Jan
18
to Jan 19

The Boog

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It's the first Boog of the new year and we are ready to DANCE. This month we're enlisting Sumo Sui to join the lineup with your Boog residents - Frank Booker Lucky Lance and Hudge (The Uptown Boogie) - all playing 80s boogie from 10PM till late.

Also we’ll be raising it up to celebrate one of the founders of Neck of the Woods (and all round good egg) Josh Moore’s 40th bday. Not for beginners lol...

The Boog is Neck of the Woods' very own in-house club night - a happy, hedonistic throwback to the late 70s and early 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 out our full Safe & Sound policy here: http://www.neckofthewoods.co.nz/#safe-sound-section

$10 presales / $15 on the door

Tickets: undertheradar.co.nz

Facebook event page: The Boog

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Nov
2
to Nov 3

Jafa Mafia presents Radikal Guru

Jafa Mafia are proud to present Radikal Guru!! - One of the brightest lights of the roots-influenced underground community Poland born Mateusz Miller has pioneered a compelling and unique fusion of sounds that encompass dub, reggae and dubstep, his music has become synonymous with suffocating degrees of dread bass-weight, Heavily influenced by the likes of King Tubby and Scientist, he first gained worldwide acclaim through a string of killer vinyl releases on leading reggae/dubstep imprint Dubbed Out Records, before forming a creative partnership with Moonshine Recordings where he has cemented his reputation as one of the strongest proponents of the scene.


Rock solid local support provided by NZ's own Dub Terminator & Burning Soundz as well as the mighty Mafia Crew....this is one not to miss!

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Oct
18
to Oct 19

COMPA

Beats People Movement* are proud to present

COMPA (UK)

Compa rose to fame in 2011 following his infamous bootleg of Mavado’s ‘Dem A Talk’, completely self-released on vinyl it went on to sell out worldwide in a single week. Soon after, and at just 21 years of age, he'd been signed to Mala's Deep Medi Musik - perhaps the most revered seal of approval in true dubstep circles. In a review of that record, Boomkat described Compa as the "keeper of dubstep's darkest light". After signings to other respected labels such as Boka Records, Artikal Music and Kokeshi, his follow-up on Deep Medi Musik was titled ‘Truth In Sound’ - an insight as to his mission within the music. 

Compa launched his own imprint CPA Records last year, featuring a collaboration with grime pioneer Footsie of the infamous Newham Generals, with the aim of further diversification as a producer and label boss. Mixmag described the release as a "hard-as-nails war dub" which "combines elements of grime and bass". With a sound that is perpetually nostalgic, yet equally refreshing and heavy enough to shock the toughest of sound systems, Compa’s music displays a binary relationship between foundation sound homage and perpetual forward motion in thought. Spacious textures, heavily built sub-frequencies and intricate execution of minimalism are but a few hallmarks of his ever-evolving repertoire. 

Compa’s productions have received acclaim and support from revered tastemakers such as Mary Anne Hobbs, Gilles Peterson, BBC Radio 1’s Toddla T and 1Xtra's MistaJam, reggae and soundclash legend David Rodigan, drum and bass leading lights Chase and Status, dubstep don Mala and grime aficionado Sir Spyro among others. Since Compa's debut tour of North America in 2014 he has toured the globe extensively reaching Australia and New Zealand again this year as well as Outlook Festival in Croatia, Echo Park festival in Shanghai and Webster Hall in NYC. Compa’s trajectory continues to go from strength to strength, recently launching his club brand Compa Presents on Boiler Room TV to a live audience of over 100,000 viewers. A connoisseur of sound, Compa remains true to the roots of the genre and is one of the only remaining 100% vinyl and dubplate DJs on the international circuit.

Support from:

ILL-FIGZ & SKETCH (Subtle Recordings)
SPEC (Uprise Audio)
OBLIS
Hosted by DAPHT ONE


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Oct
11
to Oct 12

Aaradhna

Pato Entertainment Presents:

AARADHNA - Winter's End NZ Tour 

Fri Sep 28th NAPIER - Cabana 
Sat Sep 29th WHAKATANE - Boiler Room
Fri Oct 5th MT MAUNGANUI - Totara St 
Thu Oct 11th AUCKLAND - Neck Of The Woods 
Fri Oct 12th CHRISTCHURCH - Club Tavern 
Sat Oct 13th WELLINGTON - San Fran 

One of Aotearoa’s foremost soul and R’n’B singers, Aaradhna, is embarking on a six-date tour, giving Kiwi fans one last chance to see her live before she takes time out to write and record new music.

It’s Aaradhna’s most extensive tour of New Zealand in recent years and is aptly titled the ‘Winter’s End Tour’, marking the end of an era and the next chapter in her remarkable journey.

The award-winning Aaradhna is one of the country’s most distinguished singer and songwriters. She’s been a familiar face - and voice - in the local and international scene since featuring on Adeaze’s chart-topping song ‘Getting Stronger’. She went on to carve out her own path, releasing several critically acclaimed albums, including 2012’s TREBLE & REVERB, which spawned the hits ‘Wake Up’ and ‘Lorena Bobbit’. 

She followed it with 2016’s BROWN GIRL, which earned her the award for ‘Best Female Solo Artist’ at the NZ Music Awards and four awards at the 2017 Pacific Music Awards, including the ‘Best Pacific Female Artist Award’ and ‘Best Pacific Music Album’.

The record was praised in publications and blogs around the world, including The Guardian, which said: “BROWN GIRL resonates with Aaradhna’s deep-felt pride in her heritage and roots, a pride that is tempered with an almost solemn joy. Sometimes the music can unsettle – witness the tribal percussion on the too brief Welcome to the Jungle – but mostly it reassures, in that charming, effortless rocksteady way she used to such effect on the P-Money produced 2012 album Treble & Reverb”.

For Aaradhna, the ‘Winter’s End’ tour is symbolic of one door closing, and another opening. It also gives the Kiwi singer the chance to celebrate the successes of the last few years with those who’ve helped her along the way - her loyal and devoted fans!

Joining Aaradhna on all six dates is special guest, stunning soul singer EMILY MULI

Tickets on sale now from www.theticketfairy.com

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Oct
7
7:00 PM19:00

Marcelo D2

Brazilian rapper Marcelo D2 is back in New Zealand for one show only. 
The man who brought Rap to Samba, who is a massive name worldwide for Brazilian music is coming to our shores once again. 
Sunday October 7th 
Neck of the Woods.

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Oct
6
to Oct 7

No Sleep ‘Til - The Upbeats

It's no secret that The Upbeats have been busy, and are constantly trying to push their limits personally and musically. They always want to go somewhere new, do something new, make something new in a way that hasn’t been done before... 

Fuzen presents: 

NO SLEEP 'TIL 
Auckland 
6 October
Neck of the Woods 
TICKETS: bit.ly/NOSLEEPAKL - on sale from 9am July 24.

No Sleep 'Til, The Upbeat's new 7 track EP, hits 7 September 2018 and the boys are celebrating the launch by hitting the road together for a (no doubt hectic) tour of NZ. The Snake and Wolf are reunited to take over NZ! 

With help from Creative New Zealand and a Kickstarter campaign, they went to Japan and Iceland to write the first EP of the ‘No Sleep ’Til’ series. There are 7 songs on the EP, featuring collaborations with NoisiaCulture ShockHalogenixDJ KENTAROGoth-Trad Music official, and Emperor official

This event is R18

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Oct
5
to Oct 6

Genesis Owusu

Paint It Gold presents Genesis Owusu - NZ Tour ‘18 

Friday 5 October - AUCKLAND at Neck of the Woods 

Tickets from justtheticketnz.com

Genesis Owusu is continually delivering his own ever-changing and unique style of hip-hop that showcases both his artistic versatility and poetic approach - At just 18 years of age he's a young rapper with a very bright future.

Hot off the heels of his head turning performance in support of Aminé at the Studio we're excited to have Genesis Owusu back in New Zealand for his first ever headline club tour

Noting a long list of influences on his including Jimi Hendrix, Frank Ocean, Miles Davis, Wu-Tang Clan and Kanye West, Genesis Owusu takes inspiration from an expansive range of sources to create laid back, jazz- infused-jams, and experimental genre-bending hardcore hip-hop, which was showcased in his debut 2017 release, “CARDRIVE EP”. Owusu now continues his tradition of progressiveness, boasting collaborations with members of the Grammy-nominated band Hiatus Kaiyote.

His “Sideways” single, produced by Simon Mavin and Perrin Moss of Hiatus Kaiyote, was added to Triple J’s high rotation after director Richard Kingsmill awarded the track 4-and-a-half stars out of 5. The single premiered on Okayplayer and since then, garnered international attention from websites such as The FADER and C-Heads.

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Sep
29
to Sep 30

The Revenge (UK)

THE REVENGE
[Roar Groove, Glasgow]
with
Frank Booker
T Rice
Hudge

Roar Groove label head and 6th Borough Project (Official) member, Graeme Clark aka The Revenge is heading to Auckland for his debut NZ performance at Neck of the Woods.

All the way from the UK, The Revenge has spent the last fifteen years curating and cultivating quality disco flecked house and his remixes and edits have been a staple of discerning DJ's crates for many years. He has a gift for crafting forward-thinking and inspiring cuts although his work pays fitting tribute to the past. 

One of the most prolific producers of the last 10 years, if dubby deep house and highly prized disco re-edits are your kind of things then come dance to a master of it.

Of course, his precocious skillset doesn’t stop there. Variety is the spice of life, and from tracks that defined the nu­disco movement around the end of last decade (his collaboration with Craig Smith’s ‘The Soul Part II’ in 2009) to EPs such as ‘Body Fusion’ and ‘Incredible Shellsuit’, both on his newest successful imprint ‘Roar Groove’, Clark’s bountiful career has seen him release on an abundance of illustrious labels. These include his own DFA, also Pokerflat, Needwant, My Favorite Robot and his own former imprint the much admired Instruments Of Rapture, making him a sine qua non in any aficionado’s record collection.

He also boasts a strong reputation for deep, dark and twisted killer DJ sets. Whether home, as a firm favourite at Glasgow’s iconic Sub Club, or away, be it Tresor (Berlin), Sankeys (Manchester), Lola Club (Shanghai), Space (Ibiza), Panther Room (NYC), he provides charismatic live performances, with a deft skill for reading a room just right and filling a dancefloor.

Teamed up with Friends & Whanau then you know this will be a jam! Djs Frank Booker, Hudge and T Rice will complete the bill.

$20 Advance tickets available from Under The Radar.
More on the door.

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Sep
22
to Sep 23

State of Mind & Trei

It's that time of year again when State of Mind return to K-Rd's Neck of the Woods, for one of their trademark massive nights! This time they are joined by fellow NZ drum and bass heavyweight, Trei. Signed to the UK's Viper Recordings, Trei is regarded as one of NZ's best Dj's. This is one not to be missed!

Support from Skelta and Quantum
Saturday Sept 22 
Neck of the Woods
Tickets from Ticket Fairy

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Sep
15
to Sep 16

Rio Funk

RIO Entertainment presents the biggest Baile Funk party in New Zealand.

If you want to join the movement, the rules are simple (a regra é clara) You must shake your booty and have fun!

Join us for a night full of Brazilian Funk music and DJ's, Samba Passion dancers, Cold Beers and lots of Caipirinhas!

Neck of the Woods
Saturday 15th September
Doors open at 10pm

Estão permitidos:
Passinhos Salientes
Sarradas com Permissão
Baixarias Nivel Médio
Breve Perda de Dignidade

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