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Interviews

23/02/2018

Paper Cranes: Recurring Midsummer Dreams

Folk-pop duo Paper Cranes – Naomi and Fraser Browne – are fascinating people. Having been raised abroad and experiencing different cultures very much affects the way the couple write and play music, which they do based out ...

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Industry

03/07/2013

Industry: Heavenly Pop Art

The Chills have a long history full of stories: leather jackets, line-up changes and curses, (to name a few). The band is still well-loved and respected, a major part of the lauded Dunedin Sound genre. They are adored internationally ...

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Features

02/09/2016

Moses: Dictated Emotions

‘Sometimes you feel like Moses, that’s when you’re toasted,’ begins the bridge of Portland alternative rock act The Dandy Warhols’ 2001 single Horse Pills. “Our name comes from that line,” explains Tony Lander, ...

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Interviews

23/06/2015

Instant Fantasy: Collective Responsibility (plus more)

Christchurch electronic music artist Gemma Syme recently dropped an ethereal five-track synth/vocal release she emotively branded 'The Wet EP'. In asking regular NZM contributor Briar Lawry to interview Syme, who goes by ...

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Interviews

17/12/2014

Death and the Maiden: Temporarily So

Although conceived as more of a recording act, Death and the Maiden have been playing their intriguing brand of gothic techno-electronica around Dunedin for the last few years. On a suitably gothic Dunedin day (rain, hail ...

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NEWS (3)

News

12/07/2018

2018 Silver Scroll Award – The Top 20

APRA has announced the top 20 finalists for the 2018 Silver Scroll Award. The annual award recognises outstanding songwriting, as voted for by fellow Kiwi composers and songwriters. The semi-finalists (list and Spotify ...

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News

19/10/2018

First Kiwi Acts Named For SXSW 2019

Of the 240 initial artists released for inclusion at SXSW 2019, a record-setting number of eight NZ bands has been invited to play. The percentage of band count vs country population puts Aotearoa at the top of the world’s ...

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Classics & Clangers

18/04/2018

DAW Software: Some Online Alternatives

DAW software is becoming increasingly popular and progressively easier to use, bringing the dream of becoming a bedroom recording artist closer to home. However, if you're on a student budget plugin suites and programs ...

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MUSIC (45)

Dreams Are Like Water

A Sea Spell EP

25/06/2018

Steve Low

Dream Destination

17/03/2017

Outside In

The Nature Of Dreams

15/04/2015

Miho Wada

Memphis Dreamin’

12/12/2014

Golden Curtain

Dream City

27/06/2014

Earth to Zena

Transmundane EP

07/01/2019

False Heights

No? Who…?

10/08/2018

Lunavela

Lunavela EP

11/07/2018

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LESSONS (11)

X-Factory

10/05/2019

X-Factory: Bene – Soaked

And the award goes to... Bene for the quickest earworm I have ever experienced – I think I may have even dreamt about this song last night! The number one New Zealand song (at time of press) is Soaked, enjoying 20 weeks ...

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Lessons

19/09/2018

Staying Healthy As A Working Musician

Tattletale Saints’ bass player and singer Vanessa McGowan has previously provided NZM readers with insightful lessons and tips on working with session musicians and being a ‘badass’ backing vocalist. In this article, ...

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Lessons

13/06/2018

Some Tips On Becoming A Badass Backing Singer

A great instrumentalist who also sings will frequently get work over a great instrumentalist who doesn't, especially in the harmony-rich world of country, folk and pop. As a bonus, singing is also incredibly fun! So here's ...

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X-Factory

20/02/2018

X-Factory: Leisure, Money and the Soulquarians

Go on, do it! Google the word ‘soulquarians’. You may already be familiar with this term or you may, as I was, be on the brink of discovering something truly wonderful. Looking back at movements in the history of popular ...

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X-Factory

22/03/2017

X-Factory: Bic Runga – Close Your Eyes

Released in November 2016, ‘Close Your Eyes’ is Bic Runga’s fifth studio album, a 12-song tribute featuring interpretations of some of her favourite covers to which she also added two new original songs. Bic was recently ...

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EVENTS (2)

Event Guide

21/03/2018

APO Get LEISURE-ly On April 6

Auckland producer super-group LEISURE join forces with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) for a one-off gig at Auckland Town Hall, on Friday April 6. LEISURE’s musical blend of RnB, soul and pop will receive an ...

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Event Guide

11/11/2016

Ukulele Festival Turns Ten

The NZ Ukulele Festival will move to Vector Arena for its tenth anniversary this December. Apart from headliners, Hawaiian Youtube sensations Honoka and Azita, the festival will feature Malcolm Lakatani’s Creative Souls ...

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