RPM.fm

The 10 Best Indigenous Musical Moments of 2012

‘Tis the season for looking back on the year that was: reflecting on the highs and lows, and seeing what music moments stand out in our memories. It’s an interesting time for reflection, with all the hope and passion currently rising among our people, so let’s take a moment to reflect on the incredible Indigenous music that found its way to us in 2012. …read more »

VIDEO: NRG Rising – “From Darkness to Light”

NRG Rising, the New Zealand reggae band that features three powerful Maori women, performed at The Gathering of Nations over the weekend. For anyone not at Stage 49 of that legendary powwow, you can still groove with NRG via their brand new music video. …read more »

VIDEO: The Trio Gang – “Rolling in the Deep”

The Trio Gang are three young Maori women –  Ngakiri Kershaw, Renee Rangikataua and Mere Arihi Pipitakoko – who recently began uploading their renditions of cover songs to Facebook and YouTube. The three part harmonies, with just the accompaniment of one acoustic guitar, are striking and charming. I’m reminded that it doesn’t take much for artists to shine. …read more »