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The Mixtape: Rose Matafeo

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Comedian, actress, and director Rose Matafeo talks about starting in comedy at age fifteen, being raised Rastafarian, her upcoming project for HBO Max, and plays six songs that were introduced to her by her very cool mum.  Audio

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Saturday 30 May 2020

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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.

Neil Finn

https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/nat-music/audio/2018748600/neil-finn-on-his-charity-single-in-support-of-auckland-city-mission Photo: Ivan Karczewski

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.

See the full list of winners here

Anika Moa

Anika Moa Photo: Supplied

13:30 The Sampler: Ryan Fisherman

Nick Bollinger looks at a melancholy and atmospheric set from Lyttelton all-rounder Ryan Fisherman.

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Listen to Charlotte's interview with Ryan here

Ryan Fisherman

Ryan Fisherman Photo: supplied

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.

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14:30 The Sampler: Moses Sumney

Nick discusses an exploration of identity from honey-voiced singer Moses Sumney.

Moses Sumney

Moses Sumney Photo: supplied

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15:15 Introducing: Border Patrol

Church & AP producer Dera Meelan introduces his debut single as Border Patrol, 'Temptation'.

Dera Meelan AKA Border Patrol

Dera Meelan AKA Border Patrol Photo: supplied

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15:25 The Sampler: X

Nick reviews the first album in three decades from L.A. punk originals X.

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X Photo: Fat Possum

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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.

Auckland musician Merk in his video for ‘Swirly Song (Gettin' a Swirly)’

Auckland musician Merk in his video for ‘Swirly Song (Gettin' a Swirly)’ Photo: Supplied

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.

Rose Matafeo with her award for the best comedy show at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival.

Rose Matafeo with her award for the best comedy show at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival. Photo: Twitter / Rose Matafeo

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Songs played on this show:

12-1pm

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

1-2pm

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

2-3pm

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

3-4pm

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

4-5pm

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