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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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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.

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! 

MUSIC NEWS

VERA ELLEN DROPS SECOND SINGLE, ’I WANT 2 B BOY’

Jul 21, 2021 Hariet Ellis

Today Vera Ellen shares a second sensational single, ‘I Want 2 B Boy’ from the upcoming album ‘It’s Your Birthday’ out October 8th via Flying Nun Records.

NEW DATES FOR ANDREW BROUGH TRIBUTE SHOW

Jul 20, 2021 News

The show, that has already had one Auckland outing, is about to head on a brief tour around New Zealand

ANTHONIE TONNON'S NEW ALBUM IS OUT!

Jul 16, 2021 News

Plus, Tonnon and collaborator Jonathan Pearce have been nominated for a major national songwriting award.

APRA ANNOUNCES 2021 SILVER SCROLL & MAIOHA AWARD FINALISTS

Jul 15, 2021 News

This year's group of outstanding songwriters includes Reb Fountain, The Beths, Anthonie Tonnon, and Lips.

PHOEBE RINGS RELEASE SECOND SINGLE AHEAD OF TOUR

Jul 12, 2021 News

Spissky comes out but a few weeks before their national tour with Lips later this month

TOUR: HI-FIVES WITH NIC & REUBEN

Jul 09, 2021 News

The duo are offering to play you songs and hand out hi-fives on their upcoming tour of Aotearoa

3 NEW ACTS ADDED TO SOLD OUT AUCKLAND 40TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY

Jul 09, 2021 Hariet Ellis

Solid Gold Hell, Womb and Sulfate all added to the already sold out lineup for 24th July at Auckland Town Hall

FLYING NUN TO RELEASE SULFATE’S SOPHOMORE ALBUM ‘GODZONE’

Jul 07, 2021 News

With today’s album announcement, the band shares ‘Crossing’, the first release from the band’s latest incarnation featuring Peter Ruddell (Wax Chattels), Hariet Ellis (Na Noise, Dick Move), and David Harris (Princess Chelsea, Jonathan Bree).

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