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  • The Sampler: Brian Reitzell, Auto Music ( 9′ 58″ )

    Composer and music supervisor Brian Reitzell is best known for his work on film soundtracks The Virgin Suicides and Lost In Translation. He's just released a solo set of Krautrock influenced instrumental songs - Jim Pinckney takes a listen.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 20 Sep 2014

  • Bulletbelt - Rise ( 12′ 30″ )

    Black metal horde Bulletbelt are set to release Rise of the Banshee this week, their new album that features the Wellington-based band's new vocalist Joelene Tempest. Craig Hayes sits down with Bulletbelt to talk about the more expansive sound on the record, the importance of touring outside of New Zealand's main centres, and what drives the band.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 20 Sep 2014

  • Who Polices the Noise Police ( 25′ 10″ )

    The Phoenix Foundation's Samuel Scott explores the world of sound control, and how inner city apartments have affected the live music scene.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 20 Sep 2014

  • Fiona Campbell of M'Lady's Records ( 17′ 17″ )

    Melody Thomas heads to the Portland headquarters of independent radical feminist label M'lady's Records and meets with Kiwi co-owner and ex-Coolies drummer Fiona Campbell.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 20 Sep 2014

  • The Sampler: Wildest Dreams ( 6′ 53″ )

    Jim Pinckney reviews the slinky psychedelia of Wildest Dreams, the new project of U.K. stalwart DJ Harvey, who has jumped from punk, to disco, to techno throughout his career.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 20 Sep 2014

  • Courtney Barnett session ( 13′ 45″ )

    Slacker in sound, philosopher in content, Australian Courtney Barnett plays us a few songs and tells us about where her music comes from.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 20 Sep 2014

  • Introducing - The Violet Ohs ( 7′ 25″ )

    The Violet Ohs, with their song Vent, from their Demos EP.

    From Introducing on 20 Sep 2014

  • Fishrider Records - Temporary ( 13′ 20″ )

    Over the last five years Fishrider records has emerged as one of the most interesting new labels in NZ, releasing the psychedelic pop of bands such as Opposite Sex, Males, and Trick Mammoth. Martyn Pepperell heads to Dunedin to meet label head Ian Henderson, and to find out more about Fishrider's new compilation, Temporary.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 20 Sep 2014

  • Peter Gutteridge Tribute ( 40′ 33″ )

    We salute this founding member of The Chills, The Clean and The Great Unwashed, and the founder and frontman of Snapper, with tributes from Peter Gutteridge's musical comrades including George D. Henderson, Shayne Carter, Chris Heazlewood, Stuart Page, Richard Langston, Terry Moore and Danny Brady.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 20 Sep 2014

  • 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