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NZMM Artist of the Day – Pacific Heights

NZMM Artist of the Day – Pacific Heights

NAME OF ARTIST: Pacific Heights SONG: Burdied by the Burden BREIF BIO: Pacific Heights (aka Devin Abrams) has an incredible knack for transforming the sonic into the cinematic, as shown in the rich textures, smoky edges, and flaring electronic surges of the rich production ...

Gemma

May 27th, 2016

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NZMM Artist of the Day – New Gum Sarn

NZMM Artist of the Day – New Gum Sarn

New Gold Mountain by New Gum Sarn NAME OF ARTIST: New Gum Sarn SONG: New Gold Mountain BREIF BIO: The Auckland four-piece, made up of Oscar Dowling, Durham Fenwick, Sophia Lawler-Dormer and Dave Weir, have been carving out a name for themselves with their excellent live ...

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May 26th, 2016

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NZMM Artist of the Day – No Broadcast

NZMM Artist of the Day – No Broadcast

The Blueprint by No Broadcast NAME OF ARTIST: No Broadcast SONG: Jist BREIF BIO: No Broadcast are a three-piece alternative post rock group hailing from Christchurch, New Zealand. They mix atmospheric, ambient and drone qualities with rock music resulting in lots of dynamics

Gemma

May 25th, 2016

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NZMM Artist of the Day – Street Chant

NZMM Artist of the Day – Street Chant

NAME OF ARTIST: Street Chant SONG: Insides BREIF BIO: Street Chant was formed in Auckland by Singer and guitarist Emily Littler, also known as Emily Edrosa, whom released their debut album Means in 2010 to critical acclaim, winning the Critics Choice Award at the 2010 New ...

Gemma

May 24th, 2016

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NZMM Artist of the Day – Mercy

NZMM Artist of the Day – Mercy

NAME OF ARTIST: Mercy ft Bailey Wiley SONG: In too Deep BREIF BIO: Mercy is a Bass music produce from Auckland, making a name for himself by churning out quality Drum & Bass on a variety of record labels, like Chord Marauders / Smokin’ Sessions / Substruct / ...

Gemma

May 23rd, 2016

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RDU98.5 up for NZ Radio Award

RDU98.5 up for NZ Radio Award

WE ARE UP FOR AN AWARD!!!!!!! Anatomy of a Song is up for Best Music Feature at the New Zealand Radio Awards. You can stream the awards LIVE from 4:50pm right here:http://radioawards.co.nz/page/live-broadcast R-D-U! R-D-U! hoo hoo hoo hoo.  

Gemma

May 20th, 2016

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100% NZ MUSIC WEEK IS BACK!

100% NZ MUSIC WEEK IS BACK!

It’s BACK.  RDU is doing 100% NZ Music Week 23 – 29 May as part of NZ Music Month, so we hope you are ready for the BEST NZ tunes that will BLOW YOUR MIND. We have a bunch of special stuff happening through the week. We will have our NZ Music Month Artist of the ...

Gemma

May 20th, 2016

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NZMM Artist of the Day – Headlands

NZMM Artist of the Day – Headlands

Headlands – VHS Weather Bona fide dungeon master from New Zealand, Headlands “VHS Weather” takes us into the unknown with a woozy, seasick dynamic that’s both paranoid and uplifting. https://www.facebook.com/HeadlandBeats https://soundcloud.com/headlandnz ...

Gemma

May 20th, 2016

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NZMM Artist of the Day – Raiza Biza

NZMM Artist of the Day – Raiza Biza

Raiza Biza Raiza Biza is a rapper based in Hamilton/Auckland. His lyrics are often reflective and introspective, and accompanied by soulful jazz-influenced instrumentals. Raiza says about the track, “On Monday night, I was watching Vice documentaries, and somehow ended up on

Gemma

May 18th, 2016

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NZMM Artist of the Day – Lawrence Arabia

NZMM Artist of the Day – Lawrence Arabia

Lawrence Arabia – A Lake Lawrence Arabia — the pseudonym of James Milne — is a connoisseur of classic songwriting, creating timeless music inspired as much by 1970’s West Coast Americana as the indie pop of New Zealand’s Flying Nun Records. Born

Gemma

May 17th, 2016

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NZMM Track of the Day – Brockaflower

NZMM Track of the Day – Brockaflower

Brockaflower Soulful Music from Wellington, NZ. When you listen to the music of Wellington band Brockaflower, you hear elements of electronic soul, brassy big band funk, future beats and hip-hop coalescing together. Inspired by D’Angelo, Electric Wire Hustle, Fat ...

Gemma

May 16th, 2016

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NZMM Artist of the Day – Evil Ocean

NZMM Artist of the Day – Evil Ocean

EVIL OCEAN – Sexual Selection Evil Ocean are a badass band from Auckland. They make marine metal. Aquarius Records says about them: So this band Evil Ocean, from Auckland, already has that going for them. But then add in the fact that they’re flat-out obsessed ...

Gemma

May 13th, 2016

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The first RDBrew coffee has been roasted!

The first RDBrew coffee has been roasted!

The first RDBrew coffee has been roasted! HUGE thanks to Alicia, Greg and Jason who helped us blend this fine, one off roast at Underground Coffee Company. Stay tuned on air next and you can hear how you can score yourself some of this delicious coffee. P.S. Lewis you are a boss.

Gemma

May 12th, 2016

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NZMM Artist of the Day – Center Negative

NZMM Artist of the Day – Center Negative

Emotion Is Cringey by Centre Negative Center Negative is the music of Michael McClelland (Team Ugly). He is from Auckland. He says about his album Emotion Is Cringey – “In a haze of selfish delirium and the usual crying sessions, I bothered to make a ‘popular ...

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May 12th, 2016

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NZMM Artist of the Day – Tommy Ill

NZMM Artist of the Day – Tommy Ill

TOMMY ILL – 5th Beatle Tommy Ill is a Wellington, New Zealand based rapper. Tommy Ill is one man, Tom Young, though the live band has a revolving cast of members: Kelvin Neal, Buck Beauchamp, James Beavis and Brian Hainsworth. Tommy’s music has a reputation for ...

Gemma

May 11th, 2016

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2016 MMF Music Managers Awards

2016 MMF Music Managers Awards

Big shout out to Marlon Williams manager Alastair Burns and the Isaac Theatre Royal who are the Chch nominations for the MMF Music Managers Awards! The MMF Music Managers Awards will be held at The Tuning Fork in Auckland on Wednesday 11 May. The finalists for this year’s ...

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May 10th, 2016

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UPDATED: The Sheep Technique Spotify playlist

UPDATED: The Sheep Technique Spotify playlist

UPDATED: The Sheep Technique Spotify playlist with Kiwi Alt + Indie – brought to ya by NZ On Air Music. Tune in Mondays 4-6pm to hear the show, and get a taster on the Spotify playlist.  

Gemma

May 10th, 2016

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NZMM Artist of the Day – David Mitchell & Denise Roughan

NZMM Artist of the Day – David Mitchell & Denise Roughan

Denise Roughan and David Mitchell are two thirds of The 3Ds. The 3Ds were formed in May 1988 by Dominic Stones, Denise Roughan and David Saunders. The band’s name referred to the members names all starting with “D”. In 1989 they were joined by David ...

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May 10th, 2016

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NZMM Artist of the Day – Coco Solid

NZMM Artist of the Day – Coco Solid

Coco Solid is the musician, writer and artist Jessica Lee Hansell hailing from Aotearoa, New Zealand. Acclaimed on her home-turf and abroad, the outspoken Māori/Samoan/German Aucklander has proven herself as an enduring and shapeshifting artist in recent years. As a ...

Gemma

May 9th, 2016

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Radio for Kids recipe – Yummy French Toast!

Radio for Kids recipe – Yummy French Toast!

Here’s the recipe from Radio for Kids for the Yummy French toast! INGREDIENTS 8 to 10 slices of whole grain  bread 2 bananas 4 eggs 2 cups of milk 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 teaspoons vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon honey 2 teaspoons of raw ...

Gemma

May 9th, 2016

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