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ROUNDUP CHAMPIONS  //  Sparkle Kitty  //  New Single

ROUNDUP CHAMPIONS // Sparkle Kitty // New Single

Only a month after the Grand Final of Roundup 2014, Sparkle Kitty have been hard at work, collecting all of the many prizes they claimed after taking out the competition held at Dux Live.  They have been recording at The Sitting Room, getting tracks mastered with Reality ...

Rachel

July 25th, 2014

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L.A.L EP 15 – LUCKLESS

L.A.L EP 15 – LUCKLESS

LOCAL AND LIVE E15 – LUCKLESS (AT WONDERBAR) by Rdu 98.5fm on Mixcloud RDU98.5 in association with NZ On Air is please to announce: LOCAL AND LIVE. A regular mini documentary series featuring tracks recorded live at venues around Christchurch from established and ...

Bennie

July 24th, 2014

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RDU Album of the Week  //  14th July 2014

RDU Album of the Week // 14th July 2014

ALBUM OF THE WEEK this week is VINDICATION BLUES by Luckless.  The band has just been on tour around the country to celebrate this long awaited release and we at RDU are feeling it big time.  Tune in all this week to Morning Glory to win yourself a copy!

Rachel

July 23rd, 2014

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DONATE TO RDU

DONATE TO RDU

PAYPAL _ University of Canterbury Students’ Association – we are coming back! We are determined to get back to campus to replace the studio we lost in the February Christchurch earthquake. We are fundraising to re-build a new studio on campus, so we can train up future

Bennie

July 18th, 2014

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Month Of Glad July 2014 – THREE BOYS BREWERY

Month Of Glad July 2014 – THREE BOYS BREWERY

Three Boys Brewery is our RDUnited Month of Glad partner this July, and they’ve got something pretty special in store! Just like in that movie Charlie and the Chocolate factory, Willie Wonka –  I mean Ralph from Three Boys, is opening the gates of his factory for

Mike

July 1st, 2014

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Tatyanna Meharry // Christchurch Art Show 2014

Tatyanna Meharry // Christchurch Art Show 2014

This weekend at the The Christchurch Art Show, be sure to bag yourself an original by Tatyanna Meharry aka The Busy Finch. She’s one of a bunch of artists selling their wares this weekend out of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand, Wigram. She also teaches people how ...

Mike

June 18th, 2014

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Month Of Glad June 2014 – CASSELS

Month Of Glad June 2014 – CASSELS

The start of a new month means a new Month of Glad deal – this month the nice people at Cassels are offering all classic pizzas at the CBD bar for only $10. Easy! Add to that their standard discount of $2 off all pints of Cassels beer and that’s a seriously tasty

Mike

June 1st, 2014

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Marlon William  //  Announces NZ Tour and New Single

Marlon William // Announces NZ Tour and New Single

Marlon Williams is returning to New Zealand for a four-date tour in July to celebrate the release of his new single ‘Strange Things’.  Marlon has not long left these shores after recording his first solo album at The Sitting Room in his hometown Lyttelton. When ...

Rachel

May 28th, 2014

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MELTED MUSIC x RDU

MELTED MUSIC x RDU

Melted music is an independent record label located in Christchurch, New Zealand. The label is owned and operated by DJ / producer Simon Claridge aka RUBIX Company Overview The label’s aim is to develop new artists and build an experimental , innovative sound. A solid-state ...

Bennie

May 26th, 2014

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ROUNDUP 2014 GRAND CHAMPIONS // Sparkle Kitty

ROUNDUP 2014 GRAND CHAMPIONS // Sparkle Kitty

What an EPIC final we witnessed last Friday as the six finalists of Roundup 2014 took to the stage to compete for the title of Grand Champion.  The Dux was heaving and all six bands that played brought their A-game.  It was a fantastic night of music and the bands were of an

Rachel

May 26th, 2014

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ROUNDUP 2014 GRAND FINAL  //  Dux Live  //  Friday 23rd May

ROUNDUP 2014 GRAND FINAL // Dux Live // Friday 23rd May

We are so excited for the GRAND FINAL of Roundup 2014 happening this Friday, May 23rd, at Dux Live.  Bands kick off at 8pm, $10 on the door.  Come see the 6 finalists battle it out for the crown of Roundup Champion 2014! Villain  //  Sparkle Kitty //  This Disaster //  The ...

Rachel

May 21st, 2014

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NZMM Live To Air Series // feat. Odyssey, X-Ray Charles and Soulsystem

NZMM Live To Air Series // feat. Odyssey, X-Ray Charles and Soulsystem

As part of New Zealand Music Month, RDU is working closely with MAINZ to record and video a range of local bands and broadcasting the result live on air.  Coming up we have the epic Soulsystem on The 420 Show with Messenjah at 4.30pm on Thursday 22nd May before we hear from ...

Rachel

May 19th, 2014

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RDU Album/EP of the Week  //  19th May 2014

RDU Album/EP of the Week // 19th May 2014

ALBUM OF THE WEEK this week is technically an EP but hey, it’s all great music so let’s not worry about the details.  Stoked to announce the release of The Phoenix Foundation’s new baby, ‘Tom’s Lunch’.  Tune in all this week to Morning ...

Rachel

May 19th, 2014

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RDU Album of the Week // 5th May 2014

RDU Album of the Week // 5th May 2014

ALBUM OF THE WEEK this week is “Dose”, the brand new album from Sorceress (formerly Funkommunity).  Tune in to RDU Morning Glory every day this week for your chance to win a copy!  

Rachel

May 5th, 2014

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LUCKLESS // live to air on Morning Glory // 2nd May 2014

LUCKLESS // live to air on Morning Glory // 2nd May 2014

In our continued celebration of New Zealand Music Month, we are stoked to have Luckless playing a live to air at RDU ahead of their forthcoming new album and tour this Winter…

Rachel

May 2nd, 2014

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TRUTH DUBSTEP // live to air on The 420 Show // 1st May 2014

TRUTH DUBSTEP // live to air on The 420 Show // 1st May 2014

To kick off NZ Music Month in style we are honoured to host TRUTH on The 420 Show, Thursday 1st of May at 5pm ahead of the release of their new EP “30,000ft”  

Rachel

May 1st, 2014

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Month Of Glad May 2014 – DUX LIVE

Month Of Glad May 2014 – DUX LIVE

For NZ music month we’re partnering with Dux Live to bring you an action packed Month of Glad in May! Firstly – all through May you can grab a Dux beer and a burger for only $15!  Start and end your night at the Dux while enjoying some great Kiwi music. Secondly ...

Mike

May 1st, 2014

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NEW ZEALAND MUSIC MONTH // ON RDU 98.5

NEW ZEALAND MUSIC MONTH // ON RDU 98.5

It’s May!  Which means only one thing, New Zealand Music Month!  Here at RDU we are doing HEAPS to celebrate all the fine music coming out of our country.  Have a look below to see what we are doing… Artist of the Day – we will be playing a different stand ...

Rachel

May 1st, 2014

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RDU Album of the Week // 14th April 2014

RDU Album of the Week // 14th April 2014

ALBUM OF THE WEEK this week is the haunting self titled debut from Aldous Harding. Tune in to RDU Morning Glory every day this week for your chance to win a copy! And check her out on tour now… https://www.facebook.com/events/230799690444999/?fref=ts Or grab a copy of ...

Rachel

April 14th, 2014

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Month Of Glad April 2014 – STENCIL

Month Of Glad April 2014 – STENCIL

The Stencil Month of Glad Freebie Friday Death Race Every Friday* in April, Stencil and RDU are teaming up to give away something awesome for free, just because we can! Tune into RDU at Midday every Friday* in April to find out what we’ve got, and where you can get it.

Mike

April 1st, 2014

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