The Chills: The Triumph & Tragedy of Martin Phillipps @ SXSW – 24 Beats Per Second Section

Some see The Chills as one of New Zealand’s greatest bands ever. Right behind bands like Split Endz and Crowded House. They have sold 100,000 records worldwide. Led by the enigmatic Martin Phillipps, it is probably a story of having coming tantilizing close to conquering the international music world. Another Continue Reading

Cocky-pop trailblazer Vera Hotsauce channels Gwen Stefani on “Hey Boy”

New single from 19-year-old ‘cocky-pop’ trailblazer Vera Hotsauce – ‘Hey Boy’ via TEN Music Group/Moving Castle The track is a collab with LA-based collective Moving Castle and Vera is affiliated with Diplo. In 50 words (or so…) With fellow signees Zara Larsson, lennixx, Elliphant, Hotsauce has quickly become soaked in the same glistening spotlight as some of TEN Music Group’s allumni. Continue Reading