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Mānawatia A Matariki - Moana & The Tribe Release New Song -Friday June 24

Friday, 24 June 2022, 5:37 am | The Label

‘Maiea’ (pronounced May-ear-ah) is a call for peace; an incantation in archaic Māori language to ancient deities and gods to soothe and calm a troubled mind. ‘Maiea’ is the fifth track from the upcoming album Ono by Moana & The Tribe . Due ... More >>

Melbourne Pop Trio Telenova Share New Single 'Haunted' & Announce EP 'Stained Glass Love'

Friday, 17 June 2022, 7:05 am | The Label

Following on from an appearance at The Great Escape (UK) and their sold-out debut London shows, Melbourne three-piece Telenova are thrilled to announce their brand new single 'Haunted' taken off the Stained Glass Love EP to be released Friday 19 ... More >>

California's Cass McCombs (Bum Bum Bum) Announces New Record

Friday, 10 June 2022, 5:37 am | The Label

Cass McCombs announces his tenth studio album, Heartmind , out August 19th on ANTI- , and presents the aching and epic country number, ' Unproud Warrior ' featuring Wynonna Judd and Charlie Burnham . Heartmind is an eight-song album that feels like ... More >>

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Announce First Album In 9 Years

Thursday, 2 June 2022, 6:59 am | The Label

After teasing their first new music in over nine years, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs are officially back with a new album and single to share with the masses. Karen O , Nick Zinner and Brian Chase announce today their fifth studio album, Cool It Down , will ... More >>

Die! Die! Die! Aotearoa Tour

Monday, 30 May 2022, 10:28 am | The Label

To celebrate their latest album This Is Not An Island Anymore out now digitally , and on CD, Cassette and Vinyl. Tāmaki, by way of Ōtepoti post-punks, Die! Die! Die! announce a four-date Aotearoa tour to celebrate the release of their latest ... More >>

Anthonie Tonnon Wins 2022 Taite Music Prize For His Album "Leave Love Out Of This"

Monday, 30 May 2022, 5:50 am | The Label

Also honoured at the ceremony: trailblazer Karyn Hay , visionary producer Alan Jansson ; dream-folk artist Jazmine Mary ; Aotearoa music champion, Tony Stamp and industry changemaker Alison Mau . Tonight, the 2022 Taite Music Prize, which highlights outstanding ... More >>

Bret McKenzie Announces Debut Solo Record 'Songs Without Jokes'. Out August 26th, 2022 From Sub Pop

Thursday, 12 May 2022, 6:41 am | The Label

On August 26th, 2022, Bret McKenzie will release Songs Without Jokes , his full-length, solo debut, worldwide through Sub Pop. The album, which features lead single 'A Little Tune,' and additional highlights ' Dave’s Place ,' ' If You Wanna Go ,' and ' America ... More >>

THE SMILE (Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood & Tom Skinner) New Single!

Tuesday, 10 May 2022, 7:00 am | The Label

The Smile have today released their brand-new, stop-motion animated video for ' Thin Thing ' , taken from the band’s upcoming debut album A Light For Attracting Attention , which is out this Friday 13 May digitally and Friday, 17 June physically, ... More >>

Sharon Van Etten’s New Album, 'We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong', Out Today Via Jagjaguwar

Friday, 6 May 2022, 5:55 pm | The Label

Today marks the release of Sharon Van Etten’s eagerly anticipated new album, We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong , out now via Jagjaguwar. After not releasing any album singles in the lead-up, fans can now listen to the record in its entirety as ... More >>

Aldous Harding Shares ‘Tick Tock’ Official Video

Wednesday, 4 May 2022, 6:05 pm | The Label

Today, Aldous Harding shares the official video for her song ‘ Tick Tock ’. The surreal animated short was directed by Harding and Chris McD , with the latter responsible for animation and design. WATCH: Aldous Harding - ‘Tick Tock’ Official ... More >>

Miles Calder Announces Nationwide Duo Tour Of Aotearoa

Thursday, 21 April 2022, 5:37 pm | The Label

Wellington songwriter Miles Calder has announced a nationwide duo tour of Aotearoa for May through to July 2022. Nominated for Best Folk Artist at this year's Aotearoa Music Awards, Miles returns off the back of his celebrated 2021 solo debut album ... More >>

Jamie Xx Releases LET’S DO IT AGAIN; His First Solo Music In 2 Years

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 6:59 am | The Label

Today, Jamie xx releases his first new music in two years. Having spent the time since 2019's acclaimed ‘ Idontknow ’ concentrating on new music, ‘ LET’S DO IT AGAIN ’ is a triumphant return and the first glimpse of what's to come over ... More >>

Toro y Moi Shares New Single & Video 'Déjà Vu'

Friday, 1 April 2022, 6:33 pm | The Label

Toro y Moi , a.k.a Chaz Bear shares another offering from his forthcoming album MAHAL , due 29th April via Dead Oceans . ' Déjà Vu' arrives with a Justin Morris -directed video that begins with the viewer entering a white stretch limousine that ... More >>

Luke Buda & Fables Join French For Rabbits On The 'The Overflow' Tour This April

Friday, 1 April 2022, 6:08 pm | The Label

New Zealand dream-pop luminaries French For Rabbits are thrilled to announce special guests Luke Buda and Fables on their 2022 Taite Music Prize nominated third LP , The Overflow national tour. Tickets to these exceptional shows are on sale now. French ... More >>

Taite Prize - Classic Record & Outstanding Journalism Finalists

Thursday, 31 March 2022, 7:02 pm | The Label

Independent Music NZ announces the 2022 recipient of the Classic Record which aims to acknowledge Aotearoa New Zealand's rich history of making fine albums that continue to inspire us and define who we are. This annual award acknowledges one Aotearoa ... More >>

Homegrown Rockers 'Space Waltz' Return With Their First New Recording Since 1973, ‘Hypnotise Me’

Friday, 25 March 2022, 8:05 am | The Label

Space Waltz is an influential five-piece New Zealand rock band fronted by Alastair Riddell and joined by Eddie Rayner, Brent Eccles, Peter Cuddihy and Greg Clark. The group's new single ‘Hypnotise Me’ is their first recording in over 47 years. ... More >>

CARRY ME HOME, A New Album Featuring The Music Of Mavis Staples + Levon Helm

Wednesday, 16 March 2022, 6:38 pm | The Label

Captured at Woodstock, New York’s Levon Helm Studios in the summer of 2011, ANTI- Records is excited to announce Carry Me Home , a new album that showcases the music of Mavis Staples and Levon Helm , two of the past century’s most iconic voices ... More >>

The Taite Music Prize 2022 Finalists Announcement

Friday, 11 March 2022, 7:57 am | The Label

Today, Independent Music NZ (IMNZ) is very pleased to announce the finalists for the Taite Music Prize 2022 and the Auckland Live Best Independent Debut Award . These two prestigious awards will be awarded on Tuesday, April 20th, 2022 alongside the ... More >>

NZ's Aldous Harding Shares New Song/video; ‘Fever’

Wednesday, 9 March 2022, 7:43 am | The Label

Today, Aldous Harding releases ‘ Fever’ , the follow up to first single 'Lawn' from her forthcoming new album Warm Chris . Accompanying the song’s swaggering piano-driven staccato is an official video created by Harding and Ōtautahi’s Martin ... More >>

DIE! DIE! DIE! Release: The Vanish Session (Live At Roundhead Studios)

Friday, 4 March 2022, 8:03 am | The Label

Of The Vanish Session out today, Andrew Wilson says, "We obviously can't tour at the moment, but we wanted to celebrate the release of 'This Not An Island Anymore' by performing live. Any live session needed to do the record justice, so we knew ... More >>