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* AudioCulture
"The noisy library of New Zealand music".
* Christchurch Artists
if you want to see a comprehensive list of Christchurch bands, artists and performers with links to their Myspace or web sites, this is it - brought to you by CHART Christchurch Music Industry Trust.
* 50Hz
Drum 'n bass group whose debut album in 1997 Cyclehum was a huge hit.
* Adeaze
R & B duo of brothers Nainz & Viiz Tupa'i
* Angel Hammer
Hammer information from muzic.net.nz
* Anika Moa
Information on Anika's music and career at muzic.net.nz.
* Bang! Bang! Eche!
* The Bats
1 line-up; 24 years; 7 albums; 5 world tours and now …
* Bic Runga
Discography, lyrics, bio, message boards plus more
* The Black Seeds
Wellington reggae funk band (debut album Keep On Pushing)
* Brooke Fraser
The official site.
* Che Fu
Che-Fu and the Krates won six awards at the 2002 NZ Music Awards including Album of the Year for "Navigator", single and video of the year, best male vocalist and the first Hip-Hop/R&B award. Downloads, message board, video clips plus more
* The Checks
Just out of high school and everyone wants a piece of them
* Concord Dawn
This NZ born duo, have been making waves in the world of electronic music for many years now and have been tagged as "NZ's pioneers of Drum and Bass".
* Crumb
'Electric wall of boogaloo... rock'n'roll with attitude'
* The Datsuns
World reknowned NZ Music Award winners
* Dave Dobbyn
An icon of the NZ music industry
* David Dallas
David Dallas (pka Con-Psy) is the talented lyricist from the award-winning local hip hop duo Frontline. Now a solo artist.
* Deceptikonz
Savage, Devolo, Alphrisk & the mighty Mareko
* Diesel Phoenix
An Auckland-based band, aiming their music at youth betweem 14 and 28. also check out our interview on pulse
* Dimmer
Turntablist hip/hop Chilean DJ live in Christchurch!
* DJ Sirvere
NZ hip hop pioneer and producer of the Major Flavours albums
* Dub Asylum
A musical mash-up of dub reggae, hip hop and funk
* Ed Muzik
Electro stylings par excellence
* Elemeno P
Group of the Year in the NZ Tui Awards 2006.
* Fat Freddys Drop
A blend of reggae and dub
* The Feelers
Originated in Christchurch and gained recognition by winning The Battle of the Bands in 1994
* Flip Grater
Christchurch singer songwriter
* From Scratch
Instrument invention has been central to this group's development
* Fur Patrol
One of the best female-fronted bands in Australasia
* Greg Johnson
Recipient of 5 Top Ten Hits and numerous Tui Awards
* Greg Malcolm
Totally unique
* Hayley Westenra
The official website.
* Hello Sailor
Lots of great music
* Hooster
Rock band based in Christchurch playing their own brand of indie retro rock
* Ill Semantics
Auckland hiphop making serious waves in the NZ music scene. also check out our interview on pulse
* Jakob
* Karen Hunter
A unique singer/songwriter
* King Kapisi
Solo hiphop artist since 1995
* Liam Finn
Former betchadupa front man has gone solo with great success
* Lindon Puffin
Rockabilly folk rocker
* Mark de Clive-Lowe
Nu skool jazz and beats movements
* Meterman
High energy rock songs with robotic post rock grooves
* The Mint Chicks
Upcoming shows, their MySpace page and more
* Moana Maniapoto
A unique blend of traditional Māori music elements and contemporary Western grooves
* Module
Jeramiah Ross: multi-nstrumentalist from Wellington mixing classical with electronic.
* Nairobi Trio
One of NZ's favourite jazz groups
* Opshop
Started by Invercargill born Christchurch raised singer / songwriter Jason Kerrison
* P Money
* Pattern
Has been described as "King Rock - the music of kingz"
* The Phoenix Foundation
* Pitch Black
* The Rabble
Hibiscus Coast Punk Rock. Listen to music, check out their page and find out about upcoming gigs.
* Ragamuffin Children
Band's myspace. See also our interview
* Rhombus
Aotearoa dub and bass with hip-hop styles
* Roger Greenaway
Real Kiwi music
* Salmonella Dub
Award winning group, going for double platinum with skankin roots reggae, drum n bass and a bit of 'dub'
* Savant
Well established in the New Zealand rock scene
* Scribe
All about Scribe: photos, music lyrics and videos
* Shapeshifter
NZ drum and bass
* Shihad
Shihad's official web site with a forum, news, gig info downloads and more.
* Shocking Pinks
Site for Nick Harte and his band, now signed to DFA Records.
Sean James Donnelly's album "Songs from a dictaphone" was one of the top releases of 07 - and the music was used in lots of adverts too.
* Split Enz
Fan Site
* Stellar*
Multi talented NZ group who have achieved both critical acclaim and commercial success
* Steriogram
Making it big in America
* Strike
High energy drumming group
* Supergroove
* Tempo 38
Hard-Edge Punk Rock from sunny Hawkes Bay
* Tim Finn
"Music is my offering to the gods, if you like ... when you feel you've been blessed, and music is a blessing, you offer back..."
* Topp Twins
Musical and comic duo
* Trillion
Rapper, songer, producer - as Dark Tower and Trillion … Jody Lloyd is a multifaceted musician
* Tripwire
The official website - Greymouth's fresh alternative rock band and organisers of the World Administration Tour
* Turborats
3 piece rock band from Lower Hutt
* The Veils