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Syd Barrett - Pink Floyd's forgotten founder

23 Oct 2017

Dozens of tribute bands make a living playing Pink Floyd's top-selling tunes, but only one is dedicated to the music of the man who founded the band - but then floundered when drugs and mental illness kicked in. Colin Peacock explores the lesser-known music of Syd Barrett with Men on the Border from Sweden, and RNZ's… Video, Audio

Monday 23 October 2017

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Colin Peacock examines the future of capitalism just as Winston Peters unleashes an attack on it.

We discover the best long reads to top off the long weekend, with journalists Mike White and Nikki McDonald, we hear from a former marine who's bringing peace to thousands of subsistence farmers in war-torn countries, and an inspiring story of raising an introvert to be a resilient adult.

We'll look at what kind of year it's been with comic James Nokise, how to avoid stressing over the garden with gardening expert Lynda Hallinan and we remember the musical genius of Pink Floyd's Syd Barrett.