Phil Rudd has been named one of the best rock drummers of all time by Rolling Stome magazine.
While Phil Rudd welcomed the ranking as good news he graciously played it down saying, “There are a lot of drummers around.”
Credited with influencing a... Continue reading »
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... Continue reading »
In the wake of the monumental anti-TPPA protests and the advent of Waitangi Day, award-winning, multi-platinum artist and producer Tiki Taane returns with a poignant new song that celebrates hometown New Zealand.
Penned in appreciation of the... Continue reading »
The ever elegant Thin White Duke took his leave of this mortal coil surrounded by loving family and his death has come as a complete surprise to the rest of the world.
David Bowie released his last album, ‘Black Star’ on his 69th birthday, just two... Continue reading »
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 »
Posted 27 November 2015, 10:35 am
by Gold FM
in New Releases
Natalie Isaacs, founder of Australian women's climate movement 1 Million Women, was facing a dilemma. The former cosmetics entrepreneur turned climate activist had embraced the suggestion of collaborator Andreas Smetana, that it would be an... Continue reading »
Topping off a sensationally eventful year both at home and internationally, Nelson born brother-sister duo Broods has taken home four Tuis from this year’s 50th annual Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards.
The pair collected Tuis for the Mentos Album... Continue reading »
Posted 9 November 2015, 12:42 pm
by Gold FM
in New Releases
Media Release: Marty Jones - Warner Music
Coldplay have announced the global release of their seventh album, A Head Full of Dreams, out via Parlophone Records on Friday, December 4.
It is preceded by the single, ‘Adventure Of A Lifetime’, which is available now.
The album, recorded in... Continue reading »
Adele is back and her new single Hello has roared up the charts making it the first single to sell 1 million copies in the US in a single day.
Adele is set to release her first album in nearly five years on November 20 and music pundits are already... 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 »
On Friday October 23rd, Ed Sheerhan fans are invited to a special cinema event which will be beamed via satellite live from London’s Leicester Square.
This special cinema event, including red carpet highlights is an exclusive performance from Ed and... Continue reading »
Multi-platinum, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Seal has announced the release of a brand-new studio album, entitled 7, on November 6.
On 7, Seal explores love and all of its implications, idiosyncrasies, and intricacies - subject matter he began... 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 »
In 1971, David Bowie performed for the first time at what was then known as the ‘Glastonbury Fair’. Today in 2015 as the Glastonbury Festival approaches once more Parlophone Records has announced DAVID BOWIE FIVE YEARS 1969 – 1973, the first in a... Continue reading »
DIDN’T HE RAMBLE, the second solo outing from acclaimed singer songwriter Glen Hansard, will be released September 18 via Anti-Records. The new album is his first in over three years and follows 2012’s solo debut Rhythm & Repose, which Billboard... Continue reading »
Multi-Platinum artists Duran Duran will release their 14th studio album, PAPER GODS on September 11 through Warner Bros. Records.
Singer Simon Le Bon, keyboardist Nick Rhodes, bassist John Taylor, and drummer Roger Taylor recorded the album in... 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 »