Deva Mahal

Troy Kingi (Te Arawa, Ngāpuhi, Te Whānau-ā-Apanui) has won the 2021 APRA Silver Scroll Award | Kaitito Kaiaka for his funk-laden song ‘All Your Ships Have Sailed’ (published by Loop Publishing | Kobalt Publishing) taken from his nostalgia-filled record The Ghost of Freddie Cesar – the fourth album from Troy Kingi’s 10 10 10  series (10 albums in 10 years […]

WOMAD returns delivering world-class performers from Aotearoa,  for the award-winning three day festival. For its 17th presentation in New Zealand, WOMAD NZ is back in full force with all of its eight stages that will feature close to 100 hours of music, with the diverse and rich range of talent that WOMAD go-ers have come to […]

2021 APRA Silver Scroll Award Top 20 shortlist. This Top 20 list was chosen from over 250 entries by a judging panel of 10 fellow songwriters, who have each made wonderful contributions to the NZ music community.   The judging panel were (in alphabetical order): Anji Sami (She’s So Rad), Finn Andrews (The Veils), Hollie Fullbrook […]

This week’s Local Eye’s video of the week is a long overdue collaboration between Deva Mahal and her sister Zoe Moon. ‘Sister’ is a deeply personal ballad to Deva and Zoe’s late sibling. Appropriately, the sisters co-wrote and produced the track, delivering it with a breathtaking, mostly beach shot video, directed by Paascalino Schaller. A […]

As Splore Festival is nearly upon us, here is Deva Mahal live in the studio performing her track ‘Stand in‘ with a little help from Marika Hodgson on acoustic guitar. Deva Mahal will be on the main stage at Splore this Friday at 19.30 – 20.30. Wellington-based singer Deva Mahal recently returned with her singles […]

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Ian Beatmaster Wright Thanks to @NZOnAirMusic Date: 20th Decemeber 2020 Guest reviewer: Deva Mahal Featured release: Electric Wire Hustle Released: 2009 Featured track #1: Tom Boy Featured track #2: They Don’t Want Featured track #3: March ft. Deva Mahal Deva Mahal is a soul and R&B singer. Mahal […]

This week’s Local Eyes is from Deva Mahal, ‘Stand In’ is co-produced by Marika Hodgson aka Sorrento. The beautifully shot video is directed by Petra Cibilich. Mahal was born with blues in her blood. She shares, “I come from a long line of storytellers and musical conjurers”. Mahal’s vision of becoming an artist was solidified here in Aotearoa performing alongside Fat Freddy’s […]

    TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: February 2017 Guest reviewer: Garerth Farry (Sugarlicks Records) Featured release: ELECTRIC WIRE HUSTLE “The 11th Sky” Released: 2016… Featured track #1: GOLDEN LADDER Featured track #2: AEONS Featured track #3: MARCH feat. DEVA MAHAL Electric […]

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is Electric Wire Hustle with their new piece ‘March’ also featuring Deva Mahal on the vocals. The vid was produced by Louise Cheesman for Projuice & Loop and directed by the bands own David ‘Taay Ninh’ Wright. Find out more about Electric Wire Hustle: WWW | FACEBOOK | […]

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