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Based in Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Soft Plastics have been beginning to make a name for themselves regularly topping student radio charts. After taking out the top spot on the latest Te Ahi Top 10, we caught up with the band to chat about how they got started, their new track and future plans.

Every week we welcome new tracks to the RDU 98.5FM playlist. Here are a few of the tunes hailing from Ōtautahi that have graced the airwaves this week. Check out the RDU Gig Guide to spot when these artists are playing live locally! 2XM & Neil MacLeod – Unknow Ebb – Alloy Cassius Select & […]

In celebration of NZ Music Month, RDU 98.5FM kicked off a live podcast series on Monday 3rd May, taking place on ‘The Morning After’ breakfast show throughout the month of May. The series aims to delve deep into the rich history and culture that has helped shape the Ōtautahi music scene to what we see […]

This week’s winner of the Te Ahi Top 10 was local wahine DJ and Producer Texture with her emotionally charged single ‘Unconditional’. We caught up with her to chat about how the track came together, her favourite gigs and future plans.

Every week we welcome new tracks to the RDU 98.5FM playlist. Here are a few of the tunes hailing from Ōtautahi that have graced the airwaves this week. Check out the RDU Gig Guide to spot when these artists are playing live locally! Alex TZ & nku. – Afrika Ebb – Visions Cassius Select & […]

A stalwart of the Christchurch electronic scene, Michael Douglas AKA Misled Convoy returns with the dub-infused remix of ‘Mr Selector’. One half of the renowned duo Pitch Black, Misled Convoy is the solo project of Douglas.

Every week we welcome new tracks to the RDU 98.5FM playlist. Here are a few of the tunes hailing from Ōtautahi that have graced the airwaves this week. Check out the RDU Gig Guide to spot when these artists are playing live locally! Azifm – Nevermind (Original Mix) harvo__ – Circuits Circuits by harvo Monika […]

Taking out the top spot on this week’s Te Ahi Top Ten was electronic artist Junus Orca, with the ethereal track ‘Never Really Here (Everyday Hurt)’. Released as part of a two-track EP through Christchurch based label Echo Train, the track is a dreamy slice of electronica.

Every week we welcome new tracks to the RDU 98.5FM playlist. Here are a few of the tunes hailing from Ōtautahi that have graced the airwaves this week. Check out the RDU Gig Guide to spot when these artists are playing live locally! Clare La Mer X Liam K. Swiggs – Push VIP PROJECT BLUEBELT […]

Taking out the top spot on Te Ahi Top Ten this week is the liquid Drum & Bass track Haunted, by Monika and AKURATYDE featuring Oktae. We caught up with the artists to chat about the making of the song, their production process and inspirations.


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