Talking Points: YOKO-ZUNA ‘Luminols’ with LAUGHTON KORA

           TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: January 2017 Guest reviewer: Laughton Kora Featured release: YOKO-ZUNA “Luminols” Released: 2016 https://yoko-zuna.bandcamp.com/album/… Featured track #1: ORCHARD ST feat. Tom Scott Featured track #2: YES feat....

ELECTRIC WIRE HUSTLE ‘Go Slow’

Electric Wire Hustle have just released ‘Go Slow‘, a taste of upcoming album The 11th Sky. A track which walks into the genre-fog amongst drum machines, synthesizers and Mara TK‘s distinctive voice, the track sets the scene for the sound of The 11th Sky – surreal storytelling and a David...

YOKO-ZUNA ‘ ‘Yes ft. HEAVY & LARZRANDA’

Recorded at Auckland’s Red Bull Studios, Yoko-Zuna‘s second EP Luminols was released at the end of May through Loop. The 5-track EP shows a varied sound from Yoko-Zuna, and a band which have become incredibly comfortable in their own skin. Ranging from the pulsating electronic sounds of ‘Lightning Sabres’ to the brooding...

BAILEY WILEY ‘Dos Fuegos’

After months of refining and perfecting, Bailey Wiley has released her new EP, S.O.M.M., further showcasing one of NZ’s finest musical talents. With the seeds planted in Berlin, and further grown at home in Auckland, S.O.M.M., aka Still On My Mind is the sound of an artist pushing the...

EVENT: Loop Sessions – Bailey Wiley & A Girl Named Mo (23rd April)

This Saturday 23rd of April, Loop Sessions – Live At Lot23 will showcase two of the freshest artists who are putting their own stamp on the neo-soul sound – Bailey Wiley and A Girl Named Mo. Bailey Wiley will celebrate the release of her much anticipated ‘Still On My...

EVENT: Base FM presents Yoko-Zuna @ Neck Of The Woods

Base FM presents Yoko-Zuna in a two week live series: YOKOTOBER Part 1: October 8 | Part 2: October 15 Neck Of The Woods (155 Karangahape Rd) The month of October is set to be reverse power-slammed by bass-fuelled electronic hip-hop quartet – Yoko-Zuna. With their first album This...

ELECTRIC WIRE HUSTLE ‘Aeons’

“Somewhere between the world at large and paradise is this EP of five songs; short stories against a backdrop of experimental music. Whatever you think of it, I promise you, if nothing else it will take you on journey…” – Mara TK. Electric Wire Hustle are proud to...

ISAAC AESILI ft. IVA LAMKUM ‘Chemistry’

The first of a series of collaborations set to lace Isaac Aesili‘s 2nd solo album due in 2015. ‘Chemistry’ is a new synthstrumental instrumental collaboration between soul vocalist Iva Lamkum and producer Isaac Aesili that brings dancefloor rhythmic madness together with synth funk and the sultry R&B vocals of Iva Lamkum....