Native Tongues 23 Nov 2020

Written by on November 24, 2020

This week on Native Tongues!…

Featured Artist: SWIDT
Tracks: ‘WONDERS (feat B Wise & Mikey Dam)’ & ‘U PROBLEM’

SWIDT hit us with a 3 pack of singles ‘GOOD THINGS COME IN THREES’ and enlisted South-West Sydney’s own B Wise and Mikey Dam on the standout ‘WONDERS’.

Featured Artist: Eno x Dirty
Tracks: ‘GETURSELF2GETHA’ & ‘Utu’

Eno x Dirty dropped a 2 piece pack last week. Catch them live at the Tuning Fork 28 November, 2020. Cop your tickets here.

Featured Artist: VIËW
Tracks: ‘Bonafide (feat. Mike Tea)’ & ‘Going Out (feat. LNGSLV)

Producer and Audio Engineer originally from South Hokianga.

Feature Artist: Prezton
Track: ‘IDM’
Produced by Trooh Hippi Beats

Featured Artist: Lively
Tracks: ‘Climbing’, ‘NEW NORM (where do i go)’, ‘On The Daily’, ‘The Light – 2020 Mix’

Off his latest EP ‘L.F.M’, another dope up and coming artist on the rise. Check out Lively.

Featured Artist: And$um
Track: ‘Busy On A Wednesday’

 Ōtautahi hip-hop artist And$um with his latest project ‘Late Night’s’. Check the EP here.

Featured Artist: Hamo Dell
Track: ‘NOBODYS D.A.T’

Hamo Dell launches her solo career with her debut single ‘NOBODY’s D.A.T.’ Hamo Dell (Ngāti Porou) music is influenced by R’n’B and Reggae. Her vocals are layered in harmonies, a voice that is incomparable. Her tone is rich and smooth with a manoeuvrability that can reach notes with ease.

The New Zealand based singer has graced our stages for many years, bringing her rich smooth vocals on some of NZ’s biggest festivals performing to crowds of more than 20,000. Hamo has performed on stages all over the world Australia, Pacific Islands, America, Europe, China and South Korea.

Her voice features on the award winning album “BBQ Reggae”, by Tomorrow People, as the band’s female lead singer for 5 years. More recently she featured with International Artist Stan Walker on the Gold record “Choose”.

She is currently working along-side acclaimed Music Producers Vince Harder and Matt Sadgrove on her EP with a release date set for the early months of 2021.

Featured Artist: Risera
Track: ‘Focus On Me’

“Polynesian movement through Music. #Riseramovement”
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@brandnshiraz (Rapper/Producer)

Featured Artist: Vulc
Track: ‘Bloom’

Exclusively to Base is the new track ‘Bloom’ from Auckland Producer Vulc.

Featured Artists: bKIDD & LNGSLV
Track: ‘WUSSDAT?!’

Dropped this banger again on the show today leading up to bKIDD’s debut album which drops Friday 27 November.

Featured Artists: EDY, JARNA, Sean Carson
Track: ‘True Colours’

“True Colors” may be one of the last drops of the year for upcoming producer artist duo EDY & JARNA. With sinister guitar lines and a killer feature from LA artist, Sean Carson, you can feel the goosebumps forming while listening to this fresh R&B track. True Colors, targeted and created for film and cinema, is one of the many songs featuring on her upcoming collaborative EP with producer EDY, scheduled to drop in 2021. EDY & JARNA recently performed at The Tuning Fork on Saturday, October 31st at the Y$O Vol.4 event in collaboration with NiuFM, alongside NZ local artists: Sam V, Aidan Fine, bKIDD, Disciple Pati and iconic NZ dance crew Prestige, independently selling over 200 tickets during presales and packing close to 300 people on the night.

Featured Artist: Samara Alofa
Track: ‘Dnt Care’

Samara Alofa is an Auckland multi-headed artist who has just dropped their independently produced breakout album ‘EARTH PUNK! Mixed, Mastered and Produced by Samara Alofa. Enchanting and a bit surreal they trade stories of past, future and present vibrations. Here to help release this tension, anoint these festering wounds of the collective ancient pain and trauma. Call upon water, remind us of your softness in acceptance and appreciation of this misunderstood rage. Listen, and let ur sacred waters flow.

Featured Artist: Theophilus
Track: ‘Reality’

Palmerston North based artist Theophilus  –
“I am Kid from the first place in the world to see the sun rise, Gisborne(Turanganui-a-Kiwa).The only music I was really around when I was kid was Kapa Haka and growing up as a Maori Boy that lived in New Zealand(Aotearoa) It was the go too even if you didn’t want too ,and I was definitely one to not want too. I sorta got into rapping when watch the movie about Biggie Smalls but who really inspired me to Rap and make music HANDS DOWN Sheff G . I knew all of THE UNLUCCY LUCCY KID album and rap he’s songs all the time. Trying to master he’s flow ,creativity. Me knowing that he was born on the same day as me and where my life is going right now THATS GOTTA COUNT FOR SOMETHING!”

Featured Artist: Sam V, bKIDD
Track: ‘Cruisin’’

Cruisin’‘ by Sam V and bKIDD with the innovative, award winning production of EDY blends the seductive lyricism and charismatic delivery of Papatoetoe’s bKIDD, with the vocal chops and melismatic crooning of the Auckland’s SAM V. The track has been heralded as a soulful callback to 90’s R&B/Hip hop collabs with the modern subtleties in lyricism and melody. A fresh take on the classic feel.

The music video directed by the amazing Conor Pritchard, it features up and coming artists Chris Bates, Jesse Realm, Siegs, Ron, Crystal Chen, BrokeBoiAce, Lincoln Tua, Aidan Fine, The WesternGuide & JARNA. Check it out:

Native Tongues is a one hour show of new music from local artists curated and hosted by Yannika. Big thanks to NZ On Air Music. Tune in live every Monday 3pm-4pm.

Launched in late 2011, Native Tongues is a 1 hour show dedicated to uncovering the freshest in underground music from Aotearoa. From bedroom producers who are just starting out through to artists with multiple releases on international labels, Native Tongues showcases the true sound of the underground.

Native Tongues highlights new music & new artists to the show each week, focusing more on emcees, beat makers, producers & electronic music.

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