Grass and Seeds

Wellington reggae-soul group The Black Seeds played at the Australian music festival Splendour in the Grass at Woodford in Queensland on 29 July; keyboardist Nigel Patterson was interviewed ahead of the gig by the Gladstone Observer’s Seanna Cronin. Since November 21 the eight-piece has been working on their next studio album. Patterson said: “The sounds that are coming out are very exciting, and we are looking forward to starting playing some of these new flavours live.” The Black Seeds have released seven previous albums.


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Meet Theia Our New Alt-Pop Artist on the Rise

Meet Theia Our New Alt-Pop Artist on the Rise

After Lorde and Kimbra conquered the world music scene, there is another New Zealander who’s making waves, according to Manila Times correspondent, Mark Bonifacio. Introducing Christchurch-born, Theia (real name Em-Haley Walker).