Music | Guardian (The)
28 March 2016
David Bowie believed the young New Zealand singer Lorde was “the future of music”.
“David really liked Lorde. They had a few wonderful moments together,” said Mike Garson, Bowie’s longtime pianist.
Lorde was chosen to perform…
11 May 2015
Five piece R&B soul band Six60 have just released the video for their new new single ‘White Lines’, which features a collection of appearances from well known New Zealanders,…
31 March 2015
Kiwi dub rock band Six60 are relative newcomers on the NZ Music scene, but their rapidly making waves with their new album Album II, and have just released their…
25 March 2015
‘Fingertip Romance’ is the new single from New Zealand dub/soul band Midnight Gallery. Based out of Thames they are currently working on their new album.
12 March 2015
Dane Rumble is a New Zealand singer-songwriter who exploded onto the New Zealand music scene back in 1999 as a member of NZ hip-hop group Fast Crew, and then…
23 January 2015
With their fusion of reggae, heavy rock, dub and funk, the Sons of Zion are a six piece crew based in Auckland. Their live stage presence has captivated audiences…
19 January 2015
Tiny Ruins, is the new project from Auckland singer-songwriter Hollie Fullbrook, a musician and songwriter based in Auckland. Describing her style as ‘indie folk’, Tiny Ruins is beginning to make…
13 January 2015
New Zealand alternative rock band Shihad recently released their ninth studio album, FVEY, which went straight to number one on the New Zealand charts with its title track ‘Think…
25 November 2014
Wellington based singer, songwriter and beat-maker Estere is turning heads with her soul infused tracks, and is proving to be a one-of-a-kind performer, quickly making her mark on the…
18 November 2014
New Zealand singer/songwriter Benny Tipene has gone from strength to strength after finishing third in the first series of The X-Factor. In 2014 he released his debut album Bricks,…
12 November 2014
Fat Freddy’s Drop have a live jam at the Red Bull Studio, Wellington. The seven piece band formed in the late 1990s, and are known for a musical style…
16 October 2014
New Zealand pop recording artist Ruby Frost has won acclaim with critics and fans alike for her distinctive Kiwi approach to pop music. After winning the MTV 42Unheard Competition…
10 October 2014
Maya Payne is a 17 year old singer-songwriter from Christchurch whose childhood influence in music is now taking her to big heights with her recent single ‘Fragile’. Combining…
Obituaries | Times (The)
8 April 2003
Edwin “Ted” Carr – “grand old man of NZ music” – has died aged 76. At times a conductor, teacher, dancer and animator, Carr achieved his greatest fame late in life as a composer….