June 2008: Tahuna Breaks, The Black Seeds, The Phoenix Foundation, The Transistors, Tono and the Finance Company, Tyna, Zeisha

A backing band, steampunk workings, a jog along the beach, nanny cam rock, a modern apartment and channelling Britney.
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June 2008: Mareko, Nathan King, Nesian Mystik, Opensouls, Over the Atlantic, Shihad, Sweet & Irie

Raging against the machine, a boring road trip, high school musical, an ’80s celebration, a dark disco corner, rocking in a forest, fake tropics.
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June 2008: Gin Wigmore, Goodnight Nurse, Greg Johnson, Hera, Iva Lamkum, Luger Boa, Lydia Cole

Down at the hall, pink liquid dribbles, a lazy Monday, good girl gone bad, kung fu pose-off, and a lonely lady.
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June 2008: Connan Mockasin, Die! Die! Die!, Disasteradio, Elemeno P, Elston Gun, False Start, Fur Patrol

Adventures in cardboard, a tight edit, getting to the end of the alphabet, the very feminine hands, inside a boombox, a foxy tale, and it’s all gravy, baby.
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June 2008: Anika Moa, Anna Coddington, Autozamm, Brain Slaves, Clap Clap Riot

Pashfest ’08, a favourite T, the invisible train pole, the lonely speaker, and the shadowy shadows .
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April 2008: Tangled, The Have, The Naked and Famous, The Ruby Suns, The Valves, These Four Walls

Travel snaps, a fortune is told, Harriet versus Otto, never a dull mirror, and waking up again and again.
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April 2008: Rhombus, Scribe, Shihad, Simple Day, Solstate, Stu Strawbridge

Blackboard scribbles, a modern Pacific city, shockingly inoffensive, helping out with the lambs, the location that swallowed the band, and the most boring farm ever.
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April 2008: Mumsdollar, Pearl, Percieve, PNC, Recloose

Cave hideaway, funeral crashers, car park party, places other than the recording studio, and a wander around K Road.
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April 2008: Elemeno P, Ethical, False Start, Gasoline Cowboy, Goodnight Nurse

Tomato sauce meets chips, a kind offer, bird guts, and the drama of smudged eyeliner.
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April 2008: Antiform, Audio Empire, Bulletproof, David Dallas, dDub

Secret underground pop, un-New Zealand, parkour leaps, a Friday night hoon, and Victorian paper craft.
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