Need audio equipment for a gig, or for recording music?

Libraries are no longer just places to get books. Need a PA system for a party, a speaking engagement, or a wedding? Playing a live or studio gig? Need to do some recording in the field, or hook up some gear to your laptop and make a new album at home? The new Library Music Equipment collection has what you need. We love Wellington music at Wellington City Libraries and we are here to help you make it.

We have five new Music Kits for people to borrow as part of our new Equipment Lending Service:

AudioBox KIT:
• 1x Rode NT1-A Microphone
• 1x SM6 Shock mount & pop filter
• 1x Dust Cover
• 1x Rode 6m XLR cable
• 1x Presonus Audiobox iTwo
• 1x USB cable
$30 for 4 days/Overdue charge: $10 per day
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Split Enz: from the archives

“… can I say that Split Enz are chiefly themselves and so unusual that after the first listen I really didn’t know what to say; like a stargazer suddenly confronted with a UFO I knew it was good but I just couldn’t find words to describe it. I trust I’m starting to get them sussed now. And they’re going to be BIG…. ” –

so said Phil Sutcliffe about Mental Notes, Split Enz’s debut album – in the August 1976 issue of the UK magazine Sounds.  Read the full review – plus other Split Enz interviews and reviews in the excellent Rocks Backpages database, part of our suite of online resources.