Kody Nielson second single, Ruban's Birthday from his forthcoming album Birthday Suiteis out today, and following in the pattern of releasing tracks on family and friends' birthdays it coincides with his brother Ruban's. Happy Birthday Ruban!
Grayson Gilmour's most recent album Otherness continues to grow as a multi-faceted body of work, with the albums moody penultimate track, Artery, pressed to a limited run of 7"s as part of Canadian independent label, Kingfisher Bluez, single club.
Kody Nielson has just unveiled the first single from his forthcoming album Birthday Suite. The single is called Bic’s Birthday. Appropriately, it is released on Bic Runga’s birthday, 13th of January. That's today. Happy Birthday Bic!
In addition to the album list below, we also have a special shout out to Street Chant who won the Taite Music Prize in April (for their 2016 album, Hauora), and also the Flying Nun Foundation which launched at the APRA Silver Scrolls in Dunedin.
We released eleven albums this year, with a mix of new and reissues. We’re honoured to be working with all these clever sorts and can't wait to show you all what we have installed for 2018!
Over a 15-year music career, Grayson Gilmour’s work has won him acclaim and audiences around the world. His signature fusion of a subtle pop sensibility and the inventive exploration of sonic detritus/ambience has seen Grayson build a dedicated fan base and admiration from music critics worldwide. And not just for his solo work - also his band So So Modern, and more recently, his compositions for film have commanded much attention.
After selling out a number of shows in Europe earlier this year, the humble songwriter and producer Fazerdaze (a.k.a Amelia Murray) returns home for her very first NZ headline tour! Beginning in Auckland on September 8 and quickly followed up in Wellington the very next night, these two shows will allow new fans to feel the full effect of the Wellington-born singer’s personal and spellbinding performances.