With the new album String Theory ready to be unleashed on the world on November 11, Fly My Pretties have today confirmed the 14-strong cast for their six date January 2017 tour, with MMF artists Mike Fabulous (Craig Pearce), Bailey Wiley (Jaz Kapow), and Laughton Kora (Jaz Kapok) named in the lineup.
From the frozen South Island of New Zealand, 17-year old Nakita (Mark de Jong) heated things up earlier this year with the release of debut track Where Are You? Garnering love from the online world before it could be heard on the New Zealand radio waves, Where Are You? was the perfect calling card for the fresh young talent, setting the platform for her follow-up single Second Chances.
Singer-songwriter RANEA Aperahama (Teresa McGregor) has taken out the prestigious “Radio Airplay Song Of The Year award by a Māori Artist in Te Reo Māori” for his song “Tihei Mauri Ora” at the 2016 Waiata Māori Music Awards held in Hastings last Friday night. Other MMF winners include Rob Ruha (Cilla Ruha), Kirsten Te Rito, Israel Starr, and Maaka Fiso (Wynn Anania)
Over 100 local participants from the Māngere and Ōtāhuhu area have contributed to the making of a combined Community music project, facilitated and produced by sound and music producer Anonymouz (Noma Sio-Salapu).
Announcing the self-titled debut EP by Henika, a polished yet fresh debut that includes Henika’s previously released single ‘You Bring Me Down’ - a song that won Wildcard funding by popular vote from NZ On Air in 2015