Independent Music in New Zealand


  • Tony Mitchell



music industry


A survey of the local, independent music in New Zealand, its overseas reception and musical identities in New Zealand


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How to Cite

Mitchell, T. (2015). FLYING IN THE FACE OF FASHION: Independent Music in New Zealand. Perfect Beat, 1(4), 28-72.