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2008 Ladyhawke Debut Still Resounds

2008 Ladyhawke Debut Still Resounds

“ Barack Obama became the first African-American to be elected President of the United States (which was great),…

Ladyhawke Truly Compels in Manchester

Ladyhawke Truly Compels in Manchester

“Synth-pop legend Ladyhawke delivered a flawless performance at the intimate Manchester Academy 3 venue” playing “a set of old and new tracks from her decade career in the music scene,” Mancunion journalist Lydia Ransome…

Ladyhawke’s Favourite Top Five Albums

Ladyhawke’s Favourite Top Five Albums

Despite Ladyhawke’s busy schedule, the New Zealand musician talked to ELLE.com about the albums that have changed her life and turned her into the synth-pop maestro she is today. Ladyhawke, aka Pip Brown, has already…

Ladyhawke Back with Vibrantly Glam Wild Things

Ladyhawke Back with Vibrantly Glam Wild Things

“In 2016, when pop has never sounded moodier or more austere, Ladyhawke an unabashed explosion of colour and…

Ten Things You Never Knew About Ladyhawke

Ten Things You Never Knew About Ladyhawke

Synth-pop singer Pip Brown, aka New Zealand-born Ladyhawke, tells Spin magazine about her love of sci-fi, UFOs, and Disneyland. Turns out Brown – who will release her third record, Wild Things, on 3 June has…

Ladyhawke Is Back with Wild New Album

Ladyhawke Is Back with Wild New Album

Pip Brown, better known as Ladyhawke, ARIA-winning maker of synth-pop hits such as Paris is Burning and My Delirium, is back with a new album. Wild Things was created in Los Angeles and is…

Ladyhawke – Magic (Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2009)

Ladyhawke – Magic (Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2009)

‘Magic’ was performed by New Zealand singer/songwriter Ladyhawke from her self titled 2008 debut album. The artist performed the song live as part of a set list including ‘From…

Ladyhawke Slips on Armani for Indie Cover

Ladyhawke Slips on Armani for Indie Cover

“Her songs like ‘Paris is Burning’ or ‘My Delirium’ are well-known all over the world, but hardly anyone knows her real name,” according to Austrian-based magazine, Indie – The Independent Style Magazine. “We…

Rider Requests

Rider Requests

Ladyhawke wants sandwich ingredients on her rider, thanks, and some socks. Speaking to the Irish Times’ Tony Clayton-Lea, ahead of a recent Dublin show, Ladyhawke said that on her “fantasy rider”, she’d have a…

Actually Rocking The Bowery

Actually Rocking The Bowery

“ gorgeous, sweeping power ballad ‘Cellophane,’ had it been released 25 years ago, would have moved entire rooms to slow dance, and I’ve got to assume only unfamiliarity held Bowery Ballroom’s crowd back,” Katherine…

Headrushing Pop Fusion

Headrushing Pop Fusion

Ladyhawke’s May concert at the Ruby Lounge in Manchester is reviewed in the Guardian by Dave Simpson who says that “the verdict from the front row is a shouted: ‘This is good…

Recommended Listening

Recommended Listening

The release of Ladyhawke’s second album Anxiety is one of Guardian reviewer’s Alex Petridis’ “top picks of the spring.” Petridis writes: “The second album by this self-styled ‘pop superwoman creating radio-friendly songs with a single bound’ — aka…

Lo-fi Musical Shift

Lo-fi Musical Shift

New Zealand chanteuse Ladyhawke, 32, talks to Vogue Australia about her new album Anxiety and the musical shift between this recording and her self-titled debut. She’s progressed from the synth-heavy 1980s to the gritty guitars of the 90s….

Worth The Wait

Worth The Wait

Ladyhawke, a.k.a. Pip Brown, 32, features in the Guardian’s ‘The Week in Music — in pictures’ gallery performing a free in-store gig at Rough Trade, east London. The release of Brown’s highly-anticipated second album Anxiety has been postponed…

Anxiety Android App Out

Anxiety Android App Out

Ahead of the March release of her second album Anxiety, Masterton-born musician Ladyhawke has an app out in advance to promote it available on Android and iPhones. Guardian weekly apps review column writes: “Besides news, tweets and…

Album Upbeat She Swears

Album Upbeat She Swears

Ladyhawke has announced the release of her second album, Anxiety, which will be out on 19 March 2012. It has been recorded over the past year at producer Pascal Gabriel’s house in the south of…

Ladyhawke Takes London

Ladyhawke Takes London

Ladyhawke is returning to the London stage in November playing an “intimate gig” at the 100 Club, according to XFM. “The New Zealand-born musician, aka Pip Brown, will play the legendary venue on 15…

Squared to Power of Awesome

Squared to Power of Awesome

Neil Finn’s “Kraut-inspired” Pajama Club recently performed a special set on Later With Jools Holland enlisting Ladyhawke on drums. Pajama Club also features Sharon Finn, Sean Donnelly and Alana Skyring. The band…

Ladyhawke at Laneway

Ladyhawke at Laneway

“For an artist with such a fierce-sounding moniker, award-winning New Zealand singer-songwriter Ladyhawke — whose name conjures up anything from female shaman warriors to an Academy Award-nominated fantasy film — is surprisingly shy,” Asia…

Further Accolades for Brown

Further Accolades for Brown

Ladyhawke is up for another music gong this month having been nominated for a BRIT best International Female Solo Artist award. Masterton-born Pip Brown, 30, will compete with big name stars Lady Gaga, Rihanna,…

Arias for Chanteuse

Arias for Chanteuse

Ladyhawke picked up two awards in the breakthrough single and album categories at the recent 2009 Australian Music Awards (Arias). The 30-year-old singer, originally from Masterton, performed her single ‘My Delirium’ live at the…

Taking home the loot

Taking home the loot

Masterton-born singer Ladyhawke has won six Tuis at the New Zealand Music Awards. Ladyhawke, aka Pip Brown, won the album of the year for Ladyhawke (Modular/Universal) and single award for ‘My Delerium’ at the…

Beer for art’s sake

Beer for art’s sake

New Zealand singer Ladyhawke, 30 and painter/illustrator Sarah Larnach, 30, have redesigned labels for Beck’s beer bottles as part of beer brand’s Music Inspired Art project, labels which feature watercolours of a howling wolf…

Tui time at the Vector

Tui time at the Vector

Auckland band Midnight Youth and London-based Ladyhawke — aka Pip Brown — have both been nominated for a number of awards to be presented at this year’s New Zealand Music Awards held at the…

Hot in the Isles

Hot in the Isles

Ladyhawke played to a packed audience, including The O.C. A-lister Mischa Barton, in the John Peel Tent at this year’s Glastonbury Festival on June 28. “Pip Brown and her band played a charged set…

Ladyhawke: Paris is Burning

Ladyhawke: Paris is Burning

The music video for the Ladyhawke track, Paris is Burning.

Ladyhawke: My Delerium

Ladyhawke: My Delerium

The music video for Ladyhawke’s hit single, My Delerium.

Ladyhawke’s in Vogue

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…

Parisian Hang-Ups

Parisian Hang-Ups

Phillipa ‘Pip’ Brown, 30, that’s Ladyhawke to her fans, is interviewed in Paris, where outside the French capital’s “cavernous Nouveau Casino venue, the line of ticketless opportunists snaking into the fading light speaks for…

Cold Comparisons

Cold Comparisons

Ladyhawke, who this month made her New York debut at the Bowery Ballroom and Studio B, said in an interview with The Village Voice, that New Zealand “is like being in Iceland, or something. …

Cold omparisons

Cold omparisons

Ladyhawke, who this month made her New York debut at the Bowery Ballroom and Studio B, said in an interview with The Village Voice, that New Zealand “is like being in Iceland, or something….

Nomination for Brown

Nomination for Brown

Ladyhawke continues to make entertainment headlines with a 2009 Shockwaves NME Award nomination for Best Solo Artist, alongside Laura Marling, Lightspeed Champion, Jay-Z and Pete Doherty. The Awards will be announced…

In all honesty

In all honesty

“The curry-scented streets of Pip Brown’s east-London neighbourhood Brick Lane are a far cry from her beginnings in New Zealand,” writes The Independent on Sunday’s Luiza Sauma in a frank interview with Brown, now…

Blondes make blog

Blondes make blog

Auckland singer Gin Wigmore, 21, and Wellington’s Ladyhawke are both plugged in Perez Hilton’s Hollywood gossip blog, who enthuses that if you are blonde and from New Zealand, he is: “LOVING you this week.”…

From dusk till dawn

From dusk till dawn

Ladyhawke’s self-titled debut album has been released in the UK where the former-Wellingtonian is touring through October ahead of dates in the United States and Europe. In this Guardian review: “Not many budding pop…

Drawing Comparisons

Drawing Comparisons

Masterton-born indie pop rocker Pip Brown, 28, otherwise known as Ladyhawke, is garnering enthusiastic reviews in London – the Guardian dubbing Brown’s sound “exquisitely distracted insouciance over fabulous machine melody.” Her second release ‘Paris…