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Louie Knuxx Interview

By on Monday July 3 2017 in Exclusive, From The Mag, Music

Louie Knuxx’s new album is good. Like, really good. To be honest I kind of thought he’d never put it out. It’s been over seven years since his last album, Wasted Youth. That record received all sorts of praise and, after being offered a management… More ›

Music Feature: Beach Boy

By on Thursday November 10 2016 in Exclusive, From The Mag, Music

I wasn’t immediately sure what to make of Finn’s music; there was something about it that felt unfamiliar. Then I realised he was having heaps of fun—planned silliness as he describes it. It’s a testament to how diverse hip hop has become in this country,… More ›

SWIDT vs. Everybody Documentary

By on Friday May 27 2016 in Music, Video

Our good friend Haimona Ngata recently wrapped up this documentary with Auckland’s six-man music collective, SWIDT (See What I Did There), in particular profiling the internationally-acclaimed lead producer, SmokeyGotBeatz, who in the last couple of year’s has worked with the likes of Hit-Boy, Jay Rock and Kendrick Lamar,… More ›