Music 101 for Saturday 8 January 2011
Starting after the news at Midday, the sounds of summer are sent back to the studio, with Dawn Tratt at the inaugural La De Da festival in South Wairarapa. Listen here
12.30pm Adventures in Musicland
Part 1 of 3: Nick D in Trinidad & Tobago
The Birthplace of the Caribbean Carnival tradition, Trinidad is one of the most musical nations in the world. Nick D gets an insight into the most important two days on the Trinidad calendar, talks to legendary figures in Calypso and Rapso music, discovers the art of the 'Lime', and learns that - even during election time - music is the most powerful force on the island. (photo - Black Stalin, by Warren Green) More here
1:09 pm NZ Music Blogging
We meet local blues-funk band Nudge, who've already made a name for themselves as a party-starting live band - they play a session for us. Listen here
2.04 pm Bob Dylan - Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Pt 2 of 2)
When Bob Dylan arrived in New York City in the early 1960's, his success challenged Tin Pan Alley's place in the charts, and changed the course of music history.
In this two part program, you will hear some of Bob Dylan's early demo recordings, and interviews from his first manager Roy Silver, music publisher Artie Mogull, journalist Colin Escott and record producer Steve Berkowitz. You can listen to the whole thing here
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3:04pm Live: Die! Die! Die!
Relentless world tourists 'Die! Die! Die!' started out seven years ago in Dunedin, and quickly built a reputation as one of the most dedicated live bands in the land. Radio New Zealand caught them on tape at Galatos in Auckland in October 2010. Listen here
We catch up with Electric Wire Hustle,who have had a huge year touring internationally (Listen here), and fellow future beat producer Flying Lotus samples local produce at Rhythm and Vines. Listen here
We tell you about upcoming gigs in your area.
4:06 pm Mix Tape: The Naked And Famous
Celebrity musical guests are invited in to spin their choicest cuts. Today, Silver Scroll winners Thom Powers and Alisa Xayalith, from The Naked And Famous. Listen here (music not included online because of Copyright restrictions)
Frightened Rabbit - Modern Leper
The Mint Chicks - Life Will Get Better Some Day
Max Richter - The Twins (Prague)
Sage Francis - Sea Lion
My Bloody Valentine - Sometimes
Bon Iver - Blood Bank
Thom Yorke - All For The Best
F**k Buttons - Surf Solar