March 2011: 1995, A Hori Buzz, Anna Coddington, Barnaby Weir, Bulletproof, Chris Cope, Dear Time’s Waste, DJ Sir-Vere

We’re down the the penultimate funding round of the original $5000 video funding grants. Just like in 2010, 2011 also didn’t have a February funding round. It started the year with March, then jumped to June.

And March offered a buzz-busting service, autumn leaves, attempted 1950s, a dreamy club sound, a quiet trip around the world, a bucket challenge, the boys and the females.

Continue reading March 2011: 1995, A Hori Buzz, Anna Coddington, Barnaby Weir, Bulletproof, Chris Cope, Dear Time’s Waste, DJ Sir-Vere

December 2010: The Earlybirds, The Naked and Famous, The Veils, Tiki Taane, Tommy Illz, Villainy, Vince Harder

Doppelganger delights, passionate embraces, ur a star, the summer formula, a similar cardboard world, here comes the powder, and the world famous crew.

Continue reading December 2010: The Earlybirds, The Naked and Famous, The Veils, Tiki Taane, Tommy Illz, Villainy, Vince Harder

December 2010: Shihad, Simon Spire, Six60, State of Mind, Steriogram, Street Chant, The Black Dahlias

The haunted mural, glowing in the dark, back to the old house, currency, along the coast, a glamorised kebab and a geek’s night out.

Continue reading December 2010: Shihad, Simon Spire, Six60, State of Mind, Steriogram, Street Chant, The Black Dahlias

December 2010: Jonny Love, Katchafire, Luger Boa, Massad, Miriam Clancy, Nightchoir, November Zulu

Rooftop soft rock, playing dress-up, into the rock universe, the cake kitchen, close but not too close, moving out, and the untenanted penthouse.

Continue reading December 2010: Jonny Love, Katchafire, Luger Boa, Massad, Miriam Clancy, Nightchoir, November Zulu

December 2010: Devolo, Die! Die! Die!, Ekko Park, I Am Giant, Illegal Banditz, Ivy Lies, JGeek and the Geeks

In the light of the golden hour, not-quite-New Zealand, keeping it grimy, extreme sport, law-abiding bandits, a working New Zealand rock band, and higher education.

Continue reading December 2010: Devolo, Die! Die! Die!, Ekko Park, I Am Giant, Illegal Banditz, Ivy Lies, JGeek and the Geeks

December 2010: Adeaze, Anonymouz, Autozamm, Avalanche City, Barnaby Weir, Brooke Fraser, Computers Want Me Dead

School assembly, a comforting sameness, a beardy trek, freaky friends at the club, on stage but not, and a wild road trip.

Continue reading December 2010: Adeaze, Anonymouz, Autozamm, Avalanche City, Barnaby Weir, Brooke Fraser, Computers Want Me Dead

October 2010: The Good Fun, The Jury & The Saints, The Naked and Famous, The Pink Pound Experience, Tyree, Young Lyre, Young Sid

A job through cardboard, colour vs bleak, hanging a picture, furry friends, bragging party, around the campfire, doing it for the kids.

Continue reading October 2010: The Good Fun, The Jury & The Saints, The Naked and Famous, The Pink Pound Experience, Tyree, Young Lyre, Young Sid

October 2010: Savage, Seth Haapu, Shihad, Street Chant, Supermodel, Te Pamu, The Feelers

The proto-twerk, six shirts and one pair of trousers, a dystopian stilt hut, hanging out in the Coromandel, epic proggy drag race, down at the Mount, the ol’ band is back for one last gig.

Continue reading October 2010: Savage, Seth Haapu, Shihad, Street Chant, Supermodel, Te Pamu, The Feelers

October 2010: Kora, Lindon Puffin, Lisa Crawley, Maitreya, Miriam Clancy, North Shore Pony Club, P-Money

Own private universe, the streets of Lyttelton, waterproof mascara, long-distance love, the family band, bits and pieces, and authentic product placement.

Continue reading October 2010: Kora, Lindon Puffin, Lisa Crawley, Maitreya, Miriam Clancy, North Shore Pony Club, P-Money

October 2010: Deach, Dear Time’s Waste, Gareth Thomas, Hollie Smith, K.One, Kingston

Three-part drama, a blurry life, chips, dips, chains, whips, down at the end of the runway, exploring the Volcanic Plateau, extreme poptimism.

Continue reading October 2010: Deach, Dear Time’s Waste, Gareth Thomas, Hollie Smith, K.One, Kingston