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Electric Avenue returned in 2021 cementing itself as one of Aotearoa’s premium festival experiences. Nestled in the picturesque setting of Hagley Park, the day was filled with great music, drinks, food and an energy that’s hard to capture in words. Electric Avenue has earned its position as a Christchurch institution and it made sure to […]

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! Adam Hattaway and the Haunters – I Need Your Needs I Need […]

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! Admiral Drowsy – Mapped Out And$um – Distant feat. CRYSTAL The Encouragement […]

For someone who’s still in his early twenties, I sure do have the constitution of a man in his late 40s; grumpy, pays attention to politics, takes naps, and sure as hell doesn’t know what to do in a crowd when a band starts playing… Do I move my arms up and down, or do […]

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! Violet French – Pop Pop Pop Pop Pop Pop by Violet French […]

This week’s Te Ahi Top 10 winner was Bomb Dylan with his track ‘Just Listening’ Currently residing in Christchurch, Bomb Dylan can be found in his sleep-out studio producing house and techno most days. This year, he’s working on a couple of remixes, a few self-releases on his own, Bomb Dylan Records and some custom […]

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! Ben Woods – Body Rhyme Body Rhyme by Ben Woods Jed Parsons […]

This week’s Te Ahi Top 10 winner was Bear Trap with their track ‘Bad Boys’ Local Christchurch garage/punk band, Bear Trap is a low-fi three-piece made up of friends Blair Galvin, Ryan Gibbons and Mitch Barnard. They make no attempt to over embellish, stylistically unencumbered by clutter. Not shying from either social issues or self-deprecating […]

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! Harvo – Faceless V/A [CU008] by Harvo Keanu Raves & Harvo – […]

This week’s Te Ahi Top 10 winner was Maverix with his track ‘Predator’ Maverix is an independent electronic music producer from Christchurch, who combines a range of unique melodic and heavy electronic sounds, creating everything from techno, downtempo and drum and bass. With a background in piano and guitar, it wasn’t until his early university days […]


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