Compelling stories by emerging writers awarded 2020 NZSA assessments

The NZ Society of Authors announce who will receive manuscript guidance in this year’s CompleteMS programme. Thirteen writers with manuscripts ranging through Fantasy, Pasifika futurism, Indie Rock fiction, Young Adult, Biography, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Literary Vignettes, Creative Non-Fiction, and Dramatisation of a Verse Biography have all been chosen to …

Listen To Tidal Rave’s Debut Album ‘Heart Screams’

Originally from Undertheradar.co.nz C.C. / Monday 2nd March, 2020 12:40PM      Pōneke six-piece Tidal Rave have at last revealed their debut album Heart Screams, following through on the winning promise of recent singles ‘FOMO’, ‘Dark Wizard’ and ‘Slow/ Fast’. Showcasing nine garage-pop tunes overflowing with jangly guitars and vintage organ sounds, the team of Emmie …

Tidal Rave – Slow/Fast

Music News Tidal Rave Announce Debut Album + Share Single ‘Slow/ Fast’ Pōneke garage / surf-pop alchemists Tidal Rave have revealed their long-awaited debut album Heart Screams is just around the corner via Fishrider Records, following infectiously catchy earlier singles ‘FOMO‘ and ‘Dark Wizard‘. Slated for release in February, the six-member team of Emmie Ellis, Esther …

Lake South Interview

https://nzmusician.co.nz/features/lake-south-capital-chap/h By Frank Eggleton Lake South is a musician, producer and a director. He makes most of his own music videos and was the director and writer of NZ Idle, a web-series about an artist on the dole. In 2019 he released an album that is a paean of sorts to …

An Interview with Departure Party

by FRANK EGGLETON Departure Party: Cajons And Cronies (First Published in NZMusician.co.nz) Departure Party is a folk-punk, maybe emo/anti-folk three-piece, that has released two albums (the first in 2017 under then-band name Yor Cronies, titled ‘I Want To Quit’) and the just-released ‘Departure Party’. Based in Wellington, they have supported the likes of …

Interview: Kirin J Callinan

Originally published on Undertheradar.co.nz Interview: Kirin J Callinan Talks About His ‘Return To Center’ Album & NZ Tour   Australia’s controversial solo artist, the Los Angeles based Kirin J Callinan, has recently released his third record – Return To Center. To give himself a challenge, he took his credit card and used the Guitar …

NZ Muscian: Joise Moon

 FRESH TALENT: JOSIE MOON by FRANK EGGLETON Fresh Talent: Josie Moon Living in Wellington, Josie Moon is an inspired artist of indie pop who is pushing herself in every direction – production, songwriting, performing and producing videos. “Music was always around, but I didn’t really start doing it as a hobby or writing …

Review: Bad Sav by Bad Sav

Reviewed by FRANK EGGLETON BAD SAV: BAD SAV The debut album from Bad Sav has been many years in the making. That’s not from apathy though. The musicians have all been busy with either Death and the Maiden (Hope Robertson and Lucinda King) or the Shifting Sands’ (Mike McLeod), among other musical projects. Bad Sav have released a …

Rona Love

Set in Wellington, New Zealand. Rona Love is the story of an ex-housewife who pursues her dream of becoming a musician, a songwriter, an artist. Welcome to a world, where the only things that matter are the Arts and music. Real and fictional bands mingle and blend into a modern …

Tidal Rave – FOMO(Single)

FOMO by Tidal Rave(NZ) Recorded by Warwick Donald, in Wellington Mixed by Warwick Donald and Tidal Rave Mastered by Mike Gibson at Munki Studios credits released September 27, 2018 Vocals/Guitar – Emmie Ellis BVS/Guitar – Esther Tempest Guitar – Kristen Paterson Keys – Ann Marie Keating Bass – Frank Eggleton …

NZMusician Album Review Coco Solid: Cokes

Reviewed by FRANK EGGLETON COCO SOLID: COKES Having teamed up with a number of producers and guest MCs over the past six years, ‘creative multi-disciplinary’ Jessica Hansell, aka Auckland-based rapper Coco Solid, has threaded this mixtape together with her own wit and burn style of rapping to the fore. COKES by Coco Solid …

Tidal Rave EP

Tidal Rave EP by Tidal Rave Recorded at Chicks Hotel in Dunedin Recorded by Tom Bell Mixed by Tom Bell and Tidal Rave Mastered by Tom Bell credits released August 25, 2017 Emmie Ellis – Vox/Guitar Kristen Paterson – Vox/Guitar Esther Tempest – Vox/Guitar Frank Eggleton – Bass Charlie Camp …

Echo Beach

Daydreaming by Echo beach NZ released January 21, 2016 Frank Eggleton – Bass/Vox Ann – Marie Keating – Guitar/Bvs Kristen Paterson – Guitar/Bvs Scott Hakkaart – Drums Recorded and Mixed by Rohan Hill license all rights reserved