Saturday 25 June 2016, with Kirsten Johnstone
Marlon Williams in Session
Fresh from knocking the socks off late night U.S. television host Conan O’Brien, Lyttelton darling Marlon Williams plays us a brand new song.
Roger Shepherd Book Club
A flock of Flying Nun fans sit down together to dissect Roger Shepherd’s biography ‘In Love With These Times’
Matariki on the Move: He Huinga Whetū
Graduates of the Toi Māori Aotearoa Pao Pao Pao music programme are celebrating Matariki by paying tribute to Pao Pao Pao’s founder, the late Dr Hirini Melbourne. Matariki on the Move sees He Huinga Whetū perform some of Dr Melbourne’s treasured collection of waiata at Auckland marae. Four of He Huinga Whetū’s seven-strong line-up join us in studio with their Matariki selections.
Troy Kingi - Cold Steel
Singer, songwriter, actor Troy Kingi introduces his new track Cold Steel, which he’s co-written with Electric Wire Hustle’s Mara TK from his forthcoming LP Guitar Party at Uncle’s Bach.
40 years of RDU
Canterbury student radio station RDU has weathered some stormy weather over it’s 40 years - we take a look at the museum exhibition which celebrates its story.
The Chills Live At The NZ Arts Festival
One of the first acts to be signed to Flying Nun, Dunedin band The Chills became known internationally in the early 80s for jangly pop songs ‘Pink Frost’, ‘I Love My Leather Jacket’ and ‘Heavenly Pop Hit’. Frontman Martin Phillipps hasn’t let his songwriting knack slip though - last year they released Silver Bullets - their first album in twenty years. They played the NZ Festival earlier in the year, we were there to catch them playing a mix of new songs and old favourites.