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Alien Weaponry

Posted 5 May 2016 by Gold FM in New Zealand Music

Gold FM is acknowledging NZ Music Month by paying attention to Alien Weaponry and featuring them this month. Hailing from Northland, Alien Weaponry are a three piece hardcore thrash metal band with an average age of 14 are set to take the New...
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Hollie Smith

Hollie Smith Releases 'Water Or Gold'

Posted 12 February 2016 by Gold FM in New Zealand Music and New Releases
Media Release: Warner Music NZ - Georgia McNaught

Warner Music New Zealand has announced the release of Hollie Smith’s third solo album WATER OR GOLD, out April 1st 2016. Undoubtedly one of Aotearoa’s strongest voices, Hollie Smith emerged in the late 1990s, working with the likes of Fat Freddy’s...
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Fat Freddys Drop

Fat Freddy's Drops 'Bays'

Posted 6 January 2016 by Gold FM in New Zealand Music and New Releases

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’...
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Surrey Boudit

Feature Band: Surrey Boudit

Posted 30 September 2015 by Gold FM in New Zealand Music

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...
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Graham Brazier

Graham Philip Brazier - R.I.P

Posted 5 September 2015 by Gold FM in New Zealand Music

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...
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Liam & Neil Finn

Liam Finn Wrestles with Dad

Posted 24 June 2015 by Gold FM in New Zealand Music

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...
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Musician Shows Music

Music For Life!

Posted 20 May 2015 by Gold FM in Concerts and New Zealand Music

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...
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Kiwi Rockers Make History in US

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...
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Xing and Texting Fingers For Sarah

Posted 16 March 2015 by Gold FM in New Zealand Music

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...
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Stan Walker

Stan Walker Takes On A Challenge

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...
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Heart Of Katherine

The Heart of Katherine

Posted 7 July 2014 by Gold FM in New Zealand Music

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...
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