February 2009: J Williams, Kidz In Space, Lawrence Arabia, Luger Boa, Midnight Youth, Mumsdollar

A rainy night in Kingsland, eight-bit space adventures, a swingin’ good time, black on the outside, purposeful Manhattan, and one last gig.

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February 2009: Deja Voodoo, Dictaphone Blues, Dimmer, Erakah, Fur Patrol, I Am Giant

A stupid-fun fate, the wireframe wilderness, a severed cord, cool in the club, and snowboarding stuff.
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February 2009: Audio Empire, Black River Drive, Boh Runga, Bruce Conlon, Dane Rumble, David Dallas

Anywhere but here, a new town, attack of the clones, a dark city, the dying days of ’00s bling culture, and the green screen scene.

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December 2008: The Datsuns, The Feelers, The Mots, Trigger Theory, With Hope, Zowie

Teen terrorisers, the boxing sage continues, faux council estate, a night together, lying down, and math nerd rhythm.

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December 2008: Reb Fountain, Savage, Seth Haapu, State of Mind, The Black Dahlias, The Brunettes

A gloomy dell, Savage finds his groove, Seth vs the kid, robo-dragon terrorises Auckland, your auntie’s Keep Calm poster, love on skates.

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December 2008: Luke Buda, Miriam Clancy, Motocade, Nat Rose, Nathan King, Opshop

The kids take over, good lip colour, retro grids, down at the beach, a church concert, and Dave gets covered.

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December 2008: Goodnight Nurse, Greg Johnson, House of Shem, Iva Lamkum, Josh Leys, Luger Boa

A fun family barbecue, a symbolic carnival ride, a chilled out love song, attack of the clones, and a portrait of the artist as a young, etc.

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December 2008: Arms Reach, Cobra Khan, Crashpolitic, Cut Off Your Hands, Doppler, False Start

Dance your cares away, the old colonel’s last feast, everyone else is having more fun, bring out the bedsheets, a totally mental hospital, and coming in like a wrecking yard.

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October 2008: Solstate, The Black Seeds, The Mint Chicks, The Tutts, Upper Hutt Posse

A caring world, the case of the disappearing seeds, owl vs robot, the power of the green screen and warrior spirit.

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October 2008: Midnight Youth, Motocade, Parallel Ensemble, SJD, Sola Rosa

Down in the mud, he’s got the music in him, wonderful creatures, shipping containers and repetition.

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