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The Sampler: 11 December 2018

12/11/2018
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This week in The Sampler Nick Bollinger explores the music of sci-fi folkie Jane Weaver, the cosmic obsessions of Alabama outsider artist Lonnie Holley, and asseses the impact of new love, parenthood and a move to Nashville on Phosphorescent's Matthew Houck.

Duration:00:29:10

The Sampler: Mith by Lonnie Holley

12/11/2018
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Nick Bollinger explores the space-fixated sounds of Alabama outsider artist Lonnie Holley.

Duration:00:10:48

The Sampler: The Silver Globe by Jane Weaver

12/11/2018
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Nick Bollinger lends an ear to the science-fiction, folk and electronica of Jane Weaver.

Duration:00:10:39

The Sampler: C'est la Vie by Phosphorescent

12/11/2018
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Nick Bollinger asseses the impact of new love, parenthood and a move to Nashville on the music of Phosphorescent's Matthew Houck.

Duration:00:07:48

The Sampler 4 December 2018

12/4/2018
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Elliott Childs reviews the new album from genre bending Canadian hardcore-punk band F'd Up, Kirsten Johnstone reviews I Need To Start A Garden by Portland-based songwriter Haley Heynderickx and Kirsten and Elliott discuss the second album from Auckland based quartet Yoko-Zuna.

Duration:00:29:42

The Sampler: Dose Your Dreams by F'd Up

12/4/2018
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Elliott Childs reviews the new album from genre bending Canadian hardcore-punk band F'd Up

Duration:00:07:27

The Sampler: Voyager by Yoko Zuna

12/4/2018
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Elliot Childs and Kirsten Johnstone discuss the dystopian second album from Auckland electro-hip-hop quartet Yoko-Zuna.

Duration:00:13:11

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

The Sampler: 27 November 2018

11/27/2018
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Nick Bollinger discusses a fiery collision between Chicago country stalwart Robbie Fulks and Louisiana piano pounder Linda Gail Lewis, a set of songs that consider the state of the union circa 1968;, and speaks to Kenducky songwriter Tyler Childers about purgatory, pot and the POTUS.

Duration:00:29:59

The Sampler: State of the Union

11/27/2018
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Nick Bollinger discusses an album that looks at the state of American Dream, circa 1968.

Duration:00:07:48

Tyler Childers talks purgatory, pot and the POTUS

11/27/2018
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Kentucky singer-songwriter Tyler Childers tours here next year with John Prine. Nick Bollinger caught up with him in a Minneapolis carpark.

Duration:00:14:11

The Sampler: Robbie Fulks and Linda Gail Lewis

11/27/2018
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Chicago country stalwart Robbie Fulks and Louisiana piano pounder Linda Gail Lewis team up for a rambunctious set of duets.

Duration:00:07:58

The Sampler: The White Album Turns 50

11/20/2018
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The Beatles 'White Album' is 50 years old and there's a new 6-disc edition to mark the occasion. Nick Bollinger takes a deep dive.

Duration:00:29:58

The Sampler: 13 November 2018

11/13/2018
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Nick Bollinger discusses the spine-tingling harmonies and modern-day field recordings of Mountain Man, and a revealing 6-disc document of the sessions that produced Bob Dylan's Blood On The Tracks.

Duration:00:25:59

The Sampler : Magic Ship by Mountain Man

11/13/2018
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Nick Bollinger discusses the spine-tingling harmonies and modern-day field recordings of vocal trio Mountain Man.

Duration:00:09:04

The Sampler : More Blood, More Tracks by Bob Dylan

11/13/2018
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Bob Dylan's Blood On The Tracks is one of the most celebrated albums in popular music. An exhaustive new 6-disc set lets us sit in on its construction.

Duration:00:17:00

The Sampler: 6 November 2018

11/6/2018
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Nick Bollinger reviews a dance set from Julien Dyne; a companion album to a dodgy-soundingmelodrama from Connan Mockasin; and the familiar-yet-different sound of The Changing Same.

Duration:00:29:41

The Sampler: Connan Mockasin

11/6/2018
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Connan Mockasin offers a companion album to his dodgy-sounding movie melodrama. Nick Bollinger has a listen.

Duration:00:11:54

The Sampler: Creative Evolution by The Changing Same

11/6/2018
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Nick Bollinger finds something familiar and something different in the latest album from The Changing Same.

Duration:00:07:52

The Sampler: Teal by Julien Dyne

11/6/2018
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Julien Dyne knows how to make the people dance, as Nick Bollinger discovers.

Duration:00:09:56