BY ERICA MCQUEEN

It’s the first day of June, which means we’ve just finished another NZ Music Month! Booyah!

 

Boycrush – Face Melt

Ahead of the release of their album Desperate Late Night Energy, out June 15th, Boycrush have shared the last video in a trilogy that were filmed in association with The New Zealand Dance Company. The video is a perfect accompaniment to a beautiful, cathartic song, 

 

 

Maroon 5 – Girls Like You ft. Cardi B

Maroon 5 have just dropped the visuals to sit alongside their single Girls Like You ft. Cardi B. The intriguing video takes a moment to get your head around, as women appear in shot and seemingly morph into other people. As Adam Levine sings “I need a girl like you,” we see a diverse group of familiar faces take turns to dance around him and sing along. Blink an eye and you might miss one of the almost 30 ‘girls’ that cameo, including Ellen, Rita Ora, and Camilla Cabello. The video ends with Levine alongside his wife and child, a sweet finish.

 

Kimbra is coming back to NZ!

It’s was 2014 when Kimbra last took the stage at The Powerstation following the release of her album The Golden Echo. Now she’s returning home to tour her latest record, Primal Heart. She’ll be in Auckland & Wellington on 13th & 14th of July.  Tickets have just gone on sale here. Check out some vintage pics of Kimbra performing at the Powerstation here.

Beautiful Trauma Tour Book

P!nk is hitting our shores soon, for her massive Beautiful Trauma World Tour. She’s playing a record breaking six nights at Spark Arena, and also popping down to Dunedin for a show. To celebrate, a tour book has been announced. You can pre-order the beautiful 40 page collectors item now. 

 

Jam of the Week

Cruise into your weekend with a healthy dose of Rjd2’s Ghostwriter. As always, play it loud.

 

Lover of a good handshake, novel reader, music listener, photographer, crime show watcher and compulsive napper, Erica is your go-to for some good NZ music banter. See what she gets up to on Instagram (@emcqs)!

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