Pharrel Williams has slammed a music record that has stood since 1978 in New Zealand. His infectious song ‘Happy’ has become the longest running number one single.
The record had been held by Boney M for the double-sided single 'Rivers Of... Continue reading »
Posted 20 March 2014
by Gold FM
Media Release: Nicole Thomas - Warner Music
John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant came together in 1968 as Led Zeppelin. Over the next decade, the band would become one of the most influential, innovative and successful groups in modern music, selling more than 300 million... Continue reading »
Posted 13 March 2014
by Gold FM
Media Release: Universal Music New Zealand
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Elton John’s seminal 1973 breakthrough album, has been remastered and will be reissued on 2CD, limited-edition yellow vinyl, and in a box set featuring recording of ‘Live At Hammersmith 1973’ on CD, a DVD of Bryan Forbes’... Continue reading »
RECORD STORE DAY 2014 brings a very special limited David Bowie release, a 7" picture disc of ‘Rock 'N' Roll Suicide’.
2014 sees the 40th anniversary of ‘Rock 'N' Roll Suicide’.
It was released as a single on April 12, 1974,... Continue reading »
Posted 10 March 2014
by Gold FM
Media Release: Casey Angland - PEAD.PR
Today marks exactly 12 months since Royals, the smash hit penned and sung by an Auckland school girl climbed to the top of the NZ Top 40 Singles Chart on debut. The intervening year has seen the North Shore teen rise from internet sensation to... Continue reading »
Kiwi teenager Lorde has continued her meteoric rise to ‘famedom’ by taking out Best International Female Solo Artist at the Brit Awards.
The 17 year old pipped international superstars Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Pink to the prized top spot.... Continue reading »
He doesn't worry about calling Sir Paul McCartney 'Sir' because the Beatles legend considers Howie Casey a mate from way back.
Who is Howie Casey?
The saxophinist extraordinaire who picked up his 'sax' as a 17 year old has a... Continue reading »
Rock legend DAVID BOWIE has shown his support for teen artist LORDE, hailing her as the future of music.
The 17-year-old New Zealander has been lauded by critics and pop fans alike since she was catapulted to fame last year following the release of... Continue reading »
Shapeshifter are hitting the summer tour circuit fresh off the back of taking home the Best Group and Best Electronica Album Tuis at this year’s Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards for their highly successful, fearlessly experimental 5th studio album... Continue reading »