Thomas Isbister

Every now and then, an absolute gem of an album appears when you’re least expecting it. For me, this latest gem is #5, by local Ōtautahi musician Thomas Isbister.

Taking out the top spot on the latest Te Ahi Top 10 is Ōtautahi musician Thomas Isbister with his song ‘Eggs’. The track is a groovy slice of indie rock featuring a range of electric live instrumentation. ‘Eggs’ appears on Isbister’s recent album #5, which is his fifth full-length project released since 2019.

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 & […]

This week’s Te Ahi Top 10 winner was Thomas Isbister with his track ‘Helicopter’ The song was born from stumbling across a couple of new ways to play a C#7 chord on the guitar.  Thomas Isbister took out the Te Ahi Top 10 this week with his tune Helicopter, a track off his album #4. […]


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