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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.  

MILKY'S MUSICAL CITIES OF AOTEAROA. PART TWO: TĀMAKI MAKAURAU/AUCKLAND

Jul 22, 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 Two: Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland

WHAT WAS THAT THING? MILD ORANGE INTERVIEW & NEW VIDEO

Jul 09, 2021 by Ben Howe

Mild Orange are a truly national band, with an international focus. Recently one Friday evening they reconvened at Flying Nun in Wellington to play some tunes. Check out below the performance and our chat with Merht [Josh Mehrtens] about what they've been up to.

MILKY'S MUSICAL CITIES OF AOTEAROA. PART ONE: TE WHANGANUI-A-TARA/WELLINGTON

Jul 09, 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. First stop: Te Whanganui-a-Tara/Wellington.  

WHAT WAS THAT THING? SOFT PLASTICS INTERVIEW & NEW VIDEO

Jul 02, 2021 Ben Howe

Soft Plastics recently dropped by the Flying Nun shop to play us a few tunes. The band have recently been on tour, as well as playing notable slots with Wax Chattels, at the Newtown Festival and an upcoming appearance at The Others Way. They have also recently released a string of excellent single. Make sure to check them out.

FUZZY'S FLYING NUN 40TH FILM (EPISODE 2) - THE BATS, THE SUBLIMINALS & MORE

Sep 02, 2021 News

In this second video episode Fuzzy enjoys performances by The Bats and Subliminals, as well as talking to various people attending the event; Amanda Palmer, Reb Fountain, Robert Scott and Kaye Woodward from The Bats and more.

READ THE FLYING NUN RECORDS 1992 NEWSLETTER

Sep 02, 2021 News

Read the Flying Nun newsletter from 1992. Was Fuzzy once called the fabulous "Fuzzy f-man"? Who was "snot-pop"? And how did the Tall Dwarfs go in Amerika? Find out here.

PURPLE PILGRIMS RELEASE FINAL VIDEO INSTALMENT FROM ‘PERFUMED EARTH’: ‘ANCESTORS WATCHING’

Aug 26, 2021 Hariet Ellis

Today, sister duo Purple Pilgrims have released the third part of a trilogy of Super 8 films that were made with friend and fellow musician Gary War.

VERA ELLEN SHARES NEW SINGLE, ’CRACK THE WHIP’

Aug 25, 2021 Hariet Ellis

'Crack The Whip' is the third instalment in a series of incredible singles from Vera's upcoming album It's Your Birthday.

KARL STEVEN SHARES NEW SONG 'TĀMAKI 5000'

Oct 12, 2021 News

The single has been released alongside a visual accompaniment, made by Mindfulness For Machines maestro Marcel Bellvé.

ADAM HATTAWAY & THE HAUNTERS ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM

Oct 08, 2021 News

It's called Rooster. To celebrate, they are releasing a double - as in, two singles - and a video

CONNAN MOCKASIN'S 'JASSBUSTERS' RETURN

Sep 30, 2021 News

The imagined high school music teachers are back! 'Jassbusters Two' is, naturally, the sequel to 2018's 'Jassbusters.'

SHEEP, DOG & WOLF SHARES VIDEO FOR PERIPHESCENCE

Sep 22, 2021 News

The song, which was shortlisted for the APRA Silver Scroll Award, features on SD&W's latest album 'Two Minds'

LISTEN TO SHE'S STRONG BY THE BISCUITS

Sep 21, 2021 News

The group are releasing a 7" lathe cut via No Label to celebrate the new track

ELI SUPERFLYY RELEASES LATEST TRACK: 'DUST'

Sep 17, 2021 News

Cemented in metaphors within the lyrics, Dust confronts the “feeling of having fun that gets lost when the poison is removed.”

THE DEAD C SHARE HORROR STORIES

Sep 15, 2021 News

The two-track EP was released this week via Language Recordings

YUMI ZOUMA RETURN WITH NEW SINGLE

Sep 09, 2021 News

The group have been busy writing since the release of Truth Or Consequences in 2020

WHAT WAS THAT THING? VIDEOS

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