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The soc.culture.new-zealand FAQ (part 6 of 6)
Section - C5.2 Music

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Links to NZ Music on the Web
Akiko                   http://nz.com/NZ/Culture/Music/MainPage.html
BFM's List              http://www.95bfm.co.nz/links.html
Simon Dear's pages      http://www.sanger.ac.uk/Users/sd/kiwimusic/
URL's NZ Arts page      http://url.co.nz/arts/nzarts.html


C5.2.1  Pop/Rock Bands

(thumbnails by Dave Joll) 
Abel Tasmans           Melodic alternative pop often including string, 
                       wind or keyboard parts.
Ardijah                Pop with a slight tinge of funk.
Bats, The 
Blam Blam Blam         Thoughtful and occasionally weird post-punk pop. 
                       Best known for the hilarious and viciously sarcastic 
                       "There is No Depression in New Zealand".
Body Electric, The 
Chills, The 
Crowded House
Dance Exponents        Now known as the Exponents. "Good time" party rock.
DD Smash               Rock became funk became pop. Leader Dave Dobbyn 
                       later went solo with offerings as diverse as the 
                       Footrot Flats movie sound track and the dark 
                       "Lament for the Numb".
Dragon
Dudes, The 
Enemy, The 
Exponents, The 
Father Time
Front Lawn, The 
Hello Sailor
Herbs
Jean Paul Satre Experience
Johnnies, The 
MiSex                   Cynical, self conscious post-punk rock. 
Mockers, The 
Muttonbirds, The 
Netherworld Dancing Toys
Narcs, The 
Ragnarok
Screaming Mee Mees
Sheerlux
Shona Laing
Space Waltz
Split Enz               All time musical genii
Suburban Reptiles
Swingers, The           Responsible for the infectious classic 
                        "Counting the Beat"
Tall Dwarfs
Verlaines, The          Complicated and literate alternative rock. Are 
                        beginning to have their songs covered by overseas 
                        musicians
Thin Red Line
Toy Love
etc. etc. etc. etc. etc.



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C5.2.2  Blues

Midge Marsden

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C5.2.3  Country

The Warratahs

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C5.2.4  Classical

Michael Houston
Dame Kiri te Kanawa
Lili Kraus
Douglas Lilburn
Noel Mangin
Dame Malvina Major
Donald McIntyre
Oscar Natzke (sp?)

A WWW page of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is now available:
 http://www.nzso.co.nz/

Dale Gold adds:
"We will soon have a new URL on our own virtual server, as well as a mirror
on Akiko to speed things up for overseas users.  More audio is in the
works, and much of it will have a NZ slant, although it won't all be
human...  :-)"

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