nz music month 2020

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21/04/2020

Long-lost Chills’ Video Released

A long-lost Chills video of the band’s 1982 debut single Rolling Moon has risen out of unfinished obscurity. Veteran cinematographer ...

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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 ...

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30/08/2019

Caroline Easther: Lucky

Caroline Easther ’s debut solo album has been a decade in the making, recorded between other musical projects. Lucky by ...

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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 ...

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20/06/2019

The Verlaines: Dunedin Spleen

The Verlaines have been a seminal Dunedin band since 1980, creating songs that mix astute lyrics with complex, visceral music ...

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13/06/2019

Vox Pops: The Best Thing In My NZ Music Month 2019 Was…

NZM asked a few local music industry folk, and other players, about their memorable moments of NZ Music Month, May 2019. ...

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11/04/2019

Deep Thinking: Purple Haze

Hi Everyone, this issue’s challenge is to play some Jimi Hendrix. I have transcribed the introduction to Purple Haze as ...

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13/07/2018

Flying Nun Master Tapes Now Safe In Alexander Turnbull Library 

The Alexander Turnbull Library, part of the National Library of New Zealand, has become the safe and secure repository of ...

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20/03/2018

Deep Thinking: Sting Plays Bass

I’ve always been an admirer of Sting ’s songwriting and singing (especially while playing some very tricky bass lines). ...

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