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...

MONTELL2099 ‘Possible’

This week’s Turn It Up local tune of the week comes from a young producer who’s been monopolising a whole lot of our attention in the past year. To call Montell2099 up and coming doesn’t feel right as he’s so ahead of his game. There are even reddit...

TROY SAMUELA ‘Ace’

Trust Troy Samuela to casually upload a track to soundcloud, simply captioned “been busy so here’s this for now” and rack up 25 thousand plays in just two weeks. ‘Ace’ features the tight horns, snares and cymbals of what sounds like the most fire marching band on earth. The...

LUKAN RAI$EY ‘Explanatory’

This week’s Tune Of The Week comes from 18 year old, Lukan Rai$ey, off his debut album ‘The $outhern Mixtape’. Lukan announced himself on the scene by smashing Redbull Studio’s 64 Bars, releasing his consequently eagerly awaited album and then stealing the spotlight at more than a few recent...

BROCKAFLOWER ‘Conversations’

Eclectic, soulful Wellington collective Brockoflower released a brand new single earlier this month and it’s already been getting a lot of love here at the station. ‘Conversations’ is the first single to go out off their eagerly awaited second studio album. If you can’t hang out for the...

BAILEY WILEY ‘Take It From Me’

There’s something about Bailey Wiley. If you’re yet to catch the voodoo, the first single to drop from the aptly titled upcoming EP, Still On My Mind, should get you hooked. ‘Take It From Me’ is released Friday 09 October via SoulForce Records and with this first track Wiley...

FAT FREDDY’S DROP ‘Razor’

Fat Freddy’s Drop have just dropped the 2nd single ‘Razor’ from the upcoming album BAYS. Following the worldwide success of ‘Blackbird’ in 2013, Fat Freddy’s Drop are back with BAYS, a 9-track LP recorded at the band’s Bays Studio in Kilbirnie, Wellington a former 1950s HMV vinyl pressing plant....

MERCY ‘For You’

Over the last couple of years Auckland producer Mercy (Josh Ruhen) has built a steady following of fans worldwide. His growing catalogue of release show a producer who has matured from his early drum & bass roots, and embraced a deeper, more spacious sound. Mercy is obviously at home in the...