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Top 10 Music Software Plugins For Songwriters

A modern computer system is an invaluable tool for songwriting.  Here are some recommended software plugins to enhance your experience and not blow the budget. The Internet can be an excellent source

Is The Music Industry Right For You?

Of all industries you can choose to start a career in, a professional musician is probably one of the hardest to make a baseline income

The Best Time To Be In The Music Industry

There have been some fascinating statistics released last year affirming what many already knew about the music industry. Hip-hop and rap have surpassed rock as the most listened to genre of music in

Concert Review Highlights

Rudimental – Live @ Vector Arena, Auckland 2016. Full Review and Photos

It’s easy to say Rudimental’s music has set the scene for Kiwi nightlife, defined summer beach missions, and triggers the nostalgia of last winter’s snow season. Although they are well known for…

Kelela – Live @ The Studio, Auckland 2018

Music Nation concert reviewer Moniq popped along to check out Kelela’s debut NZ gig @ the Studio in Auckland, turns out it was well worth the trip WORDS BY MONIQUE OHLSON So we’re here at…

Norah Jones – Live @ The Aotea Centre, Auckland 2019

Tuesday night I headed out to the new and improved Aotea Centre to see Norah Jones’ first show in our fair country. The American singer/songwriter has half a dozen albums spanning her…

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Upcoming Gigs


Channel Tres – Live

Sunday 21 July
Neck Of The Woods, Auckland


Drax Project – NZ Shows

July 27th, Auckland Town Hall/Aug 2nd ChCh Town Hall


Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra – ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE

Sunday 28 July, Aotea Centre Auckland


Sons of Zion – Come Home Tour

August 2nd – 31st, Nationwide



August 8th, ASB Theatre, Auckland


Daily J – RIDE THE TIDE Tour

July/August NAtionwide


Tom Walker – Live

August 20th, Powerstation. Auckland


Kings – NZ Tour

August 16-24, Nationwide

Latest Tour Announcements

A-Ha & Rick Astley – Live

March 5th Christchurch, March 7th Auckland

Ash Grunwald – Mojo Tour

28th Nov – 1st Dec North Island

Daily J – RIDE THE TIDE Tour

July/August NAtionwide

Devilskin – A Decade of Devilskin Tour

October 2019, nationwide