May
26
to May 27

Tomorrow People

 

TOMORROW PEOPLE TAKE BBQ REGGAE ON THE ROAD FOR 10 DATE TOUR

Aotearoa’s favourite ‘BBQ reggae’ band Tomorrow People are hitting the road in celebration of their #1 album BBQ REGGAE.

The Wellington-based collective achieved the seemingly impossible earlier this year, knocking international superstar Ed Sheeran off the top of the charts, when their latest EP BBQ REGGAE debuted at #1 in the Official NZ Music Charts.

Now to mark the momentous milestone, Tomorrow People have announced a 10 date nationwide tour, which kicks off in Whangarei at Tiki Tavern on Friday, May 11 and ends in Gisborne at the Cossie Club on Saturday, June 6.

Presented by Pato Entertainment and Flava, the extensive tour takes in all corners of the North Island, including Ruakaka, Whakatane, Turangi and Rotorua, and is a way for Tomorrow People to say thanks to their loyal fanbase and the new fans they’ve won over with their unique style of sunshine reggae.

They will be adding South Island dates and further North Island dates later in the year. See below for current list of dates and venues.

Tomorrow People - Marcus Abraham, Ken Saupese, Hamo Dell, Avina Kelekolio, Duane Te Whetu, Dan Sugrue and Tana Tupai - are one of the country’s most-loved reggae bands, with a string of popular releases to their name, including ‘Souljah Feeling’, ‘Feel Alright’ and ‘Take It Away’.

They made headlines when their EP BBQ REGGAE toppled Ed Sheeran from the charts and drew praise for releasing single ‘Don’t Wanna Fight It’ in three languages - English, Te Reo and Samoan, as a mark of respect to the band members’ heritage and the diversity of their audience. The band performed a tri-lingual mash-up of the track that went viral on their Facebook page.

Tomorrow People have established themselves as one of New Zealand’s most popular live acts, performing this summer at some of the country’s biggest festivals, from One Love Festival to Homegrown. They’ve also taken their music to the world, with tours across Australia, Tahiti, Rarotonga, Fiji, and Samoa.

Don’t miss your chance to experience the magic of Tomorrow People live.

Tickets on sale now from www.theticketfairy.com

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May
30
7:00 PM19:00

Jeremy Loops

South Africa’s biggest contemporary music export Jeremy Loops announces his return to Australia and New Zealand today following on from his successful visit in 2016. 

Becoming a hit outside of his homeland, Jeremy’s debut album Trading Change resulted in a 30,000-ticket tour across the UK and Europe as well as a massive European tour with Twenty One Pilots. His near-sellout tour of Australia in 2016 cemented his popularity downunder, while his latest single ‘Waves’ from his upcoming album ‘Critical As Water’ (March 16) has already racked up over a million streams on Spotify in just a few weeks.

“The first time we toured Australia we had no idea what to expect but five minutes into the first show we knew Aussie live music fans are maniacs like we are. The energy in that room was insane, and we’ve been looking forward to coming back ever since,” says Jeremy Loops.

“Getting to do Australia and New Zealand as part of this Critical As Water world tour shows just how important performing in this region is to us. And we know the love we give, Aussie and Kiwi crowds give will right back.”

The Australian and New Zealand shows are part of a massive global tour with 27 shows across ten countries, kicking off in March to celebrate the album’s release and winding its way through Europe, the UK, the US, Canada and finally Australia and New Zealand in May.

Loops’ cult-like following will continue to grow, with the new record Produced by Will Hicks (Ed Sheeran’s ‘Perfect’, Lilly Allen, Bastille), with additional production contributions by Jake Gosling (James Bay, The Libertines, Shawn Mendes). ‘Waves’ has already featured in Spotify’s international viral chart.

When he’s not touring the world, Jeremy Loops is also the founder of South Africa’s Greenpop, a tree planting organisation that’s been responsible for 85,000 new trees across his homeland. He is one of the biggest artists in the country with his debut record entering the South African charts at #1 and winning MTV South Africa’s Alternative Album of the Year and iTunes South Africa’s Album of the Year.



Don’t miss Jeremy Loops this May, live and intimate across Australia and New Zealand.

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Jun
1
8:00 PM20:00

Rejjie Snow

Robin Fernando, with ASTRAL PEOPLEHandsome Tours & Complexpresent Rejjie Snow.

Playing his New Zealand debut in Auckland on Friday 1 June 2018 at Neck of the Woods.

Tickets are onsale now from Just The Ticket 🎟 http://bit.ly/RejjieSnowAkld for just $35 + Booking Fee.

Local support to be announced.

Rejjie appears by arrangement with Primary Talent International.

"Magnificent debut album from your new favourite rapper" - 5⭐️ NME.
 

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Jun
2
to Jun 3

Gemini Season : MELODOWNZ Live with Mareko, Rizvan and Tom Scott

Gemini Season : 
A stacked line up of Gemini Artists.

MELODOWNZ Live with very special guests
Mareko (DECEPTIKONZ)
Rizván 
TOM SCOTT (DJ SET) 
IllBaz (He's Libra but its allgee he gets the G pass) 

To be honest I just wanted an excuse to low key celebrate my birthday with out announcing it and at the same time share the stage with my top 3 favourite NZ MC's who are coincidentally Gemini as well. 

Missed out on NZ MUSIC MONTH by 2 days but FTW its NZMM every day for us.

Honoured to get MAREKO on the bill along side North City Rizzy, the one like Tom Scott and my day one G ILL BAZ. 

Will be selling Melo Yelo Merch (Socks + Tees)

See you all there ! 



Get your tickets early ~ 

Early bird tickets from Under the radar $15
General tickets $20
Door sales $25

Poster by Bryson Naik 

Tickets :http://www.undertheradar.co.nz/utr/show/SID/60498/N/Gemini-Season--Melodownz-W-Very-Specials-Guests.utr


~Liiightside

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Jun
8
to Jun 9

Written by Wolves

Tenfold. presents:

Written By Wolves
With support from Minimal Silence

The Wolves bring their heavy production and high energy show to an intimate venue, for one night only, ahead of their headline set at the sold out Ohakune Mardi Gras festival.

Neck of the Woods.
Friday June 8th
Doors open 8pm

$15 earlybirds are on sale 7pm Thurs May 10th: www.theticketfairy.com/event/written-by-wolves-auckland-8jun2018/

See you there.

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Jun
22
to Jun 23

Rittz & Stevie Stone

Talk Later is proud to present...

RITTZ & STEVIE STONE (Strange Music)
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Friday, June 22nd
Neck of the Woods
155 Karangahape Road, Auckland
R18

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Limited tickets on sale 7pm Tuesday, May 15th from www.theticketfairy.com

We are stoked to announce that RITTZ one hip-hop's true trailblazers is returning to New Zealand with a very special guest, Stevie Stone. This is a not to be missed occasion for any Strange Music fan. Don't sleep, THIS WILL SELL OUT!

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May
25
to May 26

NAH ZONE Showcase

NAH ZONE SHOWCASE
Friday 25th May - Neck of the Woods, Auckland (R18)

Nah Zone is proud to present their debut showcase featuring: The Katayanagi Twins, Baccyard, Church & AP, N eo & Jinzo, Humbleboy & J$E, and Sugoi

Tickets go on sale at 2pm, Saturday April 28, with Live Early-birds from 10am, Friday April 27.

$10 Early-bird Special (Pre-Party + merch package) - private newsletter link
$10 General Admission - undertheradar.co.nz

Models by day and DJ duo by night, the Katayanagi Twins, comprised of twin sisters DJ China & Saiko, are here to make a statement. No strangers to Auckland’s nightlife, the twins have propelled to a familiar club night name at venues including Infinity, 1885, Roxy, and Impala, and are guaranteed to fire up any crowd with progressive and captivating sets. Although flawlessly performing as one, each individually provide a distinct and enigmatic energy to the creative scene. The pair recently threw down hard in the full-female line-up at JessB’s Block Party early April, and have only continued to dominate. Witness them bless the decks with a refreshing beverage to accompany you.

Recently supporting the Auckland leg of Eno x Dirty’s ‘Evil Adventures tour’, the infamously promiscuous Baccyard NZ is consistently steaming through the scene. He’s produced for Melodownz’s ‘The Anthem’ and a variety of Omni Potent tracks, various placements on Soulection radio, as well as a heavy solo collection of tasteful flips on Soundcloud which seamlessly fuse hip-hop, RnB and future beats. His latest track, 'GAWDSPLAN', raked up over 70,000 streams via Chill Children. He’s making waves like no other - don’t miss the chance to ride one.

Underdogs Church Leon & AP have been developing their craft in recent years - the lively rap duo opening up shows all over Auckland and shutting down others, all whilst doing the hard yards in the booth. With the recent release of their single ‘Alladat’, as well as a new project on the way, the young talents bring a modern approach to the sound of New Zealand. And yes, the rumours are true - Church Leon wagged class to feature in the most David Dallas’ 64 Bars series. Come and catch the newest kids on the hip-hop roll call for yourself.

After an extremely successful 2017, N eo is back again. Off the bat of performing at RnV last year with Jinzo, coupled with the success of joint E.P 'New Love', N eo is most definitely one of the high flyers in the underground rap scene. His most recent success 'Ghost Girl', gained attention from the likes of Sniffers and UGHH. N eo’s rough tone, yet melodic flair makes him one of NZ’s most interesting artists. 

Producer/Rapper Jinzo is an expert in all things music; from funky beats and playful hooks, to grungy basslines and poetic verses. He shared a portion of his success last year with compatriot “N eo” while also gaining traction with his mixtape “7549” which dropped in mid-2017. His track “No Feelings” has gained almost 30k plays on SoundCloud, proving a promising start to the prestige Jinzo is to claim. 

Hailing from Christchurch, KOME's own Humbleboy and J$E bring a new flavour of rap to the table. Both artists seamlessly complement one another; playing off each other’s words and flows to create high energy bangers. “Whip” is a perfect example of this, with fellow KOME member Spyde on the beat, both artists ‘ying-yanging’ to create an unforgettable tune. The future is looking bright for these two young prodigies. 

Representing climate change, producer Sugoi is widely regarded as one of the best in the NZ scene - his music consistently conveying fresh creativity with unique percussive elements and a strong sense of melody. After recently winning the downtime sample challenge with his piece “matrix”, it would be fair to say that we will be hearing a lot more of the Sugoi sound in the future.

Thanks to the support from Good Buzz Kombucha.

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May
19
to May 20

Lick Auckland / / G L O W P A R T Y #2

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Lick Auckland > G L O W

You keep asking for it, you got it. It's been a year since our inaugural GLOW PARTY last April, so here it is again by popular demand. 

> Shine bright like a ... UV PAINT PARTYYYYYYY
> Free UV Face Painting + Glow Sticks

>> W E A R __ W H I T E >> if ya wanna G L O W. 

Next > Lick Auckland
Saturday 19 May 2K18
Neck of the Woods
10PM - 3AM

General Door Entry > $10 before 11pm // $15 after
 

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May
17
to May 18

BPM* presents Pinch (UK)

In October 2007 BPM* launched the first Dubstep Alliance night with a memorable headline set from the infamous don of Bristol bass then known as 'DJ Pinch'. A full 10 years later and the brand has been brought back out of retirement for one special event..

Beats People Movement* are proud to present

PINCH

Pinch built his name and reputation during the experimental, early years of UK dubstep. Since then, he has continued to push bass-driven UK electronic music in expansive directions, by means of his own productions as well as via his flagship label, Tectonic Recordings, and the more recently formed Cold Recordings.

With releases and remixes that span the likes of Planet Mu, Swamp 81, Deep Medi, Soul Jazz, Honest Jons, Ninja Tune, Wax and many more, Pinch has consistently produced challenging music for the dance floor, with a focus on rhythmical form, bass and texture. He has collaborated on albums with Shackleton and Adrian Sherwood, as well as singles with Photek, Loefah, Distance (as Deleted Scenes), Roska as well as vocalists including Riko Dan and Killa P. He regularly collaborates with Mumdance to make twisted dancefloor bangers and, with whom he also released the DJ mix ‘Pinch B2B Mumdance’ as well as having contributed to the legendary Fabriclive mix series and Resident Advisor and FACT’s featured mix podcasts.

As a long standing vinyl enthusiast, Pinch still plays the globe with his vinyls and acetate dubplates in tow – going that extra mile to deliver an authentic sonic. His sets span a wide range of interconnecting sounds, bringing together elements from techno, grime, dubstep, jungle, electronica, dancehall, dub and beyond. Having led the winning team to success in a Bristol edition of Red Bulls Culture Clash series, Pinch knows how to get a crowd moving.

Local support from

OOGUN
J-RED
OBLIS
MS CURIOUS

Hosted by DAPHT ONE

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May
10
to May 11

Dylan C Low Key Source Mix CD Launch

  Low Key Source  has dropped their first mix CD, a beast of an album mixed by Auckland's very own DJ  Dylan C , and made up of music out of its extensive catalogue of releases, including tracks from  The Roots newest member  Stro Elliot , Australia’s  COIN BANKS  and Charlie Bucket, New Zealand’s  Ladi6 , Haz Beats and  CRIME HEAT , the UK’s  Jehst  and Children of Zeus  alongside producers like the UK’s  Eric Lau  and Detroit’s Tall Black Guy Productions , and the exclusive remix of  Raiza Biza 's “Strong Woman” featuring  Remi.   We're celebrating the launch of this mix CD with a beats fueled release party at Neck of the Woods with sets from    Dylan C  Haz Beats Parks   Orphan   Doors open 8PM, presale tickets just $10  DYLAN C Dylan C is an Auckland-based DJ, Programme Director for Base FM and co-host of the Base FM Breakfast Show. A strong supporter of local music, his DJ sets often feature local MCs and beatmakers alongside the best the rest of the world has to offer.  He is one of a rare breed of DJ’s that can move between musical styles with ease – from classic Hip Hop to Deep House, Reggae to Drum & Bass, always reading the room to gauge the crowd while retaining his signature style.

Low Key Source has dropped their first mix CD, a beast of an album mixed by Auckland's very own DJ Dylan C, and made up of music out of its extensive catalogue of releases, including tracks from The Rootsnewest member Stro Elliot, Australia’s COIN BANKS and Charlie Bucket, New Zealand’s Ladi6, Haz Beats and CRIME HEAT, the UK’s Jehst andChildren of Zeus alongside producers like the UK’s Eric Lau and Detroit’sTall Black Guy Productions, and the exclusive remix of Raiza Biza's “Strong Woman” featuring Remi.

We're celebrating the launch of this mix CD with a beats fueled release party at Neck of the Woods with sets from

Dylan C
Haz Beats
Parks
Orphan

Doors open 8PM, presale tickets just $10

DYLAN C
Dylan C is an Auckland-based DJ, Programme Director for Base FM and co-host of the Base FM Breakfast Show. A strong supporter of local music, his DJ sets often feature local MCs and beatmakers alongside the best the rest of the world has to offer.

He is one of a rare breed of DJ’s that can move between musical styles with ease – from classic Hip Hop to Deep House, Reggae to Drum & Bass, always reading the room to gauge the crowd while retaining his signature style.

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May
4
to May 5

Liquid Lowdown Presents SATL (PL)

The Liquid Lowdown Proudly presents SATL (PL), Chiccoreli, Rhyas and L'Amour with special guest MC Jdubs. 

At the tender age of only 22, he has already fashioned a body of work to be proud of, and shows a maturity to his sound and musical approach that belies his newness to the game.
His ear for a strong hook and sample is evident across his work, and he has already produced a number of tracks that are consistently being drawn by a wide range of DJs, and have been released on leading labels such as Integral, The North Quarter, Shogun Audio and Fokuz.
With obviously still a huge amount left in the tank, he is sure to be a figure to watch very closely in the next couple of years.

British born Chiccoreli who now resides in the land of Milk and Honey is the creater of the Radio Show 'The Liquid Lowdown'. 
Created five years ago, after Chicco met with Dylan C and Jazz Ziedan from Auckland's Base FM. 
The show has grown from strength to strength and since the start Chiccoreli has toured internationally and played alongside some of the biggest Drum & Bass acts in the world. He also has a bi weekly show on George FM 96.6. The show has seen great success around the globe and has seen it become one of the top shows of it's genre.

With over 17 years of DJ experience behind him, this man knows how to party! Rhyas has stamped a reputation as one of the country's leading Drum & Bass DJ's, having played alongside some of the biggest and most influential names in Drum & Bass such as Roni Size, Doc Scott, dBridge, Photek, LTJ Bukem and Andy C being just the tip of the iceberg. Rhyas was also a resident DJ at Dunedin's legendary 'Bath St' nightclub as well as being a regular at Auckland's home of Drum & Bass, 'FU Bar', and Queenstown's late, great, 'Subculture'. Former co-host of 'SBK Radio' on Dunedin's 'Radio One' and former host of 'Split Radio' on Auckland's UPFM, expect a plethora of goodness. Anything from Liquid to Jungle and everything in between. Get ready to get down; this is serious business.

L’amour is fairly new to the DJing scene but has taken every opportunity that has come her way. From learning the ropes and holding down a slot on Base FM for last year, to DJing at the beautiful Leigh Sawmill Cafe on a sunny afternoon. Also performing o the Jungle Stage at the 'Liquid Lowdown Breakfast' at Northern Base 2017/18

Following some of the most underground, fresh DJ’s and producers to select for the best Drum and Bass on the scene right now.

MC Jdubs is most known for his conscious rap styles in Hip Hop, but has a secret penchant for all things D&B. 
Not only this, he is also a celebrated artist, going by the pseudonym - Jamesy Paints, and is known for his stylised portraits of iconic international artists. 
He will be a great addition to the Liquid Lowdown family

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May
3
to May 4

Krohlo Presents the "How To Sell Out" EP Release Party!

A white kid, a Samoan and an Arab walk into a bar... 
It may sound like a joke, but these cats are HEADLINING!

It's that time ladies and gentlemen. 

After their debut went askew for 2 years, E4 records is proud to showcase KROHLO. The sattire Comedy-Rap Trio.

Come and get lit with the KROHLO Crew on Thursday, the 3rd of May to celebrate the up-and-coming Rap Trio's debut EP release!

*FREE EVENT*

Special performances from live music acts: 

Lana Peterson
Hustle
MC Sweaty Brix

Supporting:

Louie Nouveau
DJ Kamotion


Join us in celebration, as KROHLO sculpts your vulgar mind in a hilarious show that's pants sh*tting hilarious!

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Apr
28
to Apr 29

Red Bull Music Presents: Nosaj Thing (USA)

Draw no parallels... Red Bull Music & Madcap collide to bring Nosaj Thing to Auckland on April 28th.

The LA-based beats veteran hits New Zealand as part of his Parallels album tour and will be supported by a hand-picked local roster for this must-see Auckland show featuring Totems, Surly & Late June.

"Nosaj Thing is a must-see act and this is his first tour down under since releasing his latest album Parallels last year. Expect a unique live show with production to match.” - MADCAP

$5 with RSVP / $10 without RSVP

RSVP here: http://bit.ly/NosajThingAKL-RSVP

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Apr
27
to Apr 28

BPM* presents Distance (UK)

Beats People Movement* are proud to present

DISTANCE

"Talk to anybody who knows their stuff about dubstep, the first name they mention when discussing the preservation of the ethos is Distance. The Chestplate Records founder has been keeping it deep and dark for almost a decade, while the world around him has melted under the neon glare of the mainstream.” - Thump Magazine

Hailing from South London, Distance is one of the true originators of the dubstep sound. Gathering early support from the legendary John Peel and going on to be a major part of the scene-defining Dubstep Warz radio special back in 2006, Distance has forged a name for himself as a critical figurehead in the scene going on to mix the eighth instalment of Tempa’s Dubstep Allstars series in 2011.

Distance's production output is also formidable, finding homes on a variety of top-notch labels including Hotflush, Tectonic and Boka - with his debut long player coming out on the world reputed Planet Mu in 2007. His own label, Chestplate Records, has now cemented itself as one of the main go to sources for the latest mutations of the genre, it’s sonic direction fusing metal influences with dubstep templates.

Once a regular fixture at seminal raves such as FWD>> and DMZ, Distance’s bookings now take him around the world where he devastates dance floors and sound systems in his own inimitable style. If you’re a fan of metal, industrial, dub, reggae and techno-influenced bass music then this is the night for you.

Local support from

LOWQUID
Spec
OBLISS & ESKYI

Hosted by DAPHT ONE

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Apr
20
to Apr 21

THE BOOG

Our Good Boog Friday was so great we're bringing you more boogie, soul, funk and disco this April! Featuring the 80s boogie selections of Boog regulars Frank Booker, Lucky Lance and The Uptown Boogie's Hudge, and for the first time - Christoph El Truento! (aka Foraging) 

The Boog is Neck of the Woods' very own in house club night - a happy, hedonistic throwback to the 70s and 80s and the music hiphop was birthed out of - disco, funk and soul but most of all, boogie. Every month we bring together some of the best DJs and selectors from all over the music scene to set the dance floor on fire with their favourite boogie tunes.

The Boog is all about good vibes on the dance floor and a room full of swaying bodies with enough space for everyone, so go ahead and leave any bad buzz at the door. 

Check our our full Safe & Sound policy here : 
http://www.neckofthewoods.co.nz/#safe-sound-section

$10 presales (ticket link coming soon) / $15 on the door

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Apr
14
to Apr 15

Smino & Monte Booker

Fuzen and SNIFFERS present: 

Smino (US) & MONTE BOOKER(US)

Neck of the Woods
14 April

Tickets on sale now! 
bit.ly/SMINOMONTEAKL 

Fuzen, SNIFFERS, Astral People & Handsome Tours are excited to announce the debut New Zealand tour of Smino (Downtown Records / Zero Fatigue) & Monte Booker (Soulection / Zero Fatigue). The Chicago-based rapper and DJ/producer will bring their respective live sets to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Wellington & Auckland for the very first time this April.

Smino, the St-Louis native that Complex named one of “One of 2017’s Most Promising Rappers”, was born with creativity coursing through his blood. He began playing drums at the family’s church, rapping at age 7 and writing songs at 16. Moving to Chicago just as the city was becoming the rap boom town it is now fabled for, Smino evolved his “totally unforced confidence” (Pigeons & Planes), going on to sell out shows in New York, Chicago, St. Louis, Los Angeles and London.

Chicago producer Monte Booker is 21. He recently referred to some of his formative influences, like the Neptunes and Kanye West, as “the old hip-hop scene.” Considering Flying Lotus a genre unto himself, his sounds are bespoke, and his beats don’t smack as much as they pleasingly tumble forth, like tennis balls in a dryer. Booker is a late millennial making music for a new millennium.

With label & collective mates including Mura Masa, Justice, Joe Kay, Ravyn Lenae, Sango & Tommy Genesis, it’s no wonder Pitchfork sees the pair as “stand[ing] apart by creating a sonic world in which typical rules work differently”. Grammy-nominated producer Stefan Ponce (Vic Mensa, Childish Gambino) even predicted the creative partnership of Smino and Booker would rival that of DJ Premier and Guru’s or Drake and Noah “40” Shebib’s.

blkswn, featuring singles ‘Anita’ (remix featuring T-Pain), ‘Netflix & Dusse’, ‘Wild Irish Roses’ and the namesake single 'blkswn', is a testament to this - the distinct concoction of Monte’s soulful, modern production with Smino’s singsong, R&B-inflected rapping.

Don’t miss your chance to see these two artists blow you away with their respective soulful sets.

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Apr
13
to Apr 14

The Reflex (UK)

The BOOG and Friends & Whanau present : THE REFLEX (UK) Touring Australia and New Zealand for the first time!!

Noel Gallagher is a fan. Nile Rodgers is a fan. Kid Creole is a fan. Disclosure, Jazzy Jeff, Eats Everything are all fans. From house music royalty Joey Negro, Dimitri from Paris and Mousse T, to the original DJ/remix pioneers François K, Greg Wilson, Danny Krivit, all the way to Karizma, Mistajam, DJ Marky, Horse Meat Disco, J.Rocc, Jazzie B, Cut Killer, Rainer Truby, Acid Arab, Nightmares on Wax - all fans of The Reflex

Fascinated by the remix from an early age, London-based French native Nicolas Laugier, aka The Reflex, takes his cue from the first wave of disco remixers by using only the original sounds from the master tapes (or stems) to breathe new life into soul, pop and disco classics. Imaginative arrangements, boxfresh sonics and intricate editing make The Reflex Revisions rocket fuel for every DJ set.

Very few editors out there put as much time and detail into their work as The Reflex and the results speak for themselves: heavily championed by BBC6 Music’s Craig Charles, The Reflex Revisions have amassed over 50 weeks of radio play in just two years on this number one rated show. They have also found their way onto the playlists of tastemakers like Rob Da Bank, and Gilles Peterson, who last year sent the Michael Jackson ‘Rock With You’ Revision spinning around the globe.
But, it’s not all about the past for The Reflex; Nicolas has also been applying his stems-only formula to contemporary tracks, showing off the strength of his ‘less is more’ approach on production over 35 official remixes for Noel Gallagher, Cerrone, The Kooks, Seun Kuti, Roy Ayers, Simply Red, Nile Rodgers.. Having clearly established himself as one of the best in the remix field, now is the time to sit up and take notice of this French DJ / producer doing it his way.

There are edits, many of them. Then there are The Reflex Revisions – quite simply, next level.

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Mar
30
to Mar 31

THE BOOG

We're celebrating Good Boog Friday in the Woods this Easter! 
The Boog Good Friday Easter Special will kick off from midnight on Friday night with Lucky Lancek2k and Hudge helming the boogie reigns till early in the morning. 

The Boog is Neck of the Woods' very own in house club night - a happy, hedonistic throwback to the 70s and 80s and the music hiphop was birthed out of - disco, funk and soul but most of all, boogie. Every month we bring together some of the best DJs and selectors from all over the music scene to set the dance floor on fire with their favourite boogie tunes.

The Boog is all about good vibes on the dance floor and a room full of swaying bodies with enough space for everyone, so go ahead and leave any bad buzz at the door. 

Check our our full Safe & Sound policy here : 
http://www.neckofthewoods.co.nz/#safe-sound-section

$10 presales (ticket link coming soon) / $15 on the door

DOORS OPEN MIDNIGHT

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Mar
24
to Mar 25

State of Mind - Release Party

Come celebrate the release of Part 1 of the new State of Mind album, 'Land of the Blind' in the plush surroundings of Neck of the Woods in Auckland. Expect to hear cuts taken from Part 1 and new exclusive sneak peaks at what to expect in Part 2 and 3.

Local support to be announced.
Tickets: https://www.theticketfairy.com/event/state-of-mind-land-of-the-blind-part-1-release-party-24mar2018/

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Mar
23
to Mar 24

Om Unit & Moresounds

Fuzen and The Operatives present:
Cosmic Bridge Records
with
Om Unit and MORESOUNDS

With the Cosmic Bridge Label Night we celebrate of one of the most innovative and inspiring record labels in the worldwide bass music scene. Redefining the boundaries between Jungle, Drum and Bass, Dub, HipHop and Footwork, label founder Om Unit has brought some of the most talented producers together on a platform that sidesteps the pitfalls of genre-thinking. Drawing from such a broad bandwith of musical styles and influences, the cosmic family has grown over the past years into a global community of open minded musicmakers, DJs, visuals artists, promoters, writers and most importantly fans. This upcoming tour will see Om Unit himself and the much anticipated arrival of Parisian Dub Warrior Moresounds.

// OM UNIT

Bristol based producer and DJ, Jim Coles has been a significant and pioneering presence in various dance music circles since the late 2000s. Being a true fan of Jungle music since the earliest days of the genre, Coles fluid approach on sound system culture has stimulated a worldwide reignition of bass-heavy uptempo music and culture. His personal explorations have lead to new amalgamations of styles such as Jungle, Footwork, HipHop and vintage synth sounds. These he displays on his own Cosmic Bridge imprint, as well as legendary record labels like Metalheadz, Exit Records and Planet Mu.

// MORESOUNDS

The spirit of dub runs through Moresounds veins as with no other artist. Being a true scholar of Kingston legend King Tubby, the parisien producer forges high-pressure uptempo music with the crackling warmth of vintage analog gear. His unique style draws from the distinct use of classic dub effect units such as the Sherman filter bank, hard-to-track-down vocal cuts from Jamaican reggae clashes and fast pace syncopated breakbeat chops. This signature sound has manifested in many timeless releases on international dub-heavyweighters such as Lion Charge, ThirtyOne Recordings, Moonshine Rec. and ZamZam.

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Mar
22
to Mar 23

Flava's Throw Back Thursday Party

Flava’s taking Throwback Thursday to the club and mixing the hottest back in the day beats live with DJ MANCHOO! 🎧💿

Come join the entire Flava Unit; Sela, Pua, Tarsh, Daz, Ast, Athena & Azura will all be in the house!

NECK OF THE WOODS
THURSDAY MARCH 22ND FROM 8PM – LATE
DJ MANCHOO ON THE DECKS
With support from the Drive Boys – DAZ & AST

Plus we’ve got some dope prizes to giveaway on the night!

The official THROWBACK THURSDAY PARTY 🎉🎈
Free Entry 18+ Only.

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Mar
17
to Mar 18

SpectraSoul

A night of the BEST drum and bass is just around the corner...

Fuzen presents
SpectraSoul
How We Live Album Tour
17 March
Neck of the Woods
+ support TBC

Tickets on sale Thursday 10am from bit.ly/SPECTRAAKL 

Since their emergence in 2006, SpectraSoul have carved a truly unique position, not only in Drum & Bass, but electronic music as a whole. Having released music on only the very finest and most respected labels in the scene, from Goldie's legendary Metalheadz, to dBridge's boundary breaking Exit Records, and Kasra's ever progressive Critical Music, they went on to become vital members of Friction's irrepressible Shogun Audio imprint.

Beautifully deep and etched with groove yet powerful enough to move any dancefloor, SpectraSoul's stunning musical productions are a far cry from the soulless, synthetic rave fodder so many unfortunately associate with Drum & Bass today.

Gracing clubs and festivals the world over, the global recognition of SpectraSoul's seductive production skills and achingly smooth mixing abilities has earned them their stripes as a truly treasured gem on the Drum & Bass and Electronica circuit.

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Mar
16
to Mar 17

Balance Series & Collude Present - Eelke Kleijn [NL]

Balance Series & Collude present.

Eelke Kleijn (NL)
DAYS like NIGHTS / Ultra Music

16.03.18
Neck of the Woods

For the very first time Balance Series & Collude join together on New Zealand turf to collaborate and present to you yet another first to our soils, EELKE KLEIJN. 

Prior to the NOTW event we are also hosting a limited capacity rooftop session where Eelke will join us first in intimate surroundings on the 5th floor of the Chancery Chambers Rooftop Terrace with none other than La Terraza NZ, these spaces are limited to 100, and are almost 50% gone.


https://www.theticketfairy.com/event/la-terraza-ft-eelke-kleijn-nl-the-rooftop-experience/

 

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Mar
10
to Mar 11

Kame World Final - Official After Party

Come down to Neck of the Woods and celebrate after the Kame World Final battle. We have 3 world champion DJs for 1 special event. From the legendary X-Ecutioners crew, we have DJ Total Eclipse! Also the multi World champion DJ Vekked, and his crew mate and DMC World Online champion DJ Brace. Chur bay

Tickets are just $20: www.theticketfairy.com/event/kame-world-final-official-afterparty-10mar2018/

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Mar
9
to Mar 10

Friendly Potential: Ben UFO & Call Super

Start stretching because we're VERY excited to welcome two of the world’s most universally adored DJs of today...

Ben UFO & Call Super

Friday 9th March 2018 @ Neck of the Woods

Tickets on sale 9am Monday 18th December fromwww.friendlypotential.com/tickets

- BEN UFO & CALL SUPER - 

Few DJs share the worldwide acclaim of Ben UFO. He is one of the co-founders of Hessle Audio, a label that has spearheaded groundbreaking new sounds in electronic music. And as a DJ, he can’t be touched. Ben is a true dance music chameleon, famed for his genre-melting selections, flawless mixing, and deep collection of music in all styles worth hearing. He’s on fire at the moment - with Midland, Floating Points, Hunee, & Palms Trax commenting that his recent closing set at 2017’s Dekmantel Festival was ‘one of the greatest DJ sets they’ve ever seen’. 

Call Super is a electronic visionary. His DJ sets are as distinctive as his productions - detailed and dynamic, the sound of a singular artist immersing themselves in music. His work, as albums or EPs for The Trilogy Tapes and Houndstooth, or his recent contribution to the fabric mix series, are already timeless. And behind the decks, he has a deft ability to craft sets with hypnotic intensity, rich in texture and emotion. Call Super will keep you guessing, but always make you move. We can’t wait to talk about this one for years to come. 

As ever, dress to dance. 

Friendly Potential is an open, inclusive party for people who want to have a good time. We can't relax until you do, so if someone is making you feel uncomfortable please let one of the crew or venue staff know. 

Accept one another, be friendly & have fun!

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Mar
8
to Mar 9

Richter City Rebels x Ijebu Pleasure Club

Wellington's FIRST and FINEST second line RICHTER CITY REBELS join 11-piece Afrobeat/Pop covers machine IJEBU PLEASURE CLUB for a HI-ENERGY explosion of hot brass and drums. Take a trip from 1980s Nigeria to the corner of Rampart and Dumaine in New Orleans.

Mashing up the music you remember (and some that’s best forgotten) with the Nigerian funk style of Fela Kuti, and about a dozen musicians, IJEBU PLEASURE CLUB will surprise and delight. But mostly, get you shaking it.

The Richter City Rebels have a sound that blends RnB, soul, hip-hop, jazz and funk with the heart and soul of New Orleans brass band music. Trumpets, trombones, saxes, sousaphone, and percussion join to bring the ultimate Mardi Gras party, incorporating original compositions, funked-up pop tunes and hip-hop, the Rebels’ sound embodies the musical melting pot of Louisiana.

IJEBU PLEASURE CLUB 10pm
RICHTER CITY REBELS 11:30pm

Tickets $15/$20 door - available at undertheradar.co.nz
www.ijebupleasureclub.co.nz
www.richtercityrebels.com

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