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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.  

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HANGING FISH AND FRAUDULENT FLOWERS: BEHIND THE SCENES OF JAZMINE MARY'S VIDEO SHOOT

Jun 22, 2021 Callum Campbell

The NZ On Air Music-funded visual for Move Me finds Jazmine Mary with company, indulging in some form of pastoral psychedelia.

WHAT WAS THAT THING? VIOLET HIRST INTERVIEW & NEW VIDEO

Jun 11, 2021 Ben Howe

Violet Hirst is a new Pōneke artist who performs both solo and also with a band. A few weeks ago she dropped by the Flying Nun shop to play us a few tunes. The dark, haunting and sparse arrangement of her song 'Please Write Home' reminded us a little bit of the music on the first Aldous Harding album. Not a bad thing! 

FEELINGS THAT STRIKE US OUT OF THE BLUE: A FORENSIC READING OF SCHOOL OF DESIGN BY TINY RUINS

Jun 10, 2021 by Claire Mabey

A wanderer encounters an empty, almost haunting, School of Design. What does she find? In her latest forensic reading, Claire Mabey examines Tiny Ruins' School Of Design - a story of instincts, institutions, and time behaving strangely

WHAT WAS THAT THING? MYSTERY WAITRESS INTERVIEW & NEW VIDEO

Jun 04, 2021 Ben Howe

Mystery Waitress are a band who have been playing gigs regularly around Wellington. They first came to our attention when someone with good taste mentioned their EP was worth a listen and that Tessa had a unique voice. We soon found ourselves listening to the EP on high rotate.

MUSIC NEWS

REB FOUNTAIN DROPS LIVE VIDEOS FOR 'HEART' AND 'DON'T YOU KNOW WHO I AM'

Jun 24, 2021 Hariet Ellis

The video footage was taken from Reb's shows at the Mercury Theatre, on her sold out album tour of 2020.

ASTA RANGU SHARE NEW SINGLE: NICO

Jun 18, 2021 News

Plus, watch the new music video for the single, in which Asta Rangu’s Richard Ley-Hamilton takes you on a lightning tour of some of his favourite spots around his hometown of Dunedin.

JAZMINE MARY SHARES VIDEO FOR 'MOVE ME'

Jun 18, 2021 Hariet Ellis

'Move Me' is from their debut album The Licking of a Tangerine (released independently on February 14, 2021).

LIPS SHARE NEW VIDEO, ANNOUNCE TOUR

Jun 17, 2021 News

Heave Ho! storms in with blistering bass, that's quickly followed by splintered guitar, crunchy synths and whacked out drums. The post-punk protestation is grounded by Brown’s voice, standing off to one side, back against the wall.

WELLINGTON & AUCKLAND – FLYING NUN 40th ANNIVERSARY PARTIES

Jun 17, 2021 News

We're continuing the Flying Nun birthday tradition with two monster extravaganzas in Auckland and Wellington - multiple stages, a mix of established artists, new artists, and plenty in-between - a record store and all kinds of other stuff. Aldous Harding, Straitjacket Fits, Reb Fountain, The Bats and many more. 

ALDOUS HARDING SHARES 'OLD PEEL'

Jun 16, 2021 Hariet Ellis

National song-writing treasure Aldous Harding has returned today with her latest song and recent "set-closer" 'Old Peel'.

LIAM FINN ANNOUNCES HIS NEW PROJECT

Jun 15, 2021 News

Liam Finn last released a solo album in 2014 when he dropped The Nihilist. He is set to change that in 2021, with an innovative project that sees him recording the album live in front of an audience.

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