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WOMAD NZ 2022 Announcement

Tuesday, 1 February 2022, 6:42 pm | The Label

With Omicron now out in the community and New Zealand in RED, there are severe implications for any event trying to proceed as planned in the current environment. WOMAD NZ is proceeding ahead with extreme caution as we continue to work towards WOMAD 2022, ... More >>

Toro Y Moi Announces New Album MAHAL

Thursday, 27 January 2022, 8:08 am | The Label

Toro y Moi , a.k.a Chaz Bear , announces his new album  MAHAL  due April 29th via Dead Oceans . The 13-track project marks the seventh studio album from Bear under the Toro y Moi moniker. To celebrate the announcement, Toro y Moi ... More >>

DIE! DIE! DIE! Release Peter Jackson Inspired Gore-Fest Video For Explosive Single ‘Losing Sight, Keep On Kicking'

Friday, 21 January 2022, 8:20 am | The Label

New Album This Is Not An Island Anymore For release 18th February 2022 'Losing Sight, Keep on Kicking' is the first single released from Tāmaki punks Die! Die! Die!'s forthcoming album This Is Not An Island Anymore. It is an explosive anthem and, as ... More >>

Gisborne Punk-rockers SIT DOWN IN FRONT Release 'FUELLING MY RAGE' + new Video ‘PERSON OF INTEREST'

Friday, 21 January 2022, 7:02 am | The Label

Today, Gisborne punk-rockers Sit Down In Front release their highly anticipated new EP Fuelling My Rage. The band are also treating fans to a brand new video, for the high paced EP track 'Person Of Interest’. "The phrase "Person Of ... More >>

Khruangbin & Leon Bridges Share New Single 'Chocolate Hills'

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 7:57 am | The Label

Khruangbin and Leon Bridges know the time and place for a big production, with a wealth of material that crosses genres, honors multi-cultures, generations and sees the latter tapping fellow modern day R&B savants. Today, on the pairings’ ... More >>

The Others Way Festival Adds Don McGlashan & The Others, Mild Orange And Erny Belle To The Line-Up

Wednesday, 19 January 2022, 8:18 am | The Label

The Others Way Festival returns to take over Tāmaki Makaurau's Karangahape Road district for Auckland's most exciting music festival and street party of 2022, with 50 acts scheduled to perform across the event. Today, the festival adds the beloved ... More >>

NZ's Yumi Zouma Announce New Album 'Present Tense'

Thursday, 13 January 2022, 6:32 pm | The Label

Beloved New Zealand alternative pop band Yumi Zouma today announce their fourth studio album, Present Tense, due out March 18 on [PIAS] Australia, and share latest single ‘In the Eyes of Our Love’. Mixed by Kenny Gilmore (Weyes Blood, Sudan ... More >>

NZ's Aldous Harding Announces New Album ‘Warm Chris’

Thursday, 13 January 2022, 7:47 am | The Label

Today, Aldous Harding announces details of a new studio album, the follow-up to 2019’s acclaimed Designer . Warm Chris will be released on 25 March, and its first single ‘ Lawn’ is available now accompanied by visuals created by Aldous Harding ... More >>

Independent Music NZ Announces New Award For Music Journalism

Wednesday, 12 January 2022, 8:04 am | The Label

Taite Music Prize 2022 nominations now open For more detail on specific eligibility and nomination forms please visit: Nominations close 5.00 pm on Tuesday, 8th February 2022. Independent Music NZ (IMNZ) announces the return of the Taite ... More >>

Gisborne Punk-rockers SIT DOWN IN FRONT Announce New EP 'Fuelling My Rage' For Release: 21st January 2022

Wednesday, 15 December 2021, 7:17 am | The Label

Today, Gisborne punk-rockers Sit Down In Front announce the release of a brand new EP Fuelling My Rage, set for release in January 2022 on Best & Fairest. Pre-order the EP here . Tickets are on sale now for their hometown EP release show on January ... More >>

MITSKI Unveils New Single 'Heat Lightning' From Forthcoming Album Laurel Hell

Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 7:40 am | The Label

Last month, Mitski announced Laurel Hell , one of 2022’s most anticipated releases, out February 4th via Dead Oceans. Today, she unveils an arresting new single, ' Heat Lightning ,' with an animated lyric video created by Alex Moy . For Laurel Hell , ... More >>

Tāmaki Punks Die! Die! Die! Announce New Album 'This Is Not An Island Anymore'

Friday, 19 November 2021, 7:29 am | The Label

ie! Die! Die! have always blended the perfect concoction of powerful and infectious post-punk, noise pop, shoegaze, lo-fi and punk rock. This signature sound is prevalent on their highly anticipated forthcoming album, This Is Not An Island Anymore , released ... More >>

French For Rabbits The Overflow - Out Now

Friday, 12 November 2021, 7:55 am | The Label

New Zealand dream-pop luminaries French for Rabbits have dedicated nearly a decade to creating warmly detailed and expansive music together. Today they release their prophetic third LP The Overflow. The LP arrives via AAA records (NZ/AUS), Reckless ... More >>

Don McGlashan Releases 'Go Back In' + Adds New Show Date

Friday, 12 November 2021, 7:23 am | The Label

Today, Don McGlashan shares the second single, ‘ Go Back In’ , from his new album, Bright November Morning , out Friday, 25 February. A new tour kick-off date has been added for February 11th at Sherwood in Tāhuna/Queenstown as well as festival ... More >>

NZ's Yumi Zouma Share Video For New Single 'Mona Lisa'

Friday, 12 November 2021, 6:59 am | The Label

Photo credit: Nick Grennon New Zealand’s beloved alternative pop band Yumi Zouma today unveil their latest video for new sinlge ‘ Mona Lisa ’, out now on [PIAS] Australia . Mixed by Kenny Gilmore (Weyes Blood, Sudan Archives), ‘Mona Lisa’ ... More >>

NZ Indie Rockers Daffodils (Finally) Release New Music

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 8:04 am | The Label

Daffodils are one of those bands that everyone thinks they discovered first. Their debut EP, Boys , dropped in 2019 bc (before covid) and the future was bright. New Zealand’s best kept secret. Since the release of that EP it’s fair to say the ... More >>

MITSKI Announces New Album Laurel Hell + New Single & Video

Wednesday, 10 November 2021, 7:29 am | The Label

Mitski made her bold return last month, presenting ‘Working for the Knife ’. Today, Mitski announces Laurel Hell , her new album, out February 4th on Dead Oceans , and unveils a new single/video, ‘ The Only Heartbreaker .’ Laurel Hell is a ... More >>

Joan As Police Woman Announces Four NZ Shows In June 2022

Monday, 8 November 2021, 7:55 am | The Label

Influential New York musician Joan As Police Woman ( Joan Wasser ) returns to New Zealand in June 2022 - this time with her band, following her sold out solo tour around Aotearoa in 2019. Plus1, 95bFM and undertheradar proudly present Joan As Police ... More >>

NZ's MOUSEY Returns With Girl Power Anthem 'The Bench'

Friday, 5 November 2021, 7:51 am | The Label

Today, Christchurch singer and songwriter Mousey makes a fiery return with new girl power anthem, ‘ The Bench ’. The anticipated single release follows the success of her bewitching debut album Lemon Law , which earned a 2019 APRA Silver Scroll ... More >>

WOMAD 2022 World Of Words Line-Up Announcement

Monday, 1 November 2021, 8:15 am | The Label

18 - 20 March, 2022  Bowl of Brooklands and Brooklands Park New Plymouth, Taranaki Early bird tickets are on sale now HERE WOMAD NZ 2022 announces the full array of poets, authors and raconteurs for its World of Words programme that enfolds ... More >>