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  • Bohemian Nights in session ( 12′ 9″ )

    Australian duo Bohemian Nights took time out from the The 50th Wellington Folk Festival to drop by the Radio Nealand Studios bringing with them a party-time mix of styles from around the world including Klezmer and Tango.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 25 Oct 2014

  • Ladi6 - Live at the Powerstation ( 21′ 45″ )

    Future-soul performer Ladi6 and her band share cuts from Time Is Not Much, The Liberation of… and Automatic, recorded live at the Powerstation in August 2014.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 25 Oct 2014

  • Anatomy of a Song- The Phoenix Foundation ( 16′ 32″ )

    Anatomy of A Song, which gets inside contemporary New Zealand hit tunes - This episode The Phoenix Foundation unpack 'Black Mould'.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 25 Oct 2014

  • Keystone State Boys Choir ( 11′ 50″ )

    The Keystone State Boys Choir from Philadelphia is the only choir to have visited all seven continents, including Antarctica. Anthonie Tonnon spent the day with the choir on their recent trip to New Zealand and talked to Director Steve Fisher about kinesthetic learning for a multi-tasking generation. Steve Fisher, Jo Fitzmartin, Martha Platt, Ethan Walters, Tamir Oliver

    From Radio NZ National Music on 25 Oct 2014

  • Philip Norman: Three Stages of Douglas Lilburn ( 22′ 7″ )

    Phillip Norman, author of Douglas Lilburn's biography, talks with Emma Smith about the life and work of this pioneering NZ orchestral and electroacoustic composer who will be honoured at the 2014 APRA Silver Scrolls.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 25 Oct 2014

  • The Six Strings of Rowland S Howard ( 14′ 39″ )

    Rowland S Howard's former band mates Harry Howard and Genevieve McGuckin talk about the life and legacy of the late, great Australian musician, his many solo projects and bands, and how his distinctive guitar sound and songs contributed to the evolution of Nick Cave's old band The Birthday Party.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 25 Oct 2014

  • NZ Live - New Zealand Guitar Quartet. ( 37′ 59″ )

    The New Zealand Guitar Quartet formed in 2010 and have quickly developed a local following, and an international reputation.

    From Afternoons on 24 Oct 2014

  • Ha The Unclear ( 12′ 9″ )

    Ha the Unclear's Michael Cathro has overseen a long migration with his project - from Dunedin where he started the band under another name, to Cork, Ireland, and finally to Auckland. The migration has now become a stepwise one - his formerly Dunedin-based bandmates are currently working at a produce farm in The Bay Of Plenty as they prepare to move to Auckland. Fellow member of the Dunedin diaspora Anthonie Tonnon chatted to Michael recently about Ha The Unclear's first studio album.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 18 Oct 2014

  • The Sampler: Country Funk II ( 5′ 40″ )

    Nick Bollinger reviews a collection of funky late 60s - early 70s country music from the likes of Kenny Rogers, Townes Van Zandt, and Dolly Parton.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 18 Oct 2014

  • Myele Manzanza's Tour Diary ( 18′ 40″ )

    When world renowned Detroit DJ and producer Theo Parrish led a live band across an expansive European tour for the first time in a decade, he assembled a collective of musicians and dancers from around the globe. When Myele Manzanza got the summons to come all the way from New Zealand to play drums, he knew it was a chance of a lifetime. Manzanza documents his travels in this tour diary.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 18 Oct 2014

  • Jakob - Sines ( 17′ 19″ )

    Hawkes Bay's Jakob have a lot of peaks and troughs - both in their sound, and their career as a band. Their first new album in eight years, Sines, arrives this week, and it's been a journey fraught with setbacks, but also dotted with high points - Jakob join Kirsten Johnstone to talk it over.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 18 Oct 2014

  • Musical Robots ( 11′ 31″ )

    We head to an exhibition which combines sonic arts and electrical engineering.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 18 Oct 2014

  • Introducing - Arcee ( 5′ 19″ )

    Arcee, with her song The Cool Zone, from the EP of the same name.

    From Introducing on 18 Oct 2014

  • Chelsea Jade Metcalf ( 9′ 53″ )

    Dream pop proponent Chelsea Jade Metcalf has dropped her Watercolours moniker, but the soft-focus edges of her ethereal R&B remain. She talks us through her new EP Beacons.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 18 Oct 2014

  • Liam Finn- This Love Is Crying ( 12′ 17″ )

    Liam Finn on working with Arthur Russell collaborators Peter Zummo and Ernie Brooks on Red Hot + Arthur Russell.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 18 Oct 2014

  • Tim Lawrence on Arthur Russell ( 27′ 49″ )

    Biographer Tim Lawrence reflects on the life of the New York music pioneer Arthur Russell on the release of a new Red Hot compilation of his work.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 18 Oct 2014

  • Introducing: Holly Arrowsmith ( 5′ 11″ )

    Queenstown's Holly Arrowsmith with Spring, from her EP River.

    From Introducing on 11 Oct 2014

  • Ryan Bingham live in session ( 36′ 5″ )

    Best known for co-writing the Golden Globe and Oscar winning song 'The Weary Kind' with T Bone Burnett from the Crazy Heart soundtrack, Ryan Bingham joins us for a live session ahead of his show in Auckland this Saturday night.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 11 Oct 2014

  • Yumi Zouma Tour Diary ( 21′ 17″ )

    Convinced they would always be a long-distance band creating music via the internet, the members of Yumi Zouma were surprised to find themselves in so much demand this year that they needed to tour. They document the European leg of the band's first world tour.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 11 Oct 2014

  • Flying Nun 90s reissues ( 21′ 13″ )

    The dream of the 90s is alive in Auckland- Superette's Ben Howe and Andrew Gladstone of Garageland reflect on four Flying Nun reissues from the 1990s.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 11 Oct 2014

  • Emily Edrosa ( 10′ 29″ )

    On a difficult road to Street Chant's second album, Emily Edrosa overcame writer's block and internet addiction. She talks about her new self-recorded and self-released EP.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 11 Oct 2014