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23/02/2022

Missy: Major To Minor & 
Much In-Between

Missy first emerged in 2018 with a darkly enigmatic brand of electronic pop which incorporated traces of classical influences. This year has seen a dramatic expansion of prolific composer Abigail Knudson’s project with ...

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Interviews

02/02/2021

Diggy Dupé: More Music, More Life

Grey Lynn looms large in the life of Diggy Dupé, including a feature in the opening shots of the video for single That’s Team, which features fellow rapper AP and a cast of quite evidently proud friends and colleagues ...

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14/06/2022

Bakers Eddy: Hi-Vis Antics

Originating in Wellington as a schoolboy skater band back in 2009, Bakers Eddy have this March released a debut album that has drawn enthusiastic praise for its freewheeling blend of indie and punk, music that’s as exuberantly ...

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04/05/2022

Alayna: Just So

Alayna Powley first made heads turn back in 2013 with a Youtube rendition of Nirvana by Sam Smith that went viral. She's since worked with the likes of Finneas and Sango; her sultry vocals and alluring tracks bewitching listeners. ...

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NewTracks New Artist

13/04/2022

NewTracks New Artist: Elipsa

Elipsa is a fresh face to the drum and bass scene here in NZ. She brings a crisp sassiness with her vocals to the fast-paced dnb rhythms within the backing tracks of her music created by producer Tom Lee aka Fairfields. NZ ...

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21/12/2020

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Deep Thinking

06/04/2022

Deep Thinking: Using The Pentatonic Scales

The last couple of Deep Thinking columns that featured one of Jaco Pastorius’ best pieces (IMHO) have maybe made the learning too difficult for bassists, so in this column, I am going right back to some simple stuff that’s ...

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Deep Thinking

02/02/2022

Deep Thinking: Weather Report’s Teen Town (Part 2)

Admittedly it's been a while now, but in the last NZM issue we tackled one of Jaco Pastorius’ compositions for Weather Report, Teen Town. Having got to bar 20, there was a repeat to bar 5 but, when you get to bar 13 this ...

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Deep Thinking

14/07/2021

Deep Thinking: Heavy Weather Hombre

This issue’s piece is a bit of a tough hombre. (See that, I used Spanish, not bad for a bassist!) I have transcribed one of Jaco Pastorius’ signature compositions, Teen Town from the Weather Report’s legendary 1977 ...

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Deep Thinking

16/02/2021

Deep Thinking: Black And White Boy… On Bass

As we’ve spent the last few issues doing some tricky stuff more suited to solo bass performances, I thought that this issue’s tune should feature some straight–ahead rock. I’ve chosen one of my favourite Crowded House ...

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Deep Thinking

09/10/2020

Deep Thinking: Alex And His Ragtime Bass

Hi everyone, for this lesson, I have taken the liberty of using a piece that I wrote as a study for my UK students before I came to New Zealand. It is a cross-hand tapping piece that I wrote after the birth of my second son ...

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