SALTBOX Studios alongside RDU 98.5FM and Tyanhaus, with the support of the Christchurch City Council, is subsidising access for Ōtautahi musicians to create and promote new work. The program subsidises and allows access for 20 artists or bands to produce unreleased pieces of music. With the program in full swing, we are excited to announce […]

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Nostalgia Festival is back and better than ever – returning to your backyard on February the 11th 2023. The one-of-a-kind summer event, Nostalgia Festival is held at the replica early-1900s township in Ferrymead Heritage Park. The park features several restored cottages, a schoolhouse, church, and showrooms that all reflect the time period and let visitors […]

Rhythm & Alps 2022 is set to be the biggest year in the festival’s history! With a huge variety of artists, and set in a stunning, hard-to-rival backdrop, RnA 2022 is the best way t o see out the year! In this series, Liam on our Burnt Breakfast Show is highlighting and interviewing some of […]

INTRODUCING THE SALTBOX STUDIOS PROGRAMME 2022-2023 SALTBOX Studios, in association with RDU 98.5FM, are proud to present a 2022 programme of activities in the newly refitted rehearsal spaces formerly known as BeatBox – located at the BOXED QUARTER 270 St Asaph St, SALT DISTRICT, central Ōtautahi, Christchurch. Giving new life to tired spaces, SALTBOX is […]

RDU 98.5FM sent a special ops team to walk, play and observe the South Islands biggest New Year festival. RDU agents Dan Stewart, Corban Tupou and Fran Scrimgeour tell us their story… Dan Stewart reports… It’s been a couple of months since Rhythm & Alps already, and that says enough about how fast summer goes […]

Announcing the premiere of FLARE – our Annual Street Art Festival in Ōtautahi.Street Artists from across NZ converge on our inner city to unleash their creativity on our major walls & spaces. We have 7 Headlining Artists including:-Elliot Francis Stewart-Ikarus DTR-Kell Sunshine-Kophie aka Meep-Koryu-SwiftMantis-Wongi From 2nd – 12th March there will be a collection of […]

MUSOC is proud to announce their latest show ‘At the Heart of Us’ a musical celebration of belonging. Belonging is at the very core of the human experience. Our communities provide us with hope and love, give us strength in times of need and help us grow into the people we hope to be. Through […]

Social Sport puts forth the new EP ‘In Vitro / Ex Vitro’.

Erny Belle releases the stirring new single, ‘Hell Hole’.

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