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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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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. 

WAS THE PAST YEAR GREAT OR TERRIBLE FOR NEW ZEALAND MUSIC?

Apr 23, 2021 by Gareth Shute

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.

FORCING ORDER ON A WORLD OF CHAOS: A FORENSIC READING OF STOP YOUR TEARS BY ALDOUS HARDING

Apr 08, 2021 by Claire Mabey

Verb Wellington Director, Claire Mabey, didn’t set out to write a series of close readings of Aldous Harding lyrics. She just wanted to think about them in a forensic way for a bit. Then it got serious and out of hand. For the second in the series she took a deep dive into Stop Your Tears.

MUSIC NEWS

ASTA RANGU SHARE NEW SINGLE: NICO

Jun 18, 2021 News

Plus, watch the new music video for the single, in which Asta Rangu’s Richard Ley-Hamilton takes you on a lightning tour of some of his favourite spots around his hometown of Dunedin.

JAZMINE MARY SHARES VIDEO FOR 'MOVE ME'

Jun 18, 2021 Hariet Ellis

'Move Me' is from their debut album The Licking of a Tangerine (released independently on February 14, 2021).

LIPS SHARE NEW VIDEO, ANNOUNCE TOUR

Jun 17, 2021 News

Heave Ho! storms in with blistering bass, that's quickly followed by splintered guitar, crunchy synths and whacked out drums. The post-punk protestation is grounded by Brown’s voice, standing off to one side, back against the wall.

WELLINGTON & AUCKLAND – FLYING NUN 40th ANNIVERSARY PARTIES

Jun 17, 2021 News

We're continuing the Flying Nun birthday tradition with two monster extravaganzas in Auckland and Wellington - multiple stages, a mix of established artists, new artists, and plenty in-between - a record store and all kinds of other stuff. Aldous Harding, Straitjacket Fits, Reb Fountain, The Bats and many more. 

ALDOUS HARDING SHARES 'OLD PEEL'

Jun 16, 2021 Hariet Ellis

National song-writing treasure Aldous Harding has returned today with her latest song and recent "set-closer" 'Old Peel'.

LIAM FINN ANNOUNCES HIS NEW PROJECT

Jun 15, 2021 News

Liam Finn last released a solo album in 2014 when he dropped The Nihilist. He is set to change that in 2021, with an innovative project that sees him recording the album live in front of an audience.

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.

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