Category Archives: Tuning In

What’s PBJ rockin’ out to this week? Check back every Tuesday for a taste of the brand new, under-discovered, or just plain good-for-the-soul music.

Tuning In #7: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Musician and Seattle native Ben Haggerty, aka Macklemore: one of the best things to hit hip hop in a long time. Today I came across this video, which accompanies the song “Same Love”, when my girlfriend posted it on Facebook. … Continue reading

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Tuning In #6: Lydia Cole

Wrapping up my “Tuning In” series for End of Daze is Lydia Cole! Lydia is another up-and-coming kiwi artist that admittedly reminds of Zooey Deschanel by voice and a childhood friend by face. Basically, she’s the latest realization of the girl … Continue reading

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Tuning In #5: The Wyld

The Wyld is another End of Daze act, joining Randa and Loui whom I featured the last two weeks of ‘Tuning In’. The Wyld, like Loui, flows a hybrid sound of rap and rock. PBJ likes, very very much. My … Continue reading

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Tuning In #4: Randa The Kid

Under-discovered gem = Randa the Kid. I saw Randa perform at Cassette 9 a few weeks back, the house loved it. My favourite yarn: And Randa’s new music video titled “Las Vegas Sunset”, released a couple weeks ago: Randa’s lyrics … Continue reading

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Tuning In #3: Loui the ZU

The latest Unitec TV ad makes Auckland look so NYC/San Francisco! Maybe the best part of the ad is the track, “Lung” [aka “Smokers Lung”] by young creative Loui the ZU. Loui spits love for Auckland in this rap/rock hybrid … Continue reading

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Tuning in #2: Emblem 3 of X-Factor USA

Anyone seen the new-look X-Factor? I love it, and singing shows are not my thing. This season they’ve sacked the presenter and have filmed the show ‘fly on the wall’ style. Apparently the creator of The Hills had a hand in … Continue reading

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Tuning In #1: Mumford & Sons

This is the first post of a weekly series, dedicated to my musical muses. Always the brand new or under-discovered, I hereby promise to never utter the name Justin Bieber from here on out. Mumford and Sons treats us to … Continue reading

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