This May four bands and artists from New Zealand will be making their way to the south of England to perform at the annual music festival, The Great Escape. This year MMF artists Louis Baker (Cushla Aston), and Teeks (Cilla Ruha), as well as Delaney Davidson and Yukon Era will be making the trip appearing at their own showcases as well as the ‘NZ @ The Great Escape’ day party.
New Zealand Music Month 2018 sees the release of a new Māori language music video by RANEA (Teresa McGregor). Last year facebook fans voted for the song “ĀIO” to be RANEA’s next music video, and a successful funding application to Te Māngai Pāho enabled a video to be produced by Fiona Apanui-Kupenga of Te Amokura Productions.
In 1820, the great Northern War Chief Hongi Hika departed New Zealand for England. On his return, he brought with him the word of God and hundreds of muskets. Things would never be the same again… and so begins the video for Alien Weaponry’s (Niel de Jong) new single, ‘Kai Tangata’.