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  • Sometimes I Sit and Think, And Sometimes I Just Think by Courtney Barnett ( 9′ 13″ )

    Melody Thomas discusses the downbeat debut of Melbourne singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 31 Mar 2015

  • Goon by Tobias Jesso Jr. ( 9′ 51″ )

    Nick Bollinger peers under the lid of the first solo album from Vancouver soft-rock piano man Tobias Jesso Jr.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 31 Mar 2015

  • Toumani and Sidiki by Toumni and Sidiki Diabate ( 10′ 33″ )

    Nick Bollinger catches up with Malian kora master Toumani Diabate at WOMAD Taranaki 2015.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 31 Mar 2015

  • The Secret Life of Music Collectors ( 22′ 27″ )

    Zac Arnold talks with a range of collectors of musical ephemera.

    From The Secret Life Of on 28 Mar 2015

  • Introducing :Wurld Series ( 4′ 18″ )

    Wurld Series with Oh Well, for Introducing.

    From Introducing on 28 Mar 2015

  • SJD - Saint John Divine ( 9′ 13″ )

    SJD released his new album Saint John Divine this week, he chats with Emma Smith about one of the songs from it - 'Invisible Man'.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 28 Mar 2015

  • Pokey LaFarge In Session ( 14′ 44″ )

    Ahead of a near sold-out NZ tour, North American roots musician Pokey LaFarge heads into the Radio NZ Studios to play pared back versions of a couple of his new songs.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 28 Mar 2015

  • Death and the Maiden ( 15′ 19″ )

    Dunedin trio Death and the Maiden join us to talk about their dark synth debut, Death and the Maiden.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 28 Mar 2015

  • SXSW 2015 ( 18′ 08″ )

    A music industry conference and festival which sees around 2000 acts and tens of thousands of people descend on Austin, Texas, SXSW 2015 is wrapped up last weekend. Music 101's Shaun D Wilson and Yumi Zouma's Josh Burgess report live from deep in the heart of Texas.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 28 Mar 2015

  • Cheap Trick ( 11′ 56″ )

    Trevor Reekie catches up with Cheap Trick founding member, Rick Nielsen, ahead of the band's forthcoming New Zealand tour.

    From Access All Areas on 28 Mar 2015

  • Graves ( 10′ 41″ )

    Music 101 metal correspondent Craig Hayes caught up with Graves' guitarist Josh Hughes to discuss the band's brain-battering sound, Graves' lyrical vitriol, and where they see themselves sitting on the punk/metal spectrum.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 28 Mar 2015

  • NZ Live - Greg Johnson ( 38′ 45″ )

    Greg Johnson performs live in our Auckland studios.

    From New Zealand Live on 27 Mar 2015

  • Tomorrow is my Turn by Rhiannon Giddens ( 6′ 19″ )

    Nick Bollinger checks out the solo debut from Carolina Chocolate Drops singer Rhiannon Giddens.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 24 Mar 2015

  • Common Ground -The Songs of Bill Broonzy by Dave and Phil Alvin ( 15′ 31″ )

    Nick Bollinger talks to Americana veteran Dave Alvin about his brother, the blues, and the songs of Big Bill Broonzy.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 24 Mar 2015

  • Citizen by Trinity Roots ( 7′ 49″ )

    Nick Bollinger immerses himself in the genre-mixing new album from TrinityRoots.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 24 Mar 2015

  • Lead Belly ( 16′ 16″ )

    A definitive new retrospective collection covering the work of Huddie William Ledbetter aka Lead Belly – Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection – has just been released. Trevor Reekie talks to Jeff Place from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, who curated the collection.

    From Access All Areas on 21 Mar 2015

  • The Lonesome Pine Specials in Session ( 12′ 06″ )

    Named after a Carter Family song, The Lonesome Pine Specials dust off some old-timey US folk songs with authentic nasal three-part harmonies, courtesy of Ben Wooley (Unfaithful Ways), fiddler Flora Knight (The Eastern) and Hannah 'Aldous' Harding.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 21 Mar 2015

  • The Secret Life of Music Teachers 2 ( 24′ 15″ )

    Melody Thomas – herself a one-time ukulele teacher – speaks to music teachers, students and musicians about what it takes to be a good music teacher, and a good student.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 21 Mar 2015

  • Introducing: The Admiral ( 3′ 35″ )

    Garage rock outfit The Admiral introduce their song, 'Hangin' Around'.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 21 Mar 2015

  • Fall Out Boy ( 8′ 22″ )

    Fall Out Boy's principle songwriter and band mouthpiece, Pete Wentz, talks to Sam Wicks about straddling the pop/punk divide.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 21 Mar 2015

  • Blink’s Camp A Movement ( 14′ 29″ )

    Best known for his Camp A Low Hum music festivals, Ian 'Blink' Jorgensen declared the 2014 to be the last. This year he is back at the same location under a slightly different name to celebrate A Movement, an impressive 10-volume photo archive. Yadana Saw finds out when Camp is not really camp.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 21 Mar 2015