Buzz-worthy bands

“Z is For (New) Zealand,” in NME’s New Music Glossary for 2011, “a handy guide to all the buzz-worthy jargon for the coming 12 months.” “Finally it seems there’s a new generation of bands to equal New Zealand’s legacy of Flying Nun Records and Crowded House. Along with The Naked and Famous, we bet their associates Kids Of 88 will be stomping their techno-party-pop all over the festival circuit this summer. Then there’s surrealist multi-instrumentalist bard Connan Mockasin, whose latest album, Please Turn Me into the Snat, released on Erol Alkan’s label, is sure to become a cult hit.


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