Watch Lawrence Arabia perform The Phoenix Foundation’s single 'Let Me Die A Woman' from their debut album Horse Power.

James Milne (Lawrence Arabia) and Sam Scott (The Phoenix Foundation) have a history that dates back to the carefree days of their twenties. Enamored by one another’s art and bands, a long and fruitful friendship followed. Watch that conversation here.

Under Cover is a multi-episode web series produced by Banished Music which centres around two artists entering into conversation with one another. Discussing their livelihoods; artistic practises and inspiration; their life outside of music; and finding a personal connection with one another in their unexpected new Covid-era reality where work as an artist takes on a different meaning.

The conversation is followed by a musical performance where both artists each do a cover version of their favourite song from the others’ back catalogue.

Now screening the second series, the widely-loved first series of the show included conversations and performances from Sharon Van Etten, Hollie Fullbrook (Tiny Ruins), Marlon Williams, Finn Andrews (The Veils), Nadia Reid, Reb Fountain, Troy Kingi, Warren Maxwell (Trinity Roots), Liz Stokes (The Beths) and Chelsea Jade.


Directors: Reuben Bonner, Ezra Simons Series Producer: Reuben Bonner Producer: Maddie Walker Director of Photography: Tim Flower, Matt Henley Editor: Josh Yong Camera Operator: Daryl Wong, Andreas Mahn Sound Recordists: Micah Livesay, Mike Gibson Colourist/Graphics: The Post Office | Steve Gulik Sound Mix: Native Audio | Jordan Smith

Made with the support of NZ On Air With very special thanks to Auckland Museum and Massey University

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