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The irrepressible dream pop/shoegaze queen T.G. Shand is back with another shimmering masterclass in fuzzy pop with ‘WAWO’. T.G. Shand is the moniker of Ōtautahi/Christchurch resident Annemarie Duff, formerly of the legendary Melbourne shoegaze band Miniatures (on the iconic Saint Marie Records label). We here at Backseat Mafia have been transfixed by her stream of jangling, sparkling singles over …

In the depths of a long, cold, Christchurch winter (and even longer pandemic), The Black Seeds arrived at the University of Canterbury’s Ngaio Marsh Theatre for a long-awaited album release and the opportunity for fans to connect, warm up and get their groove on. The challenges of making this show happen were significant, with three …

Give us a potted history of you / the band: I started the band Deep Water Creek about four years ago, sort of as a vehicle for my own songs. Before that I was in a band called Von Voin Strum for 4 or 5 years then did a solo album and a solo EP with a different crew. Most of …

There’s A Tuesday add to the burgeoning dream pop scene emanating from New Zealand with the absolutely delightful new single ‘Baby Blue’. A track filled with a sense of whimsy and sparkle, ‘Baby Blue’ is a catchy anthemic tune imbued with a sense of yearning, depicting the exquisite pain of love and missed opportunities: Baby …