Interview: Alex Farrell-Davey of Alae (NZ) takes a stroll down Henry Street for their debut album

Alex Farrell-Davey is waiting for his lunch outside of Prego, an Italian restaurant in Auckland, New Zealand. It’s a 10 minute drive from Henry Street, where he lives with his Alae bandmate Allister Meffan. “[Making the album] was kind of centred around that street for a while,” he admits. The street was so central to…

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Best New Music Mondays ft. Vallis Alps, DZ Deathrays, The National & more (December 11th)

The final weeks of 2017 are upon us and as summer playlists continue to come together, we’ve got another slew of new songs for you to listen to. From DZ Deathrays‘ “Total Meltdown” to Sufjan Stevens‘ “The Greatest Gift”, there’s plenty to sink your teeth into this week. Get started by hitting play! ———- This content has…

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Single of the Day: Alae “Too Strung Up” (2017)

We first came across New Zealand trio Alae at BIGSOUND this year, caught by their captivating stage presence, and an irresistible batch of music that was on show. The Auckland based group have been touring successfully through their homeland this year and going off the reception to their BIGSOUND trip, we can only assume that we’re…

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