Dan Goodwin aka Nightshow Dan: Sugar addict, loves math, apple geek, music freak.
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Here is the new video for The Rocket Summer's new single "Just For The Moment, Forget Who You Are". It's on his latest release Life Will Write The Words which quickly becoming one of my favourite 2012 albums.
Remember Fiction Family? The project featuring Jon Foreman from Switchfoot and Sean Watkins from Nickel Creek is back with a new album coming out the end of January 2013.
For more info, hit up their website, and to remind of the goodness to come, here's "When She's Near" from their debut release a couple of years ago.
**UPDATE** There's a sneak peek of the new single "Relight The Fire" from New Empire on the interwebs now! Tracks out on iTunes this Saturday
Pete Gillies from New Empire has left the band. You can read his message on facebook here, but here's the main bit you need:
During my time of self reflection this year, I've come to terms with the fact that I have dreams, goals and desires that are existent outside of the band, and the only way I can now be true to myself, is to pursue them with everything I have.
The band are still gonna go strong, they have a new single coming out December 1, a new album not long after that, and of course will be headlining Parachute 2013 in January!!!
Always one for a new Mumford & Sons tune - here's the newest video from them, the track from Babel called "Lover Of The Light".
Gutted you missed seeing them live (or stoked you go to go), while you're getting your Mumford fix, check out this full length concert video from NYC. Cos who needs to work or study right??
Young Lyre are releasing their debut EP Night Swimming this Friday - there's an EP release show at 1885 in Auckland which is free to get along to - and make sure you order your copy of the EP for $10 from the Young Lyre bandcamp page.
Check out this video of recording footage and general shenanigans!
Check out the music video for the new single from Children 18:3, "We'll Never Say Goodbye". Get the album On The Run on iTunes now!
Pillar have announced that they're jumping on the 'Year Of The Reunion" bandwagon and have re-formed and will be releasing a new album in July-ish next year.
"We're going to be doing a record and are shooting for a summer 2013 release" says Pillar singer Rob Beckley. "It's going to have that gritty sound but will come from a more mature place lyrically."
Oh and hey, you can download some of Rob's solo stuff free from here.
Kimbra cleaned up at the VNZMAs last night claiming 5 tuis, including Album of the Year, and an International Achievement Award.
Parachute Band took out Christian/Gospel Album of the Year, and announced that they'd be taking a bit of a break next year.
Want some free music? iTunes NZ have listed Tigertown's single "Morning Has Finally Come" as the Single Of The Week so you can download the song free now.
It's off their album Before The Morning and you can catch them live at Parachute 2013!