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16-Year-Old Christchurch Singer-songwriter, Analise, Releases Feel-good Anthem For Our Times

Monday, 19 October 2020, 9:06 am | The Label

Christchurch singer-songwriter Analise Twemlow has released her first single to raise funds for Tourette’s Association NZ. The teenager lives with Tourette’s Syndrome but isn't letting anything stop her dream to pursue music. Written in lockdown, ... More >>

Gisborne Punk-Rockers Sit Down In Front's New Politically Charged Single 'Don’t Push The Button'

Friday, 16 October 2020, 8:46 am | The Label

Photo credit: Derek Fryer Since the late '70s, punk rock, youth and politics have gone hand in hand. The Sex Pistols hammered out a defiant 'Anarchy In The UK' as they cruised past the Houses Of Parliament in 1977. In 2020, Sit Down In Front's ... More >>

SHEEP, DOG & WOLF Marks His Long Awaited Return With New Song, ‘CYCLICAL’

Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 6:51 pm | The Label

After a series of life changing events,Sheep, Dog & Wolf marks his long awaited return with a new song; ‘Cyclical’ Video and single released today RNZ have premiered the lyric video HERE Listen Here: ... More >>

Kathy Bates Motel Release 2nd Single 'Cool Your Heels'

Friday, 9 October 2020, 8:41 am | The Label

KATHY BATES MOTEL - Jolyon Mulholland, Joe Lonie, Milan Borich, Morgan Leary. Picture by Adam Baines. Kathy Bates Motel lead by Joe Lonie (Supergroove) release their second single 'Cool Your Heels', a seductive pop song about attraction. It captures the ... More >>

Ha The Unclear - New Single 'Strangers' Out Today! Tour Supports Announced!

Friday, 9 October 2020, 8:35 am | The Label

Today, New Zealand’s beloved wry-witted indie raconteurs, Ha the Unclear, release their latest creation, ‘Strangers’. Listen here: An array of NZ talent joins Ha the Unclear on their upcoming six-date nationwide ... More >>

Reb Fountain Announces Third Show, Shayne Carter To Perform At All Three Auckland Shows

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 8:44 am | The Label

With one sold out show, and the second selling fast, Reb Fountain has announced a third and final Auckland show at the historic Mercury Theatre, for Monday, November 16th. Iconic cult musician, Ockham NZ Book Award winning author, and Arts Laureate ... More >>

Adam Hattaway And The Haunters Will Hit The Road October - December

Friday, 18 September 2020, 9:40 am | The Label

  On October 2nd, Adam Hattaway and The Haunters will release their new single and video ' Wasting Our Time ', their first new music since sophomore album Crying Lessons released in 2019. To celebrate they will embark on a massive 12-date ... More >>

Moana & The Tribe Feat. Inka Mbing (Taiwan) Release New Single ‘TŌKU REO’

Friday, 18 September 2020, 9:08 am | The Label

Photo Credit: Han Cheung. Honouring the importance of all native languages. Inka Mbing is the stunning guest vocalist on 'Tōku Reo', a music collaboration with the singer from the Atayal tribe, one of 16 indigenous tribe in Taiwan. Inka defied the ... More >>

Sufjan Stevens Debuts 'Sugar' From Upcoming Album

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 8:22 am | The Label

Sufjan Stevens debuts “Sugar,” a new song from his forthcoming eighth studio album The Ascension , today. Listen and watch the video, choreographed by acclaimed choreographer, MacArthur Fellow and Doris Duke Artist Award recipient Kyle Abraham ... More >>

Gisborne Punk-Rockers Sit Down In Front 'Who Ate All The Pies' Tour Dates Are Out

Monday, 14 September 2020, 8:15 am | The Label

Sit Down In Front 'Who Ate All The Pies' Tour dates revealed, along with new album Confessions Of A Pie Thief. OUT NOW! Since forming in January 2017, The Gisborne Punk-Rock band Sit Down In Front, whose members are all still in high school have ... More >>

Amanda Palmer And Rhiannon Giddens Release 'It's A Fire'

Thursday, 10 September 2020, 8:22 am | The Label

Amanda Palmer is a singer, songwriter, playwright, pianist, author, director, blogger and ukulele enthusiast who simultaneously embraces and explodes traditional frameworks of music, theatre, and art. She first came to prominence as one half of the Boston-based ... More >>

Ben Harper Releases New Single 'Inland Empire' From New Album Winter Is For Lovers

Wednesday, 2 September 2020, 7:42 am | The Label

Photo credit: Jacob Boll Ben Harper has unveiled his new album Winter Is For Lovers (ANTI- Records/Rhythmethod), and in many ways his entire musical life has culminated in this moment. The solo recording, which features just Harper and his Monteleone ... More >>

Dallas Tamaira 'No Flowers' Out Today

Friday, 28 August 2020, 8:09 am | The Label

There’s beauty in the power, ‘No Flowers’ is the first solo release in over two decades by Dallas Tamaira aka Joe Dukie. Written about the powerful women in his life, the way they hold it down with grace and make you welcome at their table ... More >>

Amanda Palmer tour dates rescheduled

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 10:22 am | The Label

The unapologetic frontwoman of the Dresden Dolls, Amanda Palmer came to Aotearoa in March on the last leg of her There Will Be No Intermission tour. She played two sold-out shows at Auckland's Hollywood Cinema as part of The Auckland Arts Festival ... More >>

Ha The Unclear Announce Their 'Strangers' New Zealand Tour

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 7:55 am | The Label

On their most comprehensive NZ tour since the release of 2018 album Invisible Lines , and their first release since the Sylvia Massy produced single Julius Caesar, Ha the Unclear are performing six shows around New Zealand in October and November in ... More >>

Cancellation notice: Going Global Music Summit

Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 2:39 pm | The Label

Upon the return of COVID-19 and alert level 3 restrictions for Tāmaki Makaurau, IMNZ and the NZ Music Commission have made the decision to cancel this year's Going Global Music Summit, originally to take place in September. More >>

Dallas Tamaira To Release 'No Flowers'

Friday, 14 August 2020, 8:22 am | The Label

There’s beauty in the power, ‘No Flowers’ is the first solo release in over two decades by Dallas Tamaira aka Joe Dukie. Written about the powerful women in his life, the way they hold it down with grace and make you welcome at their table ... More >>

The Menzingers Announce 'From Exile'

Friday, 7 August 2020, 8:04 am | The Label

The Menzingers is singer/guitarists Greg Barnett and Tom May, bassist Eric Keen, and drummer Joe Godino. Photo credit: Jess Flynn Philadelphia-based punk band, The Menzingers will release From Exile, a reimagined stripped down version of their 2019 ... More >>

Anika Moa - Songs For Bubbas - Joins The Line Up For Whānau Fun Day

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 8:15 am | The Label

We Love Anika Moa! Welcoming to Whānau Fun Day, the terrific, wonderful and magical world of Anika Moa's 'Songs for Bubbas' . Anika brings her wild, rollicking, naughty and brilliant show to your ears and hearts! Songs for bubbas is a high energy show ... More >>

Summer Thieves Release Bandaids & Lipstick

Friday, 31 July 2020, 8:17 am | The Label

SUMMER THIEVES BANDAIDS AND LIPSTICK OUT TODAY! playing at Tuning Fork, Auckland tomorrow August 1st TICKETS HERE full tour dates below LISTEN TO BANDAIDS & LIPSTICK HERE Photo credit: Oli Spencer "Summer Thieves have retained the songwriting ... More >>