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Big Thief Share New Single 'Change'

Thursday, 7 October 2021, 7:26 am | The Label

Photo Credit: Alexa Viscius Today, Big Thief unveil ‘Change’ , another gorgeous track in their catalogue. Following three stunning singles – ‘ Little Things ’ , ‘ Sparrow ’ , and ‘ Certainty ’ , ‘Change’ is intimate and evocative, ... More >>

Out Now: Reb Fountain — Iris

Friday, 1 October 2021, 7:56 am | The Label

IRIS is out now via Flying Nun Records on both black and turquoise vinyl, CD and digitally. Released today, New Zealand alternative folk artist, Reb Fountain’s 2021 record IRIS is the award-winning artist’s second release with Flying Nun Records ... More >>

Courtney Barnett Shares New Track 'Write A List Of Things To Look Forward To'

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 7:29 am | The Label

One of the shimmering highlights of her upcoming album Things Take Time, Take Time , Courtney Barnett’s new single ‘Write A List of Things to Look Forward To’ is gorgeous and poignant; a joyful and melodic love letter to friends and friendship. ... More >>

Steve Gunn Releases New Single 'Circuit Rider'

Thursday, 26 August 2021, 10:15 pm | The Label

Steve Gunn released the third single from his new album Other You , ahead of its release this Friday, August 27th, on Matador Records. ‘Circuit Rider’ continues to highlight the expanded range and depth of Gunn’s voice on Other You , with nimble ... More >>

STEVE GUNN Releases New Single 'Circuit Rider'

Thursday, 26 August 2021, 6:56 am | The Label

credit: Stephanie Nicole Smith Steve Gunn today releases the third single from his new album Other You , ahead of its release this Friday, August 27th, on Matador Records . ‘ Circuit Rider ’ continues to highlight the expanded range and depth of Gunn’s ... More >>

Big Thief Share Two New Songs, 'Little Things' & 'Sparrow'

Wednesday, 11 August 2021, 7:31 am | The Label

Photo Credit: Josh Goleman Big Thief share two new songs, ‘Little Things’ and ‘Sparrow’ . ‘Little Things’ was recorded with Shawn Everett at Five Star Studios in Topanga, CA (October 2020). ‘Sparrow’ was recorded with Sam Evian ... More >>

NZ's Dynamic Folk Troubadour Graeme James Releases New EP

Friday, 30 July 2021, 6:54 am | The Label

Today, internationally acclaimed folk artist and multi-instrumentalist Graeme James releases his new EP, Field Notes on an Endless Day on Canadian label Nettwerk. Listen HERE . With sold-out shows across New Zealand and over 40 million streams on Spotify, ... More >>

The Others Way Festival 2021 Adds 14 New Acts To The Line Up

Monday, 26 July 2021, 4:38 pm | The Label

For one night only, The Others Way Festival will take over Tāmaki Makaurau's Karangahape Road district this September for Auckland's most exciting music festival, and street party of the year! Tickets are moving fast, and with these 14 new acts announced ... More >>

BADBADNOTGOOD Announce New Album Talk Memory Out October 8th

Friday, 16 July 2021, 6:56 am | The Label

'Signal From The Noise' WATCH: LISTEN: Talk Memory PRE-ORDER : Today, Canadian ensemble BADBADNOTGOOD returns to announce a new album. Talk Memory , the band's ... More >>

Fat Freddy's Drop Announces 'Wairunga'

Monday, 12 July 2021, 8:19 am | The Label

FAT FREDDY’S DROP WAIRUNGA ALBUM Digital Release FRI 20 August Available Fat Freddy’s Drop, Spotify , AppleMusic , Bandcamp and YouTube WAIRUNGA V inyl release to follow WAIRUNGA CONCERT FILM FREE ONLINE STREAM Sat 31 July 9.00pm NZST + repeat drop Sunday ... More >>

Moana & The Tribe Release New Video For Huakirangi - Out Today!

Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 4:35 pm | The Label

‘Huakirangi’ is the third single to be released from Moana & the Tribe’s upcoming sixth album ONO, produced by Paddy Free. ‘Huakirangi’ is co-written with electronica producer/guru Paddy Free and longtime band member/co-writer Scotty ... More >>

Naarm/Melbourne Artist Maple Glider Releases Debut Album "To Enjoy Is The Only Thing"

Friday, 25 June 2021, 5:17 pm | The Label

Shares new video 'Friend' + announced as Grand Prize Winner for Happy Mag's Needle In The Hay competition Today Maple Glider is releasing her debut LP To Enjoy is the Only Thing , an album full of brittle intimacies and effortlessly balanced ... More >>

Future-soul PNG Artist, NGAIIRE Shares New Single 'Closer'

Wednesday, 2 June 2021, 4:09 pm | The Label

Photo Credit: Dan Segal Papau New Guinea-born, with Aotearoa/NZ childhood and now Sydney-based; future soul artist Ngaiire is elated to share that her forthcoming album 3 will be released Friday 27 August via Dot Dash Recordings / Remote Control ... More >>

Graham Candy- The Most Popular Kiwi Musician You’ve Never Heard Of?

Monday, 31 May 2021, 3:32 pm | The Label

Photo credit: mpassin Graham Candy is a singer songwriter of upbeat dance pop music who moved to Berlin in 2013. Candy had his first collaboration with famed German DJ and producer Alle Farben, ‘She Moves’ (2014) that gained him quick popularity ... More >>

THE DATSUNS Seventh Album 'Eye To Eye' OUT TODAY

Friday, 28 May 2021, 6:58 am | The Label

Seven years hath passed since the last release action from NewZild's most noted crafters of classic (as in some of sort of ‘70s-inspired grunge-metal meets garage) rock. And two whole decades are done and dusted since they took the Northern Hemisphere ... More >>

NZ's Dynamic Folk Troubadour Graeme James Announces Nationwide Tour

Friday, 28 May 2021, 6:57 am | The Label

Internationally acclaimed Kiwi folk artist Graeme James announces a nationwide tour of Aotearoa this June-August. His upcoming EP Field Notes on an Endless Day , is out July 30th. Listen to the first single ‘ The Angel of St. George ’ HERE . ... More >>

Womad NZ Returns: 18-20 March, 2022

Wednesday, 26 May 2021, 3:42 pm | The Label

Photo credit: Matthew Clode WOMAD, the world’s festival, is delighted that following New Plymouth District Council’s announcement of a host city agreement with WOMAD International, New Zealand's premier international festival will return to its home ... More >>

NZ's Louis Baker Shares Soulful New Single And Emotive Video 'Brighter Day'

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 7:12 am | The Label

Photo credit: Alexanders Art Agency Today, Louis Baker releases a soul-stirring and deeply personal single and video, ' Brighter Day '. The brand new single draws on the experiences of Baker’s grandfather Lieutenant Colonel Frederick Baker (Ngā ... More >>

Reb Fountain Wins 2021 Taite Music Prize

Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 5:37 am | The Label

2021 Taite Music Prize winner Reb Fountain Photo credit: Dave Simpson PLUS fuzzy doo-wop group Na Noise; the visionary Pātea Māori Club; and Pete Rainey and Glenn Common of Smokefree Rockquest were all honoured at tonight’s Taite Music ... More >>


Friday, 9 April 2021, 6:56 am | The Label

Photo Credit: Pete Ash Lee Japanese Breakfast , the musical project of multi-hyphenate Michelle Zauner , has shared a self-directed video for ' Posing In Bondage ,' the latest single from her upcoming album Jubilee . " 'Posing in Bondage' is a ballad ... More >>