August 2010: State of Mind, The Drab Doo Riffs, The Earlybirds, The Naked and Famous, The Phoenix Foundation, The Valves, These Four Walls, Tokyo Street Gang, Vince Harder

When television attacks, Spock ‘n’ roll, smoky desire, a recurring dream, the leisure club vs the egg, down by the water, serious rock, double disco ball delights, and back down by the water.

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August 2010: Midnight Youth, Motocade, November Zulu, Opshop, Pieter T, Rosie Riggir, School For Birds, Seth Haapu, Shapeshifter

Great balls of fire, point and click, unexpected subversion, underwater mystery, proper like, applying lippie, an amorous rabbit, rooms full of weirdos and augmented reality.

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June 2010: P-Money, PNC, Shihad, Six60, Sleeptalkers, Steriogram, Sweet & Irie

Trouble in the rubble, seductive wallpaper, a Möbius strip of Kiwi rock, over the top, the tide is high, and extreme doppelgängers.

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June 2010: Julia Deans, K.One, King Kapisi, Knives At Noon, Midnight Youth, Nightchoir, North Shore Pony Club

Ordinary scenes, urban and suburban, monkeys, elephants camels, and tigers, lost in space, travelling light, split screen special, and the best party.
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June 2010: Anika Moa, Anna Wilson, Artisan Guns, BARB, Cairo Knife Fight, Candice Rhind, Concord Dawn

Lonely hearts theatre, the tartan skirt, tiny power lines, unusual pop, a really long cord, a girl’s night out, and Vienna part II.

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March 2010: The Pink Pound Experience, These Four Walls, Three Houses Down, TK Paradza, Tokyo Street Gang, Trei, Young Sid

Pixel by pixel, emo melancholia, the speakeasy, backwards and forwards, not much bothered with humans, the day’s headlines.

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March 2010: Kids of 88, Kidz In Space, King Kapisi, Kirsten Morrell, Maitreya, Nameless Sons, Nathan Haines, Nesian Mystik

Stretching and flexing, ghostly goings on, a Bangkok kickboxing gym, a hundreds and thousands man, the story and the ink, the hunter possibly becomes the hunted, an edgy London sound, and demons on wheels.

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March 2010: Dane Rumble, Erakah, Gin Wigmore, Hollie Smith, Ivy Lies, Jayson Norris, Katchafire

Bring a torch, nope, electro dress-up, a wild west, everything from the ’90s, the two Jases and slapstick comedy trauma.

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March 2010: Anika Moa, Annabel Fay, Autozamm, Black River Drive, Boh Runga, Bulletproof, Computers Want Me Dead, Concord Dawn

Running through the ’80s, over yonder in old Havana town, haunted by a ghost, doctoring the rock, rocking the winery, Slave takes over, computron 2010, down at the Prater.

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December 2009: The Checks, The Earlybirds, The Tutts, The Upbeats, Tokyo Street Gang, True Lovers

Boys and knives, wet wet water, rough rock, storage locker war, pulp fiction.

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