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Episode Two: Marla Jean Performing "Safe As Houses" - Live in Oamaru.

Episode 2- Marla Jean performing "Safe As Houses" in Oamaru. A song she was inspired to write after living through the Christchurch earthquakes.
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Episode Three: Jess Chambers Performing "Reckless" Live at The Moorings, Wellington.

If you've ever been lucky enough to attend a gathering or show at The Moorings in Wellington, you will know it is a very special place. The old manor was built in 1905 by J. S Swan as his family home.
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Episode Four: Nadia Reid performing "Some are Lucky" live in Island Bay, Wellington

Nadia was about to embark on the long drive to Auckland with a car filled with her belongings when we filmed her song “Some are Lucky” on the beach at Island Bay in Wellington.
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Episode Five: Fraser Ross & The Felt Tips performing 'Longboards and Seasides' at The Surgery.

Fraser Ross is a wonderful chap who makes equally wonderful music.
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Episode Six: Urbantramper performing 'Know My Kind' live in Wellington.

Friday May 4th was a good day, because I was lucky enough to film Wellington future-folk band Urbantramper in a lounge in Island Bay.

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Episode Six: Urbantramper performing 'Know My Kind' live in Wellington.

Friday May 4th was a good day, because I was lucky enough to film Wellington future-folk band Urbantramper in a lounge in Island Bay.
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New Zealand winners at the International Songwriting Competition

The winners of the International Songwriting Competition for 2011 have been announced with New Zealand songwriters taking out the top prizes (and just in time for New Zealand Music month!).
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Episode Five: Fraser Ross & The Felt Tips performing 'Longboards and Seasides' at The Surgery.

Fraser Ross is a wonderful chap who makes equally wonderful music.
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Taite Music Prizewinner Announced!

Last night Ruban Nielson of Unknown Mortal Orchestra was announced the winner of the Taite Music Prizer 2012. The Taite Music Prize was setup in 2009 and is considered similar to the British Mercury Prize.
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Watch: No Art 'Epica'

*No Art* have released a video for their song ‘Epica’ from their debut EP Exotica. Dreamy, entrancing, and with the band enveloped by a backdrop of bleeding shadows and colour; it’s a perfect summary of their music and performance.
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Watch: Urbantramper "Kate Bush Saved My Life"

Wellington Future Folk band Urbantramper have just released the first video from their upcoming album 'Internet Freedom is Love' which is due out on May 10th through Home Alone Music.
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REVIEW: Fuyuko's Fables & Seth Frightening 23/02/2012

We arrived at Happy at about 9 30, an hour after the gig was advertised, to a completely empty room.
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