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Saturday 30 May 2020
Today we're asking what your favourite NZ soundtrack is. Text 2102 to let Charlotte know!
NZ Music Month: Fresh Kiwi Covers
We’re celebrating 20 years of New Zealand Music Month with some brand new covers of classic Kiwi songs. This week we have Delaney Davidson with his cover of Split Enz 'One Step Ahead', Mel Parsons with her cover of Greg Johnson's 'Isabelle', and Louis Baker covering Fat Freddy's Drop 'Ten Feet Tall'.
All three created videos to go with their covers (Delaney Davidson's is particularly special).
NZ Music Month: Fresh Music Daily
We're celebrating NZ Music Month with Fresh Music Daily - new music from a different Kiwi artist every day. Today it's Dunedin four-piece Marlin's Dreaming with 'Sink or Swim', and tomorrow's it's Wellington musician Finn Johansson.
12:15 Neil Finn on his just-released charity single in support of the Auckland City Mission
Neil Finn has just released this brand new track - with the help of his Fleetwood Mac bandmates - to support the Auckland City Mission. He spoke about it, and his plans for 2020, with Charlotte Ryan.
All proceeds from ‘Find Your Way Back Home’ will go towards the Mission's purpose-built housing and social services facility HomeGround.
12:30 NZ Music Awards 2020: Country music winners announcement
We're announcing the winners of the New Zealand Music Awards for Best Country Music Artist and Best Country Song!
Best Country Music Artist went to Delaney Davidson & Barry Saunders, and Best Country Song went to Tami Neilson for ‘Hey Bus Driver!’.
12:55 New Nick Cave
Nick Cave has covered Cosmic Dancer, originally by T Rex. AngelHeaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan and T.Rex is out Sept 4th.
13:15 Anika Moa on winning the Tui for Best Children's Music Artist
Charlotte talks to Anika about the win, and balancing music and motherhood.
13:30 The Sampler: Ryan Fisherman
Nick Bollinger looks at a melancholy and atmospheric set from Lyttelton all-rounder Ryan Fisherman.
14:05 LIVE: Ria Hall
This week's concert series features Maioha Award winner Ria Hall performing live at The Surgery studio, and at WOMAD 2019.
14:30 The Sampler: Moses Sumney
Nick discusses an exploration of identity from honey-voiced singer Moses Sumney.
15:15 Introducing: Border Patrol
Church & AP producer Dera Meelan introduces his debut single as Border Patrol, 'Temptation'.
15:25 The Sampler: X
Nick reviews the first album in three decades from L.A. punk originals X.
15:50 Auckland indie maestro Merk on life after lockdown
Online news and current affairs platform RE: News has a new video series called Sound Check. It features interviews with Kiwi musicians who were on the verge of breakthroughs, before Covid-19 got in the way.
Pre-lockdown, Merk was a week away from attending career-changing music festival South by Southwest. From his Karangahape Road flat, Merk shares how he's gutted but not wallowing, and how he hopes to carry on post-lockdown.
16:05 The Mixtape: Rose Matafeo
Rose talks to Tony Stamp about her career in comedy, acting, and directing, and plays six songs that were introduced to her by her very cool mum.
Songs played on this show:
Solephonic - Jazzybizz
Neil Finn - Find Your Way Back Home
Crowded House - Don't Dream Its Over
Delaney Davidson and Barry Saunders - Stolen River
Tami Neilson - Hey Bus Driver
Nick Cave - Cosmic Dancer
David Bowie - Let's Dance
Opossum - Blue Meanies
Tame Impala - Solitude Is Bliss
Anika Moa - Youthful
Louis Baker - 10 Ft Tall
Ryan Fisherman - Bailed, Observation, How Cool, Old Man In Me, El Spicy, Down, Rua
The Mutton Birds - Queen's English
The Flaming Lips - Flowers of Neptune 6
Ria Hall - Flow, Owner, Cause & Effect, Walk
Moses Sumney - Bless Me, Bystanders, Insula, Colourour, Cut Me, Virile, Two Dogs, Me in 20 Years, Also also also and and and, Keeps Me Alive
Mel Parsons - Isobel (Greg Johnson cover)
Lorde - The Louvre
Nadia Reid - Faster (Reb Fountain cover)
Bon Iver - PDLIF
Delaney Davidson - One Step Ahead (Split Enz cover)
Mild Orange - First Taste
Haim - Don't Wanna
Border Patrol - Temptation
The Beatles - Revolution
Jonathan Bree - In The Sunshine
X - I Gotta Fever, Delta 88 Nightmare, Water and Wine, Goodbye Year Goodbye, Cyrano De Berger’s Back, All the Time In the World
Orville Peck - No Glory In The West
Reb Fountain - Get The Devil Out (Nadia Reid cover)
Merk - Easy
Pavement - Cut Your Hair
Marlin's Dreaming - Sink Or Swim
The Cure - In Between Days
The Beegees - Nights on Broadway
Mel Torme - Walk On By
Kanye West - All Falls Down
Garageland - Come Back
Beck - Peaches and Cream