Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm for Tuesday 27 September 2016

1:10 First song

1:15 Trump v Clinton in First Live Television Debate

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will face off for the first time later today in a presidential debate that is one of the most highly anticipated political showdowns in US history. Our correspondent, Simon Marks, previews the upcoming battle.

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Photo: AFP

1.25 Restoring The First Recorded Computer Music

The first ever computer generated music was recorded 65 years ago and has been restored by a University of Canterbury Professor and one of the university's alumnis. Professosr Jack Copeland and composer Jason Long have used specific programming techniques to restore the earliest known recording of computer generated music. The original music was generated by a primeval computer in 1951 in Manchester.

Distinguished Professor Jack Copeland (right) and composer Jason Long (left) have restored the earliest known recording of computer-generated music, created more than 65 years ago.

Distinguished Professor Jack Copeland (right) and composer Jason Long (left) have restored the earliest known recording of computer-generated music, created more than 65 years ago. Photo: University of Canterbury

1.35 The Rutles

English vocal group The Rutles, were overshadowed by their contemporaries but, according to Dan Slevin from RNZ Widescreen, the group is now due for a renaissance.

1:45 Favourite Album

Malcolm Lyall has picked Swingshift by Cold Chisel

2:10 Book Critic

Pip Adam talks about journals and journaling.

2.20 Great New Zealand Album

The Phoenix Foundation are among the finalists for the 2016 Silver Scrolls

The Phoenix Foundation are among the finalists for the 2016 Silver Scrolls Photo: Will Moore

Luke Buda revisits The Phoenix Foundation's 2005 album Pegasus.

Grunt: The Curious Science Of Humans At War

Grunt: The Curious Science Of Humans At War Photo: supplied

3:10 Mary Roach: The Science of War     

Infections from a cut and sleep deprivation can be annoying, for many of us. For soldiers, they can be life threatening. 

Research aimed at helping soldiers survive everything from desert heat to shark attacks can help civilians too.

Science writer, Mary Roach, looks at the battles military scientists and doctors wage everyday to keep soldiers safe in her book Grunt: The Curious Science Of Humans At War.

3:35 Takahe - The discovery of an 'extinct' bird

In 1948, news that a bird that was thought to be extinct had been rediscovered made headlines around the world. Joan Watson is the last surviving member of the party that rediscovered takahe in a remote Fiordland valley, and she talks to Alison Ballance about the thrill of the discovery.

Stories from Our Changing World.

In 1948, news that a bird that was thought to be extinct had been rediscovered made headlines around the world.

In 1948, news that a bird that was thought to be extinct had been rediscovered made headlines around the world. Photo: Supplied

3:45 The Panel Pre-Show

Music played in this show

JESSE MULLIGAN AFTERNOONS:
1pm - 4pm
Tuesday 27th September 2016

JESSE'S SONG:
ARTIST:    Culture Club
TITLE:      Time (Clock of the Heart)
COMP:     Roy Hay, Boy George, Mikey Craig, Jon Moss
ALBUM:   Kissing To Be Clever
LIVE:       Virgin

FEATURE INTERVIEW:
ARTIST:    The Rutles
TITLE:      Hold My Hand
COMP:     John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Neil Innes
ALBUM:   The Rutles
LIVE:       Warner

ARTIST:    The Rutles
TITLE:      It Must Be Love
COMP:     John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Neil Innes
ALBUM:   The Rutles
LIVE:       Warner

ARTIST:    The Rutles
TITLE:      Ouch
COMP:     John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Neil Innes
ALBUM:   The Rutles
LIVE:       Warner

FAVOURITE ALBUM:
ARTIST:    Cold Chisel    
TITLE:      Knockin' On Heaven's Door
COMP:     Bob Dylan
ALBUM:   Swingshift
LABEL:    Elektra

ARTIST:    Cold Chisel    
TITLE:      Long As I Can See The Light
COMP:     John Fogerty
ALBUM:   Swingshift
LABEL:    Elektra

ARTIST:    Cold Chisel    
TITLE:      Khe Sahn
COMP:     Don Walker
ALBUM:   Swingshift
LABEL:    Elektra

THE GREAT NEW ZEALAND ALBUM: "Pegasus" The Phoenix Foundation:
ARTIST:    The Phoenix Foundation
TITLE:      Sea World
COMP:     Luke Buda, Will Ricketts, Samuel Flynn Scott, Richie SIngleton, Conrad Wedde, Warner Emery              
ALBUM:   Pegasus
LABEL:    Festival

ARTIST:    The Phoenix Foundation
TITLE:      Through The Woods
COMP:     Luke Buda, Will Ricketts, Samuel Flynn Scott, Richie SIngleton, Conrad Wedde, Warner Emery              
ALBUM:   Pegasus
LABEL:    Festival
 
ARTIST:    The Phoenix Foundation
TITLE:      Hitchcock
COMP:     Luke Buda, Will Ricketts, Samuel Flynn Scott, Richie SIngleton, Conrad Wedde, Warner Emery              
ALBUM:   Pegasus
LABEL:    Festival

THE PANEL:
ARTIST:    Little River Band    
TITLE:      Home On A Monday
COMP:     Beep Birtles, Glenn Shorrock    
ALBUM:   Diamantina Cocktail    
LABEL:    Capitol