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FEATURES (55)

NewTracks New Artist

29/04/2020

NewTracks New Artist: Jarna

East Aucklander Jarna Parsons is a soulful singer with a beautiful voice. No wonder she has been roped into a number of collaborations with the likes of Mikey Mayz and bKidd, who both share one thing in common with her – ...

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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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NewTracks New Artist

27/03/2020

NewTracks New Artist: Rongomai

Originally from Gisborne and now living in Christchurch, newcomer Rongomai Callaghan has actually already participated in more music competitions and TV shows than many artists with decades on her young age. "Dabbling" in ...

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Interviews

18/03/2020

Lepani: Only One Song Away

Fiji-born but raised in east Auckland (via some time in Rotorua) as part of a family that would sing together in their free time, music is in Lepani Tuifagalele's blood. Though only two singles into his career, he's already ...

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NewTracks New Artist

10/03/2020

NewTracks New Artist: Duan & Only

Duan Royle Te Hira Kaka is best known for fronting Sydney-based ManaLion, the dubtronic/dirty roots duo that's the main focus of his musical career. Noticing that some of his songs just didn't fit the band's style Duan dug ...

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NEWS (16)

News

13/07/2018

Flying Nun Master Tapes Now Safe In Alexander Turnbull Library 

The Alexander Turnbull Library, part of the National Library of New Zealand, has become the safe and secure repository of Flying Nun Records’ collection of master tapes.  The library’s archive of NZ music now includes ...

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Opportunities

20/12/2019

Pacific Music Awards 2020 Nominations Open

Nominations for all award categories of the Pacific Music Awards 2020 are now open. A dozen categories are for local artists (New Zealand citizens/residents) plus there's the Best International Pacific Artist Award, which ...

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News

15/11/2019

Benee Leads 2019 NZ Music Awards Winners

Brilliantly hosted by Laura Daniel and Jon Toogood, accompanied by a large ‘swear jar’, the 2019 NZ Music Awards were staged at Spark Arena in Auckland last night. As the hosts regularly riffed, it may well be the last ...

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News

27/09/2019

2019 NZ Music Awards Finalists

Recorded Music NZ has announced the 2019 NZ Music Awards finalists, with alternative music artists to the fore.  Heading the pack are indie-pop band The Beths, who released their debut album 'Future Me Hates Me' in 2018, ...

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News

06/09/2019

Unsigned Only 2019: All Kiwi Finalists

Waimate's country-pop singer Kaylee Bell comes in second at international songwriting competition Unsigned Only 2019 with her song Keith. Kiwi semi-finalists 2019 Andrew Masseurs: Night After Night in Adult Alternative ...

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MUSIC (17)

Various

Turnbull Mixtape 7

08/05/2019

Rick Bryant

You Can Be The Boss

29/10/2019

Hive Mind

Hive Mind

10/10/2019

Tei

The Alone One EP

18/07/2019

Gino October

Expansion EP

25/03/2019

Connan Mockasin

Jassbusters

16/11/2018

Kimbra: Primal Heart

Kimbra: Primal Heart

28/09/2018

JessB

Bloom EP

02/08/2018

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LESSONS (2)

X-Factory

05/11/2013

X-Factory: Rikki Morris – Nobody Else

When I first heard Nobody Else back in 1988 I assumed that like the Tex Pistol hit, Game of Love, the previous year, it was another '60s classic reworked with Simmons drums and DX-7s. No mere Kiwi could compose such a monumental ...

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X-Factory

03/07/2013

X-Factory: L.A. Mitchell – Lose The Game

L.A. Mitchell has been an in-demand writer and performer for quite some time. She has released two self-produced albums showcasing her love of new soul, jazz and RnB and collaborated on EPs with Isaac Aesili and D:UNK. She’ ...

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EVENTS (4)

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

19/12/2017

NZM Presents: Omega Levine, Bewyldabeast & The Backchat

Spend the eve of Friday, January 12 with us at your local music spot The Wine Cellar in Auckland with some homegrown music at the next NZM Presents gig. Three acts, all with upbeat, soulful tunes to keep our summer going. Omega ...

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Photo Galleries

09/08/2017

Music Spaces: Tei

Music Spaces is a new series by photographer and journalist Joel Thomas in which he visually explores the creative environment of local musicians. For the first instalment, he met up with indie RnB artist Louise Burling ...

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Photo Galleries

15/05/2017

NZM Presents: 22 Bands In (Just Over) Two Hours

Rock, RnB, indie pop, classic soul, folk and jazz - our 22 Bands gig had a little bit of everything for everyone. Thanks for playing, helping and turning up to see the show, and big thanks to Trevor Villers for taking photos ...

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