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Ahead of her new album entitled Another Wave Is Coming, Emily Edrosa has released the single Drinking During The Day. It comes by the way of PSL Sound in New Zealand and Park The Van in the United States. PSL Sound is Edrosa's own newly formed label, which was initially created for the purpose of this release and to print out-of-print Street Chant records.
APRA has announced the 20 finalists for the 2020 Silver Scroll Award. The award recognises outstanding achievement in the craft of songwriting, and this year's group of outstanding songwriters includes Reb Fountain, Mermaidens, Troy Kingi, and Nadia Reid. Check out the full list of the finalists' songs here:
Those who pre-ordered Jump Rope Gazers in the midst of New Zealand's Level 4 lockdown will today have in their hot little hands the follow up to Future Me Hates Me by The Beths
This September will see the return of Wax Chattels in the form of their sophomore album Clot. The first single, named No Ties, is a melodic expression of the first generation immigrant experience. Check out the single's densely textured video
Eyeliner has announced a new album, 'Drop Shadow', with the release of two fresh tracks. The first is the mesmerising 'Keep Calm', that equally features everything and nothing you might expect. On one hand synths and solos, and on the other, a large animated saxophone steadily rotating in a barren landscape.
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