Today sees the release of Wellington rock quartet Seismic State’s single ‘Genius’, the first release off their upcoming debut EP ‘State of Things’. “This song started as a catching funky guitar riff which Sai brought to the band,” recalls frontwoman and lyricist Nicole Hardie. “We all loved it and developed it into a song.”
Electronica, roots and drum & bass fans rejoice as Leighton Fairlie descends upon Totara Street to bring you the much anticipated, truly captivating and unique sound of “Distant”. Crafted over many moons, his debut release sees him not only creating beautiful dub landscapes but putting forth messages about the current state of affairs - and in true reggae fashion asking the listener to walk with him in unity and stand up against the system.
The New Zealand Music Commission Going Global Emerging Professionals Scholarship is one of the upskilling and development initiatives for the Music Commission in 2019. This is the second year the Scholarships are being offered after a developmental pilot in 2018.
Dreaming House is Derek Browne's ultimate act. Recorded during his final month, it was literally his dying wish that he put these songs to tape. This collection is naked and simple, performed with just acoustic guitar and a vulnerable yet determined voice. It is raw and honest, and sad and beautiful all at once.
Tash Sultana is excited to announce Tunes of I as the opening act for their November 22 show at Auckland’s Spark Arena - The rootsy dub rock six-piece from Wellington who are fresh off a string of nationwide shows to promote their latest single Dangerous.
On the rise female vocalist duo Iveta & Simone have just announced the upcoming release of their highly anticipated new single, ‘L.O.V.E.’ - infusing Iveta & Simone’s signature artistry and vocals as only the duo can.