Aotearoa music is having a moment. From popular playlists to famed festivals, Kiwi artists continue to break down barriers for the world to enjoy.
Rolling Stone unearths nine more destined for a global chart attack.
Global Domination: Introducing 9 Fresh Kiwi Artists Tipped to Take Over
Dunedin indie rockers Marlin’s Dreaming are one sleep from stardom.
RS Recommends: “Trophies”
Rory Noble is out of the shadows after credits with Kanye West and Ruel.
RS Recommends: “What If I Can’t (Ft. Mikey Dam)”
Smooth and funky, The Butlers rock to the beat of their own drum.
RS Recommends: “It’s Only A Day”
Turning heads for all the right reasons, Paige is rising to prominence.
RS Recommends: “Waves”
From Kenya to the black beaches of Raglan, Muroki is making waves.
RS Recommends: “Surfin”
Auckland native and ethereal Folk artist Kiki Rockwell is masterminding the perfect storm.
RS Recommends: “Same Old Energy”
Rob Ruha sings of Indigenous truth with uplifting resolution and spirit.
RS Recommends: “That’s Where I’ll Be”
Life is on the up and up for NZ chart-toppers and Māori brothers, COTERIE.
RS Recommends: “Cooling It Down”
MCK is rewriting pop music’s age-old rulebook, one song at a time.
RS Recommends: “Paragraphs”
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