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.
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
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.
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.
When the first Covid-19 shutdown took place in 2020, it threatened to wreak havoc across the local music scene with shows cancelled and venues struggling to survive. However now that a year has passed, local acts seem to be doing larger shows than ever and breaking records for radio airplay. Gareth Shute talks to some of those in the industry to weigh up the positives and negative from a disruptive year.
Reb Fountain, is back in the spotlight today with her latest single, 'Lacuna' from upcoming album IRIS.
This past Saturday we celebrated our 40th Birthday at the Auckland Town Hall. It was a huge sold out night, with 12 different bands spread across three different stage areas. For this fourth and final instalment we have Straitjacket Fits, Solid Gold Hell and Wax Chattels. All photos by Dave Simpson.
The Dunedin outfits are combining to present a double billing of surf riffs, dancing/thrashing about, live bands and vinyl this September and October
The video for That Life features a dancing puppet made by renowned Daytime Emmy Award-nominated puppeteer and fabricator Laura Manns, who has worked on The Muppets and Sesame Street.
In step with the announcement of his upcoming album, Buda, and release of its first single, Luke Buda has announced Buda On Tour. He and his bandmates are set to traverse these Shaky Isles this coming October and November
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