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Vera Ellen Wins 2024 Taite Music Prize

Wednesday, 24 April 2024, 5:46 am | The Label

The Taite Music Prize, named after the legendary music journalist Dylan Taite, is presented annually by Independent Music New Zealand (IMNZ) and supported by partners including Recorded Music NZ, NZ On Air, and Q Theatre. It aims to highlight the best ... More >>

Thom Yorke Confidenza (Score For Daniele Luchetti’s Film) Set For Release On April 26 Via Xl Recordings

Tuesday, 23 April 2024, 1:45 pm | The Label

Confidenza follows Yorke’s previous full-length score and original soundtrack for Luca Guadagnino’s 2018 Suspiria remake, Suspirium receiving a GRAMMY-nomination for Best Song Written for Visual Media. More >>

DARTZ's Dangerous Day To Be A Cold One (Official Music Video)

Wednesday, 10 April 2024, 12:55 pm | The Label

NZ rockers DARTZ have released a music video for the title track of their #1 NZ chart-topping album Dangerous Day To Be A Cold One. DARTZ’s typically chaotic and beer-soaked new video comes directed by Tom Grut, and features the band attempting ... More >>

Earth Tongue Unveils Second Single ‘Grave Pressure’ From Upcoming Album Great Haunting

Wednesday, 10 April 2024, 11:58 am | The Label

Hot off the heels of performances supporting Queens of the Stone Age and captivating audiences in the US, Earth Tongue, the dynamic fuzz rock duo release their second single, ‘Grave Pressure,’ from their highly anticipated album Great Haunting, ... More >>

Fabiana Palladino's Self-titled Debut - Lorde Hails It As "the Year's Best"

Saturday, 6 April 2024, 6:15 am | The Label

Over 5 years in the making, Fabiana Palladino sees the UK vocalist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer, transcend expectations with a 10-track full-length of shapeshifting sonics that draws inspiration from the big R&B, Soul, Pop and Disco studio productions ... More >>

Aotearoa Artist, Lola, Releases New Single ‘Portal’! Genre: Dark Electronic Dream Pop

Saturday, 6 April 2024, 6:10 am | The Label

Lola’s brand new track ‘Portal’ is an ode to the early stages of love and relationships. Opening like a beckoning heartbeat, Lola's transcendental vocals invite the listener to venture 'beyond'. More >>

Peggy Gou Announces Debut Album I Hear You, Shares Single '1+1=11'

Friday, 5 April 2024, 12:11 pm | The Label

The ten track album is the culmination of years of work for the Korean-born artist, who’s uniquely revered as both an underground icon and global sensation, sticking by her own unwavering vision to become one of the most in-demand electronic music ... More >>

Kamasi Washington Unveils “Dream State” Featuring André 3000

Friday, 5 April 2024, 9:22 am | The Label

"Dream State is a celebration of life and the opportunity it gives us to explore new possibilities. We created this song together instantaneously as we improvised off the music we made in the moment. It was such an honor to work on this song with ... More >>

Shapeshifter Marks 25-Year Milestone With Three Epic Aotearoa Shows

Friday, 5 April 2024, 6:46 am | The Label

In celebration of their 25th anniversary, Shapeshifter are thrilled to announce exclusive limited edition reissues of all seven Shapeshifter studio LPs and Shapeshifter Live. This will be the first time ever, Shapeshifter Live and Real Time will be available ... More >>

WOMAD NZ 2024, Celebrating Its 21st Year In Taranaki, Wraps Up!

Monday, 18 March 2024, 7:13 pm | The Label

In its 21st Year, WOMAD NZ Celebrates a Triumphant Gathering with Over 40,000 Attendances Across Three Days WOMAD NZ 2025 dates announced Friday 14th - Sunday 16th March WOMAD NZ has once again eclipsed expectations, solidifying its position as a cornerstone ... More >>

Blistering Barnacles, It’s The Mermaid Parade

Wednesday, 21 February 2024, 11:44 am | The Label

<img src="" width="507" height="720"> Like a glittering wave crashing on the shores of Tāmaki Makaurau, the Mermaid parade and Nautical Extravaganza is ... More >>

WOMAD NZ Announces The Artist Play Day Schedule + Welcomes Taranaki Group Fin Rah Zel

Wednesday, 6 December 2023, 7:35 pm | The Label

WOMAD NZ has revealed the 2024 Artist Play Day Schedule, maintaining the cherished pre-Christmas tradition, enabling festival-goers to plan their WOMAD weekend early and enjoy both one-off performances and repeated sets for a complete and unforgettable ... More >>

Grayson Gilmour shares new single 'Here We Are' ahead of album release this Friday

Tuesday, 31 October 2023, 9:15 am | The Label

Wellington/Pōneke multi-instrumentalist Grayson Gilmour has shared his latest single and video ‘ Here We Are, ’ before the release of his album Holding Patterns this Friday via Flying Nun Records . The album marks Gilmour's first full-length release ... More >>

Ebony Lamb Releases Debut Solo Album Via Slow Time Records

Friday, 20 October 2023, 7:47 am | The Label

Pōneke/Wellington-based singer-songwriter Ebony Lamb releases her debut self-titled solo album, out today through Nadia Reid 's boutique record label, Slow Time Records . The album was made in collaboration with two of New Zealand’s most celebrated ... More >>

Pōneke's Ebony Lamb shares new single and video 'Come, Put A Record On'

Wednesday, 18 October 2023, 7:40 am | The Label

Pōneke/Wellington-based singer-songwriter Ebony Lamb shares the final single and video ‘ Come, Put A Record On ’ from her upcoming debut self-titled solo album, out this Friday, October 20th through Nadia Reid 's boutique record label, Slow Time ... More >>

BEASTWARS Fifth Studio Album Tyranny Of Distance - Out Now

Friday, 13 October 2023, 7:41 pm | The Label

Beastwars , the acclaimed heavy metal band from Wellington, New Zealand, releases their fifth studio album, Tyranny of Distance, out now via Destroy Records / Universal. The latest single taken from the release is Beastwars’ interpretation of what frontman ... More >>

Shapeshifter Release New Single ‘On Your Side'

Friday, 6 October 2023, 7:14 am | The Label

‘ On Your Side ’ is a tune about grasping the moment, loving those around you and living in the now. Hypnotic breaks and driving bass surround a calming jazz and blues-influenced song that challenges the usual Shapeshifter flavour while still ... More >>

THE NATIONAL Return To NZ After 6 Years

Monday, 25 September 2023, 7:31 am | The Label

Solid Entertainment are honoured to announce the return of THE NATIONAL in February 2024 for their first shows in NZ in six years. Following the Covid enforced cancellation of the bands two sold-out shows at Auckland’s Civic Theatre in 2020, The National’s ... More >>

NZ's EBONY LAMB Announces Debut Solo Album

Thursday, 17 August 2023, 7:08 am | The Label

Pōneke/Wellington-based singer-songwriter Ebony Lamb announces her debut self-titled solo album, releasing on October 20th on Slow Time Records (Nadia Reid). The album was made in collaboration with two of New Zealand’s most celebrated modern musicians, ... More >>

WHANGAMATĀ BEACH BREAK - Shapeshifter, Ocean Alley, My Baby, Masaya & Flaxxies

Wednesday, 9 August 2023, 7:22 am | The Label

Off the back of some hot new singles, world-renowned live drum & bass group Shapeshifter, Australian psych-surf rock group Ocean Alley, roots-driven hypnotic dance trio My Baby, Raglan soulful groovers Masaya & Tāmaki Makaurau surf ... More >>





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