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  • Will Wood - Heartstrings ( 11′ 5″ )

    The latest artist signed to Lyttelton Records releases his debut solo album 'Broken Man', peppered with label regulars like Dave Khan, Delaney Davidson and Ben Woolley.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 18 Sep 2014

  • Bernie Griffen - Salvation ( 16′ 3″ )

    Bernie Griffen's grifting days are over. He's got a new band named The Thin Men. Trevor Reekie talks to this noted story teller who's joined by Kirsten Warner and Steve Roach.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 18 Sep 2014

  • The Sampler: Roy Montgomery, 324. E. 13th Street #7 ( 11′ 59″ )

    Kiran Dass reviews the reverb-drenched melancholy of Roy Montgomery's 324. E. 13th Street #7.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 13 Sep 2014

  • Ruban Neilson's guide to Portland ( 37′ 51″ )

    Unknown Mortal Orchestra's Ruban Nielson has been based in Portland, Oregon for seven years now, but we'll never stop claiming him as our own. Melody Thomas met up with the UMO frontman for a tour of the city he now calls home, including visits to a steakhouse-cum-stripclub, a famous donut shop, and a store dedicated solely to synthesisers.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 13 Sep 2014

  • Introducing: Groeni ( 8′ 38″ )

    Groeni, with their song Rearing, from their self-titled Ep. groeni.bandcamp.com/

    From Introducing on 13 Sep 2014

  • Rhythm Interactive ( 10′ 13″ )

    Starting in a garage in Queenstown a decade ago, Rhythm Interactive's John Boone has performed his immersive, wordless drumming workshop hundreds of times a year to ever growing audiences - culminating in a recent TEDx show to over 2000 people. We talk to John Boone about what he has learned about improvisation, creativity, and the state of flow.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 13 Sep 2014

  • The Sampler: Josef K, The Only Fun In Town ( 7′ 17″ )

    Kiran Dass take a listen to the literate post-punk of Josef K on The Only Fun in Town.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 13 Sep 2014

  • J Mascis ( 6′ 25″ )

    Dinosaur Jr's frontman J Mascis is a man of few words, but we manage to extract a few about meditation, his guru, and his new solo album Tied to a Star.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 13 Sep 2014

  • Slow Magic ( 9′ 13″ )

    We talk with masked electronic producer Slow Magic on the benefits of anonymity and mask hygiene 101.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 13 Sep 2014

  • Kanye West Review ( 13′ 23″ )

    The Wireless's Elle Hunt joins Emma Smith with her thoughts on Kanye West's show in Sydney last night.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 13 Sep 2014

  • Electric Wire Hustle - Love Can Prevail ( 15′ 17″ )

    Electric Wire Hustle return this week with Love Can Prevail, the follow-up to their 2009 eponymous debut. The band's nucleus Mara TK and Dave Wright talk to Sam Wicks about their evolving lineup and sound.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 13 Sep 2014

  • Electric Wire Hustle - Love Can Prevail, Director's Cut ( 16′ 11″ )

    Electric Wire Hustle return this week with Love Can Prevail, the follow-up to their 2009 eponymous debut. EWH's Mara TK and Dave Wright join us in studio to talk through a tasting plate of cuts from their sophomore release.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 13 Sep 2014

  • Wheel of Experience ( 12′ 13″ )

    Wheel of Experience

    From Radio NZ National Music on 11 Sep 2014

  • Kerretta, Pirohia ( 12′ 24″ )

    Local band Kerretta talk about avoiding post-rock cliches, and the handclaps, Māori chant and marimba on their new album Pirohia.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 06 Sep 2014

  • Herriot Row Album Diary ( 24′ 15″ )

    In late June 2014, Auckland based singer-songwriter Simon Comber flew to San Francisco to record the debut Herriot Row album at Tiny Telephone Studios with John Vanderslice, renowned producer for artists such as The Mountain Goats, Spoon and Samantha Crain. Comber's album diary follows him through the process of making a LP in what Vanderslice describes as his "functioning museum", a studio full of archaic synths and tape machines that went out of production decades ago.

    From Featured Audio on 06 Sep 2014

  • The Sampler - Robert Plant, Lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar ( 8′ 5″ )

    Former Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant pushes the boundaries of bluegrass, as well as dabbling in desert blues, on his latest album Lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar - Scott Kara takes a listen.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 06 Sep 2014

  • Mulholland - Stop and Start Again ( 15′ 23″ )

    Jol Mulholland, the eldest of the Mulholland brothers, is following up his solo debut, Eugene Told Me You Were Dead, with a new album, Stop and Start Again. The record finds the prolific producer and session man at home in his favourite recording environment, The Lab in Mount Eden, Auckland. Nick Atkinson investigates.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 06 Sep 2014

  • Johnny Cooper - The Māori Cowboy ( 10′ 15″ )

    Johnny Cooper, who recorded New Zealand's first rock 'n' roll record, died this week. Chris Bourke, author of Blue Smoke, pays tribute to 'The Māori Cowboy'.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 06 Sep 2014

  • The Sampler - The Bug, Angels And Devils ( 8′ )

    Reviewer Scott Kara takes a listen to the menacing, apocalyptic sounds on Angels And Devils, the latest album from London electronic producer The Bug.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 06 Sep 2014

  • Introducing Civilian Sol ( 6′ 43″ )

    Wanaka based producer Civilian Sol, with his song Blinded These Days, featuring Fiona McMartin.

    From Introducing on 06 Sep 2014

  • Sharon Jones In Conversation With Tyra Hammond ( 19′ 11″ )

    Soul survivor Sharon Jones returned to Auckland this week with her go-to funk'n'soul outfit The Dap-Kings. Local soul sister Tyra Hammond joins the Queen of Funk in conversation.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 06 Sep 2014

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Peter Gutteridge

snapper live at Kings Arms Feb

Snapper at the Kings Arms 2013. Photo by Nigel Moore.

RIP Peter Gutteridge, early member of both The Clean and The Chills, The Great Unwashed, and his own band Snapper.

Snapper 2013

In our most recent interview with Peter Gutteridge, he talked about the third incarnation of Snapper, featuring his nephew, Jack Reid, Thought Creature's Danny Brady and Hope Robertson of Bad Sav. 23 February 2013

Flying Nun Records Part Two: Getting Older

(From 12'.40" in the audio) Shayne Carter talks about forming The Cartilage Family with flatmate Peter Gutteridge and the Gutteridge compositions (‘Can’t Find Water’, ‘Boat with No Ocean’) which ended up on the first Great Unwashed E.P. Peter Gutteridge talks about the gift of being invited to join The Great Unwashed.

Flying Nun Records Part Three: In Love With These Times

(From: 13’30 in the audio) Flying Nun manager Paul McKessar talks about the ‘In Love With These Times’ compilation which included the Snapper song ‘Hang On’, and Peter Gutteridge talks about early Snapper.

The Clean - Boodle Boodle Boodle Extended Play

Recorded in a tiny hall in Auckland on Chris Knox's 4-track, The Clean's first EP ended up in the NZ charts for almost a year. This episode of Extended Play contains the history leading to Boodle Boodle Boodle, as well as the stories behind the songs, recording, and artwork, all told by members of The Clean: David Kilgour, Hamish Kilgour, Robert Scott, and original bassist Peter Gutteridge; alongside Boodle engineer Doug Hood, Label manager Roger Shepherd and others. Cheers to 95bFM for sharing!

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(contains adult themes and language)