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The War and Treaty: Hearts Town

The War and Treaty: Hearts Town

Tanya Blount Trotter and Michael Trotter Jr. – the husband-and-wife musical duo known as The War And Treaty – have released “Hearts Town,” the title track from their eagerly-anticipated new album, out September 25. “Hearts Town,” a sprawling and symphonic paean to the...

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13th Floor New Music

Interviews with artists from around the world – often timed the to align with their newest album releases. Hosted by New Zealand based American Marty Duda. A joint production of The 13th Floor and WorldPodcasts.com

Marty Duda

Before moving himself and his family to New Zealand in 1994, Marty was very involved in various US music ventures dating back to the early 1970s. These including hosting a radio show, The Roots Of Rock & Roll, on WCMF-FM for many years, producing an early music television show (After Hours) in the early 80s and running a record label (also After Hours) until 1994.

Once he landed in Auckland, Marty got stuck into the local scene writing reviews and features for Rip IT Up, Real Groove and any number of publications before becoming a music programme producer for RNZ in 2001. In addition to interviewing an endless stream of local and international artists and presenting an “Artist Of The Week” on Nine To Noon for many years, Marty was awarded “Best New Zealand Produced Music Feature in 2004 at the NZ Radio Awards for his 12-part feature “The Pioneering Rhythm & Blues Record Labels of the 1940s & 50s”.

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