Snax designs Freak EP Cover Sleeve

7 June 2007 - , , , ,

Congratulations to Bassdrop designer extrodionare SNAX, who has been selected by Freak to design the upcoming EP for Audio titled 'Designed for War'. You can check out more of his work at - nice.

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Upcoming for week 4/06/07 - 10/06/07

5 June 2007 - , , , , ,

Huge snow has fallen in the South Island, its past 1st of June and the first trimester of Uni has finished - all this means winter is now officially upon us!

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Phat08 submissions called for

1 June 2007 - , , , , , ,

Its exactly halfway through the year of 2007 - and that means its halfway between Phat NYE parties! Phat Club, Nelson, have asked for DJs and Bands to send in their submissions to play at this years event, Phat08. Read more of the article for info... 


If you are a DJ or band wanting to take part and play at Phat 08 please post us your mix CD or demo tape:

PO BOX 670

Please ensure you include your contact email address & phone number.  
Phat 08 will be operating from 6pm 29th December 2007 till Noon the 2nd of January, please state your playing preferences dates.

If you are couriering posters/packages to us please send to :

the PHAT CLUB, 137 Bridge street, back door down alley thru gate, NELSON.
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CERN Interview

31 May 2007 - , , ,

Just in time for the end of NZ Music Month we reach Auckland. Local production crew CERN has been making waves for a while now and we thought it was about time to pick their brains and put the results online. Covering topics like power ballads and vintage mirrors, Matt Searle's interview with Jonny and Ollie (2/3 of CERN) contains your whole day's requirement of thought-provoking topics.

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Hollie Smith signed to major US label

30 May 2007 - , , , ,

Hollie Smith, the amazing vocalist featured in Concord Dawns 'Say Your Words' on Metalheadz, is winging her way over to LA to join the stable of one of the largest music labels in the world.

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Upcoming for week 28/05/2007 to 04/06/2007

28 May 2007 - , , ,

God save the Queen. And why not, she gives us a holiday in the middle of the year when all we can usually think about is how long until daylight savings kicks back in.

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Nanotek Interview

23 May 2007 - , , ,

Continuing through May, we leap the Cook Strait and sit down with Wellington's resident freak, Nanotek. After spending several years sculpting his sound, early this year he received the call-up from Dylan to become part of the Freak Recordings crew. For a producer with no releases to get such an offer speaks volumes for the quality of music bursting from Nanotek's studio. Known for the depth and brutality of his tunes, Matt Searle runs a few questions by him to see what makes him tick.

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Upcoming for week 20/05/07 - 27/05/07

22 May 2007 - , , , , ,

Wow - I don't know about you guys, but I really dig international DJs coming to NZ for a full 2 week tour. Klutes 'Emporers New Clothes' Tour just wrapped up and with massive gigs all throughout the country, I'm sure he'll be leaving a happy man. If you didn't get a chance to witness Klute, then some consolation will be this interview, that Charlie B from Roll TV conducted.

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Vanadis - Enter the Blue EP

18 May 2007 - , , , ,

Vanadis, the duo of Dunedin producers known for their lush soundscapes in Drum and Bass, have completed a five track EP titled "Enter the Blue".

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Dose Interview

17 May 2007 - , , , ,

Continuing with NZ Music Month we move North, but only just, to Christchurch and local producer/dj Dose. Dose has been part of the Christchurch drum and bass scene for a few years and upon turning his hand to production has gained interest from some of the scene's biggest players. With his debut vinyl release due to drop on full release any time soon, Matt Searle runs some questions by him to find out what big things he's bringing our way!

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