During a week of whirlwind member events held in Los Angeles, Nashville and London, APRA AMCOS Head of Member Services and incoming CEO Dean Ormston announced that the music rights organisation is offering dedicated workspace to its members and their managers who are increasingly travelling to those cities for professional opportunities.
A catchy, soulful tune (echoing the popular 1990’s style of R&B) by Hamilton’s female reggae trio NRG Rising (Benita Tahuri), is to be released on March 16th, under the title ‘Take Us High’. The track is produced by the Vodafone Best Roots Artist Award winner Israel Starr.
Best known for her vocals on Disney's 'Moana' soundtrack and as lead female singer/dancer for Te Vaka, Olivia Foa’i (Julie Foa'i) is finding her own voice with the release of her catchy and quirky RnB/Pop single, "City Got Your Name on It".
Dubbed the Adele of Trap music, Aria Nichols is an exciting up-and-coming artist, ready to take the Electronic music world by storm. Aria’s latest single ‘Thoughtful’ describes the subtle, ever present melancholy when you lose someone you love. The constantly repeating thoughts, the regrets, the longing.
Simon Hirst (Janelle Matchett) is a young singer / songwriter from Hamilton, New Zealand. He recorded his debut EP in 2015 and more recently his full album, Feet of God which features stunning original music that has been compared to the likes of Dave Dobbyn & Crowded House.
The NZ Music Managers Forum is proud to announce a vital seminar for their Christchurch members about Direct to Fan Marketing and Promotion, with guest speaker Jessie Scoullar, founding director of London-based Wicksteed Works.
“Church on Park Ave” is an acoustic album written and performed by New Zealand 3 piece band Vallkyrie (Shae Sterling), to be released March 23rd. The band's unplugged renditions of previously released tracks, explore new soundscapes and moods that gel together perfectly