December 2009: Die! Die! Die!, DJ CXL, Dukes, Erakah, Ermehn, Family Cactus, Gareth Thomas

Falling from trees, the smooth love, down at the beach, the successful diva, a protective posse, the mysterious indie adventure, and the more famous Gareths.

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December 2009: Artisan Guns, Avalanche City, Boh Runga & Che Fu, Chazz Valentine, Clap Clap Riot, Collapsing Cities, Connan Mockasin

The duck caper, penguins big adventure, coming together, punk love, felt-tip explosions, rooftop delights, and a lemon head.

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October 2009: The Lookie Loos, The Mint Chicks, The Rabble, These Four Walls, Tourist, Trigger Theory, We Are Romans, Young Sid

Triangles, a tribute to Ray, the bad city, aerial antics, garage subversion, overhead projections, and a man and his town.

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October 2009: Mulholland, Opensouls, PNC, Red Alert, Rosie Riggir, Sarah Brown, State of Mind, The Feelers

Being a serious musician, down at the beach, dinosaur’s day out, water aerobics, lavish and sensual, a tea party, miniature world, and a tropical holiday with the lads.

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October 2009: Isaac Aesili, Iva Lamkum, Jesse Sheehan, Jordan Luck Band, Julia Deans, Junipah, Kirsten Morrell

A wander around town, three faces, a nautical adventure, sleepy time, a smoky eye, and the new aesthetic,

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October 2009: Devolo, False Start, Falter, Fly My Pretties, For Da Grind, Frisko, I Am Giant

An ode to Courtenay Cox, an emo ending, round and round she goes, Wellington dress-ups, a sausage sizzle, the universality of music, and surf is up.

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October 2009: All Left Out, Antiform, Babylon Riddim, Clap Clap Riot, Daecolm, Dane Rumble, Dei Hamo

Out in an empty field, always down at the wharves, a purple suit, obvious karaoke, a visit to the war memorial, Dane in spaaaace, and cartoon drama.

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August 2009: Shihad, Tahuna Breaks, The Black Seeds, The Lookie Loos, The Naked and Famous

The fans are blown away, a sweet lullaby, the newsreel, disintegration, and cutting to the beat.

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August 2009: Misfits of Science, Nesian Mystik, Opensouls, P-Money, Pistol Youth, PNC

Bound in streetwear, the boys go to work, murderation, four corners of the globe, and an ordinary life.

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August 2009: J Williams, Junipah, Liam Finn, Luger Boa, Midnight Youth, Minuit

Loitering at the pool hall, all around town, here and not here, couch party, a post-apocalyptic nightclub, and askew showgirls.

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