Dan Goodwin aka Nightshow Dan: Sugar addict, loves math, apple geek, music freak.
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Stellar Kart have released the music video for their new single 'Criminals & Kings' - hit the jump to see it!
Make sure you get their album All In from iTunes too :: https://itunes.apple.com/nz/album/all-in/id680409977
After giving the live version away for free (which you can still get btw...), Rapture Ruckus has released the studio version of "In Crowd" with special guest Soul Glow Activatur from Family Force 5.
Get the song from iTunes, and hit the jump to check out the new music video with the sweetest little shout-out to New Zealand around 2:49. Nice work!!!
Lisa Crawley has a brand new album out called 'All In My Head' we're stoked to feature her single Elizabeth as our Kiwi Download!
Strahan's been keeping busy, he's been on tour with Tear Fund, had his album up for free download and also been working on new material - including this new song 'There Will Be A Day'. Its a different sound, less folky, more gospel - and definitely worth a listen. Download from noisetrade now or listen below.
Holly Arrowsmith is a blues/ folk musician who hails from the mountain valleys of Queenstown, New Zealand
When 60's and 70's folk and blues is all a child is brought up on, something unique is created- A 'distinctively powerful' sound is stirring in the soulful music of Holly Arrowsmith.
Born In the dry desert city of Santa Fe, New Mexico and raised in the mountain valleys of Queenstown, New Zealand, Miss Arrowsmith has had many cultural, artistic and environmental influences, ultimately manifesting in the form of song.
From a young age, the momentum behind Holly's vision has been building. At just 16, she was a finalist in the New Zealand Country Music awards with her song 'Heavenly Lights', and went on in her teenage years to win many local titles including 'Best acoustic artist' two years in a row, 'The Best original song' And Queenstowns 'Ultimate Muso' at the Battle of the Muso's.
More recently, Arrowsmith was named the winner of 2012 'Songstars' competition, with her powerful single 'Wolves and Moons'. She performed at Parachute Festival 2013 and opened the Queenstown Winter Festival for a crowd of over 10,000.
In June 2013, Arrowsmith released her first EP 'The River' to great response, and is embarking to tour NZ and play at numerous festivals.
With a voice that has been described as 'Organic' , 'Haunting' and 'Entrancing' and lyrics that lay bare a heart to carry light and hope into peoples lives, Holly Arrowsmith is a name to watch.
Click below to download 'Wolves & Moon' from the The River for free for a limited time.
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The Kiwi Download is a song available for free download for a limited time. Hit the jump to read more about this great kiwi tune to get the download.
We previously reported that Superchick drummer Chase Lovelace passed away from cancer about a month ago. The band reunited for the first time since he was diagnosed and performed at his funeral. They've uploaded a new song for Chase called "This is the time" onto soundcloud. Hit the jump to have a listen and to read a note from Max Hsu from the band.
So Relient K will be dropping Collapsible Lung, their new album on July 2... and have started posting lyric videos. Hit read more to see the first few online - including one that features Adam Young from Owl City.
We haven't played them on Life FM for a while, but we're sending thoughts and prayers to Superchick after hearing of the passing of their drummer, Chase Lovelace. Chase was diagnosed with a pretty rare form of cancer halfway through last year. Have a blast smashing drums in heaven, good sir.
Mike Mains & the Branches have a) fully funded their pledgemusic campaign to release a new album, b) released a new music video for 'Noises', c) started a tour with Relient K, Hellogoodbye, and William Beckett, or d) ALL OF THE ABOVE.
Hit the jump to see which option is right.