The Johnnys: A brilliant bolt from the blue
Posted in: Music 5th February 2015
Inspiration for an all-girl Johnny Cash band came to Suzi Fray like lightning. â€śIf I believed in god, I would say the idea came from god. It was this lightning bolt straight out of the blue ..."
Listen: Angel Haze's Candlxs
Posted in: Music 4th February 2015
Angel Haze is an androgynous, pansexual rapper whose new track Candlxs is a love song about her girlfriend Ireland Baldwin - model and daughter of Kim Basinger and Alec Baldwin.
Listen: DJ James Leuii's Balmy Breezer
Posted in: Music 27th January 2015
One of Auckland's favourite and long-serving DJs James Leuii has put together the mix you pretty much need to kick back and listen to right now.
New Anika Moa track: Running
Posted in: Music 16th January 2015
Anika Moa's released a lyric video for Running, the first track from her upcoming album Queen At The Table, which is due out in April.
New music: Gia's Only a Girl
Posted in: Music 14th January 2015
Queer artist Gia has served up a Sapphic and raunchy video for debut track Only a Girl, in which she sings â€śonly a girl knows how a girl feels, only a girl can make me feel this wayâ€ť.
Listen: DJ James Leuii's summer playlist
Posted in: Music 27th December 2014
DJ James Leuii says his mix of slowed down summer tracks is perfect for when you are poolside ... So kick back and unwind!
The Johnnys: Folsom Prison Blues
Posted in: Music 21st November 2014
Nelsonâ€™s all-women Johnny Cash tribute band The Johnnys are headlining Out in the Park in Wellington on Valentineâ€™s Day. Have a listen to their take on Folsom Prison Blues!
Review: Kele's Trick
Posted in: Music 14th October 2014
The dance-driven new solo work from the Bloc Party frontman is sexy. Itâ€™s romantic. It's catchy. It has a boy singing about a boy. Itâ€™s a perfect soundtrack for a lusty summer flirtation.
X Factor's Tee, on finding happiness
Posted in: Music 8th October 2014
Kiwi X Factor Australia star Tee Toleafoa tells GayNZ.com about the happiness heâ€™s found after learning to stop running from his problems â€“ plus the peace heâ€™s made with his mum.
Artist spotlight: Courtney Barnett
Posted in: Music 2nd October 2014
Among the exciting artists who have been revealed for Januaryâ€™s Laneway Festival is a rising star: out Aussie rocker Courtney Barnett.
Aural Pleasure with Adam Love
Posted in: Music 27th September 2014
Sydney's DJ Adam Love will spin at gay Auckland dance party Propaganda next Saturday. Hereâ€™s a taste of the five hottest tracks on his playlist right now!
Watch: Mary Lambertâ€™s Secrets
Posted in: Music 25th September 2014
Check out the video for lesbian musician Mary Lambert's Secrets. Itâ€™s about loving yourself unabashedly.
Coming soon: PattyBoy's Introspective Illusions
Posted in: Music 24th September 2014
New Zealand pop artist PattyBoy will release his EP next week. Introspective Illusions references Alice in Wonderland, a story he says resembles his state of mind when he performs.
Listen: DJ James Leuii's winter playlist
Posted in: Music 6th August 2014
Auckland DJ James Leuii's Winter 14 mix BEARDREAMS is out, and available for you to download. Beat the winter blues with this smooth bit of ear candy!
Ricky Martin's 15 big years
Posted in: Music 15th July 2014
When Ricky Martin performs in NZ next April, it will be 15 years since he last brought a tour here. We look back at what has happened in his life in the interim.