TMet: 013 - Listen to all this HOT Kiwi music!
TMet Recordings: 013 - Listen to all this HOT Kiwi music!
TMet Recordings have released over 20 new tracks from the following artists during New Zealand Music Month in May. Check out our NEW RELEASES page for the hottest Kiwi dance and electronica that you can buy online. Each track page has a 1 minute preview, and at only $3 a track it's a great way to support new Kiwi music.
Blazem (NZ: D&B)
Blazem is a member of a South Auckland collective of skaters, musicians and artists. He has been producing for a year, DJing for four years and is also involved in the production side of Data:Bass events. http://shop.tmet.net/index.php?manufacturers_id=27 Chelfyn (NZ: Trance)
Chelfyn is the founder and Creative Director of TMet Recordings. His love of dance music was forged in the sweaty fires of the Bristol acid techno and trance scene.He now runs TMet Recordings from his home in West Auckland.
http://shop.tmet.net/index.php?manufacturers_id=12 Culprit (NZ: D&B)
Culprit was brought up on classical jazz from an early age. He brings an intellectual edge to his music and is a well known face at Brazil on Auckland s K Rd. He is also a member of the Data:Bass D&B Collective. http://shop.tmet.net/index.php?manufacturers_id=28
The Filterbrats (NZ: House)
The Filterbrats are an Auckland based house duo consisting of Clayton Gould (AKA Waterboy) and Kerry Adams. They have been playing their filtered French house out live since 2003. http://shop.tmet.net/index.php?manufacturers_id=15
Kyren (NZ: D&B)
Kyren is a Whangarei based artist who DJs and promotes Northland events called Rumble in the Jungle. He is also a talented graphic artist and oversees the Data:Bass designs.
Lync (NZ: Quirky)
Lync is TMet s youngest Kiwi producer at the tender age of 8 ¼. He wrote and performed all the vocals to Lync s Little Red Car and produced it with Waterboy. Warning - this track gets stuck in your head! http://shop.tmet.net/index.php?manufacturers_id=16
Mr Sketchy (UK: Psy/Trance)
Mr Sketchy is an old skool Bristol Raver from back in the UK. A multi-instrumentalist, singer in a prog rock band he was also in Trancemetropolitan
TMet s very first live PA.
Nub (UK: Chillout)
Nub are a Bristol (UK) based trio consisting of Martin Meizaus, Dave Lewis and Tim Hetherington. Their live act offers aural soundscapes, spacetime, dub, Toyotas, slip-hop, watches and live electro-mashup, encompassing the experience of life in these digital days without loss of perspective and membership of bleep-hell.
andy qroniq & The WBC (NZ: Breakbeat Ska)
andy qroniq is a member of 8 piece Auckland Ska band The WBC, playing the alto sax in a skanking stylee. He is also a graduate of MAINZ, the Music and Audio Institute of New Zealand. Established in 1999, The WBC have been on several NZ tours, and made regular appearances at Queenstown's Winter Festival and orientation shows.
Ryan Tregurtha (NZ: Hard Dance)
Ryan Tregurtha is an ex-Wellingtonian now living in Auckland. A hard dance dynamo he graduated at the top of his class from MAINZ (Music and Audio Institute of New Zealand) in 2003.
Romantech (NZ: D&B)
Romantech is the main man behind the Data:Bass collective. He used to play a guitar in an indie band and has been known to dress up as Skeletor (as in He Man and the Masters of the Universe) and wear a dress on stage. He specialises in playing loved up Drum & Bass .
Si-Fi (NZ: Chillout, D&B)
Si-Fi has been mucking around with synths since he was 13, and producing for the past 5 years. He blames 80 s synth pop for getting him into making music, and produces a wide range of styles from Chillout to D&B. Check out his Return of Davros - a stomping D&B DR Who remix.
State of Mind (NZ: D&B)
State of Mind are a central Auckland act who have been releasing tracks and performing their own material for over a year. One half of this duo is behind Korova bar in Kingsland, an up and coming breaks and D&B venue. They are also members of the Data:Bass Collective.
Waterboy (NZ: Hard Dance)
Waterboy learnt to drum when he was five, and from that moment decided that he wanted to be a musician. One of TMet s most talented performers and writers Waterboy is also the drummer for Auckland hard core band State of It, and one half of funky live house duo
NEW TWISTED RADIO SHOW
Chelfyn and MsBehaviour have become so busy running the label that they have had to drop their Saturday night slot on UPfm. However you can still catch them weekly on their new drive show every Friday from 5.00 - 7.00 p.m. on Auckland 107.7's Twisted FM: www.twisted.co.nz/radio/
Almost $2000 was raised at the Nitro/UPfm Angelcare Fundraiser in May. Well done to everyone behind this fantastic event.
NEW CHELFYN.COM SITE
Check out Chelfyn's new website at http://www.chelfyn.com
We've added a new Top Tips section to the website:
How to get that first gig by Dale Baldwin
Choosing your DJ Name by Helen Baxter
TMet would like to thank all the following NZ radio stations for their support:
Blowhole FM (Tauranga 97.4), Firm FM (Wellington 107), Fresh FM (Nelson 99.4 / 95.4), Julia FM (Auckland 107.5), Pulzar FM (Christchurch 88.7 / 107.7), The Studio (Queenstown 96.8), Twisted FM (Auckland 107.7), & UPFM (88.1 / 107.6 Auckland).
We'll also be beaming out over the Canadian airwaves from this month thanks to DJ Lanky at www.netmixradio.com every Tueday night from 7-9pm (Mtd/Stnd Time).
And our thanks to
www.thebigidea.co.nz, www.noizyland.co.nz, and obscure.co.nz
for helping us spread the word about TMet.