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Friday, 18 Jan 2019

APRA AMCOS ANNOUNCE THE SONGHUBS AUCKLAND 2019

We're delighted to announce the return of SongHubs Auckland for 2019.

This week long program will be held at Roundhead Studios in Auckland from March 4 to 9.
 
SongHubs Auckland is a collaborative song-writing initiative presented by APRA AMCOS with the generous support of our friends at NZ On Air, the New Zealand Music Commission, Auckland Council and Recorded Music New Zealand.
 
In just three years we’ve brought 15 international guests to Auckland, connected more than 70 New Zealand and Australian writers and producers, and witnessed the creation of over 80 original songs. The impressive list of SongHubs releases includes 'Kind of Love' by Maala, 'Addict' by Louis Baker, 'All The Ways to Say Goodbye' by Mitch James, and 'Pitch Dark' by Chelsea Jade.

Listen to past releases written at SongHubs Auckland below:

Listen Here

This year we’re thrilled to welcome Jenna Andrews, Nate Campany and Maize Olinger to New Zealand.

 

INTERNATIONAL GUEST: MAIZE OLINGER
LOS ANGELES

Maize Olinger, originally from Los Angeles California, is a co-writer and singer in the band Night Things with Zach Shields, former half of ANTI signed band Dead Man’s Bones. Since signing with Greg Kurstin she’s devoted most of the last 12 months to honing her skills as a writer in both her artist project with producer Wendy Wang, and collaborations with MoZella, Kamandi, Sam Wilkes of Cutty Gold, and Mr Little Jeans.

INTERNATIONAL GUEST: NATE CAMPANY

LOS ANGELES

Nate Campany is a US songwriter from Cleveland, Ohio.  He co-wrote ‘This Time Around’ on Tove Lo’s platinum selling album ‘Queen of the Clouds’, 4 songs on Carly Rae Jepsen’s critically acclaimed album ‘Emotion’ and LP’s ‘Lost On You’ which was #1 in 27 countries. He also co-wrote Martin Garrix’s ‘Scared to be Lonely’ feat. Dua Lipa which went 3 times platinum in worldwide sales, and the #1 US Latin airplay Becky G x Natti Natasha song ‘Sin Pijama’. 

INTERNATIONAL GUEST: JENNA ANDREWS
CALGARY

Jenna Andrew is a songwriter, vocal producer, and A&R consultant for Barry Weiss' 'RECORDS' label. Jenna is an acclaimed vocal producer, executive producer and arranger, while lending the collaborative skills of a songwriting mentor/partner and the acumen of an A&R/artist development executive to each project she touches. Jenna’s list of songwriting collaborators and creative partners includes Drake, Dua Lipa, Tori Kelly, Jessie J, Banks, and Jennifer Lopez as well as producers Doc McKinney, Noah 40 Shebib, Diplo, DJ Mustard, Max Martin and Stargate, to name a few.

CURRATOR: GREG HAVER

Acclaimed Welsh music producer Greg Haver (Manic Street Preachers, The Chills, Catatonia, Opshop, Kimbra) returns as our curator this year. Greg will select 16 participants who will work with our guests in different configurations each day to create brand new songs.

 For more information about SongHubs Auckland 2019, images, or interview requests,
please contact Ash Wallace: email awallace@apra.co.nz or phone (64-9) 623 4719 or 0800 69 2772.


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