Nights for Friday 9 May 2014
7:06 Sonic Tonic
8:10 Me Kōrero - Girl Guides
What do Girl Guides do now that is different than what they did 30 years ago? CEO of GirlGuiding New Zealand Susan Coleman.
8:25 Music Feature:
The Secret Life of Backing Vocalists
Is there such a thing as a professional backing vocalist in a music industry as small as New Zealand's, full of multi taskers? And what does 'backing vocalist' mean across genres and generations'? Anthonie Tonnon talks to some of the country's most respected backing vocalists and skilled up-and-comers to find out.
Dave McArtney- Gutter Black- A Memoir
Trevor Reekie talks to Hello Sailor’s Graham Brazier and Harry Lyon about life with and without Dave McArtney, and McArtney’s posthumous autobiography, Gutter Black – A Memoir.
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9:06 Country Life
Rural news and features.
10:17 Late Edition
11:06 Noise: A Human History - The Rise of the Machines
A series of narratives that explore the dawn of the modern age, when science and engineering and the growth of cities combined to make the world emphatically noisier and we started to worry about its ill-effects. This theme centres around the sudden and dramatic amplification of the world that came with the rise of factories, cities, machines - and the growing anxiety about humans losing control over their environment and needing to protect listening and quietude as dying phenomena (5 of 6, BBC)