In 1999, singer and songwriter Hinewehi Mohi stood in front of 70,000 people at a sold-out Rugby World Cup quarter final in Twickenham and sang the words: “E Ihowā Atua…” All she had wanted to do when she chose to sing the national anthem in Te Reo... Continue reading »
New Zealand’s favourite musical collective, Fly My Pretties, are set to release The Studio Recordings Part One this October. With a rich history as a live act, this album represents the first studio recordings in their 15 year history, and presents... Continue reading »
We've followed the rise and rise of the de Jong Brothers and Ethan Trembath, AKA Alien Weaponry, ever since Yetta, the mum of the de Jong boys, first called into Gold FM to tell us about her sons band and their unique brand of music when they... Continue reading »
Gary Harvey is an iconic New Zealand musician who’s been around the scene for decades.
He’s performing at the Waikino Hotel tonight, and Brian Gentil caught up with him to talk about his career and what he’s currently working on.
Gary turned... Continue reading »
Amir Yussof is a singer songwriter who has produced three albums.
Of Malay-Swiss parentage, he currently lives in our neck of the woods, Waikino, where he's settling into a Kiwi lifestyle that couldn't be more different from his music... Continue reading »
Neil Young will release TUSCALOOSA, from his ongoing live archival series, on June 7.
The previously unreleased, 11-track recording features Neil Young with The Stray Gators recorded live at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa on February 5th,... Continue reading »
Bruce Springsteen’s first new studio album in five years takes his music to a new place, drawing inspiration in part from the Southern California pop records of the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. The album was recorded primarily at Springsteen’s home... Continue reading »
Posted 10 April 2019
by Gold FM
in New Zealand Music
Media Release: National Jazz Festival
The 42nd National Youth Jazz Competition held at Baycourt Community and Arts Centre on Friday 5 April and Saturday 6 April featured the most competitors in its 42-year history says National Youth Jazz Competition Director Liam Ryan.
“We had a record... Continue reading »
Posted 31 January 2019
by Gold FM
Media Release: Apple Corps Ltd./WingNut Films Ltd
Apple Corps Ltd. and WingNut Films Ltd. are proud to announce an exciting new collaboration between The Beatles and the acclaimed Academy Award winning director Sir Peter Jackson. The new film will be based around 55 hours of never-released footage... Continue reading »
Rock ‘n’ roll raconteur Jon Toogood unplugs the Marshall stacks and dusts off his acoustic guitar for a show at Waihi Beach on February 10.
2018 has been a loud one for Toogood, between recording, releasing and touring critic and fan-favourite album... Continue reading »
With the end of one year and the dawning of another Brian Gentil had the great pleasure of catching up with singer/songwriter Shona Laing for a chat about music, what has inspired her and life in general.
Listen in to our podcast to hear her... Continue reading »
Posted 27 October 2018
by Gold FM
Media Release: Yep Roc Records
Yep Roc Records has confirmed the passing of legendary 75 year old singer-songwriter Tony Joe White on their website saying...
"It is with deep respect and admiration that we announce the passing of legendary singer-songwriter Tony Joe... Continue reading »
RCA/Legacy Recordings – a division of Sony Music Entertainment – will release a new Elvis Presleyalbum titled ELVIS PRESLEY – WHERE NO ONE STANDS ALONE. The record celebrates the artist'severlasting love of gospel music and is set to be... Continue reading »
It's always a huge pleasure to speak with Shona Laing so when she got in touch to ask if we'd heard the remake of her (Glad I'm) Not a Kennedy hit we couldn't resist the opportunity to get her into the studio for a chat about it.... Continue reading »
New Zealand singer-songwriter Gin Wigmore has released her highly anticipated fourth studio album titled, Ivory. Featuring singles “Hallow Fate,” “Beatnik Trip,” “Dirty Mercy”, “Cabrona” and “Girl Gang”, the release succeeds news of her US tour... Continue reading »
Experience Hendrix and Legacy Recordings, the catalogue division of Sony Music Entertainment, have proudly released BOTH SIDES OF THE SKY, a dynamic new Jimi Hendrix album featuring 13 studio recordings made between 1968 and 1970 – 10 of which have... Continue reading »
New Zealand’s ‘Te Reo Metal’ sensations, Alien Weaponry, have signed an international deal with Napalm Records in Europe, which will see their debut album marketed and sold worldwide.
The deal comes in the wake of the band signing with German based... Continue reading »
Midge Marsden called in for a chat about his music. It's worth a listen.
It was our very great pleasure to welcome Midge Marsden into the Gold FM studio this morning. Midge rose early and drove down from Auckland to talk about his music.... Continue reading »
The Rolling Stones – On Air will be released via Polydor Records on CD, double CD deluxe edition, heavy-weight vinyl and special limited-edition coloured vinyl, on 1 December.
On Air offers a glimpse into the early days of The Rolling Stones a few... Continue reading »
Tom Petty died on Monday night - after inaccurate news of his death was released online upsetting his family and friends who were at his bedside.
On Sunday, Petty was found unconscious, not breathing and in full cardiac arrest at his Malibu home,... Continue reading »