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BAYNK

by Editor | 29th September 2017

New Zealand’s most exciting artists combine on today’s #TrackoftheDay: ANKA’s remix of ‘What you Need’ by BAYNK, featuring NÏKA (they love their capital letters in New Zealand it seems). BAYNK is a chemical engineering graduate, although his burgeoning music career means he hasn’t got much time for that these days – not when he’s being […]

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Lord Echo

by Editor | 16th February 2017

New Zealand producer and multi-instrumentalist Lord Echo blends a timeless mix of African rhythms, soul, funk and reggae with modern electronic production. Here’s the first taste of his upcoming album Harmonies , released on Soundway Records.

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Aaradhna

by Editor | 13th February 2017

This New Zealander has showcased plenty of soul across her four studio albums thus far, channelling influences such as old soul classicists and the heart-on-sleeve likes of Amy Winehouse. Her recent album, ‘Brown Girl’, received critical praise from the likes of The Guardian.

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Playlist

New Zealand has been on our radar for some time now but it’s still surprising to see the sheer amount of gifted artists out there. montell2099 just released a track featuring 21 Savage via Red Bull Sound Select and producers such as Haan808, LMC and ANKA have been getting worldwide recognition through SoundCloud. What we love about these artists is that they are not just emulating what’s trending but pushing the sound further with their own flair. The world needs to be paying more attention, as our New Zealand playlist shows the country is on the rise…

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For a long time the only ‘Anka’ in music was fifties singer Paul, but the late Canadian crooner’s New Zealand namesake ANKA is breaking through by doing something very different right now. The Auckland native is bubbling up with his …

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BAYNK

by Editor | 29th September 2017

New Zealand’s most exciting artists combine on today’s #TrackoftheDay: ANKA’s remix of ‘What you Need’ by BAYNK, featuring NÏKA (they love their capital letters in New Zealand it seems). BAYNK is a chemical engineering graduate, although his burgeoning music career means he hasn’t got much time for that these days – not when he’s being […]

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