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