Musiq Makers Win

R&B group Nesian Mystik have won the “Best Kiwi” category at the Australian MTV Awards on March 27. The four other New Zealand acts nominated were: Ladyhawke, Cut Off Your Hands, P-Money and Goodnight Nurse. Comic Rhys Darby was a presenter at the ceremony. Nesian Mystik formed in 1999 in the music room of Auckland’s Western Springs College. The group released their third album in 2008, entitled Elevator Musiq.


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Taika Waititi Portrait Wins Packing Room Prize

Taika Waititi Portrait Wins Packing Room Prize

Sydney-based artist Claus Stangl has taken out one of Australia’s top art honours with his portrait of Academy Award-winning director Taika Waititi, The Guardian reports. Stangl won the packing room prize, a…