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20/01/2017

Fresh Talent: Tommy Nee

Growing up in Hawkes Bay, Niuean singer/songwriter Tommy Nee found an escape from his “tough upbringing” through music. ...

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10/01/2017

Tommy Nee: Colorblind EP

Niuean-born and NZ-raised, Tommy Nee is a recent graduate of Auckland University’s school of music, and ‘Colorblind’ ...

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01/08/2016

Lucid Hiest: Absence In Motion

Self-proclaimed “East Coast rebel” Isiah Ngawaka knows a fair bit about life’s struggles. On ‘Absence In Motion’, ...

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27/07/2016

August 2016 Is Māori Music Month

From this year onwards, August will turn into Te Marama Pūoro Waiata Māori - Māori Music Month. The new celebration ...

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06/07/2016

Direct Imports (NZ) Ltd

Contacts: Brett Dallas, Greer Compston Address: PO Box 72, Hastings, Hawkes Bay Phone: (06) 873 0129 Fax: (06) 878 2760 Email: ...

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09/05/2016

Lucid Hiest: Welcome To The Show

Never mind the spelling, rhyme Hiest with Feist, as Isiah Ngawaka evidently intended in adopting the name. Rhyming is his ...

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19/04/2016

Alex Moffat Selection: Archive

Vocalist/guitarist Alex Moffat has been making music, in various guises, since the 1980s. After meeting bass player Glenn ...

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04/04/2016

Golden Curtain: Hell Is Other People

Album number three for Hawke’s Bay’s Golden Curtain, the super tight three-piece of guitarist Andrew Mckenzie, bass player ...

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23/10/2015

Golden Curtain: Hardly Purgatory

Three albums in, Napier three-piece Golden Curtain can sometimes seem to be taking the piss, such is the recognisably channelled ...

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