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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 ...

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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

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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 ...

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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 / ...

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May 23rd, 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 ...

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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

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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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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May 13th, 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 ...

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May 11th, 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 ...

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May 9th, 2016

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NZMM Artist of the Day – Hopetoun Brown

NZMM Artist of the Day – Hopetoun Brown

Hopetoun Brown – Burning Fuse Best known as Supergroove’s horn section, Hopetoun Brown is a bluesy duo that have just released their debut album, Burning Fuse, recorded in Lyttelton by Ben Edwards and at The Lab in Mt Eden with Olly Harmer, they’ve played relentlessly ...

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May 6th, 2016

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NZMM Artist of the Day – Groeni

NZMM Artist of the Day – Groeni

TAXX #2 APRIL by Groeni Groeni – Truce Beginning as a solo project, Wellington electronica act Groeni have evolved into a fully formed three-piece band. The trio – made up of James Paul, Alexander Green and Mike Isaacs, released their latest EP Hinde in October 2015, which ...

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May 5th, 2016

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NZMM Artist of the Day – Bressa Creeting Cake

NZMM Artist of the Day – Bressa Creeting Cake

Bressa Creeting Cake – Egyptian Tanker Formed in Auckland in 1991 around the nucleus of Edmund Cake, Geoff Maddock and Joel Wilton, Bressa Creeting Cake’s first recordings were made by Ed on four tracks and Ed and Dave at a 16-track studio the band was lent. A few of ...

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May 4th, 2016

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NZMM Artist of the Day – Connan Mockasin

NZMM Artist of the Day – Connan Mockasin

Connan Mockasin – Megumi The Milky Way Above Connan Mockasin is a psychedelic pop musician from Te Awanga. He released three albums with his three piece Connan and the Mockasins, named after his penchant for making his own shoes, with Blake Pryor on bass and Christopher ...

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May 3rd, 2016

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NZMM artist of the day – BEASTWARS

NZMM artist of the day – BEASTWARS

The Death of All Things by BEASTWARS Beastwars – Witches Formed in 2007, Beastwars is a four piece kiwi Metal band hailing from Wellington. Their sound is often coined as Stoner, Doom, or Sludge Metal, with comparisons being drawn to the likes of Soundgarden, Mastodon, and ...

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May 2nd, 2016

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