Rhythm and Vines

Waiohika Estate, Gisborne, NZ | 28-31 December 2018

WAIOHIKA ESTATE - The home of Rhythm and Vines

DECEMBER 29 - 31


PLAYS: 30 dec
STAGE: rhythm supertop


Auckland based music producer LMC has been at the forefront of the New Zealand and Australia music scene, headlining shows in Sydney, Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin aswell as playing along side some of this generations favorites; Kieth Ape, Gravez, Hucci and more. New Zealand may not be the first place that comes to mind at the mention of trap music, but Auckland producer LMC, is changing the way we think about that. Drawing influences from a range of electronic styles he has built a significant following worldwide and produced for some of Hip-Hop’s heavyweights including Rich the Kid. With a constantly evolving sound and ever-growing talent, LMC has played his part in crafting a genre that’s pushing rap and hip-hop boundaries.

FKA LUNAR has been paving the way for a new era of R&B and Hip-Hop music
coming out of NZ through his soulful smokey voice and dark slow melodies. His
music often makes the listener feel as though they’re being talked directly to, never shying away from his deep emotions to capture the raw purity of them and really make the listener FEEL it. FKA LUNAR’S music has a purpose, to share, englighten and fufill troubled people, to remind people when they’re stuggling that they’re not alone. This way of writing makes him shine in his performances, always leaving the audience in a deep trance of passion and emotion. His music is influneced by a diverese mix of artists like Amy Winehouse, 6lack, Post Malone, Corbin and his brother who was the frontman for Batucada Sound System. Since his debut in early 2017 he has been performing shows around the country alongside artists like VILLETTE, LMC, N EO & JINZO and plenty more. This is only the beginning for FKA LUNAR, feel the wave coming soon.
HYAN is an Auckland based producer and DJ. Having songs featured on radio
stations George FM, 95b FM, Souletiquette Radio, spotlighted on 95b FM’s Fancy New Band section, along with headlining shows all over New Zealand including Auckland, Wellington and Hamiton, its safe to say HYAN has been making his mark in the NZ music scene. With a focus on producing, HYAN’s high energy DJ sets are loaded with originals songs and has become renowned for his unpredictable mash ups and live edits. He prides himself on going above and beyond expectations in a live set, often blending well known hits with everything from underground electronic beats to ethnic sampled dance tracks, he’s known for getting anyone moving, no matter their musical preference.
OMNI POTENT are a Rap/Hip-Hop group from Central Auckland constiting of 3 Members; T.D, Franko G and LUCA. Back for round two, Omni Potent plans to come with a bang. Straight after their first show at Rhythm & Vines 2016/17, Omni Potent was asked to play alongside Denzel Curry at his Auckland show. Not long after, Omni hosted their own sold out show at the Neck Of The Woods (AKL), which included underground & local legends such as - Haz Beats, Tony Douglas, Dirty, Baccyard & more. Since then the boys have had their heads down in the studio cooking up new music, T.D with his alter ego Nauti has just released his debut E.P “Tired Of Being Tired” and Franko G’s project drops at the end of November. LUCA has been busy producing and has been DJ’ing across NZ not only for OMNI POTENT but also female MC Jess B. Regarded as “Hip-Hop Kings in the making” by Oyster Magazine & having already opened for Mobb Deep, Dj Yella & Keith Ape, its clear Omni Potent are just
at the beginning of a successful career!