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It’s here, featuring Benny Tipene, Black Sabbath, Franz Ferdinand, Fat Freddy’s Drop, MGMT, Blacklistt‬ and much more. Check it out http://bit.ly/RipItUpAugSept - Buy a copy on our website or at any good magazine retailer.
Aug 6, 2013 / 7 notes

It’s here, featuring Benny Tipene, Black Sabbath, Franz Ferdinand, Fat Freddy’s Drop, MGMT, Blacklistt and much more. Check it out http://bit.ly/RipItUpAugSept - Buy a copy on our website or at any good magazine retailer.

Arctic Monkeys have just added the finishing touches to their next studio album, ‘AM’, and singer Alex Turner believes its R&B inspired tunes and ’70s rock is a far cry from the indie music they were once known for. He said: “After our first LP I don’t think we knew where we were going to go. We were never going to be a boring indie band. We were always going to explore.” Read more >
Aug 5, 2013 / 8 notes

Arctic Monkeys have just added the finishing touches to their next studio album, ‘AM’, and singer Alex Turner believes its R&B inspired tunes and ’70s rock is a far cry from the indie music they were once known for.
He said: “After our first LP I don’t think we knew where we were going to go. We were never going to be a boring indie band. We were always going to explore.” Read more >

THE NEW ISSUE IS HERE AND AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW!Featuring third-place-winning X-Factor favourite Benny Tipene on the cover. Why? Because we like him. Get the inside scoop on his X-Factor journey and find out what was really going through his head. Benny talks about his doubts and his highlights, the infamous 10 Things I Hate About You episode, and the pressure and privilege of living life under the lens. His X-Factor BFF Tom Batchelor weighs in with some wild anecdotes too… You’ll have to pick up a copy to get the saucy scoop.PRE-ORDER the issue TODAY and get a FREE Benny Tipene physical CD single (yes we’re still doing them) of his first single ‘Walking on Water’. CD singles are limited to the first 50 pre-orders.  Order your issue for only $8.99* and we’ll get the issue out to you as soon as it’s here. > http://bit.ly/RipItUpPreOrder (*postage conditions apply)  Pre-orders finish on Monday 5th August at 9pm. Or Subscribe and get a free CD > http://ripitup.co.nz/subscribe The August/September issue is out on Monday 5th August
Aug 2, 2013 / 12 notes

THE NEW ISSUE IS HERE AND AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW!

Featuring third-place-winning X-Factor favourite Benny Tipene on the cover. Why? Because we like him. Get the inside scoop on his X-Factor journey and find out what was really going through his head. Benny talks about his doubts and his highlights, the infamous 10 Things I Hate About You episode, and the pressure and privilege of living life under the lens. His X-Factor BFF Tom Batchelor weighs in with some wild anecdotes too… You’ll have to pick up a copy to get the saucy scoop.

PRE-ORDER the issue TODAY and get a FREE Benny Tipene physical CD single (yes we’re still doing them) of his first single ‘Walking on Water’. CD singles are limited to the first 50 pre-orders.

Order your issue for only $8.99* and we’ll get the issue out to you as soon as it’s here. > http://bit.ly/RipItUpPreOrder
(*postage conditions apply)

Pre-orders finish on Monday 5th August at 9pm.

Or Subscribe and get a free CD > http://ripitup.co.nz/subscribe

The August/September issue is out on Monday 5th August

Editors’ new album The Weight Of Your Love is out now.We talk to the Editors Russell Leitch (bass, synth, backing vocals) in our August/September issue of Rip It Up out Monday August 5.
Russell says “The reviews now are saying that last record was one of our best, but when it came out it really split opinion and got shot down a lot… It’s funny what time brings to music.” 
Listen to the album stream and be in to win yourself copy of The Weight Of Your Love over here >
Aug 1, 2013

Editors’ new album The Weight Of Your Love is out now.
We talk to the Editors Russell Leitch (bass, synth, backing vocals) in our August/September issue of Rip It Up out Monday August 5.

Russell says “The reviews now are saying that last record was one of our best, but when it came out it really split opinion and got shot down a lot… It’s funny what time brings to music.”

Listen to the album stream and be in to win yourself copy of The Weight Of Your Love over here >

Our Single Of The Week is TV On The Radio’s new track Mercy - listen here >
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Jul 30, 2013 / 6 notes

The Veil’s toured New Zealand this July. View all the photos from their Auckland show here > http://bit.ly/RipItUpTheVeilsLive

Jul 30, 2013 / 1 note

New Arctic Monkeys song and video for ‘R U Mine?’ 

Watch the guys jam around in a car, drumming on the dashboard, while looking cool and sophisticated. Give it a whirl above.

Arctic Monkey’s upcoming album AM will release in NZ on September 6. More info on the new album >

Jul 30, 2013 / 4 notes

The Naked and Famous are back with their new track ‘Heart Like Ours’ and today they’ve drop the music video. In true Naked and Famous style this video captures the essence and motions behind the song.
It’s our Video of the Week this week! > http://ripitup.co.nz/

Their second album In Rolling Waves will be out September 13. Pre-order the album on iTunes here: http://po.st/InRollingWaves

Directed by Cam Hooper/Special Problems.

Arnie Schwarzenegger is lined up to star in a Legend of Conan trilogy. Will the 65-year-old actor be able to do it > Full story here 
Jul 30, 2013 / 1 note

Arnie Schwarzenegger is lined up to star in a Legend of Conan trilogy. Will the 65-year-old actor be able to do it > Full story here 

Jul 26, 2013 / 27 notes

Passion Pit put-on one hell of a show last night in Auckland! If you missed it check out the pics here >http://bit.ly/RipItUpPassionPitlive