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:
• 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
Continue reading “Need audio equipment for a gig, or for recording music?”
Our Wellington Music Project began properly around October in 2014, so this was the first full year of our page and blog on Wellington Music. Here are some highlights we wrote about during the year that you may have missed at the time.
[Nicole Andrews recording the piano tracks for her album In The Shallows at the New Zealand School Of Music]
We interviewed lots of people, and whether the interview was long or short, each offered up a unique perspective on what it is like for an artist making and recording music, and releasing albums as part of the eclectic Wellington music scene..
Orchestra Of Spheres
New (and old) Music from:
This year we added lots of new & older titles to our Wellington collection. Some of which included new albums from..
The Close Readers
Head Like A Hole
French For Rabbits
Eb & Sparrow
The Phoenix Foundation
Fat Freddy’s Drop
New Zealand Music Month:
We caught up with a variety of local musicians, artists, writers & critics on what makes Wellington music unique for New Zealand Music Month. Some of which were..
Steve Francis from Bulletbelt
Luke Kavanagh from Sunken Seas
Simon Grigg from Audioculture
Matt Hyde of Beastwars
Jessie Finn from Towers
Photo of Nicole Andrews courtesy of Nicole & Bradley Garner Creative.