Music 101 for Saturday 28 June 2008
Here come the Kiwi girls: Trevor Reekie speaks to some of the leading ladies of 1960s pop in New Zealand in Access All Areas;
Tono (pictured below in the RNZ Studios) and the Finance Company - they're not going belly-up; and can advise on the human aspects of economics, and embracing the triple bottom line - in a session for Music 101.
Wellington singer Jess Chambers talks about her debut with the Firefly Orchestra
Troy Fergusson reviews a re-re-reinvented Paul Weller (no longer of The Jam or Style Council), and dark electro outfit Ladytron in The Sampler
And, you might be surprised by who is behind some of the jingles you hear on television and other radio stations. In the words of one well-known New Zealand singer: "If it pays well and you can't see me, I'm prepared to lose my credibility."
Meet the musicians behind the songs you might love or hate, but you just can't get out of your head, in The Secret Life of Jingle Writers.