The Phoenix Foundation – Give Up Your Dreams

Kiwi band The Phoenix Foundation release their 6th album, Give Up Your Dreams today. It is available in all the usual ways, as well as on gold vinyl! I haven’t heard it yet, so I’ve not much else to say. But do check it out.


Holly Arrowsmith – The Weary Traveller

Holly Arrowsmith, one of our favourite Kiwi songstresses, has released her debut album For The Weary Traveller this past week. And it’s spectacular. Perfect for one of these cold winter nights. Curl up with a hot beverage and give it a listen. You can get hold of it on iTunes and Bandcamp.


Dr. Dre – Compton: The Soundtrack

Dr. Dre has announced his latest album. Entitled Compton: The Soundtrack, most tracks feature other artists, including appearances from Kendrick Lamar, Eminem, Snoop Dogg and Ice Cube. This one’s also out today.


One Direction – Drag Me Down

One Direction performed their new single Drag Me Down on Good Morning America this week and we are very much here for it. The track is so fun and the boys kill it live.


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Growing Up (Sloane’s Song) feat. Ed Sheeran

What’s got to be one of the biggest collaborations this year has just happened. Macklemore feat. Ed Sheeran. An odd mix? Maybe. But give it a listen and see what you think.

That’s all for this week! Have lovely music-filled weekends and we’ll see you back here for more news next week.