After dropping five singles featuring an A-list of Kiwi vocal talent including SWIDT, MELODOWNZ and JessB, Auckland's dynamic electronic hip-hop four-piece Yoko-Zuna release their sophomore LP Voyager. Out today on limited edition double LP and on digital platforms, Voyager is a sixteen track epic that features the in-album magic of the live P-Money collaboration 'The Lovecraft Mixtape', and as-yet unheard tracks with Ladi6 and Noah Slee.
With swimming season just around the corner, it's time for a brand new track from Auckland's BEACHWARE, who share the flirty indie tune for a summer's afternoon 'Respite'.
Leading up to the release of their new album Voyager, Yoko-Zuna release another taste of the sound of the record. Featuring vocals from frequent collaborator MELODOWNZ, ‘Take Me To Your Leader’ shows the darker side to the album.Read More
MELODOWNZ reveals the struggle between the two sides of his personality in the effects-laden video for ‘Peace $igns Gang $igns’, released today.Read More
MELODOWNZ is one of the most in-demand artists in New Zealand music - whether it’s lending his voice to tracks by the likes of SWIDT, JessB or LatinAotearoa, taking the stage at major festivals, or as one third of the five star project HIGH BEAMS. Now, fresh from road testing his new music on the road with SWIDT, MELODOWNZ shares ‘Peace $igns Gang $igns’, the first single from his forthcoming double EP MELO & BLUES released on 23 November by his own label Liightside and distributed by DRM.Read More
Auckland's electronic hip-hop marvels Yoko-Zuna share the video for their bass-synth driven single 'Energy' featuring the vocal talents of JessB and Bobandii.Read More
After shooting the video for the album's first release ‘Body’ in Palm Springs, it was time for something different, so HIGH HØØPS aka Jordan Arts created the video for new single'Madly' all by himself in the not-so-lush surrounds of a Royal Oak car park. The decision to go DIY shouldn't be a surprise from Arts - he wrote, produced and played every instrument on his forthcoming record Seasons On Planet Earth, and he's a director and cinematographer by day.Read More
Friday, 7 September 2018-- HIGH HØØPS aka Jordan Arts teases the release of his debut solo record Seasons On Planet Earth with the release of romantic trip-hop R&B ballad 'Blue Eyes'.Read More
Jordan Arts signals the change in seasons and ups the ante with new track ‘Steady Rolling’ and announcing the title and release date for his debut solo album under the moniker HIGH HØØPS. Seasons On Planet Earth will be released on Friday 21 September on A Label Called Success.Read More
'Call Me', The latest track by Wellington electro-pop singer and producer Josie Moon made last week's New Music Friday playlists from Spotify Australia/NZ and Japan and influential UK blogger Popjustice, as well as getting picked up by local pop radio and blogs. Now she shares the moody and cinematic video for the track, by local director Taylor Mansfield and filmed at the iconic location of Chateau Tongariro.Read More
Following the release of the Hot 20 single ‘After Hours’, independent Wellington songwriter and producer Josie Moon shares nostalgia-tinged electro-pop ballad ‘Call Me’, ahead of her forthcoming Rose Tinted EP release. Distributed by DRM, Rose Tinted is out on digital platforms out on Friday 31 August, coinciding with Moon's debut Auckland live performance at The Others Way festival.Read More
Tom Scott shares the video for 'Years Gone By', the powerful first track from his Avantdale Bowling Club project. Created by writer and director Arty Papageorgiou, the video was shot inside the construction zone that is Auckland’s St. James Theatre and features three generations of Scott men.Read More
Neil & Liam Finn have revealed two tracks that showcase the varied intricacies from their forthcoming collaborative album, Lightsleeper. ‘Ghosts’ & ‘Hold Her Close’ are available now, and as an instant gift when you pre-order Lightsleeper (out August 24 on Inertia Music / [PIAS]Read More
Master storyteller Tom Scott (Home Brew, @Peace, Young, Gifted and Broke) documents a period of personal transformation in his new project Avantdale Bowling Club, with the full album of the same name dropping in just two weeks time.Read More
IllBaz, MELODOWNZ and Raiza Biza have garnered critical praise from media, their peers and music lovers with the release of their collaborative project High Beams. Now the trio share a brand new video for the latest single from High Beams, 'Red Wine' featuring vocals by High Høøps.
It's just four weeks since IllBaz, MELODOWNZ and Raiza Biza announced their first collaborative project High Beams with the release of their hard hitting track 'Live Stream' featuring TEEKS. Two weeks later they dropped the heavier rap track 'OUTCHEA' featuring Dirty, and today the trio show their ability to change up the mood and the pace, with a stunning third single 'Red Wine' featuring vocals by High Høøps.Read More
IllBaz, MELODOWNZ and Raiza Biza share 'OUTCHEA' feat. Dirty, the second track from their forthcoming project High Beams, out on 20 July.Read More
Following the announce of their first album together, Neil Finn and Liam Finn have revealed a tribute to Greek mythology and a visual accompaniment for their lead single ‘Back To Life’. Shot in Los Angeles and directed by Kristofski, the video follows the Lightsleeper and Finn family musical ethos of creating with friends and family;Read More