Music 101 for Saturday 15 November 2008
Hear from some of the acts revisiting an influential era of NZ punk for the AK79 Live gig in In Access All Areas with Trevor Reekie.
Thievery Corporation has pilfered record collections and international sounds to flavour their down tempo releases- we speak to them about various influences, and making music in Washington DC.
And we pay tribute to Mama Africa - singer Miriam Makeba
We meet vintage hair metallers Def Leppard
And report back from last weekends Southern Amp Festival in Christchurch
Nick Bollinger reviews albums from a southern duo making mountain music - The Eastern
The Secret Life of Tour Promoters:
The Tour Promoter is a mysterious figure, but a crucial one to the live music scene.
Bands don't suddenly appear on stage, gig posters don't drop from the sky and venues don't book themselves.
We follow in the footsteps of a couple of live music promoters and see what it takes to provide music to the masses.
And there is an interview and live song from Howe Gelb, an Americana stalwart.