Shocking Advance

Auckland pop band the Shocking Pinks have signed a four-album deal with New York label DFA Records, which also represents LCD Soundsystem and Hercules & Love Affair. Founder and ex-Brunettes member, Nick Harte says the band had just signed with Flying Nun when they were offered the deal. “But living in New Zealand and having a New York label offering you advances, I just wished it was the other way around, but it turned out well.” Shocking Pinks are currently supporting Cut Copy on their Australian tour.


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Jane Campion Cinema Appeals for Autistic Cipher

Jane Campion Cinema Appeals for Autistic Cipher

“In the complex, full-formed characters of Jane Campion’s cinema, I found connections with my own recent autism diagnosis,” Lexie Corbett writes in an article published by bi-monthly magazine, Little White Lies. “I…