Like a well-crafted puzzle where each piece snugly fits, Coast intuitively blend a roll call of genres from dub to funk, rock psychedelia to reggae/roots creating a resonance, that is both familiar to the kiwi ear and captivating in its passion-infused delivery.

First single, ‘Think About You” introduces Coast’s understated mastery. The sincere love song unravels from a restrained acoustic beginning to a smitten chorus awash with melodic guitar and vocal harmonics before finishing with a blended spirited jazz delay.

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On August 8th 2009, an incarnation of Eru Dangerspiel, which consisted of close to 40 band members, gathered onstage to blend unique live jams awash with visual imagery, exploring the depths of harder edged funk, free jazz and futurism.

With visuals headed by Mike Busy (the visual creative behind the live Fly My Pretties shows), and filmed by accomplished director Darryl Ward, the CD / DVD showcases a beguiling blend of multimedia elements.

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The 16 new songs on the CD & DVD represent the best takes from November 2011’s Fly My Pretties IV tour. These new songs were performed, filmed and recorded live across nine shows. The tour also marked the collective’s first international foray, playing one sold out Melbourne date.

The show saw the 16-strong cast unite with an exciting new concept, re-inspired style and re-invigorated sound. Via a unique collaboration, renowned visual/street artist Flox found inspiration in each song to create 16 original and dedicated pieces of art. A unifying thread throughout the show, the artworks were brought to life through projection, animation and visual trickery. These visuals were mixed with the live video to create a seamless visual representation of the performances on DVD. The DVD also features over 2 hours of content including the full show, behind the scenes, photo gallery and visual mixes.

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Imagineering sees Module return to the traditional album format with a collection of ultra detailed instrumental sonic photographs taken over a six year period.

Take a journey with Module out across wide stereo panoramic soundwaves on a musical boat through his imagination.

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Eavesdrop - Pins & NeedlesAfter a string of underground singles, remixes and EPs, David ‘Eavesdrop’ Wood has released his debut album, Pins & Needles on Loop. The confident debut offers up a heady mix of drum ‘n’ bass and showcases a range of known and up-and-coming vocalists and MCs.

Deeply musical, on the album Eavesdrop delves into areas and styles not always associated with the genre he’s operating in. While stealing spare moments to learn the art of producing music, hone his craft, and build his studio to achieve his matchless sound; Eavesdrop has steadily built up an underground reputation for both the music he produces and the live show he creates.

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Yes King - Re-Record... Not Fade Away - Cover ArtProduction heavyweight Rhys Adams returns with his second LP Re-Record… Not Fade Away released on Loop under the ʻYes Kingʼ moniker.  Round two of the Yes King journey, the sophomore album comes not as a conceptual "Album Tee-shirt" with Huffer. Just a solid follow up! Produced entirely by Adams and A&R’d by Mark Rae, Re-Record… Not Fade Away, marks a coming of age for the seasoned studio head and a sonic departure from the outfit’s 2008 debut Rock This World (co-produced by Mark Rae of Rae & Christian fame).

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Rhian Sheehan - Stories from Elsewhere - Cover ArtA series of enchanting instrumental works, Stories From Elsewhere is Rhian Sheehan’s most evocative album to date.

His first full-length album since Standing in Silence (2009), Sheehan transgresses Ambient and Post-Rock genres and moves deeper into a unique world of haunting atmospheres, reflective ambient electric guitar washes, childlike melodies, and stirring moments of elation.

Principally conceived by Sheehan in his Wellington, New Zealand based home studio; his strong sense of vision for the album’s live representation informed key collaborations, which are bound to extend to the performance of Stories From Elsewhere. Contributing artists included: Jeff Boyle (Jakob), Raashi Malik (Rhombus), Andy Hummel (Rosy Tin Teacaddy), Steve Bremner (The Adults), Ryan Prebble (The Nudge), and string players from the NZSO. Sheehan also enlisted the talents of Lee Prebble to help him put finishing touches on the album.

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Newtown Rocksteady - Album CoverLOOPDigital Release / © Newtown Rocksteady

Newtown Rocksteady return with their second EP, Goin’ Steady, hot on the heels of their killer performance at this year’s Womad NZ.

Recorded live at The Boardroom (an offshoot of infamous Wellington recording studio, The Surgery) and mixed collaboratively by band members and engineer, Ryan Prebble, Goin' Steady documents the band’s already well-developed live sound. The EP’s title pays homage to the growth of the group, over the last three or four years, into a solid unit and one which looks set to keep rocking steady.

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