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 »
Dave Dobbyn has released his classic Kiwi anthem Welcome Home in te Reo to celebrate Māori Language Week (Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori).
The 60 year old singer said he wrote the song in 2005 after watching anti racism marches in Christchurch. He... Continue reading »
It was our pleasure to welcome Kristian Lund and Mikayla Wiltshire to Gold FM this morning.
Kristian is passionate about music and already has a large catalogue of songs he has written, sung and self-produced. Seventeen year old Kristian has just... Continue reading »
News of Glen Campbell’s death got us thinking and talking about the power of music today.
After being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2011 Glen Campbell bravely used his own difficult experience to put a public face on the cruelly degenerative... Continue reading »
Posted 1 August 2017
by Gold FM
in New Releases and Legend
Media Release: Universal Music New Zealand
Mick Jagger is doing a state of the nation address – via two brand new tracks rush released this week. The songs, 'Gotta Get A Grip' and ‘England Lost' were urgent responses to what he calls ‘confusion and frustration with the times... Continue reading »
New Zealand thrash metal band Alien Weaponry just entered its second week at the top of the Spotify NZ Viral 50 Music Chart with it’s song Rū Ana Te Whenua. Spotify is the world’s largest online music distributor and it’s “Viral 50” chart measures... Continue reading »
Out this Friday on limited edition double LP and digitally is the remastered inside a quiet mind from micronism.
Stepping through deep house, glitch and techno, and originally made across bedrooms in Auckland and Brisbane, inside a quiet mind isn’t... Continue reading »
Big celebrations are planned to mark the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band album.
One week before its official release, the 50th anniversary edition box set of the Beatles "Sgt. Pepper” already ranks at number... Continue reading »
Roger waters, the creative power and songwriting force behind PINK FLOYD, announces his first rock album in 25 years, Is This The Life We Really Want?. The album will be available for pre-order April 22 and released globally on Friday, June 2 via... Continue reading »
Multiple Grammy and BRIT Award-winning international mega-star, Ed Sheeran, has kicked-off music in 2017, unveiling TWO brand new singles - ’Castle on the Hill’ and ’Shape Of You’
Ed Sheeran's two comeback singles – ‘Castle on the... Continue reading »
Blues-roots fans are in for a treat if they head to the Waihi Beach Hotel tonight. Swamp Thing, a two-man blues-roots juggernaut is rocking the house from 9 pm.
Brian Gentil caught up with Michael Barker, formerly of John Butler Trio, to talk about... Continue reading »
The Waihi Beach Hotel Summer Festival is underway with an emphasis on keeping it real by promoting bands with a feel good vibe. The feel good continues tonight with the Narcs bringing classic eighties kiwi hits to the stage tonight!
Brian Gentil... Continue reading »
The Waihi Beach Hotel is synonymous with live music over summer and this year is no exception, with 45 live performances scheduled across 15 days kicking off on Christmas Eve.
The Summer Festival will feature top New Zealand acts including Drax... Continue reading »
Posted 6 December 2016
by Nicole Thomas
in Concerts and Legend
Media Release: NikNak Media
The UK’s most successful reggae band, UB40, is returning to New Zealand in November 2017, playing all their hits and more!
Spearheading the global reggae revival throughout the 80s and 90s, UB40 became a household name with smash tunes like ‘Red Red... Continue reading »