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Music 101 covers the best of what’s happening here, as well as putting a New Zealand perspective on great music from the rest of the world.

Music 101 covers the best of what’s happening here, as well as putting a New Zealand perspective on great music from the rest of the world.
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Location:

Wellington, New Zealand

Description:

Music 101 covers the best of what’s happening here, as well as putting a New Zealand perspective on great music from the rest of the world.

Language:

English

Contact:

PO Box 123 Wellington New Zealand 6014


Episodes

Six60 Mixtape for m10101

10/18/2018
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Six60 have become the first local band in history to headline Western Springs selling out the whopping 50,000 capacity venue four months before the show happens. Lead singer Matiu Walters joins us for the RNZ Music Mixtape.

Duration:00:55:26

Lily Allen on getting back her smile

10/18/2018
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Lily Allen has dealt with fame since she was 21. In an interview promoting her upcoming New Zealand show she addresses both the up and downsides to fame, the rawness of her new album, toxic internet culture and her new, happier place.

Duration:00:12:29

Brooke Singer's Suffrage Song 'An Obstacle'

10/17/2018
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For Suffrage 125 a group of NZ women composers were asked to set poems and lyrics of the 1890s to song for a concert put on by the NZ School Of Music. French For Rabbit's Brooke Singer, along with bandmates Penelope Esplin and Jacqui Nyman plays the world debut of 'An Obstacle' with words by Charlotte Stetson.

Duration:00:08:08

Che Fu on his debut album 2b S.Pacific

10/17/2018
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Twenty years on from the release of his debut album 2b S.Pacific, we speak to Che Fu about how getting kicked out of Supergroove lit a fire that helped him create his landmark album and become the artist he is today.

Duration:00:32:59

Music 101 Pocket Edition 208: Reb Fountain/Connan Mockasin/J.C. Carroll

10/13/2018
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In this week's Pocket Edition, Reb Fountain shares a new song in her live session, Kirsten Johnstone speaks with Connan Mockasin about the many new things in his life and The Members' JC Carroll shares tales of touring life with Trevor Reekie.

Duration:00:53:44

Six60 Mixtape for m10101

10/12/2018
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Six60 have become the first local band in history to headline Western Springs selling out the whopping 50,000 capacity venue four months before the show happens. Lead singer Matiu Walters joins us for the RNZ Music Mixtape.

Duration:00:55:26

Kurt Vile: 'I know my music is pretty weird'

10/12/2018
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Philadelphia fret-flayer Kurt Vile has a new album out and is heading to New Zealand in April. He tells RNZ Music’s Francis Cook about his love of the South Island and his awe for Cass McCombs.

Duration:00:10:37

JC Carroll of The Members on punky reggae sounds of the suburbs

10/12/2018
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English Music Journalist Neil Spencer once wrote that The Members were always the thinking punks band of choice: angry but intelligent, a suss reggae sensibility, and songs that resonated in the suburbs as well as the city. J C Carroll, the singer, songwiter and guitarist for The Members talks to Trevor Reekie about his time in one of the UK's most versatile punk bands.

Duration:00:14:02

Introducing Ashy

10/12/2018
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Introducing Christchurch singer Ashy.

Duration:00:05:20

Connan Mockasin on new album Jassbusters

10/12/2018
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A music teacher falling for his student, who he mistakes for a girl, is the premise of a new five-part series and album by cult-favourite Connan Mockasin.

Duration:00:14:34

Brooke Singer's Suffrage Song 'An Obstacle'

10/12/2018
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For Suffrage 125 a group of NZ women composers were asked to set poems and lyrics of the 1890s to song for a concert put on by the NZ School Of Music. French For Rabbit's Brooke Singer plays the world debut of 'An Obstacle' with words by Charlotte Stetson.

Duration:00:08:08

Reb Fountain visits Music 101

10/12/2018
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Reb Fountain joins Alex Behan on Music 101 to perform a few as-yet unreleased tracks.

Duration:00:18:16

The Sampler: Room 25 by Noname

10/9/2018
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Nick Bollinger appreciates the verbal virtuosity of Chicago rapper Noname.

Duration:00:08:00

Divide and Dissolve, the Melbourne duo fighting racism through doom metal

10/5/2018
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Divide and Dissolve are a Melbourne duo whose politically-charged music focuses on issues like de-colonisation and fighting white supremacy. With instrumental doom metal as their foundation, they've built a steady following of like-minded people all around the world - including our very own Ruban Nielson, who invited them to play support for Unknown Mortal Orchestra at their recent shows in Aotearoa. RNZ's Jana Whitta had a korero on the couch with the pair after soundcheck.

Duration:00:09:33

Divide and Dissolve -The Melbourne duo fighting racism

10/5/2018
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Jana Whitta talks to Melbourne duo Divide & Dissolve about their politically-charged doom metal.

Duration:00:09:26

Rhian Sheehan on his new album A Quiet Divide

10/5/2018
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Wellington composer Rhian Sheehan talks about his evocative, cinematic new work A Quiet Divide, which he's currently performing as a multimedia spectacular around the land. He speaks to Kirsten Johnstone.

Duration:00:18:54

The Upbeats take Drum and Bass to the world

10/5/2018
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The Upbeats have been influential in the local Drum and Bass scene for going on fifteen years. The last five have seen their international reputation blossom and they sit down with RNZ's Alex Behan to discuss their new EP, documentary and the current state of Drum and Bass at home and worldwide.

Duration:00:15:08

VIDEO PREMIERE: 'Give It To Me' by Motte

10/5/2018
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‘Give It To Me’ is a special release for Motte, the solo incarnation of Christchurch singer/violinist Anita Clark who was silenced by a virus that could have stopped her singing forever.

Duration:00:13:36

Marlon Williams claims 2018 APRA Silver Scroll

10/4/2018
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Marlon Williams has won the 2018 Apra Silver Scroll for his mournful breakup ballad 'Nobody Gets What They Want Anymore'. He says the song - a duet between him and his former partner Aldous Harding - was written as a way of processing his breakup with his fellow folk musician from Lyttelton. The singer talked to RNZ's Alex Behan last night about what winning the Silver Scroll meant to him. Marlon Williams has won the 2018 Apra Silver Scroll for his mournful breakup ballad 'Nobody Gets What...

Duration:00:03:43

Marlon Williams wins the 2018 APRA Silver Scroll

10/4/2018
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Marlon Williams has won the 2018 APRA Silver Scroll Award for his poignant ballad ‘Nobody Gets What They Want Anymore’. The award was presented at a ceremony at Auckland's Spark Arena.

Duration:00:30:22