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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.  

SLOW NOTE 2021: RECONNECTING WITH OUR WORLD ONCE AGAIN

Nov 09, 2021 by Callum Campbell

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.

'MY NAKED BODY': INSIDE THE 'BRAIN JAIL' AND STUDIO OF LUKE BUDA

Nov 04, 2021 by Solomon Powell

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.

MILKY'S MUSICAL CITIES OF AOTEAROA. PART FOUR: ŌTEPOTI/DUNEDIN

Sep 07, 2021 By James Milne

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

MILKY'S MUSICAL CITIES OF AOTEAROA. PART THREE: ŌTAUTAHI/CHRISTCHURCH

Aug 20, 2021 By James Milne

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

FUZZY'S FLYING NUN 40TH FILM (EPISODE 3) - REB FOUNTAIN, VOOM & MORE

Sep 16, 2021 Ben Howe

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 RECORDS 1995 NEWSLETTER

Sep 13, 2021 News

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! 

SULFATE RELEASE SOPHOMORE ALBUM, GODZONE

Sep 10, 2021 News

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.

REB FOUNTAIN SHARES NEW SINGLE 'FOXBRIGHT'

Sep 08, 2021 Hariet Ellis

Today, the fourth single ‘Foxbright’ is shared from Reb Fountain's forthcoming album IRIS out via Flying Nun Records on October 1st, 2021.

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR AOTEAROA MUSIC AWARDS 2021

Nov 11, 2021 Hariet Ellis

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.

SPONTANEOUS COLLECTIVE SUNS ALIBI RELEASE 'LIVE AT DEEP DIVE FESTIVAL' VIA NOA RECORDS

Nov 09, 2021 News

Suns Alibi, made up of Noa Records affiliates and friends, only formed on the day of the festival

MOUSEY RETURNS WITH NEW ANTHEM 'THE BENCH'

Nov 05, 2021 News

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

ERNY BELLE RELEASES DEBUT SINGLE: BURNING HEAVEN

Nov 01, 2021 News

Burning Heaven is from her upcoming debut album Venus Is Home

LAWRENCE ARABIA DOES CHANT DARLING TOUR

Oct 29, 2021 Hariet Ellis

RESCHEDULED TOUR DATES FOR 2022

DREAM CHAMBERS RELEASES NEW ALBUM 'THE LONGEST NIGHT'

Oct 28, 2021 News

The Longest Night features re-imaginings of folk songs deconstructed and condensed into potent forms with sonic beds of synthesizer and granulated vocals

TWO NEW TRACKS FROM KODY NIELSON

Oct 21, 2021 News

And with the announcement comes the promise of more new music to come

LILITH RELEASE NEW TRACK

Oct 14, 2021 News

The "scorned punk gremlins" from Te Whanganui-a-Tara have shared their second single, Gardener

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