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The Mixtape - Chris van de Geer

25 Nov 2023

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Saturday 25 November 2023



Nau mai haere mai, welcome to Music 101 with Charlotte Ryan 

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1:30 Lee Fields: ‘I try to touch people's souls’

Lee Fields is an American soul singer from North Carolina. Who has been belting out songs since the 60’s. His classic voice has seen him travel the world with his timeless sound. Now Lee is bringing his grooves to Aotearoa for a special one night only performance at the Hollywood Avondale in Auckland.

Maggie Tweedie caught up with the 73 year old stalwart of soul to learn more about his signature style and spirituality.


2:10 Trinity Roots LIVE session

Trinity Roots are performing live next Friday at The Others way in Auckland, so what better way to celebrate than with a live session.

Warren Maxwell, Rio Hohepa and Ben Lemi and band perform live for us. 

Recorded by Lee Prebble at The Surgery Studios in wellington. Mixed by Andre Upston for RNZ


2:30 Sampler :  André 3000

Tony Stamp reviews the first solo album from Outkast’s André 3000 (featuring no rapping and a lot of flute)

3:20 Introducing: NickybyNicky

This week it's the new solo project on Nick Johnston from Cut Off Your Hands called -  NickyByNicky

His new EP -  ‘4 Songs’  is out now on Waitomo Records Here is Nick to introduce us to his new single - ‘All Around You’

Nick Johnston aka NickyByNicky

Nick Johnston aka NickyByNicky Photo: Supplied

3:30  David Bowie - Serious Moonlight Tour   

David Bowie's Serious Moonlight concert at Western Springs, took place almost 40 years ago - and still stands as one of the country's largest music events, with a crowd of well over 80,000. Otago University's David Bowie scholar, Dr Ian Chapman, looks back on this historic concert, which took place at very height of Bowie's international fame in 1983.

4:00  The Mixtape - Chris Van De Geer

Today’s RNZ Mix Tape guest is with Auckland Auckland based musician, audio engineer Chris Van Der Geer, who has played & produced Second Child and Stellar*. He is also one of the founders of the Big Pop recording & publishing label with long time friend Joost Langeveld.

Chris Van Der Geer perom

Chris Van Der Geer performing in Stellar Photo: Supplied

His Mixtape picks are: 

Fetus Productions - What's Going On  1999 - Prince  Don't Come Round Here No More - Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Killing Joke - Love Like Blood  Body - Isla Noon 

Songs played on the show today:


Sleaford Mods - West End Girls (Pet Shop Boys cover)

Karen Dalton - Something On Your Mind

Björk and Rosalía - Oral 

Jordan Rakei - Flowers

Bob Marley & the Wailers - Stir It Up (Jamaican Extra Organ Version)

Princess Chelsea - We Kick Around

Liam Finn - I Just Want You to Be So Happy

Daryl Hall & John Oates - I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)


Downtown Brown - Big Ups

Trinity Roots - Live Session (Recorded at The Surgery Studios, Wellington)

John Parish & Aldous Harding - Three Hours

André 3000 - Selections from 'New Blue Sun'

David Bowie - Sound and Vision


Wild Bill Ricketts - New J

Aro - Mokomoko

Nicky By Nicky - All Around U

Outkast - Roses

Jujulipps - Airplane Mode


Fetus Productions - What's Going On 

Prince - 1999 

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers - Don't Come Round Here No More

Killing Joke - Love Like Blood 

Isla Noon - Body