There are two bands called Hissyfit 1) hissyfit is all girl band that formed in auckland in 2009. The trio slam through short songs about no doz, hair ties and meeting girls. they list there influences as riot grrrl, post punk, 60's girl bands. http://www.myspace.com/hissyfitband. They are Jaspin - guitar/vox, mon - drums/vox, ary - bass http://www.facebook.com/pages/hissyfit/120704837942763 2) An all-girl indiepop band from Melbourne, who released an EP "Stars without Make-up" in 2001.
Auckland, New Zealand native Zoe Fleury (aka since 2010 Zowie
David Dallas (born August 28 in Papatoetoe, Auckland) is an award winning New Zealand rapper and producer, formerly known as Con Psy, signed to P-Money's Dirty Records. He released his debut EP Something Now in 2008, and then his debut solo album, Something Awesome, was released in August 2009. His second next album, The Rose Tint, was released in May 2011 and featured appearances from Freddie Gibbs, PNC and Buckshot. He is also half of the award winning duo Frontline, who were the recipients of the New Zealand Music Awards Best Hip Hop Album award in 2006 for their album Borrowed Time.
Vika and Linda Bull are a sister vocal duo who came to prominence after being asked to sing backing vocals in Joe Camilleri's band The Black Sorrows.
Nesian Mystik are one of the top hip hop and RnB groups in New Zealand, blending a variety of polynesian singing and rhyme styles into a unique flavour of music. They beging with a top selling single Nesian Style following up with their #1 debut album Polysaturated in 2002. In 2006 the eagerly awaited followup album Freshmen was released, continuing their Samoan, Maori, Cook Island and Tongan blend of funky, happy beats.
The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra is one of the most popular music-comedy acts to come out of New Zealand in years. As well as impeccable musical skills, heavenly harmonies and a canny choice of covers, the dozen-strong strummers have sold-out audiences rolling in the aisles with their on-stage antics. Featuring eleven ukuleles anchored by a double bass, the band
Wellington 5-piece The Thomas Oliver Band have spent the past few years touring and playing live throughout New Zealand with the likes of Fat Freddy
There are several artists going by the name Falter; 1.Falter are an alternative metal band from Blackburn. With influences taken from a vast amount of artists and genres, they blend a mix of hard rock, metal and grunge to create a raw and visceral sound that they can undoubtedly call their own. Falter are indisputably crowd pleasers, as their live performances have been described as fierce, thrilling and an adrenaline rush of honest intensity that other local bands seem to lack.
Download the EP #1 for free or pay-as-you-like from: http://lenolovecraft.bandcamp.com Leno Lovecraft is a super sexy disco producer. His “songs tastefully reference everything from the italo disco of Cerrone and the driving funk of Ladies Choice to the vocodered synthpop a la Casco and BWH, plus no small amount of falsetto and pleasantly creative weirdness a la Sparks. Some songs even have the wailing, harmonized shred guitars (not to mention the crazy false ending thing). All of it is well produced, clever and colorful and all the more impressive in that it was crafted by a teenager.
Born 1960, in Auckland, New Zealand. so getting on a bit for re-starting a music career mate. Yeah, so was J J Cale. In 1979/80 Dave was the singer in Auckland band Spherox. He also had a brief stint playing guitar in Dusky Nepia's Show Band. Life sort of got in the way as it does, but Dave never stopped playing, and in his early 40's he started writing and recording music again. You can listen to and download Dave's songs from the free downloads page on this site.