Music 101

Saturday 1 August 2015, with Melody Thomas

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Music 101 Pocket Edition 50

Rob Ruha and Maisey Rika for Te Wiki O Te Reo Maori, Tom Scott and Luis Tuiasau of Average Rap Band, K-Pop from the World K-Pop Festival NZ Finals

2–3pm

Rob Ruha and Maisey Rika
Māori recording artists Rob Ruha and Maisey Rika on the place of Waiata Māori in today’s musical landscape, and their Te Wiki O Te Reo Māori video release for the song 'Waiaroha'.

Tumeke FM – 'Tirama'
Whakatane-based bilingual radio station Tumeke FM introduce the waiata 'Tirama' for Radio New Zealand's Waiata for Puanga Matariki collection.

Average Rap Band
Ditching the lyrics about string theory and Stephen Hawking that marked their former project, @Peace, Tom Scott and Lui Tuiasau have delivered a palette cleanser in the form of the Stream of Nonsenseness EP, the fruits of their new partnership, Average Rap Band. The newly-formed rap duo talk to Sam Wicks about getting their bars up.

Average Rap Band

Average Rap Band

Photo: Courtesy of Average Rap Band

Introducing: ENO x DIRTY

ENO x DIRTY

ENO x DIRTY

Photo: Courtesy of ENO x DIRTY

3–4pm

Earl Sweatshirt
Thebe Neruda Kgositsile, better known as Earl Sweatshirt, has one of the sharpest tongues of a new school of West Coast hip hop artists, and he’s directed it towards a psychiatry checklist of neuroses on his latest release, I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside. Sweatshirt talks to Sam Wicks about the album’s unflinching introspection.

Earl Sweatshirt

Earl Sweatshirt

Photo: Courtesy of Sony Music

Kitty, Daisy and Lewis
Melody Thomas catches up with the analogue-infatuated musical siblings, Kitty, Daisy and Lewis, in New Zealand to tour their aptly named third studio release, The Third.

2015 World K-Pop New Zealand finals
K-Pop, or Korean pop, is a musical genre which started in South Korea and has exploded in popularity throughout Asia and the rest of the world. Ahead of the annual K-POP World festival New Zealand finals, Mava Moayyed meets the Kiwi K-poppers determined to make it to South Korea.

Auckland-based dance crew, Ace, talking about their rival dance group, Ad Infinitum

Auckland-based dance crew, Ace, talking about their rival dance group, Ad Infinitum

Photo: Luke McPake

Gig Guide

45pm

Bespin live at The Kings Arms
When Auckland shoegaze-ists Bespin supported Princess Chelsea at Auckland live music institution, The Kings Arms, they used their opening slot as an opportunity to road-test material from their forthcoming EP. Ahead of its release, Music 101 brings you a recording of that show.

Jonathan Lee of Bespin performing live at The Kings Arms

Jonathan Lee of Bespin performing live at The Kings Arms

Photo: Amanda Hailwood, courtesy of Cheese on Toast

Te Korimako o Taranaki – 'Puanga Hokinga Mahara'
Te Korimako o Taranaki station manager Tipene O'Brien explains the significance of the waiata, 'Puanga Hokinga Mahara', for the season of Matariki.

Mark Lockett
Drummer Mark Lockett tells us about being thrown in the deep end for an improvisation session with taonga puoro master, Richard Nunns, and turning the resulting soundscape into an album alongside free improvisation exponent and saxophone player, Jeff Henderson.

Playlist

2-3pm

Artist: Kitty, Daisy & Lewis
Song: Paan Man Boogie
Composer:Durham/Weiss/Durham/Durham/Durham
Album: Smoking in Heaven
Label: Sunday Best

Rob Ruha and Maisey Rika

Artist: Rob Ruha and Maisey Rika
Song: Waiaroha
Composer:Ruha
Album: Single
Label: Private

Tumeke FM

Artist: Te Aumihi Hapeta and Reiwhati Heremia
Song: Tirama
Composer:Hapeta, Heremia
Album: Single
Label: Private

Artist: Yoko-Zuna Reiwhati Heremia
Song: Revival feat Team Dynamite
Composer: n/a
Album: This Place Here
Label: Private

Average Rap Band

Artist: Te Aumihi Hapeta and Reiwhati Heremia
Song: Mother Mary, Good Dudes, Interlude, Long Spoons, Bending Spoons, What It Is
Composer: T.Scott, L.Tuiasau, H.Dicky
Album: Stream of Nonsenseness
Label: Young, Gifted and Broke

Introducing: Enoxdirty

Artist: ENOXDIRTY
Song: Omar (We Like)
Composer: E. Jouavel, M. Walters
Album: Easter Eggs & Good Sportsmanship
Label: Young Gifted & Broke

3-4pm

Artist: Drake
Song: Back to Back
Composer: A.Graham, N.Shebib
Album: Single
Label: OVO Sound

Earl Sweatshirt

Artist: Earl Sweatshirt
Song: Grown Ups
Composer: T.Kgositsile, D.Dash
Album: I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside: An Album by Earl Sweatshirt
Label: Tan Cressida. Columbia Records

Artist: Earl Sweatshirt
Song: Grief, Huey, Faucet
Composer: T.Kgositsile
Album: I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside: An Album by Earl Sweatshirt
Label: Tan Cressida. Columbia Records

Artist: Earl Sweatshirt
Song: Kill
Composer: T.Kgositsile, T.Okonma
Album: Earl
Label: Self-released

Artist: Earl Sweatshirt feat. Na'kel
Song: DNZ
Composer: T.Kgositsile, N.Smith
Album: I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside: An Album by Earl Sweatshirt
Label: Tan Cressida. Columbia Records

Artist: Earl Sweatshirt feat. Wiki
Song: AM // Radio
Composer: T.Kgositsile, P.Morales
Album: I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside: An Album by Earl Sweatshirt
Label: Tan Cressida. Columbia Records

Artist: The Internet
Song: Gabby (feat. Janelle Monae)
Composer: S. Bennett / N. Green / M. Martin / J. Robinson
Album: Ego Death
Label: Sony

Kitty, Daisy & Lewis

Artist: Kitty, Daisy and Lewis
Song: It Aint Your Business, Whenever You See Me, No Action
Composer: Kitty, Daisy and Lewis
Album: The Third
Label: Sundaybest

Artist: The Libertines
Song:Gunga Din
Composer: Bower / Doherty
Album: Anthems for Doomed Youth
Label: Virgin

K-Pop World Festival 2015

Artist: 2NE1
Song: I Am the Best
Composer: Teddy Park
Album: 2NE1
Label: YG Entertainment

Artist: BTS
Song: Boys In Luv
Composers: Pdogg,"Hitman" Bang, Rap Monster, Suga, Supreme Boi
Album: Skool Luv Affair
Label: Big Hit Entertainment

Artist: Psy
Song: Gangnam Style
Composers: Park Jae-Sang, Yoo Gun-hyung
Album: Psy 6 (Six Rules), Part 1
Label: YG, Universal Republic, School Boy

Artist: 2NE1
Song: Lonely
Composers: Teddy Park
Album: 2NE1
Label: YG Entertainment

[topics] music
[regions] Auckland region, Wellington region
[tags] kpop, korea, pop, 2NE1, BTS, Psy, Gangnam style, YG, girls generation, dance, hip hop

Artist: Robyn & La Bagetelle Magique
Song: Set Me
Composers: Robyn & La Bagetelle Magique
Album: Love Is Free
Label: Konichiwa Records

Gig Guide

Artist: The Fall
Song: Totally Wired
Composers: C. Scanlan ,M. Riley, M. Smith, P. Hanley
Album: Totally Wired single
Label: Rough Trade

Artist: Power Nap
Song: No Worries
Composers: C. Cudby
Album: No Worries single
Label: Crystal Magic Records

4-5pm

Bespin Live at The Kings Arms

Artist: Bespin
Song: Calling Me Away, Osiris, Enge, Days Go By
Composer: J.Lee, Bespin
Album: RNZ Music Recording
Label: RNZ Music Recording

Artist: Kirsten Te Rito
Song: Wa
Composer: Te Rito
Album: Aiotanga
Label: #19 Productions

Te Korimako O Taranaki

Artist: Tutu Ka'ika
Song: Puanga Hokinga Mahara
Composer: Clive Tongāwhikau Snr
Album: Single
Label: Private

Mark Lockett - Redaction

Artist: Richard Nunns and Mark Lockett
Song: Redaction, Extinct Species, Two Minds, Routine Inspection, Revival
Composer: Nunns, R., Lockett, M.
Album: Redaction
Label: Rattle

The Sampler: Who is the Sender? by Bill Fay

Artist: Bill Fay
Songs: The Geese Are Flying Westward, How Little, Underneath The Sun, War Machine, Something Else Ahead, Who Is The Sender?
Composer: Fay
Album: Who Is The Sender?
Label: Dead Oceans

Artist: Jamie xx
Songs: Obvs
Composer: Smith
Album: In Colour
Label: Young Turks