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Cy Gorman drops 'Carmen'
Carmen by Cy Gorman "Having been pronounced a 'tastemaker' by none other than uber tastemaker Gilles Peterson on his
legendary BBC radio show, it was about time for Ennio Styles to get serious with his label Heard and Felt.  Following the acclaimed download...
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One Love: The Very Best Of Aotearoa Reggae, out now, feat Hallelujah Picassos!
This cool new compilation aims to pull together a cross section of our nation's affinity with reggae, going back to the influence felt from Bob Marley's historic 1979 concert here. You get early local pioneers Herbs (a great early cut, Dragons and Demons , ...
This cool new compilation aims to pull together a cross section of our nation's affinity with reggae, going back to the influence felt from Bob Marley's historic 1979 concert here. You get early local pioneers Herbs (a great ...
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KiwiFM canned, govt gets back frequencies
NZ Musician reports that KiwiFM is shutting down. "Mediaworks have now confirmed that Kiwi FM will close down after 9 years on air as of March 31. Kiwi
FM has been broadcasting on reserved crown frequencies in Auckland,
Wellington and Christchurch, which ...
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New Scalper video, EP, album!
Here's the new twisted new video from Scalper  for the song 'Lunatics' from the 'Lunatics' digital EP, out on March 23rd on JFXLab . Filmed at the old Coromandel Hospital. The new Scalper album The Emperor's Clothes is out on April 18th on vinyl LP on  jarr...
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Ring The Alarm playlist, March 14
Rose Mitchell - Please dont go Sonny Knight -Sugarman Markeys - Last night The Valdons - Stop wait a minute girl The Demures - Raining teardrops Larry Laster -Go for yourslef Cornell Dupree - Teasin Third guitar -Baby dont you cry Eddie Hazel - California d...
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Local vinyl, streaming sales on the rise
I recently went to a briefing at Recorded Music NZ, where they revealed some fascinating music sales figures for the local market. Both streaming and vinyl sales are on the rise. TV3 report "Vinyl LPs account for about 5 percent of the physical product sold...
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Monophonics new album Sound of Sinning out April
"Raised amid the Bay Area's rich musical culture, Monophonics has proudly carried on the tradition of music native to their hometown, which flourished during the birth of Funk music and Psychedelic Soul in the late 60s and 70s. Monophonics was formed in 200...
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One Love: The Very Best Of Aotearoa Reggae, out now, feat Hallelujah Picassos!
This cool new compilation aims to pull together a cross section of our nation's affinity with reggae, going back to the influence felt from Bob Marley's historic 1979 concert here. You get early local pioneers Herbs (a great early cut, Dragons and Demons , ...
This cool new compilation aims to pull together a cross section of our nation's affinity with reggae, going back to the influence felt from Bob Marley's historic 1979 concert here. You get early local pioneers Herbs (a great ...
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Adrian Sherwood on Punky Reggae Party
 "Ahead of the release of a Sherwood At The Controls Volume 1: 1979 – 1984 – collection of early tracks he produced or remixed – on 6 April, producer and DJ Adrian Sherwood has turned dub detective for Q and in a guest column investigates the story behind t...
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Fela! The Concert hits Auckland
"Spectacular and inspiring, Fela! The Concert will ignite audiences from Thursday 19 –- Sunday 22 March at Auckland Arts Festival 2015. Celebrating the songs of Fela Kuti, the founding father of Afrobeat, Fela! The Concert is a non-stop, riotous blend of ja...
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Ad-Rock on life after the Beastie Boys
AdRock. Photo: Rolling Stone   Following the passing of Adam "MCA" Yauch in 2012, Ad-Rock says he's working on a range of projects, doing some movie soundtracks, playing bass in a friend's band, partnered with his local sandwich shop to collab on a sandwich...
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Record collectors fair this saturday
Happening again, and I hear record fiends Stinky Jim and Base FM's Kris Holmes will be there selling goodies....  "The October 2014 fair received lots of positive feedback. People had fun, bought lots of vinyl, and could be seen bopping along quietly to the...
Happening again, and I hear record fiends Stinky Jim and Base FM's Kris Holmes will be there selling goodies....  "The October 2014 fair received lots of positive feedback. People had fun, bought lots of vinyl, and could be s...
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I'm a musician (Dub Asylum, Hallelujah Picassos), DJ (BaseFM), writer, record label owner (Loopy Fruit Recordings), journalist, blogger and pop culture fiend. This blog is my own views and opinions, and does not reflect the views of anyone else but me. Righto!
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