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Watch: NZCA Lines - “Two Hearts” Video

Infinite Summer Due Out January 22 via Memphis Industries

Jan 15, 2016

NZCA Lines, the London-based project of Michael Lovett, are releasing their second album, Infinite Summer, on January 22 via Memphis Industries. NZCA Lines previously shared the crazy video for Infinite Summer track "Persephone Dreams," in which a one night stand resulted in a man being sucked into a black hole within the woman he picked up.  More

Listen: NZCA Lines - “Two Hearts”

Infinite Summer Due Out January 22, 2016 via Memphis Industries

Dec 03, 2015

NZCA Lines, the London-based project of Michael Lovett, are releasing their second album, Infinite Summer, on January 22, 2016 via Memphis Industries. Now they have shared another song from it, a delightful slice of electro-pop entitled "Two Hearts."  More

Nov 11, 2015

NZCA Lines, the London-based project of Michael Lovett, is releasing their second album, Infinite Summer, on January 22, 2016 via Memphis Industries. Now they have shared the strange video for "Persephone Dreams." In it a man picks up a woman at a bar and takes her home, only for her reveal that she has a black hole in her belly, which he willingly enters. More

Premiere: NZCA/LINES – “Cirrus Forming”

Single Due Out Dec 8 on Moshi Moshi

Dec 04, 2014

A couple of months ago NZCA/LINES released a dancey new single called “New Atmosphere.”  Now we’re pleased to announce that we’ve gotten our hands on the premiere stream of the song's b-side, “Cirrus Forming.” More

NZCA/LINES – Under the Radar’s SXSW Party Spotlight

Set to Play Under the Radar's Third SXSW 2013 Party, Friday, March 15 at Flamingo Cantina

Mar 11, 2013

On March 15 Under the Radar will host the third of three free SXSW day parties. Leading up to the event we're letting you know about each artist playing. Today we're spotlighting NZCA/LINES More

Under the Radar Announces Three SXSW Day Parties Featuring Surfer Blood, DIIV, Small Black, and more

Also Performing: Shout Out Louds, Foxygen, Marnie Stern, Doldrums, Caveman, Young Galaxy, Girls Names, IO Echo, Mister Lies, Young Dreams, and more

Mar 06, 2013

Under the Radar magazine is excited to reveal the full lineups, poster, and set times for its three SXSW 2013 day parties, taking place on Wednesday March 13, Thursday March 14, and Friday March 15. Featured performers include Surfer Blood, DIIV, Small BlackShout Out LoudsFoxygenPoolside, Young Galaxy, Marnie Stern, Doldrums, Caveman, Girls Names, IO Echo, Mister Lies, Young Dreams, and more. More

Feb 22, 2013

It may no longer be summer, but our warm-weather fling with former “Pleased to Meet You” artist NZCA/LINES hasn’t cooled in the least. More

Help NZCA/LINES Make an “Airlock” Video

A Girl. A Shooting Range. A Mystery.

Sep 20, 2012

Do you like electro pop and gun play? Then NZCA/LINES frontman Michael Lovett has a pitch for you. The British artist is looking for a few fans to help fund his latest creation, a video for "Airlock," which—by the looks of things—has the potential to be an epic piece of art. More


Interviews

My Firsts: Michael Lovett of NZCA Lines

Lovett on His First Kiss, First Pet, First Movie in Saw in the Theater, First Favorite Band, and the First Time He Fell in Love

Apr 29, 2016

My Firsts is our email interview series where we ask musicians to tell us about their first life experiences, be it early childhood ones (first word, first concert, etc.) or their first tastes of being a musician (first band, first tour, etc.). For this My Firsts we talk to Michael Lovett from London electro-pop outfit NZCA LinesMore

2015 Artist Survey: NZCA Lines

Michael Lovett on 2015's Best Albums, Outrageous Tour Requests, and Almost Being Fired from Metronomy

Feb 22, 2016

For Under the Radar's 13th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2015. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2015 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. Here are some answers from Michael Lovett of NZCA Lines (who has also played with Metronomy). More


Reviews

Infinite Summer

Infinite Summer

Memphis Industries

Jan 13, 2016

"Skinny, white, 20-something, male Londoner who studied at Camberwell College of Arts does pitch-perfect soulful R&B-pop crossover." Few sentences could be more of a turn-off, more eye-roll inducing, and yet...well, you see where I'm going with this. The rating out of 10 should give you a clue as to the level of aplomb with which Michael Lovett pulls this off on his second album. More

Under the Radar SXSW Party Recap: DIIV, Small Black, Poolside, Shout Out Louds and More

March 15th, 2013

Mar 26, 2013

I didn’t get to see everything I wanted to at Under the Radar’s seventh annual SXSW party. (Like any good hostess, I found myself often forgoing the entertainment to make sure no one went thirsty.) However, I was able to see a large handful of favorites (old and new) including: DIANABig Black DeltaShout Out LoudsYoung DreamsGold & YouthYoung GalaxyPoolsideDIIVDan Croll, NZCA/LINES, IO Echo, and Small Black. More