10 @ Zen, May 22
nsu Live @ NZ Music Month presents “10 @ Zen”
The next Auckland gig for nsu takes place on Saturday May 22nd – In celebration of 10 years of NZ Music Month, nsu will line up alongside a score of other NZ artists for a big night at Auckland’s Zen (cnr Albert & Wolfe St). If you’ve been there before, you’ll know all about the big sound-system.
Come and see nsu play one of his last AKL shows for a while. Tickets to the event are $10; Click here for full details of the event.
Panic Bells – Single & Video Released, Launch Party Re-cap
The Panic Bells remix single, featuring cuts by AP3X & Bromide Dub, was released in late April and is now available from a variety of digital retailers (click here for details on where to purchase your copy), including the new official nsu Bandcamp page.
Bromide Dub Live @ Panic Bells
The video for “Panic Bells” is also finally out, and has had an incredible response online and is now showing on New Zealand’s JuiceTV & C4TV channels. You can watch the video here and make sure you also check out some pictures from behind-the-scenes of the filming, as well as read a bit of background on how the project came together.
Thank you to everyone who was at the Video Premiere & Single Release party held at Galatos in late April. You can also see some pictures from the night by clicking here and footage may be available at a later date.
Gimme Gimme Shark Treatment
Remix of nsu Track on New Sharkweek Compilation
“Far From Comfort”, an early instrumental version of “Upside Down” has been remixed by Sharkweek, Dunedin’s standout ambient producer. The resulting piece is a psychedelic lounge version, sampling an instructional speech on meditation (in true Sharky style!).
The remix appears on the newly released “Gimme Gimme Shark Treatment” remix album by Sharkweek, also featuring remixes for the likes of Pitch Black, Stray Theories, Sick Cycle and more. Click here to listen to, and purchase the remix album.
nsu Joins Cartoon Beats
Cartoon Beats Reality
nsu has joined the ever-growing roster of artists on Dunedin’s Cartoon Beats label (click here for nsu’s profile). The first release on the schedule will be Haszari‘s “It’s Not Real” backed with nsu’s 2010 version of “Neutron Star”. California’s Snake Charmer will be on remix duties and the release will also see nsu & Haszari swap remixes of the title tracks. Full details announced in the next update.
Here’s a general run-down on what’s on the horizon for nsu:
- Follow-up to “Panic Bells” remix single in the pipeline – more details in next update
- nsu’s remixes of Sharkweek tracks to be released on forthcoming “Shark & Taties” remix album, also to feature works by other NZ artists
- Remixes for Stray Theories & Squeezer completed and scheduled for release late 2010/early 2011. A couple of other remixes also penciled in (TBC)
- Remix duties on follow-up Cartoon Beats EP confirmed. Full details in the near future
- Follow up to “Escape” EP penciled for late 2011/early 2012
- No more live gigs until at least late 2011