Fat Freddy’s Drop launched BAYS, a 9 track boil up heralding a fresh chapter in Freddys fantastic voyages, to a packed house at the Auckland Town Hall on Saturday, October the 24th.
Bays opens with the slow burn funk of ‘Wairunga Blues’... Continue reading »
It was great to catch up with Sarah Spicer in the Gold FM studio this morning. Sarah has had a whirlwind year and said she has lots of opportunities on the horizon.
She has been busy touring and has even managed to record an album of new tracks.... Continue reading »
Gold FM’s feature band for October is Surrey Boudit from Auckland. This group of musicians share a passion for ‘Mojo heavy’ sounds of the 60s, R&B Blues & Jamaican Ska & Rocksteady.
Check out the interview and track 'Tek My... Continue reading »
Warner Music NZ has announced the signing of a Licence deal with Soundsmith Records and Hollie Smith.
“We are very excited to welcome Hollie to our Music family” Says WMNZ’s General Manager, Phil Howling. “Hollie is an incredible talent and we are... Continue reading »
Since the release of her second album, THE GOLDEN ECHO, (August 2014), which The Guardian called “A masterclass of sheer pop joy” in their 4-star appraisal, New Zealand born proto-pop star Kimbra has kept busy grinding out multiple sold-out North... Continue reading »
Graham Philip Brazier (6 May 1952 – 4 September 2015) - First, Foremost and Always He Was a Songwriter
Graham Brazier, the charismatic front man of Kiwi rock institution Hello Sailor has died.
The 63 year old suffered a heart attack while holidaying... Continue reading »
Liam Finn has released an hilarious new video of him and his dad Neil Finn wrestling in their undies.
The video is for the track, ‘Wrestling with Dad’ which is on The Nihilist, an album the younger Finn released last year.
The video was shot by... Continue reading »
Waihi musicians are coming together to raise money for the people of Nepal and Vanuatu.
The recent natural disasters in these countries have caused widespread devastation and tragedy for thousands of people and they desperately need help.
Called... Continue reading »
Posted 24 April 2015
by Gold FM
in New Zealand Music
Media Release: Nicole Thomas - Warner Music
After returning from their Europe tour with Black Veil Brides, Kiwi hard rockers Like A Storm’s latest single, ‘Wish You Hell’, just hit #17 on US Hard Rock Radio - making it the first Kiwi song in history to break the Top 20.
Like A Storm is now... Continue reading »
After being put out of her comfort zone by having a song chosen for her to perform in the X Factor show on Sunday night, Sarah Spicer’s friends and fans came through for her and got busy texting to make sure she gets to stay in the controversial... Continue reading »
Posted 21 July 2014
by Gold FM
in New Zealand Music
Media Release: Sony Music New Zealand
STAN WALKER, along with friends and fellow kiwi artists MAISEY RIKA, RIA HALL and TROY KINGI have taken on a challenge to get a Maori song to #1 on the NZ TOP 40 SINGLES CHART, it has been 30 years since a Maori language track held this chart... Continue reading »
Brian Gentil spoke to Marty Bryant from 'The Heart of Katherine' today.
Marty looks after vocals and piano in a musical project that he started in 2012.
The Heart of Katherine's name was inspired by a busker Marty met who was singing... Continue reading »