It’s time to de-tangle the headphones and prepare to be inspired with our list of fantastic
Kiwi artists. Next time you’re out for a run or headed for the gym, try these tracks for a dose of homegrown music!
Lorde – Green Light (Montell2099 & SACHI Remix)
Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor, better known as Lorde, vaulted to stardom in 2013 with her single, Royals. Since then the Takapuna raised artist has gone from strength to strength. Check out this awesome reinvention of her 2017 song, Green Light, with fellow homegrown talent Sachi and Montell2099.
Clicks – Greatest Hit
CLICKS is the musical amalgamation of house music DJ and producer Dick Johnson and songwriter and vocalist Anna Coddington. “Greatest Hit’ is a cover of one of their favourite late 90’s Norwegian disco hits. Great listening for a cardio session!
Shapeshifter – One
Shapeshifter has been moving crowds since 1999 and has performed on some of the world’s biggest stages including Glastonbury Festival and Big Day Out. ‘One’ is a classic
from the electronic music group.
David Dallas – Runnin
If it can motivate our team to win the America’s Cup, it can motivate you to push through the next gym session! Thanks to Team New Zealand, many of us will now recognise Runnin. Channel your inner champion with this tune.
Sachi – No More
Sachi are the hottest young electronic music duo out at the moment! “No More” was a breakout track that helped launch the pair on to the New Zealand music scene. No strangers to chasing their own dreams, Sachi managed to hand their music to global producer/DJ, Diplo, while he was in the country. Diplo liked their sound so much he included it in his BBC Radio 1 show!
Kings – Don’t Worry Bout It
“Don’t Worry Bout It” was one of the country’s most popular songs of 2016 for a reason. It’s super catchy, smooth sounding and will likely give you a small dose of a nostalgia. Let the stress of work melt away with this one.
Six60 – Forever
A classic kiwi tune, “Forever” will reel you in with a catchy melody and awesome vocals.
An inspiring tune, this song will get you in the mind-set to workout.
Jetski Safari – Like A Lie
If you’re after an upbeat, melodic tune with soothing female vocals, look no further! You’ll
have “Like a Lie” on repeat, we guarantee it.
Baynk – Could You
A newcomer in the electronic music scene, Baynk is starting to make waves with his
upbeat and unique style. He’s one to look out for in the future. If you have YouTube handy,
check out his music videos, Baynk has an alternative and entertaining style!