This week’s Local Eyes is something a little different. Fly My Pretties have just released their second track ‘Take It From Me’ featuring Bailey Wiley from their forthcoming album ‘The Studio Recordings Part One’.  To date, Fly My Pretties have only ever recorded and released live albums, and in a reverse move, now present their […]

The mighty Salmonella Dub return to the North Island for Queens Birthday weekend with their original line up featuring Dave, Andrew and Mark + a big horn section, The Mighty Asterix on vox with Dave and Brent Thompson (ex Southside of Bombay) Also featuring guests and good mates Soulware and L.A.B. Friday 1 June 8pm The […]

Yoko-Zuna return with the release of latest single ‘Day Job’. Featuring vocals from long-time collaborators SWIDT, the single showcases another side to the eclectic Yoko-Zuna sound. Created by both Yoko-Zuna and SWIDT, the track features the trademark confident vocals from Spycc & INF, sitting perfectly alongside the unique instrumentation of Yoko-Zuna. While the two have […]

‘Jimmy Boy‘ is the first single from L.A.B., the new project from Brad & Stu Kora, Joel Shadbolt (Batucada Sound Machine) and Ara Adams-Tamatea (Katchafire). Taken off their debut album set for release in November, ‘Jimmy Boy‘showcases the L.A.B. sound – trademark Kora grooves put through Adams-Tamatea’s reggae/dub filter, and combined with Shadbolt’s blues roots. […]

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Dylan C Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: August 2017 Guest reviewer: SWAP GOMEZ (from Yoko-Zuna) Featured release: BAILEY WILEY ‘S.O.M.M.’ Released: April 2016 https://baileywiley.bandcamp.com/albu… Featured track #1: DOS FUEGOS Featured track #2: TAKE IT FROM ME Featured track #3: THE 101 BAILEY WILEY filters neo-soul […]

This weeks LOCAL EYES video of the week is ‘Yes’ by Yoko-Zuna in colaboration with Heavy and LarzRanda. The vid is a continuation from the bands last music vid for the tune ‘One’s Cycle’ and was directed by Yoko-Zuna Drummer Swap Gomez. ‘Yes’ is taken from the Luminols EP, which is available now. Yoko-Zuna are currently working on their […]

Two intimate shows from three of New Zealand’s best, Yoko-Zuna, Bailey Wiley & Third3ye playing two intimate live show at Lukes kitchen in the Coromandel and the mighty Leigh Sawmill Cafe. Rogue Society & Loop Present: Yoko-Zuna, Bailey Wiley & Third3ye. WEDNESDAY 4th JANUARY, 2017 Luke’s kitchen, Kuaotunu, Coromandel FRIDAY 6th JANUARY, 2017 Leigh Sawmill Cafe, Leigh Limited Early Bird tickets are available now […]

This weeks LOCAL EYES is courtesy of Miloux with the official video for her track ‘Pocket‘. Hauntingly beautiful jazz/soul vocals combined with diverse and interesting production with an accompanying video of Miloux wandering through caves. Check out Miloux supporting fellow NZ artist Anna Coddington Auckland Release Show  28th October, at The Tuning Fork, Parnell. Find out more about […]

After months of refining and perfecting, Bailey Wiley has released her new EP, S.O.M.M., further showcasing one of NZ’s finest musical talents. With the seeds planted in Berlin, and further grown at home in Auckland, S.O.M.M., aka Still On My Mind is the sound of an artist pushing the boundaries of neo-soul. With writing and recording […]

Music At Matua 2015 Saturday 28th February Featuring: Fly My Pretties, The Nudge and Estère General Admission tickets $80+BF Return Bus tickets $17.50 www.loop.co.nz After two successful years of bringing you the best in contemporary kiwi music with the likes of The Phoenix Foundation, TrinityRoots and Lawrence Arabia, Music at Matua is back. Set amongst […]

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