Nights for Friday 16 May 2014
7:06 Sonic Tonic
8:10 Me Kōrero - Sustainabilty Film-Making
Encouraging and supporting young people to make films about the things that matter to them, with project director David Jacobs from The Outlook for Someday team.
It’s about bass and reggae music. It’s about community and unity. It’s about prodigious stacks of enormous speakers. Nick Atkinson corrals the main players in Aotearoa’s small, but determined community of Sound System wranglers, they who build and shift heavy bins upon which reggae of all vintages is played. For some it’s an exercise in nostalgia, for others they’re tapping a new vein of recordings from artists who want revive reggae’s core themes of togetherness and social justice.
9:06 Country Life
Rural news and features.
10:17 Late Edition
11:06 Noise: A Human History - The Amplified Age
A series of narratives which look at sound in the era of the mass media. They explore the modern struggle which began with the mass reproduction of sound achieved by the gramophone player – and which has since been characterised by a struggle against being overwhelmed by noise and demagoguery in the age of pervasive chatter and 24-hour entertainment (F, BBC)