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 subsidised and allowed access for 20 artists or bands to produce unreleased pieces of music. With a whole year of the program now done, we are […]

This week’s Te Ahi Top 10 winner was Partying at the Disco with their track ‘Puff Puff Pass’ Puff Puff Pass is the debut track from Christchurch duo Partying at the Disco. The duo is composed of real life couple, Georgie Sivier & Thomas Klever. Self-described ‘Dance Poets,’ Partying at the Disco is music made for […]

This week’s Te Ahi Top 10 winner was Sugar James with his track ‘Hit It’ The track Hit It is the debut release from Christchurch artist, Sugar James! The track was originally going to be a single from his first upcoming EP, The Main Thing, due to be released late November, but it was decided […]

This week’s Te Ahi Top 10 winner was Cold Shower with their track ‘Machete’ What began in the hopes that fame and success would help Colter pay off his subprime mortgage is now growing into something far more sinister. A shamed U.S. ex-pat, Colter is on lead vocals delivering paranoid lyrics with an all-American bite […]

This week’s Te Ahi Top 10 winner was Violet French with her track ‘Too Much Indie’ The song Too Much Indie was written by Violet French over the lockdown in her latest musical endeavour. I fucked around in the garage heaps during lockdown. Wrote a bunch of weird songs Too Much Indie by Violet French […]

This week’s Te Ahi Top 10 winner was Marsha with their track ‘Breville’ The song Breville was written by Marsha’s lead vocalist, Sam Williams whilst he was still a fresh young high school student almost 5 years ago. Most of the inspiration for the song was picked up from bands such as The Pixies, Preoccupations, […]

This week’s Te Ahi Top 10 winner was Shaun Malloch with his debut single ‘Take What You Can’ Recorded in a tiny drum practice room at the Christchurch Jazz School, overflowing with his guitars, drums and recording equipment, Shaun Malloch is releasing self-recorded Indie/Garage/Alt-Country songs under his own name. After years of playing as a […]

This week’s Te Ahi Top 10 winner was a couple of high schools mates, Liam K. Swiggs x Paploco with their collaboration ‘Funky Fuzion’ Paploco & I met in Drama class, year nine @ Papanui Highschool in 2007, and have been life long bros ever since. Back then we use to run the black/death metal […]

This week’s Te Ahi Top 10 winner was Ōtautahi hip hop producer Flux the Cynic with his track sippin. From as far back as I can remember I’ve always been into music. There wasn’t really a time that it hasn’t been a part of my life. I was exposed to a lot of different types […]

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