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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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FLYING NUN AT 40 YEARS: A VIEW FROM AFAR

May 21, 2021 by Martin Aston

Flying Nun's made 40 trips around the sun, and writer Martin Aston has been along for the ride for the majority of them. Martin has written for MOJO, Q, The Guardian, The Times, Attitude, Radio Times and BBC Music Online, and has authored four books, including 'Facing The Other Way: The Story of 4AD" and a book on Bjork. (Picture - Jean Paul Sartre Experience)

Qs & As: ZAC ARNOLD, SUNRETURN & THE FESTIVAL OF

May 07, 2021 Callum Campbell

This week, Tāmaki Makaurau label Sunreturn announced the inaugural Festival Of Sunreturn. We wanted to know more, so we provided Label Manager Zac Arnold with the Q's and he delivered the A's

UNSEEN FOOTAGE: REUBEN SAMUEL WINTER LIVE OVER THE YEARS

May 06, 2021 By Ian Jorgensen

Ian Jorgensen has kindly shared live, previously unseen footage of Reuben Winter taken from A Low Hum events over the past decade. As shown on the recently-completed Milk III tour. At the time of Reuben's passing, Ian shared some thoughts on what Reuben meant to him. He has allowed us to repost these below. 

GOIN' LIVE WITH CHABS & MILKY ARE GOIN' LIVE (FOR REAL)

Apr 27, 2021 Callum Campbell

Humble heroes of Aotearoa’s music community, Chabs and Milky, are delighted to announce an incredible lineup of touring livestreams around the country at the end of May and beginning of June. Flying Nun are very pleased to be partnering up with them for this project and the subsequent video transmissions! Watch this space. 

MUSIC NEWS

DATELINE RELEASE NEW SINGLE & VIDEO

Jun 11, 2021 News

Dumb For My Age is the first single from an album scheduled for release early in 2022. Special note must be made of Katie Everingham's lyricism, as she encapsulates the mixed feelings and insecurities that arise from getting older.

INTRODUCING FLYING NUN'S NEWEST ARTIST: VERA ELLEN

Jun 11, 2021 Hariet Ellis

With this announcement comes the very welcome news of Vera Ellen’s upcoming album, It’s Your Birthday, out October 8th, 2021 on vinyl, CD and across digital platforms, plus the drop of a perfectly formed new single and video for soon-to-be-anthem, YOU!.

YUMI ZOUMA TO TOUR NZ & AUS

Jun 10, 2021 News

It's been a while between tours for the alternative pop band, who are returning to these shores later this year to play their first shows in more than two years.

LAWRENCE ARABIA ANNOUNCES CHANT DARLING TOUR WITH NA NOISE

Jun 10, 2021 Hariet Ellis

And also reveals the reason for the season; an upcoming vinyl reissue of 'Chant Darling'!

DRESSER RELEASE THEIR DEBUT ALBUM: SEVENTEEN BLOCKS AND THEN SOME

Jun 08, 2021 News

Dresser is an art-rock trio based in Montreal, Canada. They formed shortly after songwriter Finn Dalbeth relocated there from Auckland in 2018.

TINY RUINS REISSUING 'SOME WERE MEANT FOR SEA'

Jun 04, 2021 News

The album reaches its ten-year anniversary this year, and to celebrate Hollie Fullbrook is heading on the road with an itinerary that mirrors her equivalent tour in 2011

DEB5000 TEASE NEW EP WITH SINGLE 'RATS'

Jun 03, 2021 News

Rats reaches the interweb in advance of their debut EP Debutante, which is out June 25th.

WOMB ANNOUNCE ‘HOLDING A FLAME’ EP OUT VIA FLYING NUN RECORDS

Jun 02, 2021 Hariet Ellis

Womb and Flying Nun Records are very proud to announce their exciting new partnership in this release of the Holding a Flame EP — out digitally on June 23rd, 2021.

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