Alae (Matiu Sadd & Mikee Carpinter) have released their new single ‘Things Change’ to iTunes and Spotify, along with the accompanying new video. ‘Things Change’ is the first new track to be revealed since the debut of their 6 song, self-titled EP in November 2016.
New Zealand singer-songwriter and local Weissenborn meistro, Thomas Oliver (Cushla Aston) has shared his brand new single 'Shine Like The Sun' and announced the release date of his second studio album, Floating In The Darkness coming out 28th April 2017.
New Zealand’s favourite modern Māori showband, Modern Mãori Quartet (Yee Yang Lee & Sums Selvarajan) are reaching out to fans around the world with their first crowdfunding campaign to help deliver their debut studio album That’s Us! as they kick off their 12 date tour around Aotearoa New Zealand with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.
In 2017, for the first time, Auckland Arts Festival is producing Whānui – five large-scale, community-based projects that will widen the Festival’s embrace from Otara to Northcote, Henderson to Glenn Innes and Flat Bush.
Fresh and feisty new comer Gabrielle Gilbert has released her debut pop/rock Ep ‘All That Sound’. Recorded in a home studio in Auckland, engineered and produced by Gabrielle herself. ‘All That Sound' is a battle, honest but uplifting.
Grawlixes (Penelope Esplin) are a Wellington-by-way-of-Dunedin indie-folk band intent on inserting themselves into your brain with their intelligent, infectious songs about relationships and not being invited to parties. Set Free is about the moment after a relationship’s end where you start to develop a truthful perspective about what has happened, what you have learnt and how life - wonderfully - will go on.