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  • Bill Morris on Davy Lowston ( 4′ 41″ )

    Writer, Film-maker, and historian Bill Morris discusses New Zealand's oldest Pakeha folk song 'Davy Lowston' at the Wellington Folk Festival 2014.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 01 Nov 2014

  • Wellington Folk Festival 2014 ( 26′ 29″ )

    Since 1965 Wellington's Folk Festival has been bringing together musicians and audiences to share songs, tunes, stories, and a bit of homebrew. This year they reflected on those who've been before, and those who'll follow in their folkie footsteps, with a range of ages and styles. Kirsten Johnstone collected some of the sounds on offer.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 01 Nov 2014

  • Flix Rose 'Like Birds' ( 2′ 57″ )

    Flix Rose performs her original song 'Like Birds' in session at the Wellington Folk Festival 2014.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 01 Nov 2014

  • Anatomy of a Song- Yumi Zouma- 'The Brae' ( 15′ 12″ )

    Joshua 'Spanky' Moore gets inside contemporary New Zealand hit tunes - this week Yumi Zouma's first release, 'The Brae'.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 01 Nov 2014

  • Auckland Record Collector Fair ( 11′ 33″ )

    Anthonie Tonnon went along to the Auckland Record Collectors Fair at Freeman's Bay Community Hall, to meet collectors on both sides of the table.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 01 Nov 2014

  • James Burton ( 17′ 43″ )

    Boasting the impressive title of "Master of the Telecaster", James Burton was already playing the guitar semi-professionally at age 13. He'd go on to work with everyone from Johnny Cash and Gram Parsons, to Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, but he's most famous for leading Elvis's TCB band, who are touring New Zealand this week with John Rowles.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 01 Nov 2014

  • Dudley Benson Deforestation ( 18′ 29″ )

    Dudley Benson's 2010 album Forest breathed new life into the songs of Hirini Melbourne through voice alone. Now, the songs on Forest have themselves been reimagined as part of a remix project called Deforestation. We speak with remixers Stef Animal, Barbara Morgenstern and Matmos' Martin Schmidt about their contributions.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 01 Nov 2014

  • Silver Scrolls: The Winner ( 6′ 18″ )

    Emma Smith and Kirsten Johnstone report back from the 2014 APRA Silver Scrolls. Lorde presents the Silver Scroll to Tami Nielson, for her song Walk (Into Your Arms).

    From Radio NZ National Music on 01 Nov 2014

  • Silver Scrolls Maioha Award Winner ( 4′ 41″ )

    Emma Smith and Kirsten Johnstone report back from the 2014 APRA Silver Scrolls. Rob Ruha won the Maioha Award for his song Tiki Tapu.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 01 Nov 2014

  • Silver Scrolls Gamelan Taniwha Jaya "Walk" in rehearsal ( 12′ 50″ )

    Emma Smith and Kirsten Johnstone report back from the 2014 APRA Silver Scrolls. All Silver Scroll finalists as well as winners of the Maioha and SOUNZ Contemporary awards have their songs covered by other musicians. Emma Smith attends a rehearsal of Gamelan Taniwha Jaya and throat singer Johnny Marks of the Silver Scroll-winning song Walk (Into Your Arms) by Tami Nielson.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 01 Nov 2014

  • Silver Scrolls predictions ( 8′ 35″ )

    Emma Smith and Kirsten Johnstone report back from the 2014 APRA Silver Scrolls. First up, Emma asks the artists in attendance who they predict to win the top award.

    From Radio NZ National Music on 01 Nov 2014

  • Introducing - Dad Jokes ( 5′ 44″ )

    Dad Jokes, with their song Bad Friend, from the EP Bad Friends.

    From Introducing on 28 Oct 2014

  • 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 gets inside contemporary New Zealand hit tunes - in 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

  • Introducing - Racing ( 5′ 21″ )

    Racing introducing their debut song Carnivilize.

    From Introducing 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