 2018

In 2004 Julian Temple Band slipped quietly into the Dunedin music scene as a humble 3-piece.But what was three gradually become four, and… More


Death and the Maiden on their new album

May 29, 2018

Death and the Maiden’s second album exists in the same shadowy world they created in their self-titled debut but refines it, polishes it… More


Ed Sheeran cost the city $221,000

May 11, 2018

According to an Official Information Act request initiated by dunedinsound.com, the Dunedin City Council spent $221,000 on Ed Sheeran’s… More


Talking to Damin McCabe of Jack Berry fame

May 04, 2018

Damin McCabe, otherwise known as Jack Berry, assembled a band specifically for OUSA Battle of the Bands 2017 just to play his songs and see… More


Record Store Day 2018 at Relics (video)

April 27, 2018

Twenty years ago if you wanted music you had to leave your house, go to a record store, talk to some people, part with $30 and return with a… More


How SPLASH CLUB 7 became a meme page (video)

April 20, 2018

Way back in 2012 Dunedin local Jamie Dickson started releasing music online. He was inspired by a bubbly, aquatic-themed aesthetic called… More


Talking to Julie Dunn of trace/untrace records (video)

April 06, 2018

In the first of a video series on cool people doing cool things I spoke to Julie Dunn who runs trace/untrace, a local micro-independent… More


An evening with Sheep and some expired chips

March 23, 2018

Graham Matrix, singer and guitarist for local post-grunge-pop band Sheep, passes around a bag of Sour Cream and Chives potato chips.“These… More


Life in the shadow of the Dunedin sound

March 09, 2018

On Tuesday the 27th of February 2018 two masked terrorists committed a heinous act of vandalism. before and after coyote Baying for heretic… More


Bediquette on his new EP

December 15, 2017

Bediquette’s new EP YIELD came out about a week ago and it’s good. Really good. Meaty bleeps and bloops shimmy around arrhythmic, danceable… More


Talking to Karl Leisky about experimental electronic music

November 18, 2017

mf/mp are a hot new semi-local label who’ve already made waves with their lathe cut “Sundrian Editions” which feature pairings of… More


The Rothmans's on their second EP

November 17, 2017

On a chilly August night in 2015 I went to a gig at the Robbie Burns pub and had my mind blown by a band called The Rothmans.I was there to… More


The L$D Fundraiser Bomb Scare: A retrospective

October 27, 2017

In June this year an internationally recognized local sound artist grew tired of asking money for his works and decided to give them away… More


Vogel Street Party 2017

October 14, 2017

Vogel Street Party happened again this year for the third time. Families, students alike (but mostly families) all flocked to the old… More


Talking to Andrew Wilson from Die! Die! Die!

October 13, 2017

Prolific post-punkers Die! Die! Die! have released another album, and are returning to Dunedin on Friday for a blistering show at None… More


Sugarcoated Bullets and the new wave of Dunedin bands

October 03, 2017

Dunedin’s high schools are pumping out more fizzy bands than ever before, although you might not know it because most venues are bars, and… More


Koizilla: Prolific psych-rockers

September 29, 2017

For the third time in a year Dunedin’s one and only surfadelic riff monster ‘Koizilla’ is releasing an EP.This one’s titled ‘Clean the… More


Joining Agent Ewok for a jam session

September 22, 2017

We emerged from the tiny practice room on Baldwin Street trembling and sweaty. It wasn’t a warm day, but the doors and windows had to be… More


METHCHRIST discuss their new album and more

September 14, 2017

Finally some good news for local fans of war, filth, corruption, torture, scum, obliteration and death.In a ritual of hatred and disdain at… More


Onslaught 13

August 27, 2017

By the time you’re reading this it’ll be too late: Onslaught will have begun.Probably the biggest event in Dunedin’s music calendar, the… More


William Henry Meung on defining experimental music and more (Video)

August 04, 2017

William Henry Meung recently released his latest of many musical projects. A long time member of the Dunedin “experimental” music scene, he… More


Cath Cocker on the value of public art and more (Video)

August 03, 2017

Local artist Cath Cocker recently organized the Nocturnal Projections and Other Small Happenings art event. I spoke to her about why she… More


Astro Children open up about the new album and the state of the Dunedin music scene

August 02, 2017

Recently I caught up with Millie from Astro Children to discuss their new album, One Direction, and general feelings on the Dunedin music… More


Extended thoughts on L$D Fundraiser and recent events

July 03, 2017

On the 16th of June, late on a Friday afternoon, central Dunedin was cordoned off and closed down for what was described as a bomb scare… More


Dunedin Midwinter Carnival 2017

June 25, 2017

Saturday the 24th of June was the shortest day of the year and to celebrate a group of dedicated volunteers supported by the Dunedin City… More


Panasonic G6 to Panasonic G85: Worth the upgrade?

June 21, 2017

The Panasonic G6 was the first camera I ever bought back in 2013 and it’s been my primary camera ever since. A few weeks ago I bought a G8… More


Dunedinsound.com has a blog 🔥🔥🔥

June 20, 2017

So I decided to add a blog and I’m looking for content. why though?Basically I think there are interesting things to say regarding the… More


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