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ALBUM FEATURE: AVANTDALE BOWLING CLUB - TREES

Four years on from the award-winning (Album of the Year, Best Hip Hop Artist at the Aotearoa Music Awards 2019, Taite Music Prize 2019) debut by Avantdale Bowling Club, Tom Scott has announced the release of 'TREES' on 30 September. This much anticipated sophomore album is steeped in both secrecy and perfectionism. After providing test pressings for the first masters supplied to Holiday Records in early 2021, Tom went back to the drawing board. A year later we were supplied the masters for what we now can call 'TREES'. No singles, no elaborate marketing plan, just well-thought-out music from a much respected artist. "Don’t expect the same...

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ALBUM FEATURE: TE KAAHU - TE KAAHU O RANGI

We had a chat with Theia to discuss her recently released debut album for her new project Te Kaahu - Te Kaahu O Rangi. The album is recorded entirely in te reo Māori so we thought it was a perfect start to our Album Feature Series here at Holiday Records, coming at the back of last week's Māori Language Week / Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori. The album has also been recognised with finalist nominations for the Waiata Māori Music Awards (Best Te Reo Māori Album), the APRA Maioha Award (for her single ‘E Hine Ē’) and this year's inaugural Rolling Stone Awards (Best...

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