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Coup De Main

Coup De Main

Coup De Main is a monthly music magazine published in New Zealand. "Coup De Main translates into a military term that capitalises on surprise. Coup De Main the magazine, takes our name-sake very seriously in the adventuring of Pop Culture."

10 articles

Foals' Yannis Philippakis on What Went Down

Interview by Pip Williams, Coup De Main, 28 August 2015

Foals aren't the kind of guys to mess around. It was a matter of days between the fuss-free announcement of fourth studio album What Went ...

Halsey: Koko, London

Live Review by Pip Williams, Coup De Main, 18 September 2015

KOKO IS one of London's most splendid gig venues; a converted theatre at the foot of Camden High Street that plays host to an eclectic ...

One Direction's Harry Styles and Niall Horan On Their New Album, Made In The A.M.

Interview by Pip Williams, Coup De Main, 18 October 2015

IT'S BEEN A wild year for One Direction. Five years down the line from their original formation as one of Simon Cowell's amalgamations of solo ...

Vince Staples: Summertime '06

Interview by Pip Williams, Coup De Main, 22 December 2015

We are beyond fascinated by California rapper Vince Staples, who is scheduled to bring his critically acclaimed debut album Summertime '06 to New Zealand for ...

Savages' Jehnny Beth on new album Adore Life

Interview by Pip Williams, Coup De Main, 23 January 2016

Savages blazed into the post-punk scene in 2011, releasing the distinctive and menacing debut album Silence Yourself less than two years later. As we begin ...

Panic! at the Disco: Brendon Urie on his new album, Death of a Bachelor

Interview by Pip Williams, Coup De Main, 22 February 2016

Hot on the heels of his new album release, we had a chat with Brendon Urie of Panic! at the Disco. Now we've had a ...

Foxes on All I Need

Interview by Pip Williams, Coup De Main, 29 February 2016

When you hear the word Foxes, what do you think of first? The cute and cuddly urban mammal? Or the similarly cute and cuddly Louisa ...

Shura on her debut album, Nothing's Real

Interview by Pip Williams, Coup De Main, 5 July 2016

Musically, Shura is an enigmatic beast. She remixed her own disco-infused pop into the echoing and eerie 'Space Tapes', and has worked with everyone from ...

Drowners' Matt Hitt on their new album, On Desire

Interview by Pip Williams, Coup De Main, 10 October 2016

Drowners burst onto the indie-rock scene in early 2013, quickly attracting attention with their classic sound and charismatic line-up. Since the release of their debut ...

Nick Jonas: Last Year Was Complicated

Interview by Pip Williams, Coup De Main, 10 October 2016

IN EARLY April, a piano bar in one of Westminster's swankiest hotels played host to a preview of one of the most highly awaited pop ...

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