Coco Solid is the musician, writer, artist and philosoflygirl Jessica Hansell hailing from Auckland Aotearoa/New Zealand

Illustration: Dane Taylor

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‘SLOW TORTURE’ Coco Solid featuring Disasteradio!
Track produced by Jizmatron. Video directed by Simon Ward. Download for free at Bandcamp!

HEAVEN’S GATE. Nominated for a 2015 Pacific Music Award, screened at tilde: the Trans & Gender Diverse Film Festival in Melbourne and exhibited at the NZ Film Archive!

A music video documentary made about The Fafswag Ball, a South Auckland scene that celebrates Polynesian fa’afafine (transgender) culture through fashion, vogue and dance battles. For more info see: www.fafswagball.com

SHE’S SO RAD featuring the mighty Grandmaster Caz, Vancouver MC Jaykin and Coco Solid
Buy the EP here with remixes by P-Money, Jizmatron, Jellphonic and more. Video by Simon Ward!

’2 Wise 2 Wed?’ gets voted #1 by New Zealand student radio (Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch & Dunedin 2014) now out on Tokyo Dawn Records (Germany) compilation ‘The Boogie 4′

‘Oh My Zeus’ (ft Jizmatron & Boston Rodriguez) out July 21 on Groovadelica Records

‘Rain’ Tim Paris feat Coco Solid on My Favourite Robot Records (Canada)

Aroha Bridge
‘Aroha Bridge’ is a cartoon based on an old Coco Solid comic-strip for Volume Magazine called Hook Ups. Twins Kowhai and Monty Hook are the aspiring ‘futuristic sound duo’ Hook Ups, trying to make it big in the cut-throat suburb of Aroha Bridge. Visit the show site HERE.

‘Possessions’ taken from the Parallel Dance Ensemble EP ‘Possessions & Obsessions’ available on Permanent Vacation Records (Germany).

Badd Energy ‘How Do You Sleep’ taken from their sophomore album, Underwater Pyramids. LP out now on Flying Nun Records (NZ) and available here on bandcamp, video directed by Thom Burton.
Preview surprise new Badd Energy track ‘Don’t Forget’ released April 2015

Hardcopies of this zine have sold out. Digital copies of Issue 1 (Brain Map of a Pacific Misfit) and Issue 2 (Draculas & Chakras) are now available to buy online and you can now view the special ‘Soul II Seoul’ poetic comic edition online, click here!

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