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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.  

FEATURES

FEELINGS THAT STRIKE US OUT OF THE BLUE: A FORENSIC READING OF SCHOOL OF DESIGN BY TINY RUINS

Jun 10, 2021 by Claire Mabey

A wanderer encounters an empty, almost haunting, School of Design. What does she find? In her latest forensic reading, Claire Mabey examines Tiny Ruins' School Of Design - a story of instincts, institutions, and time behaving strangely

WHAT WAS THAT THING? MYSTERY WAITRESS INTERVIEW & NEW VIDEO

Jun 04, 2021 Ben Howe

Mystery Waitress are a band who have been playing gigs regularly around Wellington. They first came to our attention when someone with good taste mentioned their EP was worth a listen and that Tessa had a unique voice. We soon found ourselves listening to the EP on high rotate.

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

MUSIC NEWS

DEEP DIVE IS TAKING THE PLUNGE THIS WEEKEND

Jul 06, 2021 Hariet Ellis

Catch the magic this Saturday 10th July with Babyteeth, BOZO, Cave Circles, DARTZ, DIESEL, HalfQueen, Jess Fu, Kraus, Night Lunch, Noa Records, Princess Chelsea, Proteins of Magic, PollyHill, Race Banyon, Samara Alofa and Vanessa Worm.

GARAGELAND RETURN FOR OCTOBER TOUR

Jul 06, 2021 News

90s 'third wave' Flying Nun chart toppers Garageland are returning for an extensive tour of New Zealand this October, complete with the original line-up and playing their classic first EP and debut album - which was released 25 years ago. 

DIMMER ANNOUNCE TOUR TO CELEBRATE ALBUM'S ANNIVERSARY

Jul 05, 2021 News

I Believe You Are A Star came out in 2001, via Sony Records. Now in 2021, the album is getting another spin with some songs having never been played live before.

NEW LUKE BUDA ALBUM OUT IN OCTOBER

Jun 30, 2021 News

Luke Buda from The Phoenix Foundation has announced his first solo album in 12 year - his last one "Vesuvius" was released in 2008! The first single and video for the Wellington appropriate tune is "Here Comes The Wind".

REB FOUNTAIN ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM ‘IRIS’ & SHARES VIDEO FOR SINGLE ‘BEASTIE’

Jun 30, 2021 Hariet Ellis

IRIS is out via Flying Nun Records on the 1st of October, 2021 on both black and turquoise vinyl, CD and digitally.

LISTEN TO DALE KERRIGAN'S DEBUT ALBUM 'NOISE BITCH'

Jun 25, 2021 News

The album is "chocker full of chunky riffs and erratic noise." Need we say more?

UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA SHARES NEW SINGLE 'WEEKEND RUN'

Jun 25, 2021 Hariet Ellis

'Weekend Run' marks UMO's first taste of new music this year and perfectly showcases UMO's signature modern soul over the course of a five-minute sonic journey.

REB FOUNTAIN DROPS LIVE VIDEOS FOR 'HEART' AND 'DON'T YOU KNOW WHO I AM'

Jun 24, 2021 Hariet Ellis

The video footage was taken from Reb's shows at the Mercury Theatre, on her sold out album tour of 2020.

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