Art & Culture

Paige

NZ artist PAIGE is riding her own wave

If there’s a name that you are bound to hear on the radio any time soon, that name is ROONIE – or more specifically, Michaela Pointon.The 19-year-old has recently re-established herself on the NZ music scene as pop artist ROONIE – complete with her debut release My Heart, a vibrant track that matches her bright personality to a tee. I sat down with ROONIE to chat music, inspiration and her goals for the future.

Sandra Saad Brings Ms Marvel to Life

Los Angeles based creative Sandra Saad has lent her voice (and entire body as we learnt when we called her) to the much-anticipated upcoming Marvel Avengers video game. Kamala Khan aka Ms. Marvel who is also Marvel’s first Muslim female superhero is brought to life by Sandra and it has been years in the making.

ROONIE: NZ’s next big thing

If there’s a name that you are bound to hear on the radio any time soon, that name is ROONIE – or more specifically, Michaela Pointon.The 19-year-old has recently re-established herself on the NZ music scene as pop artist ROONIE – complete with her debut release My Heart, a vibrant track that matches her bright personality to a tee. I sat down with ROONIE to chat music, inspiration and her goals for the future.

Denel’s Ready to Kick It

Denel has spent the past few years working on music with international and local producers, travelling overseas to create picturesque music videos and playing shows with homegrown talent. We gave him a call to get the low down on his new song Kick It, collaborations and future plans post-Covid.

Theia is 99% ANGEL, it’s a fact

The Not Your Princess songstress is back with her new mixtape, 99% Angel and we jumped on Zoom with the virtual backdrop queen herself, Theia on release day to talk about her latest project, creating visuals and performing online in virtual concerts during the lockdown.

Conversations With My Immigrant Parents

"I hope people feel warm, feel heard and feel like they can relate even if they’re listening to a story coming from families with completely different backgrounds to themselves. The stories are all so different and they might not all be what we expect immigrant stories to be."

In Review: Cavetown

Cavetown's a soft-hearted indie artist who doesn't need review marketing as he speaks to his gen-z fans through social media — but he's left the Auckland crowd so starry-eyed, we just had to write a review anyway.