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The Secret Life of Birth Music

In the Secret Life Of Birth Music, Yadana Saw meets the mums and midwifes, doctors and dads who push play on the soundtrack that greets the newly arrived.

From The Secret Life Of on 30 Apr 2016

Bailey Wiley

Auckland-based neo-soul artist Bailey Wiley on her new EP, S.O.M.M. (Still On My Mind), written and recorded over two years between Auckland and Berlin. 

From Radio NZ National Music on 30 Apr 2016

NZ Music Commission's Simon Wood on Music Month 2016

NZ Music Month is back for its sixteenth year - Simon Wood from the NZ Music Commission talks about what it means, and why it's still needed.

From Radio NZ National Music on 30 Apr 2016

Tigilau Ness - Unity Pacific

Unity Pacific's Tigilau Ness talks about the years of music and political struggle with Trevor Reekie

From Access All Areas on 30 Apr 2016

Introducing SWIDT

SWIDT introduce their track 'No More Parties In Stoneyhunga.'

From Introducing on 30 Apr 2016

New Zealand Live - Jesse Wilde & the Drive

This week's live concert is country rock by Jesse Wilde and the Drive.

From New Zealand Live on 29 Apr 2016

avoid! avoid

avoid! avoid on their European influence and their debut 'Particles and Waves'.

From Radio NZ National Music on 29 Apr 2016

Jesse Sheehan - Nothing Compares 2 U

Jesse Sheehan pays tribute to the music of Prince with a cover of Nothing Compares 2 U

From Radio NZ National Music on 23 Apr 2016

Bill Sevesi Remembered

Upon the death of ukulele master Bill Sevesi, M101's Melody Thomas speaks to Petrina Togi-Sa'ena about her recollections of the musician, teacher and band leader.

From Radio NZ National Music on 23 Apr 2016

Introducing Waterfalls

Amber Johnson under the moniker Waterfalls introduces us to her song Empty Arms are Kinder

From Introducing on 23 Apr 2016

Drax Project live in session at Blue Barn Studios

Upon the release of their second EP T/W/OO Wellington's Drax Project perform a live acoustic session at Blue Barn Studios.

From Radio NZ National Music on 23 Apr 2016

Trip Pony - When Doves Cry

When Doves Cry - Trip Pony's tribute to the late Prince Rogers Nelson

From Radio NZ National Music on 23 Apr 2016

Murray Cammick on the legacy of Prince

Murray Cammick, founder of local music mag Rip It Up, reflects on the career and musical output of Prince with M101's Melody Thomas and Nick Bollinger.

From Radio NZ National Music on 23 Apr 2016

Shayne Carter remembers Prince

Shayne Carter gives a persuasive explanation on Prince's guitar virtuosity and shares his favourite Prince track with Music 101

From Radio NZ National Music on 23 Apr 2016

Steven Thrasher on Prince

Guardian US' Writer-at-Large, Steven Thrasher speaks to Melody Thomas and Nick Bollinger about Prince's influence and legacy growing up as a gay, African-American youth.

From Radio NZ National Music on 23 Apr 2016

All the world’s a stage

How shall I celebrate thee? Let me count the ways... Today marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare.

From Radio NZ National Music on 23 Apr 2016

NZ Live - Paddy Burgin's Wooden Box Band

Paddy Burgin's Wooden Box Band performs live in the Atrium at Te Papa.

From New Zealand Live on 22 Apr 2016

Anika Moa - live at Slowboat Records

Anika Moa - and sidekicks - perform live for the crowd at Slow Boat Records, Wellington for RNZ Music 101's Record Store Day broadcast.

From Radio NZ National Music on 16 Apr 2016

The Secret Life of Music Archives

Ever wondered what happened to those records of your Grandmas that your mum told you to look after? Apparently Samuel Scott has, and that is just one of the many reasons he went in search of the great New Zealand music archive.

From The Secret Life Of on 16 Apr 2016

Relics Music, Dunedin on Record Store Day

When one door closes, another opens; and when Markbecks Dunedin bowed out Relics Music was born. Opening in 2013, their aim is to make people happy by supplying the music that they love.

From Radio NZ National Music on 16 Apr 2016

Galaxy Records, Christchurch on Record Store Day

Christchurch's Galaxy Records prides itself in being "a good old-fashioned, real independent music store with the best sounds around". The shop started in 1987 and changed hands a few times before Dave Imlay took over in 1993.

From Radio NZ National Music on 16 Apr 2016