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Jordan Reyne’s Halloween treat for you

Friday, 31 October 2014, 1:42 pm | Powertool Records

Jordan Reyne is releasing her new EP ‘Mother’ today - Friday October 31st, in time for All Hallows’ Eve. ‘Mother’ is the second EP in Jordan Reyne’s Maiden, (Mother), Crone trilogy, which combines pagan imagery with narratives about the experience ... More >>

Powertool artists play Auckland and Wellington on November 6

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 12:23 pm | Powertool Records

Powertool artists play Auckland and Wellington on November 6: Matthew Bannister, Gold Medal Famous and The Doubtful Sounds on the road More >>

The Election EP goes live in Wellington

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 12:54 pm | Powertool Records

It's a noisy build-up to this election, that's for sure; and a group of Powertool Records' bands and friends are making some very lively live noise this Saturday September 6th at the Newtown Bowling Club, Wellington. More >>

Powertool Records release ‘The Election EP’

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 3:07 pm | Powertool Records

Powertool Records release ‘ The Election EP ’. We at Powertool Records – and our indefatigable artists – are not a team that sits still for long, especially when something big is looming. So we’re sticking it to the ballot box with the ... More >>

Finale performance in 'Dylanesque - Always Beginning' Tour

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 12:56 pm | Powertool Records

New Zealand's number 1 Dylan Fan, Chris Rivers, is playing a special finale to round off the 'Always Beginning' tour (a hat tip to Dylan's 'Never Ending Tour'), in his hometown of Cambridge. More >>

Welcome to Dylan, salute to Mandela, and an historic event

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 11:23 am | Powertool Records

Garden Place will be the venue for a one off historical performance. New Zealand’s biggest Dylan fan, Chris Rivers , will perform a new song he’s written about Hamilton during the 1981 rugby springbok tour, to welcome Bob Dylan to the city. More >>

Gold Medal Famous update an election year favourite

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 4:54 pm | Powertool Records

Gold Medal Famous update an election year favourite; and GMF side project plays Birmingham's Network Festival More >>

Golden Curtain in Auckland for the first time

Monday, 21 July 2014, 3:14 pm | Powertool Records

*For interviews with The Roulettes or Golden Curtain, please contact Renee Jones: Powertoolrecordsnz1@gmail.com, or ph (021) 309 310 More >>

Jordan Reyne and John Key's dinner date

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 3:43 pm | Powertool Records

We are thrilled to welcome Jordan Reyne to the Powertool Records family. Although she now resides in the UK, she keeps her homeland close to heart - and in her song ‘Dear John’, a “woman of a certain age” gives New Zealand Prime Minister ... More >>

NZ's biggest Bob Dylan fan throws down a challenge

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 5:37 pm | Powertool Records

“I’ve eaten, breathed, melted, swallowed, washed and sucked in Dylan’s records”, says Chris Baigent (Rivers) who claims to be New Zealand’s biggest Bob Dylan fan. The lead singer and songwriter for the band River's Edge says he rightly earned this ... More >>

Brother Love’s Free Association visit Auckland for two shows

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 11:38 am | Powertool Records

Psych-garage rockers Brother Love’s Free Association visit Auckland for two shows this weekend – including a special tribute show More >>

Outer Space Publicity proudly presents Libeau

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 2:31 pm | Powertool Records

Outer Space is thrilled to be working with Christchurch-based artist Libeau (aka Natalie Libeau ). More >>

Jordan Reyne releases internationally acclaimed EP 'Crone'

Monday, 23 June 2014, 12:54 pm | Powertool Records

Jordan Reyne's stunning new EP 'Crone' is being released in New Zealand - appropriately timed for our Winter Solstice. And 'stunning' is not a word that we bandy around lightly. More >>

Gold Medal Famous and “Album of National Significance"

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 3:38 pm | Powertool Records

Album of National Significance is the fourth album from Wellington-based band Gold Medal Famous (the third to be released on Powertool Records). Sticking to one genre has never concerned Gold Medal Famous . For this album they’ve tackled metal, producing ... More >>

Loud at Lucha: Seeds of Orbit, the Roulettes and Loud Ghost

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 3:22 pm | Powertool Records

(*You can win a double pass, a Seeds of Orbit CD and t-shirt, a Roulettes album and a copy of the unreleased Loud Ghost single by visiting the Facebook event page…) It’s a psychedelic rock tour-de-force: 3 of Auckland's finest guitar bands combine ... More >>

Jackal take on Valhalla in Wellington this Saturday [7/6/14]

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 5:05 pm | Powertool Records

Jackal is driven by a focus on the subtlety of shifting dynamics, and the tension and power created by the interplay of the instruments. Jackal's fourth album 'Castle in the Air' demonstrates that it is a truly unique musical statement that moves through ... More >>

Vorn ‘More Songs About Girls and the Apocalypse’

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 2:46 pm | Powertool Records

‘More Songs About Girls and the Apocalypse’ is worth the wait: this is a rich and heady songwriting brew, the kind of album that rewards repeat listening. The kind of album people return to again and again to discover afresh. But you know the ... More >>

Seeds of Orbit, Selective Yellow on K'Road

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 12:37 pm | Powertool Records

Bands from the Powertool family are storming Karangahape Road this weekend, with 2 shows in close proximity and well worth checking out. They're only $5 each; so for a mere $10 cover charge, you'll receive a very well-rounded musical experience. More >>

Squirm play a rare show with Rough Church in Lyttelton

Friday, 2 May 2014, 4:45 pm | Powertool Records

Underground Christchurch legends Squirm announce a very rare live show this Friday May 2 when they support USA band Rough Church at Tommy Chang’s in Lyttelton. Such is their 20-something year legend that they've even had a film made about them - ... More >>

Seeds of Orbit ride again

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 5:18 pm | Powertool Records

The critically-acclaimed Seeds of Orbit listened to the people’s pleas for a mighty homegrown psychedelic band – and boy, have they answered them. Following the release of their self-titled EP and a blistering live performance with the Psychic Maps , ... More >>

 

 

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