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13/06/2023

Fresh Talent: Wilda

Mema Wilda ’s Spotify footprint is small, but the track titles Blue and How I Long paint a clear picture of the mood space ...

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06/06/2023

Industry: MAINZ To An End

Back in the 1990s, the tiny Greymouth-based Tai Poutini Polytechnic was offering a unique musician and audio engineering ...

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19/04/2023

Shepherds Reign: Drawing Energy From Their Ancestors

Shepherds Reign is a Kiwi metal band with a difference. The group’s five members all live in south Tāmaki Makaurau, but ...

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21/02/2023

X-Factory: Kimbra – Save Me

I'm not quite sure why but Kimbra hasn't really been on my radar before. We primarily listen to music to be moved emotionally, ...

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11/10/2022

NewTracks New Artist: Ema I’u

You may just recognise the accomplished voice of Ema I'u from single releases of other Auckland artists such as The Rvmes, ...

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05/10/2022

X-Factory: The Top Five 2022 APRA Silver Scroll Finalist Songs

I take it back. Last year I did successfully predict the winner of the Silver Scrolls 2021, which went to Troy Kingi. Good ...

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07/09/2022

Tali: The Future Lives Here

‘Future Dwellers’ is the eighth studio album from Tali, also known as MC Tali and otherwise Natalia Sheppard. Released ...

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13/07/2022

Woodcut Music: Modelled For Success

The 20th anniversary of any business active in the NZ music industry is a milestone well worth recognition and celebration, ...

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04/05/2022

Alayna: Just So

Alayna Powley first made heads turn back in 2013 with a Youtube rendition of Nirvana by Sam Smith that went viral. She's ...

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