Tag Archive: new zealand

Interview: Fat Freddy’s Drop are connected

Scott Towers (aka “Chopper Reedz”) of Fat Freddy’s Drop is having a normal, run-of-the-mill day with his kids in the January sun at Langs Beach, Auckland. Just being a dad. When he picks up the… Read More

Interview: The Clean head to Sydfest

Generally considered to be one of New Zealand’s all-time greatest musical exports, indie rock godfathers The Clean are bringing their jangle punk awesomeness to The Aurora for one night only for the Sydney Festival. Courtney… Read More

Interview: Getting to Know Tom Lark

New Zealand-based indie/pop wunderkind Tom Lark offers unconventional, sweet earcandy. Having just dropped self-produced latest single ‘Something To Tell You’, here he is to tell us something about himself: I am Tom Lark. I… Read More

Listen: Kimbra makes 90’s Music

I’ve been championing sartorially magnificent, lung-busting, Australia-based New Zealander Kimbra since I first laid ears upon her debut album, Vows. Since then I’ve played that record to death. So it’s exciting that she’s back with some… Read More

Grayson Gilmour, Infinite Life! – Review

Grayson Gilmour comes from the exciting and densely-bubbling musical pot that is New Zealand’s quirky capital, Wellington. It’s been four years since we last heard from Gilmour, who, after the release of No… Read More

Liam Finn, Snug as Fuck – Music video

Presumably we no longer need to prefix an article about New Zealand musician Liam Finn by informing you that he’s the offspring of musical legends Sharon and Neil Finn. So we won’t. Instead, we’ll simply… Read More

Music video: We’re on Lorde’s team

Without wishing to blow our own trumpets here at somethingyousaid.com, we were championing teenage sensation Lorde absolutely yonks before most. Like, seven months ago. Fingers on the pulse, and all that. Well, everyone… Read More

Olly cooks with Annabel Langbein

Somethingyousaid.com’s Oliver Heath hangs with New Zealand food personality AnnabeI Langbein:  As much as I occasionally enjoy a beer and burger, I’ve been a little bothered lately by how extreme popular eating habits are.… Read More

The Naked and Famous Have Hearts

Plucked from the sophomore release of The Naked and Famous, In Rolling Waves, we find lead-single, Hearts Like Ours. The New Zealanders are bringing the goods again this time round, with a record… Read More

Lorde, The Young Anti-Royal

Carol Bowditch finger-snaps along with New Zealand’s latest musical export.  As a sixteen-year-old growing up in the leafy northern suburbs of Sydney, my greatest aspirations were pretty dull. I didn’t want to fail… Read More

Embrace Kirin J Callinan’s nakedness

In the moderately nsfw video for EMBRACISM, Kirin J Callinan yells: “A man can meet another man in a bar. On the sportsfield. At his place of work. Or in his own apartment. OR ON… Read More

She’s So Rad have got time

In keeping with how we like to have our fingers well-and-truly on the pulse here at somethingyousaid.com, we’re delighted to bring you the premiere of the brand new video-clip from New Zealand duo,… Read More