Red Bull Sound Vault Winners Announced
The doors have closed on Red Bull Sound
Vault 2011; Three lucky New Zealand bands have won 24 hours
recording in the Red Bull Studio.
variety of entries was fantastic; all areas of New Zealand
were represented across all musical genres. The fans voted
in the thousands, the people spoke and the winners have been
The three winners of the Red Bull Sound Vault
2011 are The Crimson Vendetta, Kaos Factory and Olie
Bassweight & Timmy P.
The winning bands will be flown to
Auckland where they receive 24 hours recording time in the
Red Bull Studio, accommodation and studio transfers.
inside the studio, the clock will be ticking. Could this be
the big chance these bands are waiting for? What will they
record? Could this launch them to stardom?The Crimson
For more info
on each band check out…
Olie Bassweight & Timmy
Keep up to date with Red Bull
Sound Vault and follow the winning bands at www.redbullstudio.co.nz
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Gordon Campbell: On First Time Voting (Greens)
For the last two days, I’ve turned my column over to a couple of guest columnists who are first time voters. They’ve been asked to explain why they were voting, for whom and what role they thought their parental upbringing had played in shaping their political beliefs ; and at the end, to choose a piece of music. Today’s guest columnist is Ana Avia-O’Connor, who will be casting her first time vote on Saturday for the Greens.
If I didn’t know any better, it would seem the world has conspired for me to be a Green Party voter. Parents, Green voters? Check. Participation in bilingual education that stressed the importance of inquiry, solidarity and the Treaty? Check. Some sort of vegetarian leanings (seven years and counting, jus’ sayin’)? Check. However, above all of that, I’m voting Green because I believe in supporting the importance of every New Zealander’s contribution to Aotearoa, from the hairdresser in Foxton to the fisherman in Bluff. You could say that I like the cut of the Greens’ jib. More>>