The Boy with the Aubergine Hair – Minuit

Minuit once again. This track is relatively commercial, appearing on the radiowaves of New Zealand even today. It can be found on Minuit’s 2003 release album “The 88”. Lead singer Ruth Carr was diagnosed with cancer while recording “The Guards...

If I gave u th mic – (mt) peace please remix – Sheelahroc

Sheelahroc were formed in Christchurch, NZ in 1999, initially with 8 members from all sorts of ethnic groups. They lasted until 2002, long enough to release this great track. It also launched the vocal powerhouse that is Karoline Tamati, better known as Ladi6 who went...

19c Trumpet – Cuffy & Leon D

19c Trumpet comes from Cuffy & Leon D, otherwise known as A. Cuff and L. Dahl. Cuffy started on the scene as a DJ in 1997 around Auckland, and joined the Red Bull DJ Academy in Dublin. Leon started with playing guitar in Rock band Fat Mannequin. In 1998 he...

Let’n off shots – Murk 108

Kiwi Ahmen Mahal, MC for the more well known band Rhombus, brings us his debut solo single in 2002, with Let’n Off Shots. Son of a blues musician, he is a true all-rounder, playing bass, keys, guitar and drums in addition to his vocals. He describes his...

EastWest – The K&D Sessions

The excellent EastWest [Stoned together] track was released by Austrians Kruder & Dorfmeister in 1998 as part of their mind-blowing K&D Sessions album. The double album was both a compilation and remix pulling together years of prior work. This track combines...