it's been a while since i checked in here last. in that time, there's been some exciting new developments in auckland music. there's not enough time (or space) to detail them all; but here are some of the highlights :).
Sheep,Dog&Wolf - Egospect
first of all, check out the video for sheep,dog&wolf's amazing new track egospect. it's available for free download, as will be his album, coming out in a couple weeks at this link - http://download.sheepdogandwolf.com/album/egospect
Caroles - Hollow Trophy
caroles released their debut (and maybe only) album. shit is goooooood. free (or paid) download on band camp. grunge/pop punk/emo/alt.
Cheats - Come Back Here!
cheats, a solo project from lawrence goodwin (of caroles and career girls), is also v v good. nice bedroom pop shit, with a reeeeal good feature from $snoregazzm.
V/A - Augmented Fantasy Mixtape
which segues nicely into this. a mix featuring some of the best tracks from some of new zealand's best acts (including cheats and caroles). promotional material for an amazing zine by dirk peterson, it's available for free download(!!) and the zine for only 15 nzd. crazy.