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Rob Thorne

On 1 April 2016, Rob Thorne was a guest on Unthinkable w/ J.G. Biberkopf. Rob Thorne has been played on NTS in shows including Sendspaace , featured first on 11 May 2017. Songs played include Whakauruuru, Phase Transition and Tor 201.

Rob Thorne (Ngāti Tumutumu) is a New Zealand sound artist working with Māori instruments. He has been performing in New Zealand for some 25 years, and the release of his debut solo album Whāia te Māramatanga on Rattle Records in 2014 garnered wide critical acclaim, including a nomination for "Best Maori Traditional Album" at the 2014 Waiata Māori Music Awards.

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