For the last 30 years Upper Hutt Posse has been creating powerful and inspirational music to challenge the status quo and fight for social justice in Aotearoa. On 15 November the group will be welcomed into the Te Whare Taonga Puoro o Aotearoa/ New Zealand Music Hall of Fame as the Tohu Whakareretanga/Legacy Award recipients.
internationally celebrated musician Estère Iis bringing her unique blend of melody, rhythm, samples and loops to Ostend War Memorial Hall on Saturday the 8th of December, her one show on Waiheke Island.
On top of the release of their debut album; a highly successful first tour of Europe, Australia and the UK; and four Tui nominations in the Vodafone NZ Music Awards, Alien Weaponry have announced they will be touring North America for the first time ever – supporting industrial legends Ministry.
The New Zealand Music Foundation has marked the start of Mental Health Awareness Week with the launch of the second edition of its landmark NZ Music Community Wellbeing Survey into the health and wellbeing of people working and volunteering in live & recorded music in New Zealand.
Meet the multidisciplinary polymath who effortlessly weaves thought and feeling through beat and melody. Air Hockey’s debut EP Runnerup is a six-track concept piece, hauling listeners along a journey through heart- break and healing.
Northland farmer turned Social Action Rocker Merv Pinny is gathering huge momentum overseas with his music and videos about today’s social and humanitarian issues, with one of his singles OB (Can You Hear the Children Cry?) making it to No 1 on several US radio stations.
On October 22nd, Jenny Mitchell will release her sophomore album – Wildfires. From the first word to the last, Wildfires will take each listener through a journey of the bittersweet tang of leaving home, the fragility of first love & the importance of family told from an honest, travel loving heart from Southern NZ.