Grayson Gilmour returns with second single ‘Blow Back’ - an immersive bed of lush strings and hocketing synths; a late-night (or early morning) love song, bodily motions abstracted. Pre-orders also available for his new album - OthernessRead More
An artist of rare calibre, Aldous Harding does more than sing; she conjures a singular intensity. Her body and face a weapon of theatre, Harding dances with steeled fervor, baring her teeth like a Bunraku puppet's gnashing grin. On 19 May, Aldous Harding’s album Party opens its doors to the world; the invitation finally open after many months on the waiting list.
Party (produced with the award-winning John Parish; PJ Harvey, Sparklehorse) is released in New Zealand on Flying Nun and elsewhere on global indie super-label 4AD (Grimes, Pixies, Cocteau Twins).Read More
Mermaidens are a three-piece outfit from Wellington, New Zealand, who are renowned for their intricate and unique songwriting, boldly raw but increasingly refined studio production, and a hypnotic live synergy that leaves audiences enchanted. Their sound offers a mesmerising dip into the realms of post-punk and psych, while the voices of Gussie Larkin and Lily West embrace warm harmonies and dreamy, hypnotic lyrics, entwined with dark and moody riff-based melodies, underpinned by Abe Hollingsworth's fluid and dynamic percussion. Their new album Perfect Body is due out on 4th of August via Flying Nun.
Listen to the single below.Read More
IMNZ is proud to announce the 2017 recipient of the ‘Independent Music NZ Classic Record’ award, which acknowledges Aotearoa’s rich history of making fine records that continue to inspire us and define who we are.
The judges have given the nod this year to The Clean – Boodle Boodle Boodle (Flying Nun Records, 1981) as one of Aotearoa’s classic records.Read More
On 19th May 2017, Aldous Harding releases her second album, Party. Following the recent single ‘Horizon’ – a lover’s call to arms which also features on her Flying Nun/4AD release – a new track and video goes online today., and pre-orders are available now.Read More
Out on 5th of May via Flying Nun, limited edition purple and blue vinyl available on pre-order now, or on Record Store Day (NZ only).
Flying Nun are pleased to announce that they will be releasing Still Bewitched, a double LP/CD/Digital reissue of 1980s New Zealand band Look Blue Go Purple, due out on 5 May. The compilation comprises their three EPs, Bewitched (1985), LBGPEP2 (1986) and This is This (1987), plus previously unreleased live tracks spanning their entire history.Read More