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The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus has launched an IndieGoGo campaign to fund their next album. They're looking to raise $25,000 to rejoin their original producer David Bendeth, who produced their debut album Don't You Fake It, and they have a ton of special merch packages available for backers.

Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:20

New Empire sign to Tooth & Nail

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Tooth & Nail have signed Australian indie-rock band New Empire to their lineup - and their full length album In A Breath will be released April 18. 

Wednesday, 05 February 2014 16:21

Music Video - Benny Tipene: Make You Mine


Benny Tipene has released his first music video!

Wednesday, 05 February 2014 12:00

Sumerlin: Runaways


Sumerlin's new album is out Feb 14!

Tuesday, 04 February 2014 12:40

Free download from St Paul's Symonds Street

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St Pauls Symonds Street's new single is going to iTunes soon... grab it while it's free!

Tuesday, 04 February 2014 12:21

Luke Thompson covers Leonard Cohen

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Neda played at Parachute last month, and did a beautiful cover of If It Be Your Will by Leonard Cohen with Luke Thompson at a recent Auckland show:


Monday, 03 February 2014 15:07

Mandisa wins 2 Grammys!


Mandisa has picked up two Grammy awards, for "Best Contemporary Christian Music Song" and "Best Contemporary Christian Music Album."

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 15:42

Interviews with Parachute Artists!

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At Parachute 2014, our announcers caught up with a whole bunch of the artists we play on Life FM. Check out the interviews below, and keep checking back as more are uploaded!


We're picking our jaws up off the ground... the latest lyric video for Break Every Chain by The Digital Age was filmed in one night at an abandoned warehouse in downtown Waco, Texas using a long exposure video hack for Canon DSLR via Magic Lantern.

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 13:53

New music from Rapture Ruckus

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Rapture Ruckus has released the first new track from his crowd-funded project!

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