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Interviews

03/04/2020

Lontalius: In Search of Eddie J’s Pop DNA

It has been four years since NZM last caught up with Eddie Johnston, aka Lontalius, but one thing hasn’t changed – his music is still as honest as it gets, tapping right into his emotions – something his fans across ...

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Vox Pops

26/06/2019

Vox Pops: Longest Night Awards

Short days lately huh? It's already that time again when entries for this year's NZ Music Awards are being called for. Pondering the many 'lost' categories, NZM decided to ask who might be nominated for whatever fictional ...

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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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Interviews

10/06/2020

French Concession: A Synthesis of Sentiment

French Concession is the solo art-pop endeavour of the Kiwi electronic songwriter, artist and producer Ella Chau Yin Chi, who in recent years has called both Hong Kong and Sydney home. Following numerous EPs she's just released ...

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NEWS (5)

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

02/07/2020

Inaugural Bubble Bop Winners Announced

The winners of NZ’s first 24-hour Bubble Bop songwriting competition have been announced by Massey University's student-led creative organisation Something Something. The competition, a truly changing-with-the-times initiative, ...

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News

03/10/2019

Aldous Harding Wins 2019 APRA Silver Scroll Award

Aldous Harding (Hannah Harding/Topp) has won the 2019 APRA Silver Scroll Award with her unsettling but incredibly beautiful earworm of a song, The Barrel, the first single from her third album 'Designer'. “I’ll put ...

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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 (50)

Sports Dreams

Sports Dreams EP

24/10/2019

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

Giantess

Big Woman

14/05/2020

Earth to Zena

Transmundane EP

07/01/2019

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LESSONS (12)

X-Factory

23/06/2020

X-Factory: Chaii – Digebasse

Damn! Someone has beaten me to it! When listening to Digebasse by Chaii, arguably one of the most prominent features of the track is its use of rhythm, in particular the regular use of triplets, quavers/semiquavers, polyrhythm ...

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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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Road Rules

19/09/2018

Road Rules: 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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Road Rules

13/06/2018

Road Rules: 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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EVENTS (3)

Event Guide

04/03/2020

Supporting Spacey Jane in March

Returning to NZ for the second time in four months, Perth's cruisey indie rock four-piece Spacey Jane will be playing three shows next week, giving Kiwi fans in our main cities a chance to party with them before heading off ...

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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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