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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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Interviews

27/07/2022

The Black Seeds: Letting The Sun Shine Through

Five years since the release of their ‘Fabric’ album, The Black Seeds have emerged out of the bleak debris of the pandemic with multiple singles heralding their new album ‘Love & Fire’, dropping mid-June 2022 ...

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Interviews

05/07/2022

Nouri: No One Else Like Her

Dropping at the beginning of April, NOURI’s single No One Else heralded her debut EP ‘Handle With Care’ which followed at the end of that month. A heartfelt ballad, the single showcases the hard-working Kiwi/Kurdish ...

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Interviews

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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08/07/2022

Nick Bollinger Awarded 2023 Lilburn Research Fellowship

Writer, musician, and broadcaster Nick Bollinger has been awarded the 2023 Lilburn Research Fellowship, which he will formally take up tin January 2023. The author of the book 100 Essential New Zealand Albums, amongst several ...

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MUSIC (4)

Josie Moon

Paint Me How You Need Me

22/07/2022

Ladyhawke

Time Flies

28/11/2021

Michal Martyniuk

Reconciliation

13/08/2021

Daily J

Venus Ate Mars

21/12/2020

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Deep Thinking

27/07/2022

Deep Thinking: Building Bass Lines

In this instalment of Deep Thinking we are looking at a way you can use different scales when confronted (or even challenged!) with some previously unheard music or a new song. As bass players, what's expected of us is a ...

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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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