Music 101 for Saturday 24 May 2008
May 24 2008
Can you imagine The Mint Chicks "Crazy? Yes! Dumb? No!" played by a Chinese Jazz Septet? The Straight Jacket Fits seminal hit "She Speeds" played on a roof top in Tel Aviv by a Ska band? ''Making Tracks' sees famous kiwi hits reinterpreted by musicians around the world. We speak to Nick D about C4's new programme.
Robert Forster of influential Australian indie band the Go Betweens, tells about making his first record since the death of song-writing partner Grant McLennan
Listen to the second half of Salmonella Dub live with the NZSO, Whirimako Black, Richard Ninns and Paddy Free
Sleepy Kid may not be a well known name in local music circles yet, but the face will be familiar as Shortland Street's serial killer. We talk to Johnny Barker about his debut album.
Nick Bollinger reviews the new album from Hamilton trio The Shrugs and a new one from Elvis Costello
Otis Mace (Guitar Ace) and Californian Greg Franco stop by the studio to play some songs, ahead of their nationwide tour together,
And find out why The Black Seeds and Elemeno P are hanging out with teenagers and fasting for the weekend…