Martyn Pepperell

Interview

Jitwam’s Dusky House and Soul is His Sanctuary From Modern Life

Meet the India-born, Australasia-based beatmaker who found his sound between London and New York.
Martyn Pepperell
10.18.17
Interviews

Salad Boys Are A+ Students of Jangly Kiwi Indie Pop

Listen to the Christchurch band's new track of breezy guitar and soaring melody.
Martyn Pepperell
10.13.17
Interviews

Magic Factory Play the Music You Find On Tapes in Truck Stop Parking Lots

Close your eyes and think New Zealand Lynyrd Skynyrd, open them and see Magic Factory.
Martyn Pepperell
9.14.17
Interviews

Alexa Casino’s DIY Pop is Self-Produced and Self-Obsessed

The Wellington musician creates music that will make you cheer up and tear up.
Martyn Pepperell
9.10.17
Interview

Die! Die! Die! Prove to Be More Than Just a Noise Punk Band from Dunedin

The New Zealand post punk icons share a new video and stories about their sixth album "CHARM. OFFENSIVE."
Martyn Pepperell
7.24.17
Interview

Kane Strang On Self Belief and Creating Non-Heteronormative Pop

The Dunedin songwriter's new album brims with rich nuance.
Martyn Pepperell
7.7.17
Features

How Polish Jazz Influenced Surly To Push Footwork In A New Direction

After joining Los Angeles footwork crew Juke Bounce Werk, New Zealand's Surly quietly released one of the more remarkable EPs of the last six months.
Martyn Pepperell
6.30.17
Premieres

Dion Lunadon Will Not Go Quietly Into The Good Night

The A Place to Bury Strangers bassist steps out to deliver his own dark and visceral album.
Martyn Pepperell
6.1.17
NZ Music Month

Aldous Harding’s Mild Obsession With the Devil Results in Some Truly Sublime Music

With Lorde as her number one fan, the New Zealand singer-songwriter and her deeply affecting folk is on the rise.
Martyn Pepperell
5.4.17
Interview

Flying Nun's Sister Act: The Story of Look Blue Go Purple

Thirty years later Dunedin's Look Blue Go Purple's folk pop is getting a second shine.
Martyn Pepperell
4.18.17
Interviews

Nadia Reid Is One of New Zealand’s Most Evocative and Profound Young Songwriters

Nadia Reid’s music connects with grace, poignancy and melancholy.
Martyn Pepperell
4.3.17
New Zealand Hip-Hop Week

We Go Deep With New Zealand Hip-Hop Legend P-Money

The producer recounts his experiences in the international market, as well as detailing New Zealand hip-hop's continued quest for global recognition.
Martyn Pepperell
11.21.16
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