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The Sampler: the best new music this week

Tony Stamp marvels at the new French for Rabbits album and an EP from anonymous South Auckland artist FABLE, while Elliott Childs assesses a star-studded covers album led by American musician Jason Isbell. Audio

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Today’s Schedule

12:04 AM. All Night Programme

A selection of the best RNZ National interviews, features, music and drama

6:08 AM. Storytime (RNZ)

7:10 AM. Features Hour

The Best of RNZ's Podcasts

7:45 AM. The House

Legislation, issues and insights from Parliament

8:06 AM. Sunday Morning with Jim Mora

A fresh attitude on current affairs, the news behind the news, in-depth documentaries, sport from the outfield, politics from the insiders.

9:06 AM. Mediawatch

Critical examination and analysis of recent performance and trends in New Zealand's news media (RNZ)

9:36 AM. Sunday Morning with Jim Mora

Sunday morning continues

12:12 PM. Standing Room only with Lynn Freeman

It's an 'all access pass' to what's happening in the worlds of arts and entertainment

1:10 PM. At the Movies (RNZ)

A weekly topical magazine programme about current film releases and film-related topics (RNZ)

3:05 PM. Classic Drama (RNZ)

Highlighting audio playwriting and performance (RNZ)

4:06 PM. The Arts Hour from the BBC World Service

5:00 PM. The World at Five

A round up of today's news and sport

5:10 PM. Heart and Soul

Personal approaches to spirituality from around the world (BBC)

5:35 PM. Te Manu Korihi

News on Maori issues

6:06 PM. Te Ahi Kaa

6:40 PM. Voices

A weekly feature where the focus is ethnic communities (RNZ)

7:04 PM. Smart Talk

A wide variety of conversations recorded in front of audiences round Aotearoa and the world, including the TED Radio Hour from NPR and selected programmes from the BBC World Service.

8:06 PM. The Sunday Night Retro Show with Phil O'Brien

An evening of music and memories (RNZ)

10:00 PM. The 10 O'Clock Report

A roundup of today's news and sport

10:10 PM. Mediawatch

Critical examination and analysis of recent performance and trends in New Zealand's news media (RNZ)

10:45 PM. The House

Legislation, issues and insights from Parliament

11:04 PM. The Retro Cocktail Hour

Darrell Brogdon serves up an hour, more finger-snapping, hip-shaking space age Tropicana music, tiki tunes, private eye jazz and other incredibly strange music (KPR)

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