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On Foreign Soil

11/12/2019

On Foreign Soil: Sam Bartells in Nashville

Born in Hamilton, singer/songwriter Sam Bartells lives in Auckland these days and writes songs with his heart on the sleeve, being remarkably outspoken about past issues with alcohol and substance abuse. A few singles in, ...

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NewTracks New Artist

23/05/2019

NewTracks New Artist: Sam V

Proud Auckland city resident Samuel James Verlinden , aka Sam V, combines elements of classic and contemporary RnB in his latest release Dreamstate. The track was made alongside producer Edy (Edward Liu), and perfectly ...

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Interviews

30/05/2016

Hollie Smith: Nothing To Lose

It’s been a decade since Hollie Smith bounded into the nation’s view with that song about bathing outdoors, and nine years since the release of her debut album ‘Long Player’ – which went on to win her a set of four ...

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Interviews

14/02/2020

Troy Kingi: Triumphs Of Diversity

Troy Kingi is systematically establishing himself as a national treasure. Over the last few years, the Kerikeri resident singer/songwriter has risen in prominence thanks to some creative recordings, a 10/10/10 (10 albums ...

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Interviews

07/08/2019

Industry Types: Ben Mulchin, Promoter

Being a promoter seems a tough role, in what is a tough industry right across the board – especially in small such a small music scene as NZ. Pressure is always on for gigs and tours to succeed not flop, with audiences ...

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NEWS (9)

News

25/05/2020

2020 Jazz Awards Finalists

The 2020 Jazz Awards Finalists have been announced with plenty of interesting additions among the category's 'usual' names. The three finalists for the Best Jazz Artist Tui award this year are Alchemy, Dixon Nacey and Michal ...

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News

08/05/2020

Kiwis Place 1,2,3 In 2019 International Songwriting Competition

The grand prize of the 2019 International Songwriting Competition won't go to a Kiwi, but it remains downunder at least. Having made waves around the world and breaking records almost weekly last year, the ISC's top honour ...

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News

09/03/2020

SXSW 2020 Cancelled by Austin City

Late last week it was announced that the City of Austin had cancelled SXSW 2020, which was due to start in little over one week, due to concerns around the Covid-19 coronavirus. The decision was evidently a reversal ...

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News

20/05/2019

2019 Best Jazz Artist and Composition Awards Finalists Announced

Specialist independent label Rattle Records are already celebrating a win in the 2019 NZ Music Awards season – but are just not sure who it will be that picks up the 2019 NZ Jazz Awards Tui. This year's three finalists ...

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News

30/08/2018

2018 APRA Silver Scroll Awards: Everything You Need To Know

As of this morning, we know all finalists for the 2018 APRA Silver Scroll Award, Maioha Award, SOUNZ Contemporary Award, APRA Best Original Music In A Series and APRA Best Original Music In A Feature Film. The music of the ...

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MUSIC (6)

Miniatures

Jessamines

22/12/2017

Skyscraper Stan

Golden Boy Vol.I and Vol.II

05/08/2019

Plum Green

Sound Recordings

11/07/2019

P.H.F.

9mm

06/04/2017

BLACK RIVER DRIVE

Quicksand

15/11/2016

Mark de Clive Lowe

Church

09/07/2014

LESSONS (60)

Lessons

06/07/2016

X-Factory: Disclosure feat. Lorde – Magnets

25-year old Guy Lawrence is surfing a wave of popularity with his 22-year old brother Howard. The U.K. powerhouse EDM duo Disclosure has worked with some big names in pop, from Sam Smith to The Weeknd, to Mary J. Blige. One ...

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Deep Thinking

17/01/2020

Deep Thinking: Carol Kaye Of The Wrecking Crew

In this Deep Thinking session, we are going to look at a couple of tracks recorded by legendary US session bassist, Carol Kaye. Carol was a member of the Wrecking Crew, a team of recording musicians used by the great and ...

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Finding Your Voice

20/12/2019

Finding Your Voice: The Pitbulls of Perfectionism

One of THE most debilitating mindsets, that destroys all enjoyment and ease, is perfectionism. Sure, it’s great to work hard, be diligent, discerning and conscientious, but when perfectionism takes hold, you’re goneburger. There ...

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Deep Thinking

02/08/2019

Deep Thinking: Weather Report’s Birdland

For this issue, I have transcribed the opening bass part on the seminal Weather Report track Birdland from the band’s 1977 album ‘Heavy Weather‘. The transcription features the band’s bassist, the legendary Jaco Pastorius, ...

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Finding Your Voice

09/05/2019

Finding Your Voice: I Wanna Take You Higher

One of the most prevalent myths about singing is that singing high is difficult. As a consequence, we develop fears and dysfunctions around this that make singing high difficult. I'd like to debunk this myth and allow you ...

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EVENTS (1)

Live Reviews

30/07/2019

Review: Harper Finn, Ding Dong Lounge, July 25, 2019

Harper Finn celebrated his double single release of Conversations (With The Moon) and Teenage Queen with a sold-out gig at Ding Dong Lounge in Auckland on Thursday, July 25. Postponed for a week due to a last-minute sickness, ...

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