John Butler Trio, TrinityRoots & L.A.B. combining for two massive shows this summer in Nelson & Auckland!
The North West Wine, Beer & Food Festival returns to the beautiful Hunting Lodge for 2019, with Gin Wigmore, Tami Neilson & Jed Parsons!
TrinityRoots performing their epic album True in its entirety for the first time! Auckland, Wellington & now Christchurch!
Dr Michio Kaku is headed to New Zealand to untangle the brain-wrinkling conundrums of String Theory, Astronomy, Futurism & Interplanetary Colonisation.
9 piece band, string section & captivating live visuals. Showcasing his new album A Quiet Divide plus songs from Standing In Silence & Stories from Elsewhere across NZ.
Dr Cornel West & Douglas Murray, hosted by Mihingarangi Forbes. Auckland, Friday August 17. On sale now!
Activist, politician, former US Army Solider and now court-martialled whistle-blower, Chelsea Manning will appear at two boutique venues with very limited tickets!
The Queenstown Winer Festival welcome this mighty line up supported by Spotify.
NEXT WEEK!! Four shows in Northland that will see all three artists perform solo sets plus some special collaborations!
Celebrate 10 Years Of Sustainable Coastlines w/ The Black Seeds & L.A.B.
Yoko-Zuna are coming to Australia for their first ever headline shows in March!
Fresh off an epic summer L.A.B. are set to perform 2 special headline shows!
Ria Hall live with The Nudge & Mara TK performing two shows as part of the New Zealand Festival in Wellington!
Returning for 2018, featuring Fly My Pretties, Julia Deans, Alae plus food & drink from a dozen local vendors!
Matterhorn's last Saturday night ever! Two sets - J-Dilla & Daft Pink covers followed by Yoko-Zuna originals!
A special one-off Auckland show celebrating the release of Rules Of Engagement!
Play On - Arts Festival Performances across NZ from August to October, album available on vinyl & digital.
Ria Hall is coming to Australia! Four shows supporting Katchafire, playing live with Laughton Kora!
Brisbane! Yoko-Zuna are bringing their epic live set to Big Sound 2017! Four performances over three nights.
As part of the Christchurch Arts Festival, Ria will preview her debut album in her first ever solo Chch show with an amazing live band!
6 live acts, DJ's and heaps more across one massive night to help save Radio Active!
The most popular face in modern science, Neil deGrasse Tyson is coming to NZ this July! Auckland & Christchurch!
ANTARCTICA – while you were sleeping. By Rhian Sheehan & Joseph Michael. For 3 nights the Auckland War Memorial Museum becomes the canvas for the projection of a majestic Antarctic iceberg!
We're taking our new show String Theory on the road! 6 shows across NZ this Jan, showcasing the new album & the classics!
2 shows from 3 of NZ's hotest live acts in the first week of Jan! Coromandel & Leigh!
Meet the 16 year old taking a stand against the fossil fuel industry, and leading a new generation of environmental activism!
Back for the second year at a brand new home, Yoko-Zuna's Yokotober returns for two amazing nights w/ Spycc & INF
and w/ Raiza Biza & MeloDownz.
October will see A Girl Named Mo take to the stage to perform Platonic\Romantic at Wellington’s Bats Theatre. Smooth sounds, pretty lights & moving images.
Electric Wire Hustle are returning with their new album, The 11th Sky & to celebrate, the band will play 2 shows in early October.
The Luck/Time Album Release Tour kicks off this week! Tickets on sale now.
Pseudoscientists and pharmaceutical frauds beware: gladiator of rationality Dr. Ben Goldacre is set to slaughter peddlers of scientific misinformation this September!
NEXT WEEK! He gave us Apple, and now the technological wizard that’s Woz is bracing himself to take a bite out of Auckland!
THANK YOU AUCKLAND & WELLINGTON! New Fly My Pretties album String Theory in the can, released November 11!
Yoko-Zuna celebrate the release of Luminols with a huge show at Auckland's King's Arms, June 3!
TEDxAuckland is back for our 5th year and will again feature a selection of NZ visionaries and storytellers showcasing 'Ideas Worth Spreading'.
Bailey Wiley is hitting the road to celebrate the release of her lit S.O.M.M. EP!
The first Loop Session Live at Lot23 in Auckland - featuring Bailey Wiley w/ Soraya and A Girl Named Mo!
Sunday April 3, 2016, Shakespeare's greatest works put to music for a world-first with an amazing cast! One show only!
Bailey Wiley and Yoko-Zuna will play Little Neighbourhood on Friday May 20, showing audiences the incredible combination of Bailey's neo-soul, and Yoko-Zuna's electronic, hip-hop beats!
Saturday February 13, 2016, Fly My Pretties come to the beautiful Auckland Zoo for their only North Island performance of 2016! Full 15 strong cast has been announced!
Friday February 12, 2016! Fly My Pretties return to the Isaac Theatre Royal in Christchurch for THE ROYAL TAKEOVER! Full 15 strong cast has been announced!
A series of two live shows at Auckland’s Neck of the Woods. Each show will feature a different unique live collaboration between YOKO-ZUNA and a range of MC’s, the likes of which you will only witness live.
Join Mara TK & Taay Ninh (the Electric Wire Hustle SS) as they lay down the 'Aeons EP' & some EWH classics.
TEDxAuckland is back for our 4th year and will again feature a selection of NZ and world leading visionaries and storytellers showcasing their Ideas Worth Spreading.
In addition to their Bluesfest slots, Pretties will perform a Melbourne show on April 1.
FMP smashed Auckland & Christchurch & now it's Wellington's turn! The band's humming & they welcome back Samuel Flynn Scott for the first time since Bats!
The highly anticipated exclusive Auckland appearance by Fly My Pretties with support from Estère & The Nudge.
[SOLD OUT] Radio Hauraki present The Isaac Theatre Royal Restoration Celebration with Fly My Pretties & The Nudge.
Crossroads Wine & RadioActive.fm Present award winning composer, Rhian Sheehan Live with Orchestra Wellington.
Tickets on sale now. More info HERE.
TEDxAuckland will take place on Saturday, 3 August in the Aotea Centre.
MUSIC AT MATUA festival & beach clean-up happened for the very first time on Saturday 9th February, 2013! The event will be back with bells on in early 2014.
The A Day On The Green shows in December 2012 with Fly My Pretties, The Black Seeds and Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra were magic. Nice...
The seven show Fly My Pretties IV tour has come to a close. Thanks to everyone involved including the cast, crew and fans who made it possible. Album out now!
'Te Ahi Kai Pō' – 'the fire burning away the darkness' is in reference to finding peace following the aftermath of war.
“Matching chamber pieces to digital production, & the driving percussive edge rock offers. Beautiful, absorbing + groundbreaking.” - Clash Magazine
New video directed by the incredible Shae Sterling, one of the standout tracks from L.A.B.'s debut album!
Yoko-Zuna drop the new video for 'Yes', the direct sequel to the 'One's Cycle' video, & the next step in the Yoko-Zuna shared universe!
Official music video for Ex Machina by Electric Wire Hustle from 'The 11th Sky'.
Yoko-Zuna return alongside SWIDT with new single 'Day Job'!
Rather rad video for Electric Wire Hustle's track Brother Sun ft. Kimbra - Rodi Kirk & Aron Ottignon's bouncy piano-jam Version!
A taste of String Theory, out now! 'Mud & Stardust’ introduces Mo's soulful voice and thoughtful lyrics.
Yoko-Zuna go full 'Middle Earth' with their new Voltron music video.
Ria Hall returns with ‘Tell Me’, featuring the legendary Che-Fu, & production from Electric Wire Hustle & Tiki Taane.
'This Life' written by Tiki Taane and performed by Fly My Pretties. From the new album String Theory.
An instrumental onslaught of glitch house & relentless head banging drops, presented in true 80s VCR style :-)
'They Come Marching' from the debut album by Ria Hall.
'Turnaround' by Aaron Tokona performed with Fly My Pretties!!!
Cool NZ short 'Frosty Man and the BMX Kid' from Loop Select 009. Another DVD/CD package full of inspiring content.
The final video from the Isaac Theatre Royal EP, Tiki Taane's smash hit performed as a 16 piece band for the first time ever!
The 11th Sky out now on LP/CD/Digital.
Yoko-Zuna - Luminols EP out May 27. Featuring P-Digsss, Tom Scott (Home Brew, @peace), Laughton Kora, Heavy, LarzRanda & Lukan Rai$ey.
First taste of Yoko-Zuna's new Luminols EP, the banging Lightning Sabres feat. P-Digsss, complete with 8-bit video game style clip!
Taken from Bailey Wiley's smoking EP & given some FMP love with stunning BV's from Ria Hall, Anna Coddington & Mara TK!
Award winning film from director Taika Waititi is just one of the many gems on the Loop Select 005 DVD. Good Shit Happens!
Colourful, melodramatic and instantly memorable, the video is the perfect accompaniment to ‘Apples’.
Mara TK performing 'The Sound & The Fury' from PLAY ON - A Musical Imagining Of The Great Soliloquies at the Pop-up Globe.
Ottignon, Kirk & Dubois set up their instruments at the historic Funkhaus Berlin studio for an intimate live recording session. New Waves EP out now via Loop.
Taken from the album 'Live at The Wellington Opera House', The Upper Sky features incredible visuals, along with a 9-piece band and 16-piece orchestra!
Eru Dangerspiel's legendary one-off show is now online in it's entirity!
Music by Rhian from 'Standing in Silence' with live show imagery by Jon Baxter and Gareth Moon.
A snippet from the 11 track free Live LP. A rare aural & visual experience, this live performance features Sheehan & his 9-piece band with Orchestra Wellington.
'Overproof' video for the first single off the new Yes King album featuring the sultry vocals of Mel Uye-Parker.
#GetUpStandUp by Tūtahi (Stand as One). A collective of kiwi musicians banding together to cover Bob Marley's classic.
Video for Rhian Sheehan's 'Little Sines' features Kieran Rynhart's illustrations, animated by Matt Pitt.
One year in the making, here's the video for 'The Pieces Fit' from the new album Imagineering by Module.
The first single from Fly My Pretties - A Story written by Barnaby Weir. CD/DVD from the epic tour out now.
From the Dubcatcher LP here's DJ Vadim's - Hope (feat. Rio Hemopo & Sabira Jade)!
What happens when Bacardi and Loop take six of New Zealand's best musicians to jam with over 70 Brazilian musicians?
Live at Yes King's album release at Floripa in London. Featuring vocals from Rioghnach Connolly & Mel Uye-Parker.
LA Mitchell's song from the sell out FMP IV extravaganza! Featuring the sublime artwork of Flox. DVD/CD out now.
A special treat for Fly My Pretties fans! A new recording of the FMP classic 'Singing In My Soul' on the FMPIV tour :-)
Brain Hainsworth brings the video gold again for Tommy Ill's song 'Robot'! From Tommy's debut self tilted album.
16 tracks over one hour. The new album from Yoko-Zuna is out now!
The epic new album from Rhian Sheehan, out now. Order Limited Edition White 180 Gram Double LP now.
Clicks present a dubbed-out collection of their track 'We'll Be Fine', flipped by the legendary Ashley Beedle.
Yoko-Zuna's 'Chunky Munky' is from their upcoming November album release which will feature Noah Slee, Ladi6, JessB, P-Money & many more.
Yoko-Zuna's new track from their upcoming album featuring SWIDT!
The monster debut album from L.A.B. out now. Digital, CD & vinyl.
The Jugalbandi vibes of the Maharaj Trio from Varanasi blended with the organic beats of Nickodemus.
"Reissued after being unavailable for nearly 20 years, inside a quiet mind remains a cultural taonga, a musical time capsule that sends the listener hurtling straight back to the earliest flowerings of the New Zealand rave scene." - Sunday Star Times
This is what happens when Dick Johnson, Anna Coddington, LIPS and Mulholland collaborate! Total earworm banger!
The full String Theory experience on VINYL in the same track order as the live show. With new songs from Bailey Wiley, Miloux, A Girl Named Mo, Laughton Kora & Tiki Taane.
FREE DOWNLOAD - an instrumental onslaught of electronic glitch house to relentless head banging drops!
A Girl Named Mo - Live at BATS is a selction of WIPs recorded live across 6 sold-out shows.
"With no desire to appease the musical establishment, 'Tell Me' speaks to the system & its oppressive behaviour." - Ria Hall
Brand new remix of Bailey Wiley's tune 'Dos Fuegos' coming from ENO X DIRTY!
Reflect culture back on itself with The 11th Sky by Electric Wire Hustle!
Still introducing the wonder that is Miloux. EP 1 Remixes features five new imaginings of tracks from the critically acclaimed EP 1!
"We need to start adding Coddington to the clutch of classic Kiwi songwriters." Luck/Time out now!
Ashley Beedle takes on Rodi Kirk & Aron Ottignon's version of Electric Wire Hustle's Brother Sun! Available now digitally, 12" vinyl to come!
Out now, the 3P is the first new material since 2014 since NZ's favourite soul-infused earth-rappers Third3ye!
New single 'Apples' features a new side to Anna Coddington: “slinky and relaxed, and a little bit creepy”!
The world beats of New York-based DJ & producer Nickodemus with the Jugalbandi vibes of the Maharaj Trio from Varanasi.
The latest single from Chambres, a wall of synths crashing amongst strong vocals!
New single 'Lantern' from Anna Coddington combines a soaring chorus combining with delicate guitars.
To celebrate the spirit of coming together and the Rio 2016 Olympics we've made 'OE Brazil' a free download on Bandcamp.
Luminols is out! Featuring guest vocals from Lukan Raisey, P-Digsss’s, Tom Scott, Laughton Kora, Heavy and LarzRanda.
Live at The Isaac Theatre Royal available now - three new tunes plus two new recordings of a couple of FMP classics!
Our first mixtape of 2016 brings together tracks from our latest releases & 2 classics! 100% Loop & 100% NZ goodness.
New to the Loop family is Miloux with EP 1, her first round of pop musings surrounded by electronic compositions!
Featuring singles ‘Take It From Me’ & ‘Still On My Mind’, S.O.M.M. is 8 tracks from an artist in every sense of the word.
Anna Coddington unleashes new single ‘Release Me’, her first new material for 2016 and her first release with LOOP!
Intriguing production and melancholy-dripped vocals, 'The Words' shows a new depth to the songwriting ability of Chambres!
Dripping with soul, ‘Roots’ shows an artist who is, in the song’s own words, “as pure as pure can be”. Welcome to Loop bro! #Stoked
18 tracks to close out 2015! Blending Loop acts with new cuts & our favourites from the 2015 mixtapes. Bring on 2016!
The debut single from Wellington soul act A Girl Named Mo! Also featuring remixes from Haz Beats and Knowsie.
"Synth-pop duo Chambres vindicate their name magically on Rings, spinning together pristine vocals, masterful production and rolling it all down a dark, cavernous hall." "They exist in a realm where space is key and where strong, angelic female vocals reign supreme."
The original & a remix from Japan's Haioka - who has taken March & gone deep with a slow-burning future-electronic sound.
The latest taste of the upcoming Rings EP from indie/synth-pop duo Chambres!
[Free DL] LPMT005 - A new mix of beautiful soundscapes & vocals, space-tech, & progressive soul from NZ & abroad!
Following the acclaimed ‘Starfish EP’ The ‘Waves EP’ agian showcases the virtuoso piano expertise of Aron Ottignon, along with the second-to-none production of Rodi Kirk aka Scratch 22. Out Nov 6.
Out now! "A mash of classic soul and futuristic sounds anchored by dynamic lyricism and a degree of musicianship that will only help to cement the project as a sonic tour de force.” Okayplayer.com
[Free DL] LPMT004 - A brand new mix throwing together soul, hip-hop, electronic, and an exclusive! So fresh it's still steaming!
[FREE DL] A collection of 11 live tracks selected from Rhian’s 2010 & 2013 immersive aural & visual live performances.
[Free DL] LPMT003 - Undoubtedly the most eclectic installment yet, at times throwing elements of disco, electronica, psychedlia and rap at the wall!
The fisrt single is taken from the ‘Aeons EP’. A pulsating drumbeat which dances around the unmistakable voice of Kimbra. It comes with an epic version of the track by Rodi Kirk & Aron Ottignon!
[Free DL] LPMT002 - The second 100% Kiwi Loop Select Mixtape! Cha Choooo!
[Free DL] LPMT001 - The first installment in the Loop Select Mixtape series.
An seamless mix of melodic beats and slow rhythms. A diverse range of local Kiwi ambient and electronic producers.
[Free DL] Selection of NZ grooves featuring some of our most cutting edge talent!
Exclusive 4 track EP comprised of two separate 7"s featuring remixes from J-Star and Simbad. Yes King!
A cover of Bob Marley's classic Get Up Stand Up. Aimed at inspiring the MANY disengaged with politics to stand as one.
LOOP is proud to present the highly anticipated full-length album from London-based legend Dj Vadim aka Daddy Vad. A 16-track bass-heavy stormer!
An EP containing alternative versions of songs from Dubcatcher and new songs from the upcoming Soulcatcher LP.
Recorded live in intimate venues throughout the country, The Homeland Recordings reflects the very best takes from their nationwide, 23-date tour. Out now.
A Yes King Dub of 'Just Like Me' and a DJ Vadim remix of the epic 'Hardground feat. Mel Uye-Parker & Rioghnach Connolly'!
A BIG dancefloor re-work of ‘In The Red’ from Newtown Rocksteady's debut LP Going Steady! Sweep has created a tune that encapsulates the essence of summer!
Rhian Sheehan’s 5th studio album and most evocative album to date - a musical landscape to get lost in. "A seamless 45-minute piece." - Otago Daily Times
Yes King's sophomore album! A solid follow up! "Yes King, the more you hear it, the more you are inclined to push rpt/play. Wonderfully engaging." - Waikato Times
Eavesdrop's album Pins & Needles is making huge waves! "It runs off, & seeps in all sorts of directions to create some of the most creative and uplifting local electronic music in a long time." - The NZ Herald
Module's long-awaited sophomore album is here & takes 2005's Remarkable Engines to the next level! "On Imagineering, Module has carefully crafted a series of dreamy, yet focused sonic pictures." - Otago Daily Times
Production duo Isaac Aesili & Mark McNeill, are intergalactic maestros, Karlmarx. Their debut album The Karlmarx Project is an instrumental soundtrack for a retrospective science fiction movie that was never made.
The 16 new songs on the CD & DVD represent the best takes from November 2011’s Fly My Pretties IV tour. The show saw the 16-strong cast unite with an exciting new concept, re-inspired style & re-invigorated sound.
Bridging The Pacific Vol 2 is a snapshot of the Loop repertoire as of June 2nd, 2010. The second in a series of digital albums released at sporadic intervals combining a range of recent tunes with re-discovered gems.
The songs on this CD & 5.1 Surround Sound DVD are taken directly from Eru Dangerspiel's unforgettable one-off, sold-out show performed, filmed & recorded last year (August 2009) at the Auckland Town Hall.
Three EPs in, prolific MC, Tommy Ill, is a svelte yet metaphorically obese young man – as his proverbial belt is having to be stretched yet again to make room for his self-titled debut LP!!!
Another basket full to the megabyte max of conscious content. Music, short films, motion graphics, music videos and live concerts. 25 songs, 10 New Zealand Short Films, 8 music videos and exclusive live clips!
Rhian Sheehan's masterpiece, Standing In Silence. A journey of fourteen musical parts that create an exquisite expedition into the sounds and scapes of silence, solitude, reflection and inspiration
A sun-bleached collection of twisted pop songs from guitarist Matthew Mitchell and Bevan Smith (aka Signer). Skallander is an album which should appeal to those of us desperate to hear great, memorable songs.
Take Mark Rae (a figurehead of the UKs soul/hip hop music scene, formally of Rae & Christian) & Rhys Adams (groove hound producer of Rocker’s Hifi fame), send them to Jamaica & the result is Yes King!
Funk anthems blasting through dirty party scenes. Think slow jams for reclining. Recloose returns with a new studio album Perfect Timing. It won a Tui for the Best Electonic Album at the 2008 Music Awards!