Saturday 2 March 2024
1.20 Chaos in the CBD: from the North Shore to London’s top house clubs
Ben and Louis Helliker-Hales are Chaos in the CBD. The Kiwi brothers have been living in London for over a decade, becoming an essential part of the global dance community and playing at the top house clubs.
Maggie Tweedie catches up on their touring life abroad, and a special music collaboration with another Aotearoa treasure, Nathan Haines.
1:40 Japanese trio Shonen Knife on 42 years of playing pop punk
Shonen Knife are an all girl Japanese band hailing from Osaka. Raised by conservative parents, singer/guitarist Naoko Yamano talks to Maggie Tweedie about the early days of sneaking her guitar out of the house to play live shows, and the experience of touring with Nirvana just as the band was blowing up.
Across countless tours and 42 years of music one thing has remained constant, the shared aim to uplift the audience and have a damn good time playing music they love.
NZ tour dates:
Wednesday 6th March - Waiheke Island, Artworks
Thursday 7th March - San Fran, Wellington
Friday 8th March - Yot Club, Raglan
Saturday 9th March - Whammy Bar, Auckland
2:15 Real Estate’s Martin Courtney: music journalism matters
Pitchfork named Real Estate’s ‘Daniel’ one of the most anticipated albums of 2024, yet it’s since been announced the platform will be folded into GQ.
Singer Martin Courtney talks to Maggie Tweedie about how music journalism cemented the future of his band, and why the ecosystem surrounding music is needed to make a living as a musician.
3:15 Post-classical composer Rose Riebl: On finding her musical home in Iceland
After finding the traditional classical world “an intense, competitive place” post-classical composer Rose Riebl found comfort in her rule-breaking minimalist music.
Rose is signed to the independent label Inni in Iceland, a place she describes as an “artistic mecca”. She talks to Maggie Tweedie about why creatives are so drawn to the island.
4pm The Mixtape - Martin Kwok: behind the sound in Beatles ‘Get Back’ and ‘Dune: Part Two’
As Dune: Part Two opens in cinemas this week one pair of ears will be tuning in more than most - those of Wellington based, Emmy award winning sound editor Martin Kwok.
Martin was the sound editor on the film, and prior to that he worked on Peter Jackson’s Beatles documentary Get Back, supervising the careful restoration of audio from the original album recording.
Martin gives Maggie Tweedie a glimpse of what goes on behind the sound in blockbuster films, and as a DJ and record collector, he picks some fine tunes for the Mixtape this week.
Massive attack Unfinished Sympathy
Primal Scream Loaded
Innerzone Orchestra People make the
Minnie Riperton Les Fleurs
D’ Angelo Spanish Joint Dan Aikido Edit
Recloose ft Joe Dukie Dust (Demo Version)
The Jones Girls- Nights over Egypt
Songs played on the show:
100 1bs of Summer - Lee Scratch Perry feat. South London’s Greentea Peng
Day Dreaming - Rubi Du
Fishermans Dub - Christoph El Truento
Out Of The Jungle (Dancing Flute Mix) - Paradise Presents Afrikali
Sirena Deep feat. Nathan Haines - Chaos in the CBD
Nice Day - Shonen Knife
Heart Shaped Box - Nirvana
Blitzkrieg Bop - Shonen Knife
Explosion! - Shonen Knife
Sweet Candy Power - Shonen Knife
Do you wanna get Funky - Peter Brown
Summer in the city - Quincy Jones
Love Letter - Crystal Chen
Real Estate - Water Underground
The Clean - Anything Could Happen
Real Estate - Somebody New
Real Estate - Interior
Real Estate - Water Underground
The Sampler reviews Filter by Byllie-jean
Rāhapa (feat Troy Kingi) - Oceans Before Me & Mara TK
Cherry coloured funk - Cocteau Twins
Pogo - Digitalism
Wake up Everybody- Harold Melvin and the Bluetones
Me myself and I (radio version) - De La Soul
Diosa - Kali Uchis
The Sampler - Two Star and the dream Police by Mk.gee
Outstanding - Gap Band
Song title: Bebeccies Theme - Opolopo