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Location:

Wellington, New Zealand

Description:

Nick Bollinger reviews the latest CD releases. Tuesdays at 7:30pm. Repeats Fridays at 2:30 am during the All Night Programme.

Language:

English

Contact:

PO Box 123, Wellington, New Zealand 6014 (04) 474 1999


Episodes

Sleep Well Beast by The National

9/19/2017
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Nick Bollinger reviews an intricate and anxious new set from The National.

Duration: 00:11:58


Out Of Silence by Neil Finn

9/12/2017
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Neil Finn assembled a small village of musicians and fans to participate in the making of his new album. Nick Bollinger assesses the results.

Duration: 00:10:51


Progress Junction by Sneaky Feelings

9/5/2017
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Nick Bollinger assesses the first new album in almost three decades from 'Dunedin sound' pioneers Sneaky Feelings.

Duration: 00:12:34


Little Arrows by Reb Fountain

8/29/2017
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Nick Bollinger discusses a dark - and sometimes danceable - set from Reb Fountain.

Duration: 00:08:45


Lesser Stars by Herriot Row

8/29/2017
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Nick Bollinger reviews a new set of melodic and literary songs from Auckland singer-songwriter Simon Comber a.k.a. Herriot Row.

Duration: 00:08:22


The Sampler - 22 August 2017

8/22/2017
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This week in The Sampler Nick Bollinger discusses the high-drama big-production pop of Nicole Atkins, a fresh set of Americana from David Rawlings, the reissue of a 70s classic from Kiwi psych-rockers Space Farm and a twanging debut from Wellington guitarist Chris Armour.

Duration: 00:29:15


Tele-porter by Chris Armour

8/22/2017
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Nick Bollinger discusses a twanging debut by Wellington guitar-slinger Chris Armour

Duration: 00:06:39


Space Farm by Space Farm

8/22/2017
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Nick Bollinger discusses the reissue of a psychedelic classic fromcosmic Kiwi adventurers Space Farm.

Duration: 00:05:42


Goodnight Rhonda Lee by Nicole Atkins

8/22/2017
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Nick Bollinger wallows in the lovelorn verses and soaring choruses of classic popsmith Nicole Atkins

Duration: 00:09:01


Poor David's Almanack by David Rawlings

8/22/2017
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Nick Bollinger discusses the hillbilly wisdom and folk traditionalism of David Rawlings

Duration: 00:08:06


Mellow Waves by Cornelius

8/15/2017
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Nick Bollinger discusses the first album in a decade from Japanese electro-pop collagist Cornelius.

Duration: 00:09:09


Then The Stars Start Singing by Charlotte Yates

8/15/2017
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Nick Bollinger reviews a fresh set from Wellington singer-songwriter Charlotte Yates

Duration: 00:12:17


London Southern by Jim Lauderdale

8/8/2017
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Nick Bollinger discusses the London excursion of Americana king Jim Lauderdale.

Duration: 00:10:08


Peasant by Richard Dawson

8/8/2017
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Nick Bollinger listens to the medieval musings of Newcastle musician Richard Dawson

Duration: 00:10:21


The Sampler - 8 August 2017

8/8/2017
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This week in The Sampler Nick Bollinger reviews the medieval musings of Richard Dawson, the London excursion of Americana veteran Jim Lauderdale and the reissue of a folk classic from Anne Briggs.

Duration: 00:29:52


The Time Has Come by Anne Briggs

8/8/2017
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Nick Bollinger revisits an influential folk classic from Anne Briggs.

Duration: 00:09:23


Discussing dark matters with Randy Newman

8/1/2017
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Randy Newman has a new album – and an assignment for Lorde. Nick Bollinger talks to the legendary singer-songwriter and film composer.

Duration: 00:21:23


The Sampler for 25 July Web Version

7/25/2017
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This week in The Sampler Nick Bollinger reviews new albums by Grayson Gilmour and Blessed Relief, and classic reissues from the Flying Nun label.

Duration: 00:29:57


Flying Nun reissues by Bressa Creeting Cake and Last Exit To Garageland

7/25/2017
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Nick Bollinger reviews classic Flying Nun reissues from Bressa Creeting Cake and Garageland.

Duration: 00:09:25


Otherness by Grayson Gilmour

7/25/2017
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Nick Bollinger reviews a sonic and melodic set from Wellington musician Grayson Gilmour.

Duration: 00:09:26

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