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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Leonard Cohen's son Adam shared his feelings as he buried his father.
He posted a message on social media telling the world his dad had been buried:
My sister and I just buried my father in Montreal. With only immediate family and a few... Continue reading »
Freddy Mercury would have turned 70 years old on September the 4th.
The supernova star has long since departed for heaven but would surely have been over the moon to learn about his astronomical namesake.
Who better to break the stellar news about... Continue reading »
Sad, sad, sad to hear Prince has passed.
BIG respect to Prince, AKA: Jamie Starr, Christopher Alexander Nevermind, The Purple One, Joey Coco, The Artist Formely Known As Prince, TAFKAP.
Master of Funk, R&B, Rock, Pop, New Wave, Synth Pop,... Continue reading »