0800 ‘INSTANT STIMULATION’

This week’s Local Eye’s video is from Auckland based rap collective 0800, who have just dropped their second single, ‘Instant Simulation’, following their April release ‘Group Call’. A boost of adrenaline surging energy, ‘Instant Stimulation’ is a playful statement on instant gratification, self-fulfillment, and ego. Possessed with invigorating stamina, the...

Netsky ‘Mixed Emotions’ Feat. Montell2099

This week’s Local Eye’s is from Belgian DJ and honorary Kiwi, Netsky & NZ producer Montell2099 with their track ‘Mixed Emotions‘ which is taken from his album Second Nature due out on 30th October. After playing shows in NZ for the last 10 years and becoming a household name...

VILLETTE ‘Curious’

Award-winning singer, songwriter and producer Villette is back with a bang on her new single ‘Curious’ – the first track from her upcoming EP. The song was produced by Ben Malone and co-written with Max Gunn and Jono Boyle on a writing workshop in Auckland. Meanwhile, the video captures that all too familiar feeling of not...

MELODOWNZ ‘Fine’

This week’s Local Eye’s is the follow up to Melodownz explosive last single, ‘No Mercy’ featuring Denzel Curry. Melodwnz’s latest single ‘Fine’ is accompanied by his first official music video of the new decade. Arriving just in time to see out the Summer, ‘Fine’ is a cruisy poolside...

VAYNE ‘waitwait!’

This week’s Local Eyes Video is ‘waitwait’ from Vayne. This debut music video from the Hamilton/Auckland rapper is directed by Connor Pritchard. This dream-like colourful trip in Vayne’s universe is Produced by Saya. She began collaborating with local artists and producers – creating the likes of waitwait! and the raw, self-produced YUCK – uploading...

MELODOWNZ – Peace $igns, Gang $igns

Even though we featured MELODOWNZ‘s “Peace $igns Gang $igns” as our Turn It Up: Local Tune Of The Week only a couple of week’s back, the outstanding video deserves it’s very own spotlight.   This week’s local eyes is directed and edited by Jordan Cherrington with VFX by 10Daniel16 & Connor Pritchard. The...

IllBAZ, MELODOWNZ, RAIZA BIZA ‘Live Stream’ feat. TEEKS

Aotearoa hip-hop stars IllBaz, MELODOWNZ and Raiza Biza have joined forces for this week’s Local eyes, a new project called High Beams. The seven track project is due out in July, but the first single from the collective was shared on Friday. ‘Live Stream‘ featuring Taite-nominated soul artist TEEKS is a politically-charged track with a video directed by Connor Pritchard. The...

SWIDT ‘Alfred & Church’

This week’s LOCAL EYES video is the latest from Onehunga’s SWIDT, with ‘Alfred & Church’. The track was produced by Tae Beast of Top Dawg Entertainment and the video directed by Serra G along with Connor Pritchard who also shot and edited the footage. Find out more about SWIDT: WWW| SOUNDCLOUD | FACEBOOK | TWITTER |...