The NZ Music Managers Forum, in conjunction with the Christchurch Creative Communities, Dunedin City Council and Recorded Music NZ, have joined forces for an essential seminar for Canterbury and Otago based musicians, managers, self managed artists and anyone interested in the NZ Music Industry. The FREE seminars will be held in Christchurch on Tuesday 23 July and Dunedin on Wednesday 24 July.
New Zealand’s indie sludge-pop rockers Soaked Oats are on a high. After a massively successful summer tour of Australia and New Zealand and, having just returned from their UK tour, the band released today their much-anticipated EP Sludge Pop - both digitally and on limited edition 10″ multi-coloured vinyl via Dot Dash / Rhythmethod, as well as revealing their most ambitious music video to date for release-day focus track, 'Don't Chew'.
With the release of their 2016 debut album 'Bruises' receiving rave reviews The Solomon Cole Band have gathered a blues rock'n'roll momentum. These days however, the quartet are intent on creating a more blues-based sound that pivots on the songwriting partnership of French/Kiwi vocalist Ely Xir and Solomon Cole. The duo themselves are doing some one off select dates in France in July/August 2019 to test out songs and material.
Due to the sell-out success of Hollie Smith's North Island tour, seven South Island dates have been added to her Winter tour run. Soulful singer Hollie Smith will be taking her talent to the South Island in August as a continuation of her Intimate Song Showcase tour. This special showcase will be hosted at a variety of unique venues with new material to hear.
One of Aotearoa’s brightest talents and boldest stars, PERE, simply soars on his new single ‘High on Ingoingo’. As one of the founding members and co-manger of Māori music’s trailblazing collective Maimoa, PERE is a familiar face and voice. Now on ‘Ingoingo’ the singer and songwriter - who now lives in South Auckland but hails from Northland and is of Te Rarawa, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kuri and Ngāti Wai descent - makes his official debut as a solo artist.