Talking Heads: Duncan Greive and Brendan Smyth

By Sam Wicks

NZ On Air is now seven rounds into MakingTracks, the music funding scheme established to increase diversity in local music by funding individual songs and connecting them with an audience via broadcast and digital platforms.

Duncan Greive (left) and Brendan Smyth.  Photo / Ted Baghurst
Duncan Greive (left) and Brendan Smyth. Photo / Ted Baghurst

Seven months into the initiative, NZ On Air NZ music manager Brendan Smyth talked to Duncan Greive about swinging the focus back to the song.

Follow Sam Wicks on Twitter for notifications of future Talking Heads and other content on

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter


© Copyright 2015, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf04 at 27 Nov 2015 03:37:12 Processing Time: 443ms