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13 New Zealand Music Acts You Should Be Listening To

New Zealand has had the attention of worldwide music lovers for decades – with movements like the punk-inspired Dunedin Sound of the 80s, the huge and rightly justified success of Crowded House, and the Dub groove explosion with bands like Salmonella Dub and Fat Freddy’s Drop in the 90s, this little Land of the Long White Cloud has been holding its own for decades. But indie music is now the most exciting scene here, with Auckland at the epicentre of it all (you’ll see what I mean). Aldous Harding – Auckland Aldous Harding‘s beautiful folk arrangements combine comforting acoustic rhythms with heartfelt strings and a tonally lilting voice that is sure to make you feel the feels. She evokes country life and times past and is sure to appeal to fans of 60s folk icon Joni Mitchell. Broods – Auckland You know when you hear the first notes of a song unheard and everything else becomes suddenly inaudible? Any draft dissipates from around you and anything within sight becomes unseen as the sound swirls around …