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Music, interviews, live performances, behind the scenes, industry issues, career profiles, new, back catalogue, undiscovered, greatest hits, tall tales - with a focus on New Zealand/Aotearoa.
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Aotearoa, New Zealand

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Music, interviews, live performances, behind the scenes, industry issues, career profiles, new, back catalogue, undiscovered, greatest hits, tall tales - with a focus on New Zealand/Aotearoa.

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English


Episodes

Music 101 Pocket Edition 218: Goodbyes and highlights of 2018

12/21/2018
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In this week's Pocket Edition, Alex Behan and Nick Bollinger share their plans for 2019, Julia Dean gives us a surprise performance and lots of favourite 2018 tracks and music news.

Duration:00:54:16

The Mixtape: Lorraine Barry

12/21/2018
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Lorraine Barry is the manager behind Dave Dobbyn, Tom Scott, Mark Vanilau and Nomad. In her RNZ Music mixtape she shares songs and tales from her international career working with Massive Attack, Chemical Brothers, Ice T, Soul II Soul and most famously the Spice Girls. Lorraine Barry speaks with Yadana Saw.

Duration:00:56:11

Nick Bollinger & Alex Behan

12/21/2018
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Nick Bollinger and Alex Behan discuss music reviewing and Nick's plans for next year.

Duration:00:14:15

The Sampler: Best local albums of 2018

12/18/2018
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Nick Bollinger revisits some his favourite local sounds of 2018.

Duration:00:14:21

Music 101 Pocket Edition 217: Orbital/Drax Project

12/14/2018
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In this week's Pocket Edition, Alex Behan speaks with Phil Hartnoll one half of sibling duo Orbital, we meet with Wellington's Corduroy and Drax Project takes Yadana Saw on a tour of their rehearsal space at Avalon Studios

Duration:00:52:54

RNZ Music's favourite international songs of 2018

12/14/2018
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The RNZ Music crew (Kirsten Johnstone, Tony Stamp, Nick Bollinger, Alex Behan, and Yadana Saw) make their music picks from 2018's crop of international releases and give their opinions on the definitive trends from this year.

Duration:00:56:35

Orbital bring live show to NZ

12/14/2018
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Orbital grew from the 1980's acid house scene and were regarded as pioneers of live electronic performance. On their way to New Zealand for the first time ever, they speak to RNZ Music about pivotal moments in their careers and in taking electronic music mainstream.

Duration:00:15:41

Bene is on the rise

12/14/2018
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Bene has created a helluva buzz with only two released songs. We meet the Auckland teenager and find out how all this has happened and check out her excellent song Soaked.

Duration:00:10:05

Introducing: Corduroy.

12/14/2018
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Corduroy. introduce their song, 'Waiting Game'.

Duration:00:06:10

Beach House

12/14/2018
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Baltimore dream pop duo Beach House have built a loyal following since their debut in 2006. Seven excellent albums in they are coming to New Zealand for the Auckland Arts Festival 2019.

Duration:00:19:23

RNZ Music's favourite local songs of 2018

12/7/2018
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The crew at RNZ Music choose their favourite local tracks songs of 2018.

Duration:00:57:02

The Buzzcocks - Long lunches, no sound checks.

12/7/2018
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Music Promoter Kurt Shanks recalls stories from The Buzzcocks New Zealand tours in both 2013 and 2016 including long lunches, details on their riders and their motto 'No Moet - No Show-ay'.

Duration:00:06:56

Introducing: Paige

12/7/2018
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Auckland musician Paige introduces her song Alignments.

Duration:00:04:48

Sorrento: Pick Up

12/7/2018
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Marika Hodgson is a highly sought after bass player working with everyone from Rhian Sheehan to Teeks. Her first solo outing under the moniker Sorrento is a fun funky frolic featuring Troy Kingi.

Duration:00:03:19

VIDEO: Unchained XL performs 'Weight on My Bars' live at RNZ

12/7/2018
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Nigerian-New Zealand artist Unchained XL is forging an identity for other African Kiwis to look up to.

Duration:00:18:16

Defining 'Island Time' with Diggy Dupé

12/7/2018
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Grey Lynn rapper Diggy Dupé catches up with RNZ Music's Danielle Street to chat about his new EP Island Time.

Duration:00:10:18

Church and AP "scarcity creates demand"

12/7/2018
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Church and AP have built up an incredible amount of hype about their new song 'Ready or Not'. Before it was even released it was the most shazamed song in the country. It is an A rotate on two radio stations and may be set to go to number one in the charts. Not bad for two Auckland teenagers who are clearly just getting started.

Duration:00:08:19

Matthew J Ruys on his new album Things Broken, Things Awoken

12/7/2018
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Matthew J Ruys is releasing music under his own name for the first time in twenty years. Now based in Los Angeles the self described Jack-of-all-trades discusses where music has taken him over the last twenty years and why now felt right to release his new record, Things Broken, Things Awoken.

Duration:00:22:51

Music 101 Pocket Edition 216: UnchainedXL/Hooked on Bach

12/7/2018
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In this week's Pocket Edition, Nigerian New Zealand hip hop artist Unchained XL treats to a live session, Trevor Reekie delves into the fascinating story of Switched on Bach, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and Alex Behan introduces us to a new act called Sorrento.

Duration:00:53:52

The Sampler: I Need To Start A Garden by Haley Heynderickx

12/3/2018
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Kirsten Johnstone reviews I Need To Start A Garden, the debut album from Portland-based songwriter Haley Heynderickx, who investigates self-doubt, religious doubt and existentialism, but with a good dose of wry humour, and plenty of creepy crawlies.

Duration:00:12:26