Author: Katie Thompson

Hometown girl takes top Gold Guitars spot

http://www.stuff.co.nz/ Jenny Mitchell can’t remember a time when she wasn’t dreaming of winning the New Zealand Gold Guitars. Now she’ll have to find another dream to aspire to. After winning the intermediate final last year, 18-year-old Mitchell won the Overall Senior Gold Guitar title in her hometown of Gore on Sunday night. Announcing the winners Posted by New Zealand Gold Guitar Awards on Sunday, June 4, 2017   “After last year’s win I was hoping for what ever happens and I just wanted to go out there and have some fun. “I’ve dreamt of this forever.” A song Mitchell...

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THOMAS OLIVER

New single “Tenderly” from Silver Scroll 2016 winner Thomas Oliver. Lyrics: Your love feels like water On the hottest day When the sun is beating down on me And your love flows like a river Into my deep blue sea Till everything I could ever need Surrounds my body Everybody wants, everybody needs Water from the heavens and air to breath Everybody wants, everybody needs Somebody to love them Tenderly Your love feels like water Running down my face Finding every little crack in me And filling it with your grace Your love flows like a river Into my...

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Artist Verification on Spotify

Artist Verification on Spotify As an artist, you no longer need to fill out a separate form to get verified on Spotify — just get access to your profile in Spotify for Artists and you’re all set. Artist playlisting is also being integrated into Spotify for Artists. You and your team can post playlists, update images, and make picks all from the same place — simplifying how you manage your artist profile. What this means if you’re already verified: Whether you use Spotify for Artists or not, you’ll keep your verification. All the playlists on your artist profile will...

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The 2017 Official NZ Music Month Summit

FOR THE LOVE OF MUSIC – INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS TALK THEIR PASSION The Official Music Month Summit returns for 2017 with a new format and a new venue. This year the Summit will be held at Auckland Museum in the amazing Auditorium on Saturday, May 20, which is also the last weekend of the acclaimed Volume – Making Music in Aotearoa Exhibition. Titled FOR THE LOVE OF MUSIC – Industry Professionals Talk Their Passion, the 2017 Music Month Summit is themed around Passion, with 15 Music Professionals or Artists talking about how music has inspired or changed their lives.  This is not...

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ENTRIES ARE OPEN FOR THE 2017 APRA SILVER SCROLL AWARDS

Music reflects the world we live in. Songs tell the stories of our common experiences, showing us the ways that we are the same, and sometimes encouraging us to view the world a little differently – inviting us to view the world through someone else’s eyes. The APRA Silver Scroll Awards honour the craft of writing songs, and the people that write them. Entries are now open for the 2017 APRA Silver Scroll Awards, including entries for: APRA Silver Scroll Award – for contemporary popular music APRA Maioha Award – celebrating outstanding songwriting in te reo Māori SOUNZ Contemporary...

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