Songbroker artists to perform at Going Global
The thirteen hand-picked artists to perform at GOING GLOBAL PRESENTS have been announced and what a talented and diverse line up including several Songbroker artists.
Albi & The Wolves
Albi & The Wolves are a trio creating a big sound with just an acoustic guitar, an electric violin, a double bass, and their three voices. Chris Dent, Pascal Roggen, and Micheal Young’s individuality shines through the music to make something compelling, uplifting, soulful and fun. Recent achievements include winning the Best Folk Artist 2018 at the New Zealand Music Awards, and supporting Miho Wada’s Jazz Orchestra at Auckland's’ The Tuning Fork.
Jaggers X Lines
Jaggers x Lines (Eliana Gray and Morgan Smillie) just want to make you dance. Their bass-heavy, sample-happy beats have consistently charted on NZ alternative radio, been featured on RNZ and supported acts such as Estere, Boycrush, and Tash Sultana. 2018 will see the release of debut album ‘Burn Cycle’ (via Athletic Nun Records), the follow up to last year’s well-received EP ‘Letters’, another national tour and the duo’s first Australian Tour.
Unchained XL is a Nigerian Kiwi Hip-hop artist and producer with a unique, afrocentric sound. His 2018 debut EP release entitled ‘Foreign Legacy’ blends traditional afrobeat-inspired textures and rhythms with various styles of hip-hop, utilising a combination of live instruments and synths. April saw UXL complete a tour of the UK with shows in London, Bristol, Sheffield, Leeds and Cardiff, performing alongside artists such as Mungos HiFi, Afro Cluster and Mr Phormula. With overarching themes of faith, identity, justice, virtue and cultural innovation, he draws both musical and lyrical inspiration from artists such as Fela Kuti, Jidenna and M.anifest. Supported by his live band, UXL delivers a highly energetic, and convicting performance.
GOING GLOBAL PRESENTS 2018
Saturday 1st September
– Whammy, Wine Cellar, Whammy Backroom –
Tickets on sale now from Undertheradar.co.nz
alayna, Albi & The Wolves, Arthur Ahbez,
Holly Arrowsmith, Jaggers X Lines,
Jed Parsons, Nakita, nomad, ONONO, SHAYNA,
Soaked Oats, The Beths, Unchained XL