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Concert Reviews

Concert Photos: Going Global Presents 2018

Where: Whammy! Auckland, NZ
When: 01 Sep 2018
Reuben Raj

Going Global Presents 2018 is a showcase of new music featuring national NZ artists, occurring alongside the annual 2-day Going Global Music Summit, organised by Independent Music New Zealand and the New Zealand Music Commission

The 2018 shows at Whammy Bar, Wine Cellar and Whammy Backroom featured the very best from around New Zealand including; Spotify R&B/soul star alayna, Auckland Americana-folk trio Albi & The Wolves, Psych Rock and Soul artist Arthur Ahbez, female-fronted electro-pop performer Nakita, lush indie pop trio nomad and indie-pop-punk darlings The Beths. Also making a welcome appearance will be; the Nigerian-Kiwi hip hop artist Unchained XL, the five-piece psych supergroup ONONO and South Island solo folk artist Holly Arrowsmith. And featuring the scratched up sideways pop from the Dunedin duo Jaggers X Lines, the guitar driven pop group Soaked Oats, indie-pop merchant Jed Parsons and Christchurch's electro pop artist SHAYNA.

Radio 13 co-founder and photographer Reuben Raj caught some highlights from the memorable night of amazing music!


Written By: Reuben Raj Reuben is a film and digital photographer who is driven by music in his head. Often seen lurking behind a camera inside the pit of a concert or wandering the streets of China with a blond, Reuben harbours intimate feelings for vinyl records and his Hasselblad SW/C from 1965. He is also the founder of Radio 13.