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  • Marlon Williams by Marlon Williams ( 7:41 )

    Melody Thomas investigates the solo debut of Lyttelton's velvet voice Marlon Williams.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 05 May 2015

  • The Count Basie Orchestra: Scotty Barnhart ( 14:34 )

    Nick Bollinger talks to Scotty Barnhart, musical director of the Count Basie Orchestra ahead of their New Zealand tour.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 05 May 2015

  • Sound & Color by Alabama Shakes ( 6:40 )

    Nick Bollinger reviews a highly anticipated sophomore set from Alabama Shakes.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 05 May 2015

  • Andrew Keoghan Live At The Kings Arms ( 22:34 )

    When New Zealand-born, New York-based troubadour Andrew Keoghan gave a first look on his forthcoming sophomore set at Auckland's Kings Arms, Radio New Zealand engineer Andre Upston was on hand to capture the show. Listen back to Keoghan's performance, where he was backed by the impressive pick-up line-up of Chris O'Connor (Phoenix Foundation) and instrumentalists Jol Mulholland and Matthias Jordan (Dictaphone Blues, Pluto).

    From Radio NZ National Music on 02 May 2015

  • Kane Strang ( 12:21 )

    After discarding two albums, Dunedin's Kane Strang presents his 'official' debut Blue Cheese, a collection of heavy hearted psychedelic pop songs. Kane takes us through his song writing process, and explains why dark pop matters.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 02 May 2015

  • Blur ( 11:54 )

    Blur's eighth studio LP, The Magic Whip, is the Britpop quartet's first since 2003 Think Tank, their first with guitarist Graham Coxon since he was booted in 1999, and the first with producer Stephen Street since 1997's Blur. It is also a record that very nearly didn't happen, the result of some downtime in Hong Kong that saw the band bang out 15 skeleton tracks in quick succession.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 02 May 2015

  • D Burmester and The Blind ( 12:32 )

    Samuel Scott catches up with Daniel, the 'D' of D Burmester and The Blind, to discuss their new album, Alright, Goodnight, how bands are supposed to release music these days, singing American music in a New Zealand accent, and how a band can destroy two cars on one road trip to Auckland.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 02 May 2015

  • Hugh Sundae bFM ( 5:06 )

    In February, Auckland student radio station 95bFM announced the appointment of music and digital entertainment producer, and bFM alumnus Hugh Sundae, as their new General Manager. Emma Smith talks to him about his new gig.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 02 May 2015

  • Inside the St James Theatre 2015 ( 11:03 )

    We take a tour inside the newly re-opened St James Theatre, Auckland.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 02 May 2015

  • Introducing Womb ( 6:34 )

    Airplane #1 from Womb's debut EP

    From Introducing on 02 May 2015

  • Kimbra at Coachella ( 11:40 )

    Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is one of North America's most popular and fashionable music festivals. Held in the Californian desert over two long weekends, this year's line-up included New Zealand's own pop-funk princess, Kimbra. Ahead of her second Coachella set, Shaun D Wilson tours the backstage artists' area and talks to her about the festival, California, odd herbal tea, and playing on the same bill as Flying Lotus and Steely Dan.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 02 May 2015

  • Marlon Williams: Local vocal virtuoso ( 13:55 )

    Local vocal virtuoso Marlon Williams has just released his first solo album, the culmination of his experience as a Christchurch Cathedral choirboy, frontman for his high school band The Unfaithful Ways, and as one half of a country crooning duo with Delaney Davidson. Williams talks to Kirsten Johnstone about his debut set.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 02 May 2015

  • NZ Live - Hannah In The Wars ( 39:58 )

    Today Hannah Curwood is 'Hannah in the Wars' and she joins us live from the Dunedin studio.

    From New Zealand Live on 01 May 2015

  • Live At The Music Hall by Phosphorescent ( 13:32 )

    Nick Bollinger reviews an epic live set from indie roots rockers Phosphorescent

    From Radio NZ National Music on 28 Apr 2015

  • Rose Windows by Rose Windows ( 8:10 )

    Melody Thomas says hello - and goodbye - to Seattle seven-piece Rose Windows.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 28 Apr 2015

  • Makes A King (Mumachokela Mafumu) by The Very Best ( 7:49 )

    Nick Bollinger checks out the dance-pop of Swedish Malawian duo The Very Best.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 28 Apr 2015

  • NZ Live - Marian Burns ( 37:00 )

    Today on NZ Live Marian Burns is with us in our Auckland studio.

    From New Zealand Live on 24 Apr 2015

  • Music 101 Pocket Edition 36 ( 57:01 )

    Don McGlashan, Stan Walker, Herbs and Jakob, winners of the 2015 Taite Music Prize.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 23 Apr 2015

  • Carrie And Lowell by Sufjan Stevens ( 9:08 )

    Kirsten Johnstone discusses a stripped-back and deeply personal set from Sufjan Stevens for The Sampler.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 21 Apr 2015

  • Kiasmos by Kiasmos ( 6:12 )

    Nick Bollinger reviews an electronic suite from Icelandic electronicists Kiasmos.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 21 Apr 2015

  • Short Movie by Laura Marling ( 11:50 )

    Nick Bollinger reviews a new album from the prolific Laura Marling.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 21 Apr 2015