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The Others Way – the Movie!

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A short film showcasing this year’s The Others Way festival has debuted on YouTube.

The video was directed by Gwen Isaac, whose credits include the acclaimed documentary Where There Is Life and a host of factual TV shows in the UK and the US. She was assisted by a squad of students from the School of Music and Creative Media Production at Massey University, who shot footage at 14 of the festival venues.

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Miss June: Annabel Liddell on their upcoming album debut

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Annabel Liddell, lead singer with Auckland punk favourites Miss June, admits she used to regard pop as being a dirty word.

However, the recording of the four piece’s eagerly anticipated debut album Bad Luck Party has helped her come around to the term.

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The Others Way: Wax Chattels

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Following the May release of their self-titled debut, the Wax Chattels – Peter Ruddell, Amanda Cheng and Tom Leggett – have been busy introducing their incendiary blend of punk and electronica to audiences in the US and the UK.

Now back in NZ – albeit briefly, as there are more overseas dates to come – for The Others Way, Ruddell reflects on a frenetic last six months.

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The Others Way: Carb On Carb

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The first single from Carb On Carb’s second album For Ages was entitled ‘It’s Been A Rough Year’. But in real-life it has been anything but for Aucklanders James Stuteley and Nicole Gaffney.

On the eve of their appearance at The Others Way, Stuteley talks about their recent overseas travels and why they are looking forward to a bit of a break.

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The Others Way: the second wave

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A further 18 acts have been added to the line-up to this year’s The Others Way Festival.

The latest additions include the hip hop supergroup High Beams –Illbaz, Melodownz and Raiza Biza – indie singer-song writer Anthonie Tonnon, who promises an “eccentric” multi-media event, and Elroy, Neil Finn’s drumming son.

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The Others Way: Death and the Maiden

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Death and the Maiden – Lucinda King (vocals, bass), Hope Robertson (guitar, drums, vocals) and Danny Brady (synths, programming) – released their sophomore set Wisteria earlier this year through Fishrider Records.

This will be the first time the Dunedin-based electronic trio been at The Others Way and Brady is looking forward to sharing their new album with an Auckland audience, as well as catching up with some of his favourite bands.

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The Others Way: Vincent H.L.

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Weird Days is the suitably named solo album from Vincent H.L. – aka Vincent Lum – best known for his work with Auckland bands such as Whipping Cats, Magic Factory and Hang Loose.

Described as the “psych country soundtrack to your tramadol nightmares”, he can’t wait to share it with audiences at The Others Way.

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The Others Way: Die! Die! Die!

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In the first of a regular series of Q&As with artists performing at this year’s The Others Way festival, we catch up with Andrew Wilson from Die! Die! Die!

Now in their 15th year, the punk three-piece are about to start work on their seventh studio album, which also reunites them with bassist Lachlan Anderson, who left the group after their 2012 album Harmony.

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First acts confirmed for The Others Way 2018

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Flying Nun icons Bailterspace and Headless Chickens will join rising stars such as The Beths, Wax Chattels and Estère at The Others Way 2018  in Auckland next month.

Held this year on August 31, the 2018 edition of the annual indie extravaganza boasts an eclectic, generation-spanning line-up of local artists, who will perform across than 10 venues on and around Karangahape Road.

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