New Zealand Music Features — Solomon Powell

ADAM HATTAWAY AND THE HAUNTERS - FINDING ONE'S VOICE AMONGST NEW ZEALAND'S AMERICANA

ADAM HATTAWAY AND THE HAUNTERS - FINDING ONE'S VOICE AMONGST NEW ZEALAND'S AMERICANA

Adam, of Adam Hattaway and the Haunters fame, found his voice from the seeds of a lifelong love of a music birthed thousands of miles from his home. Solomon Powell sat down with the man himself, after he and the Haunters performed for Flying Nun’s ‘What Was That Thing?’ series, to learn about this journey.

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FRENCH FOR RABBITS - NATURE, JAZZ, AND THE SOUNDS OF NEW ZEALAND

FRENCH FOR RABBITS - NATURE, JAZZ, AND THE SOUNDS OF NEW ZEALAND

Solomon Powell sat down with French for Rabbits to discuss their new album, The Overflow. Marking their tenth year of their existence, this release finds the band reflecting on the importance of nature in their music, the influence of jazz and what it means to sound like New Zealand. 

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SOLO ONO - THE ART OF NEVER BREAKING UP

SOLO ONO - THE ART OF NEVER BREAKING UP

Solo Ono is a band that has been together for ten years. Through productive periods, dormant periods, and free samples of alcohol, the band stays active; including releasing their latest EP, Lavender, this week. They recently performed for our What Was That Thing? series and Solomon Powell spoke with them about their music and staying together so long

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TERROR OF THE DEEP - NOT JUST ANY NEW ZEALAND BAND WITH A GUITAR

TERROR OF THE DEEP - NOT JUST ANY NEW ZEALAND BAND WITH A GUITAR

Since forming in 2008, Terror Of The Deep have attracted a following overseas, notably in the United States and Australia, but have remained relatively unknown in their homeland. They sat down with Solomon Powell after their What Was That Thing? performance for a chat about process, overseas popularity and being compared to 80s Flying Nun bands. 

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