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20/02/2018

Ben Wilcock And The Jelly Rolls: The Phantom Canoe

This second album by Ben Wilcock and the Jelly Rolls (Jon Rae on drums, Dan Yeabsley bass and bass saxophone), is a fascinating ...

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22/01/2018

Ria Hall: Pride Over Prejudice

Shifting from the thrust of hip hop to lush soundscapes, spoken word to soulful waiata, Ria Hall’s debut album also moves ...

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15/01/2018

Maaka Fiso: Soul Factor

It’s been a busy 2017 for Upper Hutt native Maaka Fiso. Named the best male solo artist at the 2016 Waiata Maori Music ...

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01/08/2017

10th Waiata Māori Music Award Finalists

The Waiata Māori Music Awards are kicking off Te Marama Pūoru Waiata Māori (Māori Music Month) this August with the announcement ...

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16/06/2017

Rei: Standing Tall

A few days out from the release of his second album Auckland-based rapper Callum McDougall aka Rei passed through Wellington, ...

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14/02/2017

Hirini Melbourne: Toiapiapi, 25th Anniversary Edition

The original release in 1991 of ‘Toiapiapi’ by Hirini Melbourne (1949-2003) was a profound and beautiful landmark on ...

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15/11/2016

Dudley Benson: Deforestation

Dudley Benson's latest offering is a wittily titled collection of remixes of tracks from his 2010 album 'Forest'. And it ...

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