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.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced us apart and led us to connect through our screens. As much as social media claims to bring people together, we all know it's no replacement for the real McCoy. Being together in the same room is one thing, but the Slow Note Festival, taking place in Wellington later this month, elevates the ethos of connection to another level. Callum Campbell spoke to organiser Josh Finegan about how they foster connection through the event and mitigate the threat of being shutdown at a moment's notice.
After years of writing and touring with The Phoenix Foundation and scoring films, Luke Buda found himself with time and some old solo records he loathed to listen to. Solomon Powell sat down with Luke Buda shortly after his What Was That Thing? performance in the Flying Nun shop to discuss Buda's new record, Buda.
As part of the great Goin' Live With Chabs and Milky tour of Aotearoa recently completed, we got Milky, a.k.a. James Milne, to take pause and reflect on his connections to the musical cities of this country, sharing footage from the tour along the way. Stop Four: Ōtepoti/Dunedin
As part of the great Goin' Live With Chabs and Milky tour of Aotearoa recently completed, we got Milky, a.k.a. James Milne, to take pause and reflect on his connections to the musical cities of this country, sharing footage from the tour along the way. Stop Three: Ōtautahi/Christchurch
In July 2021 Flying Nun Records celebrated its 40th Anniversary at the Auckland Town Hall. In this third episode Fuzzy enjoys performances by Voom and Reb Fountain, as well as talking to various people attending the event.
Read the Flying Nun newsletter from 1995. What were Heazlewood's guitar tips? Did Flying Nun have a website? How was the label coping with email? What was up in Europe and with Abbasalutely? Find out all of it in this 1995 newsletter!
Dark, heavy and cathartic; Sulfate paints a bleak picture of New Zealand with their wryly titled second album Godzone — out today via Flying Nun Records.
Today, the fourth single ‘Foxbright’ is shared from Reb Fountain's forthcoming album IRIS out via Flying Nun Records on October 1st, 2021.
Flying Nun's very own post-punk trio Wax Chattels are in the running for 'Best Alternative Artist' for the second time — this year they're up against Na Noise and Anthonie Tonnon.
Suns Alibi, made up of Noa Records affiliates and friends, only formed on the day of the festival
The anticipated single release follows the success of her bewitching debut album Lemon Law, which earned a 2019 APRA Silver Scroll nomination for breakout track, Extreme Highs
The Longest Night features re-imaginings of folk songs deconstructed and condensed into potent forms with sonic beds of synthesizer and granulated vocals
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