Here to make it happen.

The Volume Collective has a group of dedicated individuals working hard to keep this moving. There are a lot of things that we want to achieve, so we have a large group of people here to help these come to life. 

 

Management

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Photo by Simon travaglia

Jake Tait

Manager of The Volume Collective. This is pretty much where all the shit roles up to. Anything you don't like about what we do rest firmly on this guys shoulders. 

One of the executive producers of the show In The Fridge with his main backgrounds being in audio engineering

2015-Present


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PHOTO BY SIMON TRAVAGLIA

Rachel Potbury

Rachel mainly manages the design aspects of the company. She mainly takes care of organisation on the financial front but loves designing and supporting visual artists.

2015-Present


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PHOTO BY SIMON TRAVAGLIA

Wairehu Grant

Wai (as most people know him) works tirelessly producing and ensuring that visual elements of the collective are up to his standards. If you need advertisements done or visual art produced Wai is the guy to talk to.

2015-Present


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Photo by Simon Travaglia

Matt Rae

Matt takes care of the collective IT needs as well as consulting on website designs. He is also one of those guys who is there to make things happen. With a background in computer science if you are having computer problems get in touch. 

2015 - present

Audio and content


Reno Musumeci

Radio host

Also works as a sound engineer for the Volume Collective. 

2015-Present


Shaun Trillo

Audio Engineer

With being in bands like Snake Oil Peddlers, Shaun has a pretty great grasp of of what sounds good. Been on board since the start of our In The Fridge and has recorded and mixed several of the episodes. BAMF dude!

2017-present


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Soyam Dean

Audio Engineer

Doing a music degree at the University of Waikato, Soyam is doing an internship with the Volume Collective and NAILING IT! He has been apart of several of the In The Fridge shows and looks like he will be staying for a while. 

2017-present


Marketing

Lana Kong

Marketing/Designer/Event Planner

Specialises in photography, design and promotion! 

2017- Present


Cold Fuckin' Gravity! (Film Crew)

Cold Gravity is a group of film students looking to start their own film company. They are the masters behind our In The Fridge series as well as many other amazing stuff floating around the interwebs. Watch this space!

Rory Davis

Camera Man

2017-Present


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Benjamin Newton

Film Editor/Camera Man

2017-Present


Mihir Roy

Camera Man

2017-Present


The Next Generation:

Patrick Tait

Main Instrument: Vocals

What do I do? Look cute, Distract.


Nirvana Tait

Main Instrument: Daddy is in the process of growing a drummer

What do I do? Look cute, DESTROY!


Original Crew!

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Photo by simon travaglia

Ariana Smith

Main Instrument: Vocals and guitar

What do I do? I was just generally a bad ass host on the Volume Collective podcast but now I am over in Canada doing.... something.... 

Hear Her Music Here

2015-2016


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PHOTO BY SIMON TRAVAGLIA

Josh August

Main Instrument: Guitar

What do I do? Performance Consultant, Cinematography, Social Media, Finance.

Josh also has two adorable children and is contributing to our next generation :D

2015-2017


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PHOTO BY SIMON TRAVAGLIA

Claudynn Lee

Main Instrument: Percussion

What do I do? Drums of all sorts, Hulk Smash.

Hear What She Can Do Here

2015-2017


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PHOTO BY SIMON TRAVAGLIA

Macaila Pescud

Main Instrument: Violin

What do I do? Contracts, Be the Paperwork Lady, Press Relations, Finance, Make magic happen, I am a pixie. Off in Australia doing amazingly!

Hear Her Music Here

2015-2017

 
 

Our Amazing Sponsor!!!

Free FM - Real Community Radio!!!

Our local community radio station has taken a great leap to support us and allow us to continue our shenanigans! Check out their website and listen up for some wicked podcasts and shows from community creators.


Organisations that help:

 

Nivara Lounge

An amazing Hamilton Live music venue that supports and helps to grow musicians professionally. Feel free to contact the Facebook page or check out their website for more information. 

The Hum 106.7

Local Hamilton Radio station with an archive of all types of music from just local artists to musicians touring through. Email htownhum@gmail.com to get your stuff on the air. 

The Tron Music Trust

Welcome to the Tron Music Trust. Our aim is to help musicians fulfill their potential by helping them navigate through the challenging world of music. We provide mentoring in writing and production, performance, promotion, distribution and networking. We aim to attract more funding to the region and grow our local industry.

Contact the Facebook page

Creative Waikato

Creative Waikato is here to strengthen and invigorate the creative sector in the Waikato for the benefit of all. We help with information, advice, support, and funding for arts or cultural projects.  We'd love to hear from you, so give us a call or drop by and see us.

Contact Creative Waikato: hello@creativewaikato.co.nz