Catch some of New Zealand’s best up and coming artists filmed Live as part of Sennheiser Presents Live at Heads Garage this NZ Music Month.
The first of a video has dropped from our series of live sessions recorded at Swish in Auckland using a range of Sennheiser evolution series and evolution G4 microphones. This NZ Music Month project sees fresh kiwi acts playing in Swish’s “Heads Garage” - an old mechanics garage that has been turned into creative space, though with remnants of its former life still on show. The sessions were professionally filmed and recording using Sennheiser MKE 600 shotgun mics and sound mixed live by Suren Unka.
Her latest track ‘Better Off’ dropped in late April and immediately landed on Apple Music’s Best of the Week, buoyed by the slick production provided by Vince Harder. Tijay also brings a visual aesthetic to her work; she designs earrings under the brand arowm and her work has been worn by Kimbra and Hayley Williams (Paramore), as well as appearing at NZ Fashion Week.
Each Friday of this month will see the release of a new video, with artists spread across various genres representing the best of New Zealands new and upcoming music:
SOJØURN a Northland-based band who call their music ‘psychedelic reggae’, with influences across, reggae, rock, funk and soul. They already have an impressive live following through shows alongside acts such as The Butlers, Mako Road, Summer Thieves and Sons of Zion. They also played on the main stage at Fritter Festival 2019 (alongside Dragon, Drax Project, etc). Their new self-titled EP came out on May 1st.
Balu Brigada are a four-piece band who create a modern pop sound, while mixing in elements of hip hop and alt-rock. They’ve created a massive buzz with a run of popular singles and sold-out live shows. This success has seen them supporting Broods on their latest tour.
MELODOWNZ is already well-known to local hip hop fans and his top two tracks have over a million streams between them.
Dbldbl is an underground rapper from Auckland, whose already had an impressive run of releases via bandcamp, both as a solo act and with his group Cool Tan (aka Heavy).
Each act has a new release planned during May, making the Sennheiser presents sessions a great opportunity to see these acts showcasing what they can do in a live setting for New Zealand Music Month. Follow NZ Music Month on Facebook or Twitter to make sure you catch when each new video drops and head to Sennheiser to find out more about the mics being used by each of the artists.
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