David Dallas, Salmonella Dub & more!
David Dallas, Salmonella Dub & more! October 18th, 2013
Congrats are in order to Lorde and Joel Little for taking out the APRA Silver Scroll for 2013. In addition to their continued success and domination of the Billboard Charts, the Silver Scroll recoginises their track Royals as the best song as voted for by over 10,000 songwriters. You can find the track on her debut album, Pure Heroine, now from Amplifier.
Today sees the release of the much anticipated new album from David Dallas, Falling Into Place. The album features the track Runnin', which was featured on the soundtracks for video games Madden NFL 25 and Fifa 14. The 12 tracks show a darker side recalling the early days as Frontline, while progressing on the sound shown in his first two solo albums.
Salmonella Dub have also released new vinyl 12" Same Home Town, to celebrate over 20 years since their first shows across the South Island. The track is the first taken off thier upcoming new studio album, and is dedicated to the Dux De Lux in Christchurch, one of the first venues to host the band. The 12" contains the single, along with three remixes, and you can pick it up here.
NEW RELEASES + RE-ISSUES
Blackbird Deluxe 2CD / Fat Freddy's Drop
Out now is the deluxe edition of Blackbird features the album in full plus a bonus disc, "Fade Up Fade Down", and a 60 page booklet.
Universal Love / Sons of Zion
CD: $25.95 / Digital: $19.95
The second album from Auckland-based six-piece Sons of Zion, Universal Love, follows on from their self-titled debut, and features number one airplay hit Tell Her, along with new single The Weekend.
Good Day feat. Pieter T - Single / Tha Movement
Featuring Pieter T, this is the new single from Tha Movement, one of the most underrated artists in New Zealand hip-hop who has worked with many of the scene's biggest names.
Oxygen - Single / Riqi Harawira
A reggae song inspired by a true tortured love story, the track was produced by Luke Berryman, and also features the talented Kelly Kahukiwa on saxophone, Jacob Nansen on keys, and Junior Nansen on the bass guitar.
Same Home Town 12" / Salmonella Dub
Celebrating over 20 years since their first shows as a band, Salmonella Dub have released the first single from their upcoming eighth studio album, due out next year, on Vinyl 12".
DOWNLOAD OF THE WEEK
Artist of the week at theaudience.co.nz is No Why, a band formed out of the post-punk ashes of 1995.
RELEASE OF THE WEEK
Falling Into Place
The third studio album from David Dallas is the follow-up to The Rose Tint, an album which had over 50,000 downloads and was nominated for multiple NZ Music Awards.