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MANALION ‘Back In The Day’

When 3 kiwis who grew up in the coastal areas of The Bay Of islands, The Bay Of Plenty and Hawkes Bay moved across the ditch to Australia, it’s no surprise that they would settle in the sunny climes of Sydney’s north shore beach suburb of Manly. The...

@PEACE ‘Where I Come From’

@PEACE seem to re-invent themselves with each new release. The musical progression from their self-titled debut to the follow up ‘Girl Songs EP’ was a natural one, with the beats more subtle and each track rich in texture. This progression was even more pronounced with this years album ‘@Peace...

There’s no place like Splore: lineup announcement

Splore is welcoming Trinity Roots to the 2015 festival staged at Tapapkanga Park on 20-22 February 2015. After last playing the festival in 2004 at the Waharau site Trinity Roots will make a welcome return.  Recognised as the iconic “Home, Land and Sea” group, Trinity Roots also fits...

Raggamuffin

Raggamuffin VIII takes place on Saturday 13 December outdoors at The Trusts Arena in Henderson, Auckland. The one day festival is headlined by British reggae royalty UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro & Mickey Virtue with iconic hip hop acts Cypress Hill and Ice Cube. The line-up also includes...

GALLERY: Base FM @ Real Groovy

Starting the celebrations early on Saturday 6th September, 10 Base FM DJs took over the musical selections instore at Real Groovy. The day started at 9am and went through til 7pm: 10 DJs, 10 hours of music, 10 years of Base FM. When Base FM first started in 2004, Real Groovy was...

ELECTRIC WIRE HUSTLE ‘Look In The Sky’

After an agonisingly long wait, Electric Wire Hustle have finally delivered the 2nd studio album ‘Love Can Prevail’. The 5 years since the release of their self-titled debut album has seen changes within the line up, live shows and festival appearances around the world, and various incarnations of the...

KING KAPISI & KING BRITT ‘Welcome Back’

Over the last few years King Kapisi his dropped quality single after quality single, working towards the release of the forthcoming album ‘Hip Hop Lives Here‘. Kapisi comes correct once again with another international collaboration: this time with Philadelphia-based DJ/producer King Britt who was the tour DJ for...

Northern Bass 2nd Announcement

Fuzen Entertainment is proud to announce the second phase of artists that will take to the Northern Bass stages in Mangawhai this summer, and with a strong and diverse selection of performers already on the line-up, this New Years Eve event will change the game. ANNOUNCING: Goldie # Hudson Mohawke # Ghostface Killah # Krafty...

Watercolours to represent NZ @ the Red Bull Music Academy 2014 in Tokyo

After many late nights and countless discussions, the Red Bull Music Academy jury has selected 60 music makers to represent 34 countries, who will gather in Tokyo in autumn for this year’s prestigious Red Bull Music Academy edition. Watercolours, otherwise known as Auckland’s Chelsea Metcalf, will represent New Zealand and attend workshops in...

EXHIBITION: Entangled Islands: Samoa, New Zealand and the First World War

AUCKLAND MUSEUM 19 JUNE 2014 – 1 FEBRUARY 2015 SAINSBURY HORROCKS GALLERY FREE with Museum Entry.’ www.aucklandmuseum.com ‘Entangled Islands’ is the first in a series of exhibitions about the New Zealand war experience over the coming years of the centenary. On 29 August 1914, only three weeks after...

SPLORE 2015: a little taste of what’s to come

Just seven months from another magical installment of your favourite summer festival, Splore 2015 is taking shape and they’re super stoked to be able to start telling you all about it. The Splore team are working on a heady brew of eclectic artists for 2015. Their policy is to try and secure the acts that they...

EVENT: Soulfest – Sunday 26th October

I|E|G and Ginnen Group are thrilled to announce Soulfest,New Zealand’s first ever Neo-Soul, Jazz and Hip-Hop Festival. This unique Music and Cultural Festival is a celebration of some of the world’s finest contemporary Neo-Soul, Jazz and Hip-Hop Artists. Auckland’s iconic Western Springs Stadium will host this event in a...

ROSADUB ft. RAIZA BIZA ‘My Medicine’

RosaDub is a singer/songwriter originally from Christchurch, now residing in Auckland. Her voice can best be described as ethereal with a gritty edge, and her sound as dubbed out electro beats, mixed with emotive, down tempo vibes. ‘My Medicine’ is a collaboration featuring RosaDub (vocals), Raiza Biza (rhymes...

TRUTH ft. FLOWDAN ‘Madman’

Legendary duo Truth, exhibit their full musical versatility and mastery on their delicious new 14-track album, “Hollow World”, available on Firepower Records. The infamous New ZealandersAndre Fernandez and Tristan Roake, aka Truth, have been championed as leaders in the scene years ago, with their one of a kind production and DJ sets which have massed them worldwide praise...