Welcome to Flying Nun News. Here you will find interesting music news. Not just about the record label Flying Nun, but also other Aotearoa New Zealand artists, topics and people who we like and think are interesting. Please read on.
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.
Gareth Shute investigates four new record labels that have emerged over the past five years - Noa, Garbage, Sunreturn, and trace/untrace - and discovers the different approaches they are taking to pushing their artists out into the world.
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
"Out Of The Pit is named after a ratty old Fighting Fantasy book I own describing monsters you might encounter in a dungeon + La Brea Tar Pits in LA." We took the time to ask Power Nap a few questions about his music. Read and listen below.
Reuben Samuel Winter's posthumous album III took out four awards on the night, including the number one spot for the whole year's Top 10 for his song 'Crit +'
It has been forced into an agonising string of postponements, like many live events. Hopefully the wait is coming to an end with a new date and updated line-up announced
Too Zooma is the first single from the band's forthcoming debut album, Entertainment. Recorded by gifted engineer and producer De Stevens (Marlin’s Dreaming) at Otago University’s Te Korokoro o te Tūī and trace / untrace records HQ in North East Valley, Ōtepoti/Dunedin
Our Newtown neighbours, DARTZ - the band from Wellington, New Zealand - have today released a new music video for their 2021 hi-octane single Toyota Corolla.
Accompanying the announcement is a new video for single In the Eyes of Our Love; the first in a trilogy of videos for Yumi Zouma’s upcoming singles helmed by director Alex Ross Perry
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