Ladyhawke’s in Vogue

Pip Brown aka Ladyhawke, the former-Wellingtonian and undisputed queen of the synthpop revival, is profiled in the April issue of Teen Vogue, as one of “five musical acts who will be in heavy rotate this spring”. “Although Ladyhawke’s self-titled album adds a dose of originality to the electro-pop scene, the New Zealand native claims that nostalgia — particularly the grunge era — is her secret ingredient.” Pip says that big influences on her songwriting are nineties bands like Nirvana and movies which when not on the road she watches five a week, “then injects the emotion she draws from the content back into her tunes.”


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Jane Campion’s The Piano No 1 on BBC Poll

Jane Campion’s The Piano No 1 on BBC Poll

New Zealand filmmaker Jane Campion’s stunning 1993 classic, The Piano has topped BBC Culture’s poll of 368 critics in 84 countries. The broadcaster’s Hannah Woodhead reveals why it’s a worthy winner. “In 1993,…