Music 101 for Saturday 9 August 2008
Saturday August 9
We speak to Shapeshifter Devin Abrams about his new album as Pacific Heights, an album which extends his beat-base to encompass soul, funk and hip-hop. 'A Quiet Storm' features Joe Dukie (Fat Freddy's Drop), Ladi 6, and Mara TK.
The Wanganui reggae outfit House of Shem are based around the core of reggae elder statesman Carl Perkins of Herbs and his sons Isaiah and Te Omeka. On Music 101 we korero with the whanau about their debut 'Keep Rising'.
Troy Ferguson reviews the confident second album from Christchurch musician Flip Grater, and the new one by Conor Oberst from Bright Eyes.
With their 40th anniversary coming up in October, the Windy City Strugglers (pictured) have a new album, Trevor Reekie catches up with them for Access All Areas
And at 4.10pm, Musical Chairs goes to Dunedin.
We find out about the Contemporary Music Course which is unique to NZ's oldest University.